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If you have broken your Ovation Guitar string, use this guide to help you learn how to replace the string step by step. In this guide, you will learn how to not only replace the string, but learn how to implement a technique to prevent further guitar string breakage. Before using this guide, make sure inspect on how many strings are broken and if you have the correct strings.

  1. Place the guitar neck where you can easily identify the broken string.
    • Place the guitar neck where you can easily identify the broken string.

  2. Place the guitar neck on an elevated surface (ex. bundle towels, pillow, etc.). Remove the string with a string winder until it is loose enough to pull out by hand. Place the guitar neck on an elevated surface (ex. bundle towels, pillow, etc.). Remove the string with a string winder until it is loose enough to pull out by hand.
    • Place the guitar neck on an elevated surface (ex. bundle towels, pillow, etc.). Remove the string with a string winder until it is loose enough to pull out by hand.

  3. Take the string out carefully and begin to pull the string out through the bridge which is at the lower end of the guitar.
    • Take the string out carefully and begin to pull the string out through the bridge which is at the lower end of the guitar.

  4. Once the string is removed, wipe down the guitar neck to prevent further oil buildup. Once the string is removed, wipe down the guitar neck to prevent further oil buildup.
    • Once the string is removed, wipe down the guitar neck to prevent further oil buildup.

  5. Layout the new guitar strings from biggest to smallest.
    • Layout the new guitar strings from biggest to smallest.

  6. Pull the new string through the bridge until the stopper is flushed with the bridge. Pull the new string through the bridge until the stopper is flushed with the bridge. Pull the new string through the bridge until the stopper is flushed with the bridge.
    • Pull the new string through the bridge until the stopper is flushed with the bridge.

  7. Position the skinny side of the string into the tuning peg. Allow enough excess string ( about 3 inches) so when the string is tightened, it will not break from being too tight or break from being too loose. Position the skinny side of the string into the tuning peg. Allow enough excess string ( about 3 inches) so when the string is tightened, it will not break from being too tight or break from being too loose.
    • Position the skinny side of the string into the tuning peg. Allow enough excess string ( about 3 inches) so when the string is tightened, it will not break from being too tight or break from being too loose.

  8. Loop the excess guitar string around the tuning peg and make sure the coil is being tuned downwards. Loop the excess guitar string around the tuning peg and make sure the coil is being tuned downwards. Loop the excess guitar string around the tuning peg and make sure the coil is being tuned downwards.
    • Loop the excess guitar string around the tuning peg and make sure the coil is being tuned downwards.

  9. Trim the excess string with pliers. Make sure it is cut as close to the tuning peg so it does not stick out. Trim the excess string with pliers. Make sure it is cut as close to the tuning peg so it does not stick out.
    • Trim the excess string with pliers. Make sure it is cut as close to the tuning peg so it does not stick out.

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