Storing single strings?

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  1. TangerineDog

    TangerineDog Senior Stratmaster

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    I usually open a pack and put a whole set of strings on, but if I only use some of the new strings, how should I store the unused ones to keep them as fresh as possible?
    [Edit: The humidity around here is around 70%, 80% in the winter months. (I just looked that up, had expected less o_O )]
    Would a ziploc (Rule #2 :D ) with a silica bag do the trick?
     
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  2. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Dr. Stratster

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    It should do the trick. Strings by Mail stores their singles and half sets in ziploc baggies, and that is how they send them out.
     
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  3. CFFF

    CFFF Strat-O-Master

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    What I do is seal the packet with tape. I did change old strings for new on a guitar today and the new G string has signs of oxidization on it.

    They is big brand and not cheap :thumbd: