Sounds like a great idea to me.
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> I learned a trick at some time (long ago and far away) for crisis situations
> like concerts and recording sessions. I replace the string and bring it
> almost up to pitch. Then, starting at about a quarter of its length, I push
> down on it with my finger, almost to the soundboard, and repeat pushing down
> every couple inches to about three quarters of the string length (or as far
> as I can reach.) Then I bring it up to pitch and repeat the process again,
> but with less force. Then, tune up to pitch again. You'll probably tell me
> I'm doing something dire, but it seems to be a 'quick fix' for the pitch
> stability problem.
> Bob Heath, 'grizzled veteran performer'