G string dies after one minute of playing

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  1. Antstrat

    Antstrat Most Honored Senior Member

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    Just a dab on each string on the saddle and you’ll sustain for days:thumb:

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  2. Nate D

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    If it’s a Jimi model guitar you might want to set it on fire to see what happens.
     
  3. nadzab

    nadzab Play Don't Worry Silver Member

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    You know those threads where somebody comes in and asks for advice, then gets lots of good advice from a bunch of knowledgeable people, then completely ignores that advice, and insists they know better and just does what they were probably going to do anyway? It's been a awhile since we've had one of those threads. Oh, wait, never mind...
     
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    Antstrat Most Honored Senior Member

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    And be sure to use Zippo lighter fluid only or you could damage the guitar.
     
  5. Nate D

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    Pros always use zippo lighter fluid when setting fire to a guitar. It’s a trade secret that zippo lighter fluid has much gooder tone. Much gooder.
     
  6. Bcorig

    Bcorig Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    End of post. Thank you.
     
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    Bcorig Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Wine-through-nose! I can’t stop laughing!
     
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    Bcorig Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Yup
     
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    Biddlin Senior Stratmaster

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    User failure. Thank goodness it was just a Strat. It could have been an ES335!
     
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  11. guitartwonk

    guitartwonk Senior Stratmaster

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    Glue? In the name of all that is good and holy, why?

    Well, that's my first laugh for the day :thumb:o_O
     
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  12. JB74

    JB74 Senior Stratmaster

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    Yes, well the 'adjusted for inflation' price of vintage strats confirms anything but 'cheap' lol
     
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    Tried to lube the nut groove ?
     
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  14. Nightprowler

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    I can tell by the pictures you need a more radical radius . The saddles seem flat all the way across . If you don't have a guage try raising the saddles on the D and G string a little
     
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    This might already be beyond: "any more ideas", but...
    My experience is from putting a pickup in the sound hole of a 12-string acoustic. It was very clear that wound or unwound strings had a great impact on the sound. Unless you use extreme guages, the g string is the one that shifts between un/wound. And this meant that the polepiece had to be adjusted quite a lot to even the volume mix out.
    My pickup was fitted with screws for adjustment, but a strat seems a bit more challenging.
    This was my initial thought when reading this thread. So with the glue in place my idea might not be useful, but maybe helpful to others.
     
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    I solved the problem several post back when I said "You need a new guitar".
     
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    charlie chitlin Strat-O-Master Silver Member

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    If the guitar is only for slide, why not use fat strings?
     
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    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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    Congratulations. You win the internet. This is the most stupid single thing I've ever read on the forum and that really does take some doing.
     
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    I think this thread should have died a minute after posting...
     
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    Why? It's got me glued to the screen! :whistling:
     
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