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Dunlop 220

Dunlop 220
€4.88
£3.86
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RRP: €8.09
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item number 128834
sales unit 1 piece
available since November 1999
sales rank 1612
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sales rank 1612 at thomann.de 1 in this category (Details)

Dunlop 220 metallic chromed steel slide. Internal diameter: 19mm. Length: 60mm

  • 3-year Thomann warranty
  • 30-day money-back guarantee

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481 customer ratings:

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slide away

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decided to have a dabble at playing slide. but not knowing which to get i thought ill get one of these.

just what youd expect good quility and sound.

make sure you pick the right size though, as i didnt wont fit on my fingers so im using it held on lapsteeel.

Good slide

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This is my first slide, so I don't can compare it, but it feels very comfortable and it makes a lot fun to play with it. Quality? Well, it's a metal tube ... no sharp edges or anything like that.

Let's slide, but have a look at your finger size!

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Indeed, after listening to some country music, I wanted to have a steel bottleneck to play some slide songs. Guitar was tuned to open D and I ordered the Dunlop 220. It sounds great and the metal did not weather yet after about a 3/4 year which shows the good quality.

My hint: Have a look at your finger size. I can use the bottleneck on my index and middle finger, but it's diameter is too large for my ring finger (which got a diameter of about 1.5 cm). So if you have larger fingers, don't worry, it will be perfect. If you have smaller fingers like me, have a look for another slide with another diameter. But that's not Dunlops fault, of course!

A cheap way to expand the possibilites of your guitar playing

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Fretted instruments have one little problem: they can't really do glissando notes. Luckily, some decades ago, someone invented the slide and the problem was gone. A must-have for blues and southern rock, but also useful for more experimental stuff. Use some compression/slight distortion, delay and maybe some reverb and you can get some wonderful, spherical sounds. Check out David Gilmour of Pink Floyd using it on the section starting at about 5 five minutes into Saucerful of Secrets live at Pompeii, it's really worth it. ;)

Will not break

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It's smooth outside, somewhat rough inside for a better grip. It's chromed, so unless you somehow severely damage the surface with sharp objects, it will stay stainless.

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