Killing sustain

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Postby 1four5 » Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:22 pm

Hey...I had flatwounds on my reso a couple years ago...they sure did sound deader...but also help me sound better as I was learning the ropes of the reso guitar :oops: ...never even thought about trying them again...thanks! :shock: 8)
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Postby maxx england » Sat Jan 06, 2007 3:04 pm

ricochet wrote:And lack of sustain has nixed a lot of slide candidates I've tried. Copper pipe is another. Probably would sustain better than PVC, but not nearly as well as a bottleneck, socket or brass slide.

Tried a piece of thinwall 1" dia copper tube in the past, yes, it dulls the sustain. It also puts black copper oxide deposits on your finegers and strings.

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