#1
i've been playing bass for about 2 years and it has come to me i can't do anything like
this
|----------|
|----------|
|-2h5p2|
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cleanly
anyone got any good excercises to help me improve on this
#2
just practice doing fret stretches, start with the biggest stretch you can do and when you can do it comfortably extend it by a fret. like starts by doing ---2h4p2--- and when you can do that with no problems then move up.
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#4
if all else fails, slide up to 3 a little bit to do the hammer on and then back just after the pull off
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#5
Spider scales. Best exercise in the world for stretching. I bless the day that someone showed me them; I can now nearly manage a 5 fret stretch with my midget hands.

Google the term, there's quite a few you tube videos and lessons out there that show you the technique.
#7
use your pinky
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#8
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use your pinky

No, really?

I don't like the 2h5p2 1h4p1 type deals too (though I like how they sound..)
#9
Chromatic excercises. One finger per fret on the bottom 4 frets. Helps perfectly.
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#10
Go fret 1, then 2, 3, 4 for long perids of time.

Once that is super easy, 1, 3, 5, 7

That will keep you as good as you need to go in hammer-ons.
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#11
Grow a sixth finger.

(Just make sure you don't grow another thumb, though!)
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