Nails - Fingernail care
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2 - After filing them to the shape I want, I use 1000, 1500, then 2000 grit sandpaper to get them so smooth
the strings roll right off with little wear. It's the little flaws, and roughness left over from filing is what
wears nails down faster than anything because they get caught on the string and cause tears in the nail.
3 - I have also learned to play with a much more lighter touch with my hand that does the fingerpicking.
(That's harder to do with a steel string acouctic. You have to dig in more than I like to, to get more
volume and tone.)
4 - I have found that taking supplements helps strengthen my finger nails. Try this combination: Coral calcium,
Magnesium, Vitamin C, liquid Silicea gel, and Vitamin E. (matter of fact, if you liberally apply Vitamin E,
squeezed directly onto the fingernails from the gel caps, and left on overnight, your finger nails become at
least twice as hard as normal. They seem thicker and stronger too.)
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