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Guitar Calluses: Things I can't do with my left hand

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by THX1123, Jan 18, 2021.

  1. THX1123

    THX1123 Tele-Meister

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    1. I can't scratch my left eye with my left hand's fingers, I injure myself because the calluses are too abrasive
    2. Same with my left ear
    3. I can't use fingerprint recognition unlock on my phone with my left hand
    4. All my GFs have loved getting back scratches from me though
    5. Somebody else will probably go there, I ain't
     
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  2. loopfinding

    loopfinding Tele-Afflicted

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    both my hands are calloused since i finger pick a lot. the only thing that has messed me up is checking whether ICs or transistors are getting hot...i have to use my right hand pinky or the side of my finger otherwise i have no idea if they're running hot or not, hahaha.
     
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    I’ve noticed touch screens don’t seem to like them so much.
     
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    Steerforth Friend of Leo's

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    I can ram the fingertips of my left hand right through a steel girder. People often say to me, “Your kung fu is masterful!”

    Okay, maybe I’m exaggerating a little. But I do have some heavy duty calluses on my left hand. :lol:
     
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    I groom the calluses on the finger tips of my left hand. I grind them to remove rough edges with an Amope or an emery board. I’m OCD about timbre and I don’t want the sharp attack of an ungroomed callus when I pull off playing finger style. I don’t want a string I accidentally touch to sound plucked. I never pick at calluses but I groom them once or twice a week.
     
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