Restringing Your Guitar: The "Locking" Method

Posted Jan 04, 2017

Tech Tips

Ready to put a fresh set of strings on your guitar? We have some tips and tricks from one of our very own "Paul Reed Smith Tech Center" employees!


Our tech center, also known as the "PTC" has a combined 50 years of experience working on and maintaining PRS instruments. In the video below, James "Skitchy" Zimmers shares the "locking" technique our employees use when stringing and restringing our guitars. Following these simple methods will keep your guitar in tune longer and give you more time to focus on nailing that solo!

Check it out below!

If you want more detail on stretching your strings, check out this blog on preventing guitar tuning troubles!

If you're interested in having work done to your guitar, check out the PTC here!