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Chopping the ends off bridge pins

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

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