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How to Change Your Guitar or Bass Stings

For any new guitarist, changing the strings for the first time on their guitar can be rather daunting. Unsure of how to start, or worried you may not get it right, many new guitar owners oftentimes struggle with changing their guitar strings for the first time.

How to Change the Stings on a Fender Guitar

How to Change your Fender Electric Guitar Strings

At Bailey Brothers we carry a variety of different models of Fender Electric Guitars. One of the most common questions, probably THE most common among new guitarists, is: How do I change the strings?

Which is a very important question, indeed. When we sell a new or used Fender Guitar, we always ensure that our clients understand the basics by providing a short information session. This usually includes things such as tuning, cleaning, and of course, changing the strings.

To provide a reference for our clients that need a refresher on how to change their Fender Guitar strings, we've included a short YouTube video created by Fender which explains the process of changing the strings on a Fender electric guitar.

Models Available @ Bailey Brothers

How to Change Strings on a Fender Electric Bass

Change Bass Guitar Strings

Like with our guitar customers, we often provide a brief explanation with the purchase of a new or used Fender bass guitar that instructs people on how to perform general maintenance, such as changing the strings on their new bass. Since this question is probably one of the top three questions we get asked by new owners of a Fender Precision, Jazz, or other model of bass, we decided to provide the instructional video Fender created for just this purpose.

Models Available @ Bailey Brothers

How to Restring your Fender Acoustic Guitar

Restringing your Fender Acoustic

If you've never changed the strings on an acoustic guitar before and are feeling a bit overwhelmed. Have no fear! We've scoured the internet and located a fantastic YouTube video created by Fender on how to change the strings on their acoustic guitars.

Changing the strings, restringing, an acoustic guitar can be worrisome if you are overly concerned with the potential of damaging your instrument. Therefore, we highly recommend watching the video provided to get some instruction directly from Fender on how to change the strings on their acoustic guitars.

Fender Acoustics Available @ Bailey Brothers

How to Restring your Taylor Guitar

Restring your Taylor Guitar

Taylor Guitars are fantastic! Taylor Guitars are also some of our more expensive acoustic guitars that we carry in our showroom. Knowing that when a person invests in a Taylor Guitar that they may be hesitant to change the string because of lack of experience. However, there is no need to worry!

In order to keep your Taylor fantastic, we recommend watching the attached video on how to change the strings on your Taylor Acoustic guitar. The last thing anyone wants to do is damage their brand new Taylor when restringing the guitar for the first time.

Taylor Guitars Available @ Bailey Brothers

How to Restring your Martin Guitar

Restring your Martin Guitar

As with Taylor, Martin Acoustic guitars are often prized by their owners for their tone and playability. It is understandable that some may feel unqualified to change the strings on their new Martin from fear of messing up that incredible tone. However, to help our customers that like to "do it themselves", we've included a short video by Martin on how to restring your new acoustic guitar.

Martin Guitars Available @ Bailey Brothers

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