Thread: Nail or flesh
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Old 01-30-2022, 02:31 PM
jseth jseth is offline
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Flat pick between thumb and forefinger, short nails on the remaining fingers for fingerpicking in a hybrid fashion.

Shorter nails seem to be more hardy and resist breaking, chipping or splintering much more than long ones... plus, I love the tone when there's just a bit of flesh along with the short nails...
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