Restringing a Slotted Headstock | Elderly Instruments
Repair tech Steve Olson gives tips on how to change strings on a steel-string guitar with a slotted peghead.
May 5, 2023
Slotted pegheads are a standard feature on classical guitars, and they’re also common on many vintage and vintage-style steel-strings. Changing strings on these instruments can seem like more of a chore than on guitars with solid pegheads, but with the right approach, it’s only marginally more difficult. In this video, Elderly Instruments repair tech Steve Olson demonstrates how to restring a steel-string Guild with a slotted peghead, and gives pointers on how to make sure the process goes smoothly.
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