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Posted by PickPunk (188.8.131.52) on November 03, 2003 at 17:32:39:
In Reply to: 5 string or 4 string ? posted by Doug on October 17, 2003 at 04:14:03:
: I'd be gratefull for the pros and cons, especially from experienced players.
I don't think anyone can give you any universal pros or cons on playing a 4 or 5 string it really depends on your own personal preferences and your own personal style. I can say if you really want the 5 and are worried your hands are too small you should go play an ibanez 5 (i hate shamelessly promoting major corporations but ibanez just rock.)
Anyway back to what i was saying before, its really your opinion that counts. Personally i don't feel the need for a 5 string unless i was in a band where the guitarist played a 7, even then you can always work around it (look at the dude from the deftones). But again this is only my opinion (and please note i don't mean to offend any 5 string players by stating it) its yours that counts and like everyone else has said , "play what you're comfortable with.
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