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#1
Lol, it's a good thing I am not interested in bass...right? I mean I could probably never play bass.

But the question I have is can I play the electric guitar with these small ass hands because that is the instrument I am most interested in?

From base of palm to tip of middle finger: 6.2 inches

Go ahead and measure your own hand to see how much bigger it is than mine!







And I see threads on this forum with people complaining about their "small hands" when they are about at least an inch bigger than mine, haha.

Well, what do you guys think?
#2
yeah those are pretty small hand but so what. just practice, you'll get good
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#3
*Post a picture of a black kid with a caption that reads "Who ****ing cares?"

B) Are you a girl?
#4
Wow man, My fingers are a good 2 inch's longer then my phone, and I've got a razor.

But dont worry about small fingers, I've seen small fingered bassists before, its not that big a deal.
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#5
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yeah those are pretty small hand but so what. just practice, you'll get good


Ok, will do!
#6
You know what they say about people with small hands.


They save tons of money on mittens!


Also, small penises.
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*Post a picture of a black kid with a caption that reads "Who ****ing cares?"

B) Are you a girl?


I am a college aged guy *sigh*
#8
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You know what they say about people with small hands.


They save tons of money on mittens!


Also, small penises.


Actually my penis is longer than my hands...(serious)
#9
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Actually my penis is longer than my hands...(serious)

(I was joking. I didn't need you to counter my statement.)
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#10
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You know what they say about people with small hands.


They save tons of money on mittens!


Also, small penises.



i guarantee thats not true


your mom has tiny hands and a 12 inch ****.
#11
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Wow man, My fingers are a good 2 inch's longer then my phone, and I've got a razor.

But dont worry about small fingers, I've seen small fingered bassists before, its not that big a deal.


K, cool man.
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Actually my penis is longer than my hands...(serious)

only because the relationship between penis size and hands/feet size was scientifically disproven
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#14
I once wanted to play violin, but a violinist told me I would never master it because of my big hands.
Take up violin instead, it kicks just as much ass.

You know what they say about people with big hands?

Their penises are statistically larger than people with smaller hands.
Ergo, mi penis is bigger than your entire body
Rofl.
#15
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only because the relationship between penis size and hands/feet size was scientifically disproven


Haha, I guess so--it's weird. My penis is pretty damn good size, my feet are fairly big, but my damn hands are small. If only I could play the guitar with my feet or my penis, lol.
#16
i have that same phone.

its the **** eh?


and yes. ur hands are small
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i guarantee thats not true


your mom has tiny hands and a 12 inch ****.


Wow. That was the least clever, least witty, stupidest, and most idiotic excuse for an intelligent insult I have ever heard in my life. What an orgy of cacophonous bile. Did you actually assume that that is a clever insult? "Yo Mama" jokes died years ago. In fact, they were never funny, and neither are you, you myopic, inane, petty person. Your wit is as sharp as a golf ball.
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i have that same phone.

its the **** eh?


and yes. ur hands are small


Love the phone and I agree wholeheartedly about my hands being small.
#20
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I once wanted to play violin, but a violinist told me I would never master it because of my big hands.
Take up violin instead, it kicks just as much ass.

You know what they say about people with big hands?

Their penises are statistically larger than people with smaller hands.
Ergo, mi penis is bigger than your entire body
Rofl.


So you are saying I should just give up on the instrument that I want to play the most? I don't give a damn about the violin, bass, keyboards, etc., The only two instruments I care about are the electric guitar and possibly the drums, but that is it.
#22
My hands are only 7 inches from base of palm to tip of middle finger and I can play a 6-string bass with ease, I think you're fine.
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#23
Hmmm...some people act like I have a chance, and others act like I am probably ****ed and should give up now.

Anyone have some objective analysis to prove either point?
#24
The length of my hand, from base of palm to farthest reach of middle finger, is 7 inches.

I consider myself pretty proficient on the guitar.
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#25
My hands are pretty small. From palm to middle finger is about 6.5 inches. When i spread my fingers i can only get a width of about 6.4 inches.
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#26
Quote by t3hrav3n
My hands are only 7 inches from base of palm to tip of middle finger and I can play a 6-string bass with ease, I think you're fine.


Still quite a bit larger than mine.
#28
Well, think about this: smaller hands, smaller fingers. Smaller fingers, less mass to move, quicker movement.

EDIT: I have a useful spread of about 6 and a half, but I can get them to about 7 and a half.
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#29
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My hands are pretty small. From palm to middle finger is about 6.5 inches. When i spread my fingers i can only get a width of about 6.4 inches.


Wow, someone actually close to as small as mine, wtf?

6.4 inches from tip of pinky to end of thumb or from tip of pinky to tip of index finger?
#30
Quote by t3hrav3n
Well, think about this: smaller hands, smaller fingers. Smaller fingers, less mass to move, quicker movement.


That makes me feel a little better, hehe.

Hey, do you guys know of any AMAZING guitarists with super small hands, and by super small, I mean about the size of my hands?

That would be a huge inspiration for me. I would appreciate that so dang much!
#31
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Wow, someone actually close to as small as mine, wtf?

6.4 inches from tip of pinky to end of thumb or from tip of pinky to tip of index finger?


From pinky to index finger.
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#32
well, mine are only 7.5 from the base of my palm to tip of my middle finger.

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Hmmm...some people act like I have a chance, and others act like I am probably ****ed and should give up now.

Anyone have some objective analysis to prove either point?


really, it all depends on wether or not you use proper technique. eg, don't hang your thumb on top of the fingerboard. a three inch finger is perfectly adequate to strech across it.
#33
... i'm 5'7" and i have 7.5" base of palm to tip of my middle finger, and 9" spread... do i have ginormous hands?

i don't think small hands would be bad for playing, but big hands would give you an advantage. for the area that you cant cover with ur finger stretching (i don't use my pinky hahaha.) just move ur hand.
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#34
My hand measures exactly 7 inches from base of palm to tip of middle finger and 8 inches from tip of thumb to tip of pinky, which isn't that far off from yours, so, don't feel bad, there are allot more people with small hands out there than you might think, lol.
#35
Why so many people are measuring their hands. You probably would be better at playing stuff if you all stopped measuring your hands and asking people if your hands are small. What are you gonna do anyway.

'Your hands are small'
'Oh ok, i'll stop playing now, what can people with small hands do ? Marbles ?'
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#36
nah. small hands can pierce through a human body when u punch it dude. thus, go for fighting.
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#37
mine hands, measured the same way as you did, are 7.25in. so about an inch longer than yours.

from tip of thumb to tip of pinky i measured 8.5in.

from tip of index to tip of pinky i measured 6.5in.


and i thought i had small hands.
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#38
Quote by julio1987
*Post a picture of a black kid with a caption that reads "Who ****ing cares?"

B) Are you a girl?


you couldn't tell it's a guy by his extremely manly arm hair?!?!
you phail at life.

besides....there's like what... 50 girls on UG in total and like 500,000 guys?
#39
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you couldn't tell it's a guy by his extremely manly arm hair?!?!
you phail at life.

besides....there's like what... 50 girls on UG in total and like 500,000 guys?

There are hairy girls you know... I tried looking for pictures of hairy girls on Google, but I can't post any of those pictures here. So here is my counter statement:

**** you.

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So you are saying I should just give up on the instrument that I want to play the most?

Yes.
My hands are 7.9 inches long and I still suck at guitar.
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#40
Quote by ElectricFiend
Nice hands dude, I am seriously jealous

ya srsly. those things were hawt.
I can honestly say I have really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like.


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