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When you have only the E string tuner on the tailpiece, what is the best way to attach string?

I have only recently started playing with a E string tuner and I had a new string break at the tuner after only a couple of weeks. The upright bar that holds the string was slit down the middle for what I thought was to slide the ball end down into if you are not using loops.

Is it better to make a loop with the string through the ball end, then over the tuner upright? Or buy looped ends?

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When you have only the E string tuner on the tailpiece, what is the best way to attach string?

I have only recently started playing with a E string tuner and I had a new string break at the tuner after only a couple of weeks. The upright bar that holds the string was slit down the middle for what I thought was to slide the ball end down into if you are not using loops.

Is it better to make a loop with the string through the ball end, then over the tuner upright? Or buy looped ends?

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Slide the string "with" the ball into the slit. Do not let the slit (sharp half) cut the string.

If you take away the ball, it would cut the string. It will break about two weeks.

If you use loop end string, be sure the loop go over the whole upper of the tuner (both halves)

Or it will cut the string. Breakage will happen quite soon.

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Slide the string "with" the ball into the slit. Do not let the slit (sharp half) cut the string.

If you take away the ball, it would cut the string. It will break about two weeks.

If you use loop end string, be sure the loop go over the whole upper of the tuner (both halves)

Or it will cut the string. Breakage will happen quite quickly.

Form a loop to go over the tuner is not any better method, it is becasue the string is bended too much.

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When you have only the E string tuner on the tailpiece, what is the best way to attach string?

I have only recently started playing with a E string tuner and I had a new string break at the tuner after only a couple of weeks. The upright bar that holds the string was slit down the middle for what I thought was to slide the ball end down into if you are not using loops.

Is it better to make a loop with the string through the ball end, then over the tuner upright? Or buy looped ends?

I liked to use loop-end E's with this style of tuner, but I'm not sure it matters a whole lot (now all my instruments have either Hill-style tuners on the E or tailpieces with integrated fine tuners so I don't have this issue). I agree with Yuen, I wouldn't "form a loop" by passing the free end through the ball, but you can snap the balls out of many brands of ball-end strings if you need a loop end.

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