Okay, for about a few months now, I've been fretting with 3 of my four fingers. I barely use my pinky because I guess I don't "curl" my other fingers enough, so when I'm playing on E my pinky has to stretch, but I've been trying those 1-2-3-4 exercises for weeks, on all strings on all areas of the fretboard, but my pinky isn't getting anything. Even through repitition I can't keep the string from buzzing, I can't even get it to land where I want it to right behind the fret. Compared to other bass players I've known my hands are a lil smaller, not padded or thick, but also long. (to try to illustrate, stick your fingers out, but next to each other, like ou are going to karate chop someone, then curl up your palm, but try to keep the fingertips aligned to eachother. My pinky doesn't even curl at the joint. I have to keep it straightish just to keep it matched up with my fingertips. My parents don't have that , which is wierd X.x) I don't really know what to ask, but is there any other style or technique aside from the 1-2-3-4 technique which can either build pinky endurance, or perhaps another way to fret which may be easier?