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post Aug 15 2007, 08:33 AM
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In this section post the things you did while learning the gutiar that you did wrong!!

MINE... when you start sweeping dont only practic down thats what i did and i can do it cean at 140 BPM... but going up its tough at 75 BPM its very sad so dont fall in my GUTIAR TRAP ...

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post Aug 15 2007, 08:39 AM
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Don't play Downstrokes only!!!
I didn't practice alternate picking from the start and had troubles to learn it after I only downstroked everything. Also hold your pick right!
I used to hold it between my thumb and the tip of my index finger and that makes speedpicking impossible


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post Aug 16 2007, 05:28 AM
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How do u hold your pick then?
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post Aug 16 2007, 05:37 AM
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You should keep it between thumb and middle of index finger - not the TIP of the index finger!

My mistakes? Don't know of any because i was alway learning from shred-masters like Angelo and Rusty, and only watching them can greatly help you! So i actually can't think of any problem i had that i had to re-learn!

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post Aug 17 2007, 01:56 PM
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My mistakes,

only practicing downstrokes

not sticking to learning something

ignoring scales and chords (I've been playing a year and know none)

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