Bridge String Spacing for Slapping

Discussion in 'Ask Tony Grey' started by lovethegrowl, Apr 11, 2014.


  1. lovethegrowl

    lovethegrowl

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    Hi Tony. I just modded a wide necked 5 string bass into a 6 stringer. This gives me a 15mm string spacing at the bridge, & really helps my left hand technique.

    However, I haven't learned slap technique yet, & now I suspect that my thumb's upstrokes might be hampered with the spacing. What do you think?
  2. tony grey

    tony grey

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    I had a similar problem but honestly with some simple exercises and repetition you will be cool :)

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