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yournightmare
yournightmare
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Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Topics: 7 / Replies: 101
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Re: My first week with a guitar in my hands.

Keep the fingernails on your fretting hand cut really short. Make sure your shoulders, arms, wrists, and hands are all relaxed when you play. If you...

13 years ago
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14 years ago
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Re: Guitar picks

John Fogerty said "try as many different picks as you can." My favorite picks are the ones that grow on the ends of my fingers.

14 years ago
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Re: Need tips on barring

ow. that last picture. his thumb is directly behind the first and second finger. that is so wrong. he is trying to be a capo or something. Are you se...

15 years ago
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Re: Some REAL Beginner Advice!!!!

Yup, radiators. Many burns before Ma decided to cover those things... :lol:Man, you're slow! It only took me one blistering burn to learn my lesson!

15 years ago
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Re: Need tips on barring

The first string usually gets muted when attempting the barre with the pad of the 1st finger tip.Thanks in advance.TYou've got it backwards. As lars ...

15 years ago
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Re: picking trouble

I tried to anchor with my palm last night, and I agree with gnease that this is not an ideal solution. I also tried finger picking, which worked very...

15 years ago
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Re: I have a sticky thumb

I like plastic thumbpicks. I don't use fingerpicks, I just use my fingernails. I've tried a bunch of different fingerpicks so that I don't have to t...

15 years ago
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Re: Complete Newbie!

Are you the same Toki from the OG?

15 years ago
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Re: I have a sticky thumb

Thanks Ricochet, I'll check them out if they have them at one of the local guitar shops.

15 years ago
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Re: I have a sticky thumb

My advice to you is to use a thumbpick. Go to the guitar shop and try on a bunch of different brands/sizes until you find one that fits you well. Yo...

15 years ago
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Re: CAGED sequence--minor scales

Fretboard Logic is wrong. A pentatonic scale is not a major scale, and the notes of the C major pentatonic scale are entirely contained within THREE d...

15 years ago
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Re: CAGED sequence--minor scales

To me, it just feels that adding in these extra bits of info to understand scales on a guitar (i.e. naming patterns as scale-forms) just adds one more...

15 years ago
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Re: CAGED sequence--minor scales

And I'm guessing you think that's somehow related to the C major fingering at fifth position, since that contains all the pentatonic notes, right? Abs...

15 years ago
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Re: CAGED sequence--minor scales

Oh and hey, sorry if that last post sounded condescending or snotty or anything like that. It wasn't meant to be, at all. I'm just not too good at e...

15 years ago
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