1 hour downpicking challenge video (19.000 downstrokes)

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  1. ThomasVB

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    I'd like to challenge all of you to take part in this 1 hour downpicking challenge [​IMG]
    Are you ready to play 19.000 downstrokes without a break?

     
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    Nice! I've sometimes done 30min nonstop stints, starting around the same tempo, when working on my downstrokes. Good to see I'm not crazy at all then :lol:
     
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    Nobody.

    James Hetfield recording the Justice album: Challenge accepted haha sweet vid!
     
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    I considered it for a moment but it just looks like a way to hurt myself, lots of injuries of this type happen because of too much repetitive movement right? Downpicking for an hour seems like just asking for it..
     
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    Haha! It's kinda "asking for a repetitive movement injury" challenge.
     
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    I agree this is really a bad idea. Kind like CrossFit max rep mentality for guitar. Really asking for an injury.
     
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  7. BornToLooze

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    Why wouldn't you stand up to do it? That way you can go get a drink or something if you have a long enough cable.
     
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  8. LordIronSpatula

    LordIronSpatula A series of interconnected fortune cookies.

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    Why not a wireless system? Options would be near infinite!
     
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  9. gabito

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    I'd rather not.

    I can play Master of Puppets, that's more than enough for me :lol:
     
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  10. OmegaSlayer

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    158 bpm should be fine without getting hurt
    I think I'll make an attempt at this
     
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