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Dubhar
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Joined: Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:58 pm
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Location: Scotland
PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 4:46 pm 
 

I was just lowering the action on my brother's Lag acoustic there, and I immediately went and broke the G string right after, because I'm a massive twit.

So anyway, this guitar is quite weird for an acoustic, it's got a string-through bridge made of wood, no bridge pins at all. My brother had a set of .13's on it, which don't seem to want to come back out. Any way I can get them out without breaking the guitar?

Any help would be greatly appreciated, I feel really bad about fucking up the only guitar of his that doesn't already need a full setup.

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Grave_Wyrm
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Joined: Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:55 pm
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Location: At the bottom of the lake
PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2012 2:09 pm 
 

Looks like he'll have to take the lot in to the shop. :)
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Dubhar
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Joined: Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:58 pm
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Location: Scotland
PostPosted: Sat Jul 21, 2012 3:09 pm 
 

Grave_Wyrm wrote:
Looks like he'll have to take the lot in to the shop. :)


Damnit, not what I wanted to hear, now my brother only has his crappy acoustic and his dinky with ancient strings. that've sunk the trem.Thanks anyway!

I figure what happened is the tension of heavy strings pulled and grooved the ball of the strings into the wooden bridge. At least now I know not to buy a string-through acoustic.

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