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Change Guitar String
Change Guitar String
I have a steel string guitar and the strings are starting to smell should I change it?

Okay so I have a steel string acoustic guitar.
Lately I've noticed the strings are starting to have that metal, penny-coin smell.
Is that normal!
Or should I change the strings?

You could just clean them... it's probably dead skin that's fallen off your fingers from callouses. My boyfriend plays guitar and I know he's sometimes complaining about how disgusting it is to see his dead skin on his strings and beneath them on the neck and such.


Elixir Strings Acoustic Guitar Strings, 6 String, Medium POLYWEB Coating


Elixir Strings Acoustic Guitar Strings, 6 String, Medium POLYWEB Coating


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Elixir PolyWeb Acoustic Guitar Strings feel like a dream with tone that lasts! Elixir Strings boasting the original POLYWEB coating have the full-bodied sound you would get from broken-in strings. Touting an impressive life-span, these strings maintain their balanced tone 3-5 times longer than regular strings. Players agree, the smooth feel and substantial string squeak reduction will keep them co...


Kyser Quick-Change Capo For 12-String Guitar Black


Kyser Quick-Change Capo For 12-String Guitar Black


$14.23


This Kyser Quick-Change Capo is designed to make it easy for you to do one-handed key changes on your 12-string guitar.

Kyser Quick-Change Capo for 12-String Guitar Black


Kyser Quick-Change Capo for 12-String Guitar Black


$14.23


This Kyser Quick-Change Capo is designed to make it easy for you to do one-handed key changes on your 12-string guitar.

Kyser Pro/Am 6-String Guitar Capo


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String-Tie In Tiger Brown


String-Tie In Tiger Brown


$24.9


The String Tie is a smart guitar accessory that makes tying loop end strings on a classical guitar easier than ever. It prevents grooving of the bridge and scratching of guitar body, and enhances sound by increasing the angle of the string towards the bone, focusing tension on the end of the bridge.The knot is tied on the bead and not on the bridge, making it easier to tie and preventing scratches. Even the guitar sound is intensified, because the string isn't fastened directly onto the bridge. It increases the angle of the string towards the bone, allowing the bridge to be significantly lowered, improving sound quality. The String Tie additionally helps you avoid string slippage and tuning problems. The best and most secure way to tie Classical and Flamenco guitar strings as well as other string instruments.Fast and easy to use, the String Tie prevents damage to the guitar top by tying the strings away from the guitar. It dresses your guitar with a beautiful jewel-like finish, preserving the guitar's traditional look. Reuse it each time you change the strings. Manufactured with ecological products.

String-tie in Pearl White


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The String Tie is a smart guitar accessory that makes tying loop end strings on a classical guitar easier than ever. It prevents grooving of the bridge and scratching of guitar body, and enhances sound by increasing the angle of the string towards the bone, focusing tension on the end of the bridge.The knot is tied on the bead and not on the bridge, making it easier to tie and preventing scratches. Even the guitar sound is intensified, because the string isn't fastened directly onto the bridge. It increases the angle of the string towards the bone, allowing the bridge to be significantly lowered, improving sound quality. The String Tie additionally helps you avoid string slippage and tuning problems. The best and most secure way to tie Classical and Flamenco guitar strings as well as other string instruments.Fast and easy to use, the String Tie prevents damage to the guitar top by tying the strings away from the guitar. It dresses your guitar with a beautiful jewel-like finish, preserving the guitar's traditional look. Reuse it each time you change the strings. Manufactured with ecological products.

String-tie in Tiger Brown


String-tie in Tiger Brown


$24.9


The String Tie is a smart guitar accessory that makes tying loop end strings on a classical guitar easier than ever. It prevents grooving of the bridge and scratching of guitar body, and enhances sound by increasing the angle of the string towards the bone, focusing tension on the end of the bridge.The knot is tied on the bead and not on the bridge, making it easier to tie and preventing scratches. Even the guitar sound is intensified, because the string isn't fastened directly onto the bridge. It increases the angle of the string towards the bone, allowing the bridge to be significantly lowered, improving sound quality. The String Tie additionally helps you avoid string slippage and tuning problems. The best and most secure way to tie Classical and Flamenco guitar strings as well as other string instruments.Fast and easy to use, the String Tie prevents damage to the guitar top by tying the strings away from the guitar. It dresses your guitar with a beautiful jewel-like finish, preserving the guitar's traditional look. Reuse it each time you change the strings. Manufactured with ecological products.

