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Classical Guitar Player Nails
    #11350721 - 10/30/09 11:23 AM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Thought I would ask since I can't seem to find an answer anywhere else... But I play classical guitar and electric jazz bass. I like having long nails to play classical, but they click and clack on my bass which I hate. Does anyone have a solution?


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Re: Classical Guitar Player Nails [Re: AgentFish]
    #11350748 - 10/30/09 11:29 AM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Finger picks? Lee Press-On Nails?


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Re: Classical Guitar Player Nails [Re: Doc_T]
    #11350793 - 10/30/09 11:40 AM (8 years, 1 month ago)

You don't have to have extremely long nails to fingerpick. It's all about the technique, you need to curl your fingers up while you finger pick, I can do it with almost no fingernails.

Don't let your fingernails go past the very tip of your finger, and they shouldn't be a problem while playing bass.


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Re: Classical Guitar Player Nails [Re: bigboi86]
    #11350810 - 10/30/09 11:44 AM (8 years, 1 month ago)

you could always switch to drums...


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Re: Classical Guitar Player Nails [Re: Doc_T]
    #11357375 - 10/31/09 02:46 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

Doc_T said:
Finger picks? Lee Press-On Nails?




word!


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