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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 07-17-2001, 04:06 PM Thread Starter
 
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Whammy Trick: *The Elephant - in typical EVH style

In his early stage shows, EVH was known to make his guitar do animal sounds. *one of the most memorable is the Elephant. *This is accomplished by reaching over with your right hand and pulling the bar down and holding the strings slack. *Now with your right hand, pick the harmonics shown here:

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voice them as quickly and clearly as possible then pull up on the bar as much as possible. *The three harmonics will roar like and Elephant. *Practice practice practice
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He actually did that with the volume rolled off. Depress bar and let it rise as you roll the volume on.
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... reaching over with your right hand and pulling the bar down and holding the strings slack. *Now with your right hand, pick the harmonics shown...
I only have one right hand. *Is that a problem? *:biggrin:
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I only have one right hand. *Is that a problem? *:biggrin:

LOL, yeah, but your two left feet should make up for it!!!!!
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:laugh:-----HAHAHAHA
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sorry guys-as you may have surmised, I meant you should reach over and use your left hand to depress the bar.
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HAHAHA! *Kevan, you're my hero! *Do you do stand-up between guitar gigs?
jem7vwh, that's a cool trick; I like it! *-Andy

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I'm actually not very funny. *Just ask Glen. *LOL

I was just having a little fun with Chris. *I think I'm allowed after posting with him on the same forum for more than 2 years. *:-)
I'm sure he'll get me back one day. *Plus, with both of us being EVH fans, we know it's all in good fun.

After reading this one, I was thinking of doing a little MPEG video clip of EVH's "horse winnie".
Anyone interested? *I'd include my version of TAB. *LOL
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Kev, what are you doing on your keyboard to doublespace between sentances? it's showing funky characters in teh forum-by-email?

Keyboard 101... don't double space ever ...glen
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No changes here. *

Is your PC plugged in? *
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No changes here. *

Is your PC plugged in? *
Looking at your post...

No changes here. * <-- 3 spaces at end of line

Is your PC plugged in? *<-- 2 spaces at end of line.

apple doesn't make that crummy of a system does it? ...glen
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It's not a Mac issue. *I think it's an EMAIL issue.

Check to make sure your email is plugged in. *:-)
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how can it be an EMAIL issue when it's being read with extra spaces and hidden characters from the WEB BROWSER
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You're right. *It's probably your PC. *Set it afire.

In the above line, there are NO hidden characters, only two spaces between sentences, and a carriage return after "afire".
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just get a PC already and make billy g happy ...glen
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