are you Master of breaking strings B4U breake fame.

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by tribus, Sep 1, 2005.

  1. tribus


    Nov 12, 2004
    Harrisburg, PA
    used to, not anymore thanks to tension recovery.
  2. Excuse me, but what the heck are you talking about? :confused:
  3. RhythmBassist01


    Aug 31, 2005
    What if fame breaks you?

    A bit tension recovery might do the trick.
  4. Once, I broke a string and It wanged me in the privates... ;)
  5. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002

    Never broken a string -- bass (3 years,) guitar (1 year,) and DB (6 months.)
  6. I haven't broken a string in over 20 years (and I still always carry a spare set every time I leave the house :eek: ).

    Seriously, I wonder if it's a youth/experience issue because I'd still say I hit the strings pretty hard from time to time. I even still own one of the basses I owned back then (not that I play it much) - but I haven't broken a sting on it since the mid '80s.

    Maybe we eventually learn to play with the energy focused differently (efficiently) over time.