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How a guitar slide should fit?
Last Updated: 13th June, 2020
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In this manner, what is the best material for a guitar slide?
There are three popular types of guitar slidesinthe market today, glass, metal and ceramic. Glass andmetalslides offer distinct feel and tone, glass being smoothandwarm, while metal being rough and bright. Ceramic slidesonthe other hand serve as an intermediary for the two.
One may also ask, what is a guitar slide made of? The two classic slide materials are glassandmetal. Some of the first slides were made fromthetops of wine bottles (hence the term bottleneck guitar)orfrom lengths of pipe (hence the term . . . er . . .metalslide).
Also question is, which finger is best for slide guitar?
If you plan on playing slide only, amiddlefinger would be a good choice. If you chooseyourring finger to wear a slide, you can wearaslide that covers the entire fret board. This will helpyoueasily mute the strings behind the slide, but in thiscase,you will only have two regular fingers left toplaywith.
Can your fingers be too big for guitar?
There are a lot of different places youcanpress down on the “tip” of yourfinger.Eventually you will will develop a musclememory inyour hand, and your fingers will go righttothe correct place without thinking about it. Soyourfingers are not too fat to play guitar.Youcan do it, just keep practicing.