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Player Tips & Tricks


Learn Hybrid Picking and Tapping – How to Play Percussive Acoustic Guitar

Endorsing artist Massimo Varini gives a close-up demo of his hybrid picking and percussive slap chops. Learn how to use these percussive techniques on your acoustic guitar to create a real beat.


"Elixir Strings have unbeatable durability and an awesome sound. They are really comfortable and feel great to play." – Massimo Varini

More Acoustic Guitar Tips & Tricks

How to Clean your Acoustic Guitar
How to Clean Your Guitar (Part 1)
How to String your Acoustic Guitar
How to String your Acoustic Guitar

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Why Choose Elixir Guitar Strings
Why Choose Elixir Strings?

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