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On-Stage Guitar String Winder

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Product Price $1.5
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Save your wrist from the torture of winding fresh strings. The GSW500 has all the features you'd expect from a standard string winder. Its durable pl...Click To Read More About This Product

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Save your wrist from the torture of winding fresh strings. The GSW500 has all the features you'd expect from a standard string winder. Its durable plastic head makes for fast string loosening and tightening. The built-in notch removes acoustic bridge pins without marring the pins or the instrument itself. Works with most guitars, basses, banjos, and stringed folk instruments.

FEATURES
  • Faster string loosening and tightening
  • Durable plastic head
  • Built-in notch removes acoustic bridge pins
  • Works with most guitars, basses, banjos, and stringed folk instruments

Every guitarist needs at least one. Order today.

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On-StageGuitar String Winder
 
4.6

(based on 46 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (34)
  • Functional (31)
  • Good quality (19)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (10)
  • Back-up (9)
  • Concerts (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (20), Novice (14), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

All Wound Up

So I got tired of turning tuning keys with my fingers. 6 strings across 5 guitars can get rather tedious.
Step up to the winding device.
Does it do the...Read complete review

So I got tired of turning tuning keys with my fingers. 6 strings across 5 guitars can get rather tedious.
Step up to the winding device.
Does it do the job? Yes
Can I live without it? I did before but now I have one so I am enjoying it.
Is it perfect? Ah, no but what is? It wobbles about on the keys of my various guitars. It's easier if the keys are parallel to each other, as in not yet tuned to any key.
Just go slow to get the hang of it and you'll be done in no time.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Works okay

You more or less get what you pay for here. The build quality is not bad and I don't expect it to break on me. But, the winding hole is pretty large and...Read complete review

You more or less get what you pay for here. The build quality is not bad and I don't expect it to break on me. But, the winding hole is pretty large and doesn't fit the tuning peg very well, I find that it slips out while I'm tuning. It is still useful enough that I tune faster than I did by hand.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Wind me up

By Boon Giddy

from Missoula, Mt

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Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

It has a handle. It turns the tuning peg. What else do you need to know?
It turns clockwise and counterclockwise too. So there is that. I wanted one in green. But they only offered one color. If this company really wanted to improve the winder, they would offer it in green. I like green.
Green is nice My front yard is green in the summer. Who did that 70s song " Green Eyed Lady?" I doubt she would buy a black guitar string winder.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Value and Time Saver

By Sam

from Williamsburg,KY

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

      It is a real time saver and appreciated by my friends who received the extra string winders I bought.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      i would buy this product again

      By Den

      from Ar.

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      Verified Buyer

      Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

      great product for the price

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great deal works fine

      By James

      from undisclosed

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      Comments about Guitar String Winder:

      Cheap, does the job fine.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Winder

      By Chaparral man

      from Merrill, Iowa

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      Comments about Guitar String Winder:

      Great Product

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Good strings

      By Henry

      from undisclosed

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      Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

      This is a very simple guitar winder at a ridiculously low price. I was embarrassed to have Musician's Friend provide free shipping, but they did what they advertise. MF is a very good place to do musical business.

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Exactly what I was expecting

      By Stosh

      from Horicon, WI

      About Me Novice

      See all my reviews

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

          It's a plastic string winder that easily removes the bridge pins, not much more to say about it.

          (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Would not buy.

          By Dave

          from Phoenix

          About Me Novice

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Difficult To Use

          Best Uses

            Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

            winder works fine, the little cut out to pull the pins is too big.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Good product

            By Barry

            from Smiths Grove

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Changing Strings

              Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

              Decent product for speeding up changing strings

               
              5.0

              Works well

              By Bode818

              from Florida

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

                  Buy one for every guitar case/bag you own

                   
                  3.0

                  Works okay

                  By Shaggy

                  from Austin, TX

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                  See all my reviews

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                  Pros

                  • Functional

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Use

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup

                  Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

                  You more or less get what you pay for here. The build quality is not bad and I don't expect it to break on me. But, the winding hole is pretty large and doesn't fit the tuning peg very well, I find that it slips out while I'm tuning. It is still useful enough that I tune faster than I did by hand.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By Hunter Dan

                  from Flatwoods Ky

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

                      Saves time and mahes the task a lot easier!

                       
                      5.0

                      Works

                      By Rusty Hinges

                      from Minneapolis, MN

                      About Me Experienced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

                          Cheap, works great for stringing up my strat.

                           
                          5.0

                          A no brainer

                          By RNR

                          from Austin

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                          See all my reviews

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                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Functional
                          • Good Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Concerts
                            • Practicing

                            Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

                            Here's the deal, this thing cost a buck and if you order it with something else it rides along in the shipping. For a buck you can't lose. If it works, you're stoked if it's not for you, you're out of a buck but can give it to someone that will like it and that buck just made your friend a happy camper.

                             
                            5.0

                            great price

                            By the Hack

                            from North Port Fl

                            About Me Experienced

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Functional

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

                                great for the price!!!

                                 
                                4.0

                                All Wound Up

                                By RobJ

                                from Miami, FL

                                About Me Novice

                                See all my reviews

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Functional

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Backup
                                  • Practicing

                                  Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

                                  So I got tired of turning tuning keys with my fingers. 6 strings across 5 guitars can get rather tedious.
                                  Step up to the winding device.
                                  Does it do the job? Yes
                                  Can I live without it? I did before but now I have one so I am enjoying it.
                                  Is it perfect? Ah, no but what is? It wobbles about on the keys of my various guitars. It's easier if the keys are parallel to each other, as in not yet tuned to any key.
                                  Just go slow to get the hang of it and you'll be done in no time.

                                   
                                  4.0

                                  Good product!

                                  By RT

                                  from Centralia, Ill.

                                  About Me Experienced

                                  See all my reviews

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Functional
                                  • Good Quality

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Makes changing string faster!

                                    Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

                                    Would recommend to a friend!

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Works great

                                    By Dirty

                                    from Mrytle beach sc

                                    About Me Novice

                                    See all my reviews

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Functional
                                    • Good Quality

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Backup
                                      • Concerts
                                      • Practicing

                                      Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

                                      Simple tool works great i would recommend this to any collection

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Nice to have an extra tool that gets the job done.

                                      By Jrube

                                      from Boulder,co

                                      About Me Novice

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Use

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Backup

                                        Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

                                        Works

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        A must for the Go Kit

                                        By MarcL

                                        from NC

                                        About Me Professional Musician

                                        See all my reviews

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Functional

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Backup

                                          Comments about On-Stage Guitar String Winder:

                                          A must for quick string change.

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