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Gary Rue


From:
Maryland, USA
Post Posted 18 Jun 2017 3:21 am     Reply with quote

I keep a dampened paper towel and squeeze it between my thumb and index finger to increase bar grip. Works surprizing well.
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Jack Hanson


From:
San Luis Valley, USA
Post Posted 18 Jun 2017 4:08 am     Reply with quote

Or you could just lick your fingers. Works for me. Especially effective for getting your metal fingerpicks seated tightly.
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Bill Groner


From:
QUAKERTOWN, PA
Post Posted 18 Jun 2017 4:50 am     Reply with quote

Actually Jam works better. Laughing Thanks for the tip, I will give it a try. ................

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Erv Niehaus


From:
Litchfield, MN, USA
Post Posted 18 Jun 2017 6:12 am     Reply with quote

You can't beat spit. Very Happy
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Joe Elk


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Ohio, USA
Post Posted 18 Jun 2017 2:36 pm     Reply with quote

Oh WOW I never though of Jam.
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Stefan Robertson


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London, UK
Post Posted 19 Jun 2017 12:46 am     Reply with quote

I have sweaty palms so drying them for me is crucial.

Use either soap and water regularly or a Swimmers cloth.
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Jean-Sebastien Gauthier


From:
Quebec, Canada
Post Posted 19 Jun 2017 4:46 pm     Reply with quote

I use ezzee~slide tone bar for Basil Henriques and it seems that the more I sweat the more it grip!
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Larry Carlson


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My Computer
Post Posted 19 Jun 2017 5:32 pm     Reply with quote

I've been using textured tape intended for stairs.
It works just great for me, never a slip.


Ignore the Nick Manoloff bar. It's the only photo I had with the tape.


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