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Does slapping and popping decrease string life?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Oliver, Dec 12, 2003.

  1. Oliver


    Jun 21, 2003
    Perth, Australia
    thats the question folks, does it?
    and im not sure how hard to pop and slap so they last as long as possible.

  2. In my experience yes.
  3. definitely, but don't let that Stop you from slapping the way you want to, Sound is more important than Getting yo Straaaangs all messed up. If you want you can get Elixir's, They'll stay bright longer than you'll stay Breathing.
  4. I think popping would make the string go dead faster than slapping but, as the others said, don't let that stop you!

  5. ...and you don't have to slap and pop hard at all to get a good sound. Slapping hard only slows you down.

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