Advise and Tips

Maintenance

  • Advice for string maintenance
  • Usage of rosin and peg maintenance

String life-time

  • General Advice
  • Aluminum wound strings and hand perspiration
  • My strings break repeatedly:
    What are reasons for this and what can I do to prevent it?
  • My strings feel hard and stiff - the tension seems to be too high? What shall I do?
  • My E-String is broken at the tailpiece-end. Was it defective?

Changing of Strings

  • Procedure
  • Quality and position of the bridge
  • Already-used strings 

Strings for Electric Instruments

  • For Violin
  • For Viola
  • For Cello
  • For Double Bass

Strings for 5-strings Violins

  • Synthetic core strings
  • Steel core strings