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Calluses



Calluses

Hello, I would like the opinions of others on the importance and/or the significance of calluses. Thank you!


Posted 11 months ago by Dell Krauchi - 15 replies

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I think it is really needed to get a good tone and don't have to much pain. And actually i try to take "care" of it, I mean than when i just com eout of the shower for example i wont play untill my fingers and calluses are completly dry if i don't do that after 30 min the calluses is gone and i wouldn't be happy about that.


Reply posted 9 months ago by Raymond gilbers


My opinion: you are "officially" a guitar player when you get a set of calluses, complete with slighly flattened finger tips!


Reply posted 9 months ago by Bernie Brunet


My opinion: you are "officially" a guitar player when you get a set of calluses, complete with slighly flattened finger tips!


Reply posted 9 months ago by Bernie Brunet


As stated earlier, they go with the territory and you have to have them if you want clear sounding notes. Besides that, it eliminates the pain that string players receive without them. I use a sandpaper nail file to keep them from catching on the strings as they wear. Three hour guitar gigs are nothing if you have calluses on your fingertips.


Reply posted 10 months ago by Glenn Henderson



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