The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #99350   Message #1978352
Posted By: Deckman
24-Feb-07 - 05:28 PM
Thread Name: We need a word for finger-squeaks
Subject: RE: We need a word for finger-squeaks
A hundred years ago, when I played steel string, (yes, I actually did) I was very bothered by string noise. First I went to flat wound strings, "First Nighters" as I recall, which reduced the string noise but it also severly dinished the quality of the string tone. I then found a can of "spray" that I used for a while. It really helped to reduce the string noise. I imagine it's still very available ... I 'dunno! Bob