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Blisters

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Skwad, Jul 8, 2001.


  1. Skwad

    Skwad

    May 26, 2001
    i have a blister on my right hand. and i'm right handed. i was expecting a blister on my left hand from the frets first. is this normal?
     
  2. well, what part of your hand is it? it could be from something else. ;)
     
  3. If it's on the tips of your plucking fingers, then that's good. It will turn into a callous, which is a pad of tough skin. This is all normal.
     
  4. eric atkinson

    eric atkinson "Is our children learning "Is our teachers teachin

    Feb 4, 2001
    Joplin,Missouri
    Untill you play a really long set and you break your hard finger open! Then that really sucks! My fingers look funny as heck! Ive played bass for 20 years and i also work in a auto body shop so my fingers break open and i get paint into them and they grow over! I have rainbow fingers!
     
  5. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Callouses are like amplifiers - basic equipment.

    If they break before becoming callous and are painful, put some super glue on them. Rockabilly bassists who play uprights use it with good results.
     
  6. whiteshadow

    whiteshadow

    Jul 3, 2001
    Ohio
    I still haven't developed substantial callouses on my right hand. I guess it's because I've tried to get all 4 (or 5) finges involved in plucking. Not as easy as I thought it would be...