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Re: Unorthodox Slap and troubles thereof.

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Posted by Dan on March 20, 2000 at 02:13:04:

In Reply to: Re: Unorthodox Slap and troubles thereof. posted by Break out the champaign on March 11, 2000 at 18:57:52:

: Most slap players I've seen have basically, the same right hand technique, but they slap up on the neck instead of the bridge. Whatever works.

: : Evening! Uhm, I have an interesting question. Well, I've been told my slap style is indeed
: : "unorthodox", but I'm not talking about song-wise. I mean technically. My normal and most
: : frequently used style is my wrist resting above the strings, about 4-5 inches from the
: : bridge. My thumb is semi-parallel with the strings. It's kinda like making a 'thumbs up', but with my fingers cupped looser so I can pop. Well, if anyone is semi-familiar with this style (which I hope someone is), I'd like
: : a few pointers. Am I slapping ENTIRELY wrong? It feels comfy for me, but is it effective? Any help or pointers would be cherished!

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