All about guitar strings
Did you know that guitar strings in good condition help a lot in playing the instrument? The more the string is used, the more it tends to wear out. The result of worn strings is that it is very easy to adjust and in addition there is a great risk that in a presentation, it simply breaks.
There are two types of guitar strings
- Nylon string: the nylon string is recommended for beginners, because it is much softer, although it limits its volume. Nylon strings are also widely used by experienced professionals in MPB, Samba and more relaxed music as a strum.
- Steel string: the steel string is very hard, increasing the ability to reach the sound, so it is widely used in songs such as Rock, Pop and Sertanejo.
Although each has its own style of music, nothing prevents you from playing a Rock with nylon strings, it is simply better on Steel strings.
Guitar string names
As each string has its thickness and that makes them relatively different, we will show you the names of guitar strings and their order. The strings as said above, each has its size, the bigger the string, the more serious it is, and so on. The guitar has 6 strings, the sixth string is called "E" or "Mi", it is the lowest string of the guitar. The fifth string is the "A" or "A" string, then the "D" or "D" string comes, then the "G" or "G" string comes and last but not least, the "E" or "E" string.
How to put strings on the guitar
Putting strings on the guitar is very simple and easy, we will teach you step by step. Remembering that no matter if you are going to put the string to zero, or change the guitar strings, you will use pliers, cut the string and that's it. Just put the new one on. Not all guitars are the same, some use the plug-in and some use the standard string. Normally, plug-in guitars use steel and string guitars use nylon. Here we will use the docking.
- Step 1 - Go through the bridge hole
- Step 2 - Make a bow
- Step 3 - Braid the string
- Step 4 - Remove the coolest part
- Final: the other part of the string is very easy, just place the string inside the peg hole and tighten it by turning the peg. After that, tune up and go.