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is it possible?

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by JacksonsMen, Dec 24, 2005.


  1. the more i try to play around on my spector, i sometimes find that i cant play it as fluidly as my four string p bass, is it normal to need a good bit of time to adapt or could it be that i just was not meant to play with more than 4 strings?

    i dunno, just wondering if others have this problem when they add another string or two
     
  2. ClassicJazz

    ClassicJazz Bottom Feeders Unite!! Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2005
    Delray Beach, Florida
    Just give it time and keeping playing on it. I went through the same thing when I went from playing a Fender Jazz to my 5-String Alembic. It was the string spacing I had to get used to....
     
  3. doormatt

    doormatt

    Apr 8, 2005
    how long have you been playing it? Goin from four to five is a big transission. try different hand posistions. Each bass has its "good spot", in my opinion. If that doesnt help just wait. I don't think its possible that you weren't meant to play a 5 or anything.