MetalTabs.com - your source for Metal tabs
Home Forum What's New Submit a Tab FAQ Links Contact Us Link to Us


Go Back   MetalTabs.com Forum > Musicians > Guitar Zone
User Name
Password


Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 2002-09-05, 07:32
Freezer666
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
ow...

my small e string just snapped in my face
no blood though hehe
a weird thing though....i was in the process of DOWNTUNING when it snapped, wtf?

im wondering if it might have been because of when i actually put the strings there...because it snapped near the near(where its "tied")...theres also the fact that when it gets out of tune and that i'd turn the thingy to re-tune, i keep hearing a "click" right before it goes back to normal note...that normal? or could it be the cause of the snapping?(the strings themselves are about 2-3 months old...cant remember exactly when i got 'em... .10 *somebrand*(i think its d'dario or something)

now i cant (try to) play solos cause of my missing string
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 2002-09-05, 12:23
atifman atifman is offline
Forum Leader
Forum Leader
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: .
Posts: 2,934
you might have burrs at your nut. like little sharp plastic things pokin' out of your nut, cutting your string. try sanding your nut.
__________________
.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 2002-09-05, 14:40
Freezer666
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
what what is this nut thing?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 2002-09-05, 18:17
ramy sidky ramy sidky is offline
New Blood
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Cairo , Egypt
Posts: 46
Send a message via ICQ to ramy sidky
the nut is the plastic (or graphite) piece that is fitted on the uppermost part of the fretboard and on which all the strings are passing through before going to the hand machine
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 2002-09-05, 18:24
warnerve92
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Quote:
Originally posted by atifman
try sanding your nut.

hehehehe........
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 2002-09-05, 18:33
powersofterror's Avatar
powersofterror powersofterror is offline
I am a tax on the world..
Forum Leader
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: pizza with a shit on it!
Posts: 7,994
ahahahahahahaha
__________________
Man, I get real sweaty after I wack my dong. Yeah, cause I headbang while I do, and I can't really "Jump" (haha ) like VanHalen in a dorm room, so I just walk back and forth....haha a couple days ago I was jumping up and down on my bed, with my pants down and my roommate came in when I wasn't looking, hahaha.


This is my band's page
http://www.myspace.com/ferocitydentontx
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 2002-09-05, 19:28
Freezer666
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
hehhehehehe
well i got a new string...and a backup string set just in case the others snap as well...for the nut thing, i'll wait and see what happens with my new e string...if it snaps very quickly i'll sand it...
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 2002-11-11, 07:13
ThroneofbahoS's Avatar
ThroneofbahoS ThroneofbahoS is offline
Senior Metalhead
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Finland
Posts: 434
Yeah... Old strings suck... I try to change my strings monthly to keep that "sound" and they last better too... Though theres a lot of tuning 'cos they stretch...
__________________
Doom what thou wilt
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 2002-11-11, 17:17
Ivanhoe Ivanhoe is offline
New Blood
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 42
If you have a floating tremolo and downtune a few strings, the tension on the other strings increases due to the pull from the springs inside the guitar. And yes that can make them snap :]
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:57.


========

Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer
Copyright © 2001-2009 MetalTabs.com. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2009, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.