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I'll relate a situation I once experienced and maybe it will be of some help to you. Many years ago I picked up an old acoustic that needed quite a bit of work to make it something I wanted to play. One of the things I noticed right off was how loose the tuners were. Without a second thought I grabbed a screwdriver and cinched everything up nice and tight. ...


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Tone wise, there's very very little, or no difference. The string doesn't vibrate past the saddle, so what you do will make no difference. Thread the string through the hole, over the saddle, then as normal. As a pro muso, I'd try both ways - as explained, and wrapping, and record the two, but I wouldn't waste my time. There's probably more tonal difference ...


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