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pesetas
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pesetas
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09/01/2011 12:36 am
Originally Posted by: gredwayTry just using your index finger and cover all three strings with it. You'll need to push down reasonably hard so that you can bend at the joint and clear the upper E string but it's certainly do-able and, from my limited experience, just as accepted or more common than using three fingers. I've got skinny fingers so started using the three finger/string approach but lately have found one finger is quicker to form and chord so tend to use that.


And we have a winner! Thanks for the advice. After nearly chucking my Ovation in the pond I tried the index finger approach to this chord and voila! I sure appreciate all of the replies from everyone. Next time I have an issue I'll be sure and post it here!