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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 10:14 am    Post subject: How low do you sling your guitar? Reply with quote

I play mine down as low as I can while still being able to reach it. I have damaged nerves in my elbows. If I keep my arms bent, my pinkies and ring fingers go numb. Too many hours spent playing video games has taken its toll.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 10:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i wear mine pretty high. not paul mccartney or jeff ott high, but high enough to e able to do what i like.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 10:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

near my knees like Ben Shepherd, or if I am playing guitar, at my chest like Ian Williams.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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at my chest like Ian Williams.


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though, depends on the guitar, I've been feeling the whole wrist issue. It wasn't a problem when I was finger tapping to slow jamz.

the half way point between novoselic and williams has been getting the usual.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

gaybear wrote:

bit lower than this -ish.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Upper horn of the guitar usually comes about an inch above my belt buckle.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thom wrote:
Upper horn of the guitar usually comes about an inch above my belt buckle.


But how high do you wear you pants? Laughing
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote


That high
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Reece wrote:
gaybear wrote:

bit lower than this -ish.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Used to be really low till joint damage set in. Now default to a higher midde-ish style but one guitar is pretty high so I can do more techie stuff. My guitars are slowly getting customised towards specific musical ends in that way, so I'm sure the slunghungous will vary accordingly to posing requirements and relative penor contact.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 5:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

quite high. but not mccartney high by any means. just below nipple-height.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 5:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mine has been moving upward gradually over the last few years, having it so low makes it so much harder to play.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

between johnson and beergut:


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 8:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Most guitars, at exactly the height to make it a lovely beltbuckle. My baritone, low.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 9:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

stewart wrote:
between johnson and beergut:



Thats spot on for me as well.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



This high, apparently. Although I think I have it a bit higher than that now, it's around nipple-height. Makes our gigs look a bit lacklustre but this was the only photo I could find when you can clearly see how high it is...
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

dang mccartney!
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

endsjustifymeans wrote:
stewart wrote:
between johnson and beergut:



Thats spot on for me as well.


yeah similar for me, although even it's around that height, maybe a tiny bit lower, like the curve behind the top horn is just below my belly button or so, but i hold my guitar a bit more vertical when i play, my arms are too short lol
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