String-Tie In Pearl White


String-Tie In Pearl White


$24.9


The String Tie is a smart guitar accessory that makes tying loop end strings on a classical guitar easier than ever. It prevents grooving of the bridge and scratching of guitar body, and enhances sound by increasing the angle of the string towards the bone, focusing tension on the end of the bridge.The knot is tied on the bead and not on the bridge, making it easier to tie and preventing scratches. Even the guitar sound is intensified, because the string isn't fastened directly onto the bridge. It increases the angle of the string towards the bone, allowing the bridge to be significantly lowered, improving sound quality. The String Tie additionally helps you avoid string slippage and tuning problems. The best and most secure way to tie Classical and Flamenco guitar strings as well as other string instruments.Fast and easy to use, the String Tie prevents damage to the guitar top by tying the strings away from the guitar. It dresses your guitar with a beautiful jewel-like finish, preserving the guitar's traditional look. Reuse it each time you change the strings. Manufactured with ecological products.

Kyser Short Cut 3-String Acoustic Guitar Capo Black


Kyser Short Cut 3-String Acoustic Guitar Capo Black


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Use on any three adjacent strings to instantly create a variety of open and alternative tunings. The Kyser Short-Cut 3-string acoustic guitar capo is engineered with the same durability and ease of use as Kyser's original Quick-Change capo, but made for the creative artist who enjoys virtually unlimited tuning.0.15 lbs.

Fingerease Guitar String Lubricant


Fingerease Guitar String Lubricant


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Fingerease Guitar String Lubricant eliminates drag from strings and back of neck. Gives your guitar faster playing neck and strings.(2-1/2 oz. )

EMG 707X 7-String Active Guitar Pickup BLACK


EMG 707X 7-String Active Guitar Pickup BLACK


$119


The EMG 707 has been leading the pack of EMG's 7-string guitar pickups since its debut in 2001. Before this model was introduced, existing 7-string guitar pickups sounded muddy and dull on the low B string, especially when trying to hit artificial and natural harmonics, but the EMG 707X eliminates those problems. Featuring Alnico V, loaded, wide-aperture coils, EMG was able to beef up that low B tone and at the same time provide a more responsive and super-tight overall sound. Whether you are ringing out Opeth-style jazzy chords or playing palm-muted death chugs, even with the amp set to "kill" these EMG 707X pickups will articulate every note harmonically and squeal whatever you ask of them. Used equally in bridge and neck positions, these replacement EMG pickups will forever change how you hear and play your 7-string guitar.The X-Series of EMG pickups provide increased headroom, giving the voicing an organic and open tone while still maintaining the clarity and response that EMGs are renowned for. The EMG 707Xs are best described as bridging the gap between passive and active tone.The EMG 707X guitar pickup package includes: EMG's exclusive Solderless InstActive 7-string humbuckerAlnico V magnetsWide aperture coils

Emg 808X 8-String Active Guitar Pickup Black


Emg 808X 8-String Active Guitar Pickup Black


$129


The EMG 707X pickup has been leading the pack of EMG's 7-string guitar pickups since its debut in 2001, and is now available in an 8-string version! Before this EMG pickup model was introduced, existing 8-string guitar pickups sounded muddy and dull on the low B string, especially when trying to hit artificial and natural harmonics, but the EMG 808X pickup eliminates those problems. Featuring Alnico V, loaded, wide-aperture coils, EMG was able to beef up that low B tone and at the same time provide a more responsive and super-tight overall sound. Whether you are ringing out Opeth-style jazzy chords or playing palm-muted death chugs, even with the amp set to "kill" these guitar pickups will articulate every note harmonically and squeal whatever you ask of them. Used equally in bridge and neck positions, the EMG 808X guitar pickups will forever change how you hear and play your 8-string guitar.The EMG 808X and other guitar pickups from the X-Series provide increased headroom, giving the voicing an organic and open tone while still maintaining the clarity and response that EMGs are renowned for. The EMG 808X pickups are best described as bridging the gap between passive anActive 8-string humbuckerAlnico V magnetsWide aperture coils

Emg 707X 7-String Active Guitar Pickup Black


Emg 707X 7-String Active Guitar Pickup Black


$119


The EMG 707 has been leading the pack of EMG's 7-string guitar pickups since its debut in 2001. Before this model was introduced, existing 7-string guitar pickups sounded muddy and dull on the low B string, especially when trying to hit artificial and natural harmonics, but the EMG 707X eliminates those problems. Featuring Alnico V, loaded, wide-aperture coils, EMG was able to beef up that low B tone and at the same time provide a more responsive and super-tight overall sound. Whether you are ringing out Opeth-style jazzy chords or playing palm-muted death chugs, even with the amp set to "kill" these EMG 707X pickups will articulate every note harmonically and squeal whatever you ask of them. Used equally in bridge and neck positions, these replacement EMG pickups will forever change how you hear and play your 7-string guitar.The X-Series of EMG pickups provide increased headroom, giving the voicing an organic and open tone while still maintaining the clarity and response that EMGs are renowned for. The EMG 707Xs are best described as bridging the gap between passive and active tone.The EMG 707X guitar pickup package includes: EMG's exclusive Solderless InstActive 7-string humbuckerAlnico V magnetsWide aperture coils

