#1
Right, so I have this problem. I've been playing for a year and bit now and recently I've really knuckled down with my technique and playing as an overall. I practise a minimum of 2 hours a day and the progress has been good.

However, whenever I do a scale-run or generally just play I get all these damned ringing out open strings. I don't know whether it's me or my guitar; I've taken it back to square one, I was practising at 40bpm to try and minimise these ring outs but no matter how lightly and slowly I practise I continue to get these ring outs.

It's incredible annoying because even though I sit down with my guitar for a lot of focused hours and I practise slowly and build it up slowly, my playing sounds like shit because of these ring outs.

So I'm asking for some help, is this normal? Am I practising incorrectly? Is it the action and/or relief on the guitar?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
#2
youve gotta learn to mute the strings youre not playing. you seem to be practising ok but thats what youve got to do.

Hope that helps and good luck.
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#3
It is your technique, this is something I struggled with in the before time. You need to start focusing on a clean release with your fretting hand and susinct pick movements. It's totally normal, we've all been through it. Keep at it, practice hard and you will succeed.
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#5
Thank you all very much.

That video was incredibly helpful, thank you so much
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Thank you all very much.

That video was incredibly helpful, thank you so much


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