Chopping the ends off bridge pins

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Issue 218 June 05, 2014


If you're not careful, installing new strings can create a problem that throws you out of tune or damages your bridge pin holes. Elliot John-Conry of EJC Guitars shows us an easy fix.

 
In this Trade Secrets video:
  • Bridge pins can snag the string's ball end
  • The result can put you out of tune and chew up the bridge pin hole
  • Repair shop customers don't always install pins carefully—this tip helps
  • Using a mirror inside the guitar is always a good plan

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