re-string

re-string

vb (tr)
1. (Jewellery) to thread onto a new string
2. (Instruments) to fit with new strings
3. (Tennis) to fit with new strings
4. (Archery) to fit with new strings
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4 RICKENBACKER 12 GUITAR STRINGS I used to work at a guitar repair shop and everyone, including the seasoned pros would always dread having to re-string one of these things.
Never sleep in pearls, however romantic that might be, and re-string them at the first sign of any wear or slackness
"God knows how many times I've had to re-string it though."
That means it's time to re-string those rods, clean up the tackle-box, throw away that ball of melted rubber-worms from last year, untangle those trot-lines and get ready to fish.
e s ar "If Mick asked me to fetch him a beer, re-string his guitar or even iron his trousers before the show I'd still be honoured."
The beauty of electric fencing is it is completely portable and adaptable; when the goats have eaten their way through a patch of troublesome scrub, I just pull the plastic stakes out of the ground, re-site them somewhere else, and then re-string the metal-threaded tape through the hooks.