Guitar Messages by Dave Sharp

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  1. Dave Sharp (87)
    Equipment Forum · 84 Hits · 1/6/2005 12:01 AM
    I have to slightly re-tune once every few hours. It's absolutely normal. Strings stretch... no matter how broken in they are. You say you notice this once every 2 weeks? You must not play a whole lot! If you don't care to have to re-tune as ofte...(more)
  2. Dave Sharp (87)
    Artists Forum · 61 Hits · 1/5/2005 5:42 AM
    Red Chord Dillinger Escape Plan Lamb of God That's my podium finish
  3. Dave Sharp (87)
    Instructional Forum · 45 Hits · 1/3/2005 12:26 PM
    I would suggest a traditional acoustic as you and your son's first. The string tension and action is a bit higher than a typical electric but developing that finger stringth early on is a good idea. If you learn the basics on an electric and lat...(more)
  4. Dave Sharp (87)
    Instructional Forum · 51 Hits · 1/3/2005 11:40 AM
    I worked on this by forcing myself to play open chords using my pinkie ring and middle fingers, once comfortable I was instantly able to play all the standard shapes anywhere on the neck. Just visualize your pointer finger as a moveable nut. As ...(more)