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Steph
@steph
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Joined: Aug 23, 2007
Topics: 2 / Replies: 24
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Re: Which Pick?

Generally you would use a slightly thinner pick for rhythm than for lead playing, however, there is no "good" pick to use. Your purpose is to make the...

16 years ago
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Re: Next Pedal? Flanger?

Although slightly more expensive (around 80) you might want to see if someone stocks an Electro-Harmonix Small Stone near you. I've heard quite a few ...

17 years ago
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Re: question about your fingers....

Well, to kenrogers, for me this lasted about 6 months while playing about an hour or 1.5 hour a day. I only had problems with it the first 3-4 if I re...

17 years ago
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Re: question about your fingers....

It happened to me as well when I started out on my classical guitar. The dents even stayed for more than an hour after playing sometimes.Fortunately t...

17 years ago
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Re: My new baby!

seems to work really well for me, you don't need to make an account and can directly upload the picture you want. Once uploaded it will give you a loa...

17 years ago
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Re: Give me some classical song ideas

Un Dia De Noviembre by Leo Brouwer is a piece I am looking into at the moment, quite a slow and relaxed song. I can recommend it.Here is a youtube ren...

17 years ago
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Re: It's About Time

As someone who is in his early twenties I feel like I should add some comment to it.In hindsight it is always easy to say what you should have done at...

17 years ago
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Re: Decided to finally buy a guitar...

Congratulations with your first guitar and amp Brett!As far as accessories, I would grab a couple of picks in a few sizes and thicknesses. When you st...

17 years ago
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Re: Decided to finally buy a guitar...

I think the options you listed are indeed very viable for what you want in your budget. Don't let yourself be limited to just the big brands though, a...

17 years ago
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Re: Decided to finally buy a guitar...

I was in the same situation 9 months ago when I first thought about starting guitar at 23. The best pieces of advice I can give you is to go to the gu...

17 years ago
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Re: Stiffness in first finger joint?

Well, I don't want to debate the subject of NSAIDs (the collective name of all over-the-counter pain killers such as aspirin, ibuprofen and related dr...

17 years ago
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Re: Stiffness in first finger joint?

Yes that might help at least, they advice the same for computer work nowadays.I just put the same in my post as an edit.

17 years ago
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Re: Stiffness in first finger joint?

Well, I would take a break for a weekend of just a couple of days (no guitar whatsoever). If it doesn't go away, or immediately comes back when you pl...

17 years ago
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Re: Stiffness in first finger joint?

I personally do not recommend the use of anti-inflammatory drugs (painkillers in general) to keep playing. Your body is sending you pain signals for a...

17 years ago
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Re: Beginner question

I've seen no-one mention it before, so I thought I'd put it in here:If you have never played guitar before people tend to have a certain way to "grip"...

17 years ago
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