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Ring on Thumb while slapping

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Strat Hater, Dec 28, 2012.


  1. Strat Hater

    Strat Hater

    Jan 11, 2011
    Canada
    I was watching this video of Scott Brown the bassist for Trooper a Canadian classic rock band. I noticed he is wearing a ring on his thumb while slapping.

    Anyone do this, I assume it is to get more attack?

    I also love the fact that he is playing a $200 Squire Jag. He usually plays Fender Jazzes which I believe are American.

    Perhaps Scott is here himself and could answer this for me.

    Here is the video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=s_HywfPqOtk
     
  2. Strat Hater

    Strat Hater

    Jan 11, 2011
    Canada
    bump
     
  3. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
  4. Roscoe East

    Roscoe East

    Aug 22, 2011
    I can't believe that thing is still around! Didn't that come out 20 or 25 years ago?
     
  5. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Gerald Reese started the company in 1994. I imagine he invented it before then, so yeah, 20 years is probably right on.