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Jeremy Taylor

It's been so long since I've went without calluses that I don't remember playing without them. It's the only way to be able to push hard enough on an acoustic and get a clear sound. http://jtay.me


Reply posted 7 months ago by Jeremy Taylor


Jeremy Taylor

It's been so long since I've went without calluses that I don't remember playing without them. It's the only way to be able to push hard enough on an acoustic and get a clear sound. http://jtay.e


Reply posted 7 months ago by Jeremy Taylor


Yea, along with mink oil & lanolin, there are flat strings. I use flats on my Ibanez AF255BM arch top (with passive pickups). ZERO finger squeak with the flats! Though, the warmer tone of the flats may not suit you.
j


Reply posted 7 months ago by Jim Lair


Jim Kearns

Before calluses, fingers hurt after playing. After calluses, not so much. I would conclude calluses are good. HOWEVER... my problem is that I live in a dry climate, which makes my calluses rough as cobs, creating alot of string squeeking. I've tried Finger Tone string lube but it flashes off almost immediately. Can only use coated strings, which are ok but lack the tone I prefer. Any thoughts?


Reply posted 8 months ago by Jim Kearns


Jim Kearns

Before calluses, fingers hurt after playing. After calluses, not so much. I would conclude calluses are good. HOWEVER... my problem is that I live in a dry climate, which makes my calluses rough as cobs, creating alot of string squeeking. I've tried Finger Tone string lube but it flashes off almost immediately. Can only use coated strings, which are ok but lack the tone I prefer. Any thoughts?


Reply posted 8 months ago by Jim Kearns



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