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    I just started playing guitar a few weeks ago, (Fender strat) and I was wondering just how you do those cool whammy bar dives like Ed does?

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    Chadillac fuck you dude. Hahaha! I am kidding! How are ya man!? Welcome to the site! Anyway, did you say you are using a Fender Strat or something similer? Anyway, by doing that you can start by not using a finger on the neck. Hit the open string mainly one of the first four from the top E,A,D,G(strings from top) strike the string and take the bar and put it down Slow or fast. The bar must be going towards the neck and what I mean is you can't put the bar down at weird angles. It must be going the way of the neck and push down on it. I hope this helps someone will probably expalin it better than me. Homeunit where are ya?! Haha!

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    Fuck you too! j/k...thanks, that helped me out, I'll be a regular here, since I have a lot to learn

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    i read an article where eddie said that you have to pull it(the whammy bar)back up slowly, after the dive. he said the purpose of that is to keep the strings from getting out of tune so easily. i hope this info is rightm i read the article a year or so ago. good luck.

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    that interveiw was from around 78...before the floyd rose system...he was talking about using the fender bridge on his black and white charvel strat, which of course had no locking nut, so it had to be manipulated to stay in tune....

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    Hey fuck you's all. Boy, this is fun.
    Chad when you hit the note, make sure the gain on your amp is up, and fret right over the fret wire by touching, but not actually depressing the string. Experiment in different spots for different harmonics. As the note rings, drop the whammy bar. You can also drop the whammy first, then fret the note and bring it back up. Have fun.

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    Chadillac: go check out guitar.com...free membership and they have some killer tutorial stuff.

 

 

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