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[–] TheBuddha 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Don't forget to stop in and share your progress, stories, and music with us in the weekly guitar thread!

It's really open to all musicians, but we host it in v/Guitar. It's pretty popular!

[–] ltmyndonos [S] 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

I will once I pick up my peavey on Friday. Its a long neck four string with a passive amp(was a sound guy, those are always appreciated). I'm going to suck for a bit as I rebuild caluses and muscle memory. I just hope I can stay excited to play as I put in the practice

[–] TheBuddha 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

It's work. Don't let the excitement fool you. If you want to develop those callouses and get the muscle memory back, you'll have to earn it. You'll have to put the hours in. You'll have to dedicate time to practice. You'll have to continue to push yourself.

It's not easy.

The good news is that you get out of it exactly what you put into it. The more you put in, the more you learn and the better you become.

You don't have to master it. You don't have to push yourself that far. You do need to also remember that it also must be fun. So, finding the way to keep your work fun is kind of the key.

My current schedule is two hours of practice, two hours of rehearsal, and then I try to get in another hour or so of fun time - where I just play what I feel like. I realize this is a bit much for most people, but the band I'm in is full of very adept people and I absolutely want to meet their expectations, as well as meet my own.