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Online Screamous

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What to do when shipping your Guitar
« on: May 16, 2017, 02:16:00 PM »
Hi  :wave:

I'm not sure kung naitanong na ba ito, kaya itatanong ko nadin po,

ano po ba ang dapat gawin when shipping your guitar from different country?

(assume na check-in sya and in a hardcase)

some people told me you need to loosen the strings of the guitar to lessen the pressure.
^give na floating bridge need din ba i loosen yung screws sa spring ng bridge?


some people told me need mo tanggalin yung neck (depends sa gitara, i think..)

some people told me let it be

so ano po ba ang dapat and safest?

thank you po sa sasagot


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Re: What to do when shipping your Guitar
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2017, 04:40:52 PM »
here's what i personally do.
1. hardcase is a must. if you love your instrument its always a must to invest in a hardcase. if the guitar doesnt come with a case, hiscox cases is what i buy.

2. has been my practice for years, i loosen the string tension. regardless if it has a fixed bridge or a floating bridge.

3. i dont take off the neck. for me atleast.

4. i fill up the case with foam peanuts. this will ensure zero movement of the guitar inside the case itself.

5. i wrap the case with bubble wrap. sayang din if ma dent yung case. :)

6. i then wrap it with a box. usually the box that came with the case or the guitar box itself.

tl;dr: wrap it like a tank.  :)

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Re: What to do when shipping your Guitar
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2017, 05:32:23 PM »
if its a bolt on, Id take the neck off, and wrap it and wrap the body din..mas space saver. the beauty of a fender

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Re: What to do when shipping your Guitar
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2017, 09:31:41 AM »
Take the neck off, use bubble wrap and lots of tape.
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Re: What to do when shipping your Guitar
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2017, 10:52:45 AM »
here's what i personally do.
1. hardcase is a must. if you love your instrument its always a must to invest in a hardcase. if the guitar doesnt come with a case, hiscox cases is what i buy.

2. has been my practice for years, i loosen the string tension. regardless if it has a fixed bridge or a floating bridge.

3. i dont take off the neck. for me atleast.

4. i fill up the case with foam peanuts. this will ensure zero movement of the guitar inside the case itself.

5. i wrap the case with bubble wrap. sayang din if ma dent yung case. :)

6. i then wrap it with a box. usually the box that came with the case or the guitar box itself.

tl;dr: wrap it like a tank.  :)

about sir sa floating bridge, when you loosen the string tension, syempre hihilahin nman ng bridge yung string, so do you loosen your springs too doon sa trem bridge?
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Re: What to do when shipping your Guitar
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2017, 11:23:16 AM »
Hi  :wave:

I'm not sure kung naitanong na ba ito, kaya itatanong ko nadin po,

ano po ba ang dapat gawin when shipping your guitar from different country?

(assume na check-in sya and in a hardcase)

some people told me you need to loosen the strings of the guitar to lessen the pressure.
^give na floating bridge need din ba i loosen yung screws sa spring ng bridge?


some people told me need mo tanggalin yung neck (depends sa gitara, i think..)

some people told me let it be

so ano po ba ang dapat and safest?

thank you po sa sasagot

are you bringing it home on a plane or are you sending it via a shipping company?
doh!!!

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Re: What to do when shipping your Guitar
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2017, 09:12:56 AM »
are you bringing it home on a plane or are you sending it via a shipping company?

bali dadalhin ni erpat papunta dito yung gitara, overseas..

and likewise ndn kpag dadalhin pauwi, since meron din akong dlwang gitara pa dito,
which i never brought when i took my vacation sa pinas, dahil takot akong i-uwi at bka masira.  :eek:
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