How To Change Your Banjo Strings

by David Bandrowski

Changing your banjo strings is one of the easiest and best ways to bring the tone of your banjo back to life. One of the most common questions we hear is how often a banjo player should change their strings. This really depends on how much you play. A good way to tell if your strings need changing is to run your finger down one of the unwound strings. It should feel smooth and silky. If it feels rough or is dirty, then it is definitely time to change your strings. 

There are only a few tools you need to change your strings. You'll need a fresh pack of strings, a string winder, a good pair of wire cutters, a chromatic tuner, and a pencil.

Find out everything you need to know about changing your banjo strings in the video below.

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