EMG 808X 8-String Active Guitar Pickup BLACK


EMG 808X 8-String Active Guitar Pickup BLACK


$129


The EMG 707X pickup has been leading the pack of EMG's 7-string guitar pickups since its debut in 2001, and is now available in an 8-string version! Before this EMG pickup model was introduced, existing 8-string guitar pickups sounded muddy and dull on the low B string, especially when trying to hit artificial and natural harmonics, but the EMG 808X pickup eliminates those problems. Featuring Alnico V, loaded, wide-aperture coils, EMG was able to beef up that low B tone and at the same time provide a more responsive and super-tight overall sound. Whether you are ringing out Opeth-style jazzy chords or playing palm-muted death chugs, even with the amp set to "kill" these guitar pickups will articulate every note harmonically and squeal whatever you ask of them. Used equally in bridge and neck positions, the EMG 808X guitar pickups will forever change how you hear and play your 8-string guitar.The EMG 808X and other guitar pickups from the X-Series provide increased headroom, giving the voicing an organic and open tone while still maintaining the clarity and response that EMGs are renowned for. The EMG 808X pickups are best described as bridging the gap between passive anActive 8-string humbuckerAlnico V magnetsWide aperture coils

Used Emg 707X 7-String Active Guitar Pickup Black


Used Emg 707X 7-String Active Guitar Pickup Black


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String Swing Guitar Case Rack


String Swing Guitar Case Rack


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Three feet wide, this handmade solid ash hardwood guitar case rack hilds up to 5 standard size guitar cases, and looks good in the process. When not in use, or for transporting, it folds flat.Dimensions:Height: 30"Width: 36"Base Depth: 13.25

On-Stage Stands Guitar String Winder


On-Stage Stands Guitar String Winder


$1.45


Save your wrist from the torture of winding fresh strings. The GSW500 has all the features you'd expect from a standard string winder. Its durable plastic head makes for fast string loosening and tightening. The built-in notch removes acoustic bridge pins without marring the pins or the instrument itself. Works with most guitars, basses, banjos, and stringed folk instruments.Faster string loosening and tighteningDurable plastic headBuilt-in notch removes acoustic bridge pinsWorks with most guitars, basses, banjos, and stringed folk instruments

Kyser Quick-Change Capo 6-String White


Kyser Quick-Change Capo 6-String White


$15.95


A perfect fit for the necks and fingerboards of acoustic 6-string guitars. A snap to park on the headstock and then reposition between frets using just one hand.

Kyser Quick-Change Capo 6-String Black


Kyser Quick-Change Capo 6-String Black


$13.27


A perfect fit for the necks and fingerboards of acoustic 6-string guitars. A snap to park on the headstock and then reposition between frets using just one hand.

Kyser Quick-Change Capo 6-String Red


Kyser Quick-Change Capo 6-String Red


$14.96


A perfect fit for the necks and fingerboards of acoustic 6-string guitars. A snap to park on the headstock and then reposition between frets using just one hand.

Kyser Quick-Change Capo 6-String Gold


Kyser Quick-Change Capo 6-String Gold


$13.95


A perfect fit for the necks and fingerboards of acoustic 6-string guitars. A snap to park on the headstock and then reposition between frets using just one hand.

Kyser Quick-Change Capo 6-String Blue


Kyser Quick-Change Capo 6-String Blue


$14.96


A perfect fit for the necks and fingerboards of acoustic 6-string guitars. A snap to park on the headstock and then reposition between frets using just one hand.

Kyser Quick-Change Capo 6-String Silver


Kyser Quick-Change Capo 6-String Silver


$14.23


A perfect fit for the necks and fingerboards of acoustic 6-string guitars. A snap to park on the headstock and then reposition between frets using just one hand.


Kyser Quick-Change Capo For 12-String Guitar Black


Kyser Quick-Change Capo For 12-String Guitar Black


$14.23


This Kyser Quick-Change Capo is designed to make it easy for you to do one-handed key changes on your 12-string guitar.

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