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Regarding fingernails

Hi Trevor,

Just wondering if you have any recommendations for those of us with thin, weak nails that constantly break. Mine also hook over as they grow beyond the fingertip. Very maddening. I saw a YouTube video of a player who uses hardening gel for a straight, strong extension to the nail, so I am considering a visit to a nail salon. Anyway, could you possibly send a few photos of your nails so I can see how long they are, and the shape of them.



Hi Jeff,

Unfortunately, I'm STILL out of action due to breaking guitar nails myself. I'm thinking of using glue on nails as the only way I can overcome this problem. I agree, it is indeed maddening! :(

I do have, however, some photos of nail length on my page here...


Hope this helps,

Trevor M.

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