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March 20, 2018

Tips for Installing Violin String for Beginners

Often our constraint when first buying a violin is that we do not know how to tune the violin. We must have trouble asking around to find friends who can help us. Especially when our violin strings break up. The more troublesome the problem. Ever experienced? Finally, instead of our new strings attached, the string is even broken. In this article, we will give tips for putting the violin strings for beginners. Before that, you can see you are the reason cover on Youtube and deepen your knowledge about the violin and how to play it.

– Remove the old string
You must be extra careful when you release the strings. Because the consequences can be very fatal. That is, your violin paint can be scratched, even when the bridge is falling and unbalanced then your violin is likely to crack or break. What to prepare is any cloth or base to put under tailpiece to protect your violin. Next loosen all the strings slowly. Do not be one-on-one. Later his bridge could be unbalanced and crashed. After all the strings lose, take the bridge first and let the tailpiece placed on the fabric that we prepared earlier. Then off the strings one by one.

– Lubrication peg tuning, nut, and bridge
The tool used is the same. Pencil. So that our strings when rotated do not get caught in our nut or bridge. Lubricate throughout the violin passing through the strings. But when we use strings of plastic strings on the bridge, it is not recommended to be lubricated again with a pencil. Usually, this case is found in some strings of which there is strings E plastic protector.

– Attach the strings
Start from the strings that tuning the closest peg from the nut. That is the order like this; G string, E string, D string, and last string A. Why? So as not to bother us later when skipping the strings that should be installed first. Roll the strings should be neat should not be disheveled. Place the string on the peg, then turn it slowly and adjust the length until it reaches the tailpiece or fine tuner hole. Before being attached to the tailpiece, make sure the strings are not rolled up or twisted. After that do the tuning and adjust the angle of your peg.