#1
Ive been playing guitar for a few years, and (i know i should know this) but what makes strings easier for hammer-ons/pull-offs? What i mean is, i always buy Ernie ball Reg Slinky standard gauge, but every now and again i pick up a guitar, and I can keep tapping/pull off etc. going forever. Is it the slinkyness that effects this or what?

I mostly play metal with an ESP EC-400, however i don't think thats really relevant :P
#3
Lighter gauge and a lower action
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the sustain and pickups would prob. effect it mostly.
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#5
as they said lighter guage and lower action. I suggest throwing a heavyyyy guage on there, practicing tapping and hammering with that heavy guage (or an acoustic), then once you get good and it gets easy on the heavy guage, throw some super light guage on there and your tapping will improve exponentially, it'll be clearer, much easier and smoother, more accuracy.
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#6
Quote by itsxsteves
the sustain and pickups would prob. effect it mostly.


Um, how?
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