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Ring Finger

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Edgar, May 22, 2001.


  1. Edgar

    Edgar

    Nov 4, 2000
    Montreal, QC, CA
    Am I the only one with a fretting hand ring finger shorter than my plucking hand ring finger?
     
  2. oddly enough, my fretting ring finger seems slightly longer than my plucking one
     
  3. Edgar

    Edgar

    Nov 4, 2000
    Montreal, QC, CA
    Guess I should have learn to play left handed!
     
  4. Yeah my fretting ring finger seems slightly longer aswell
     
  5. NJXT

    NJXT

    Jan 9, 2001
    Lyon, FRANCE
    Me too : fretting ring finger a bit longer than the plucking one.
     
  6. Suburban

    Suburban

    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    How d'ya measure that??? :confused:
     
  7. put your hands together and line the tips up (pals against each other,

    my fretting fingers longer too, it's probably to do with the stretching we do with our freting hand
     
  8. Oliver Fisher

    Oliver Fisher

    Apr 9, 2001
    London
    My fretting fingers longer by about 8th of an inch.
    Dont think its anything to do with stretching your freting hand. I dont practice enough for that!
    Human beings arent designed to be symmetrical. You only notice how lopsided you ears are when you put your sunglasses on :)

    Ollie
     
  9. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    I thought you where all crazy!
    I checked, and the finger of my left hand (fretting hand) are longer!
     
  10. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    anyone else think their fretting fingers are longer because of calluses?
     
  11. ohmanohjeeze

    ohmanohjeeze

    May 6, 2001
    tucson, az
    hahah holy cow...i did that and my middle finger is like 1/16th longer on my right hand....and then my left ring finger is longer...cause of the callus of course...
     
  12. Yeah the fingers on my fretting hand are longer too... never thought about it before
     
  13. Edgar

    Edgar

    Nov 4, 2000
    Montreal, QC, CA
    I guess I'm pressing to hard with my fretting hand, I'd say 1/16 shorter is about right.
     
  14. ohmanohjeeze

    ohmanohjeeze

    May 6, 2001
    tucson, az
    umm...actually...my "picking" hand has the longer fingers..the middle finger and my thumb or longer(from slapping/popping perhaps?) and on my left hand (fretting hand) my pointy finger thing is longer than the other...man i'm messed up.