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OK I have seen debates on loosening the string tension after practicing.
Most often in context with gut or perlon strings, but even with steel core string because if the damage that can be done to bridge and top plate over time.
This is not loosening the strings all the way, just an octive lower to lessen the tension on the fore mentioned parts.
I wonder if this is needed and a good idea. I think so sense most of us have a tendence to check the tuning before we start.
What are you oppinions ?
With violins there is no fretting over the music.
I would say, only if you're putting it away for a extended period of time. Loosening every time you stop playing will weaken the strings. IMO.
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