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Rusty guitar slider

Discussion in 'Accessories [BG] - NEW!' started by bass bass bass, Jun 24, 2019.

  1. bass bass bass

    bass bass bass

    Jun 24, 2019
    I use a "rusty" guitar slide because it sounds louder, clearer and better than a regular guitar slide. But will it break the strings?
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2019
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  2. mongo2


    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    I never knew Rusty made guitar sliders.
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2019
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  3. Element Zero

    Element Zero Supporting Member

    Dec 14, 2016
  4. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    central NY state
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    "Summers in Rangoon, the usual..." o_O:unsure:
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  5. JohnArnson


    May 28, 2019

    I only play on rusty gear too.

    In fact I always dip new equipment in a saltwater solution and let it dry outside.

    I like the rusty tone quality my gear gets from that treatment.
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2019
  6. bassdude51

    bassdude51 "You never even called me by my name." Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2008
    Central Ohio
    Rusty guitar slider? Did ya accident go to Talk Bass.com instead of Talk Guitar.com?
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  7. Warpeg

    Warpeg Supporting Member

    Jun 20, 2005
    Nonsense. Moving on....
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  8. Wanker_Joe


    Sep 26, 2017
    I chose the first option myself. It seemed more sensible than the second.
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  9. bass bass bass

    bass bass bass

    Jun 24, 2019
  10. bass bass bass

    bass bass bass

    Jun 24, 2019
    are you serious?
  11. NKBassman

    NKBassman Lvl 10 Nerd Supporting Member

    Jun 16, 2009
    Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    This is a fun thread.
  12. Slade N

    Slade N Supporting Member

    May 28, 2005
    portland, or
    slider? as in the sandwich?
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  13. viper4000


    Aug 17, 2010
    @bass bass bass - Since you are a new member, I'll let you know this is a great place to get info. It can also be a haven for sarcasm. Unfortunately, the term you used "guitar slider" isn't an accurate term for a guitar/bass part. So we really don't know what you are referencing. If you can add any information as to what a "guitar slider" is, I'm sure plenty of people will chime in with opinions as to whether a rusty one is better or not.

    Otherwise, members think you are trolling them, and will be very sarcastic.

    Good luck!
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  14. Try hitting it with some Scotchbrite to take the roughness down a bit
  15. PullThePlug


    Jan 8, 2014
    Depends how the rust got there in the first place.

    Sweat? Humidity? Beers?

    This all impacts tone.
  16. bass bass bass

    bass bass bass

    Jun 24, 2019
    I meant a "rusty" guitar slide
  17. bass bass bass

    bass bass bass

    Jun 24, 2019
    I meant a "rusty" guitar slide
  18. Gravedigger Dav

    Gravedigger Dav Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Fort Worth, Texas
    The English language is so ambiguous. Do you mean a slider for a rusty guitar or a rusty slider for a guitar?
    Could they both be rusty?
    You should really take better care of your gear.
  19. bass bass bass

    bass bass bass

    Jun 24, 2019
    I meant a "rusty" guitar slide
  20. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    Buffalo, NY
    Any reasonable amount of use of a "rusty" guitar slide would quickly render it "un-rusty".

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