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rombsix

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Video review - "GuitaRest Trio&... 



Please be patient and watch the ENTIRE video.

http://www.deoromusic.com/deoromusic/Guitar_Support.html



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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

Seems like an honest review. Its great that you have found position where you enjoy playing.

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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

congratulation Ramzi I'm glad you could finally find the right tool
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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Mar. 7 2012 10:09:01
 
rombsix

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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to Elie

Thanks mates - this guitar support has really helped me, and I can enjoy playing guitar again while maintaining bodily comfort. Diego, the owner of the company and the person who himself basically makes the supports, is just unbelievably great as a person.

Cheers!

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Mar. 7 2012 22:21:55
 
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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

Looks like a camping-chair. =)

Well, good you have no pain anymore. Health is mre important than just forcing you into a stereotypical position.
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Mar. 7 2012 23:30:23
 
rombsix

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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to Doitsujin

quote:

Well, good you have no pain anymore. Health is mre important than just forcing you into a stereotypical position.


Indeed. Thanks Doit!

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Mar. 8 2012 8:11:52
 
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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

Just realize that using this support you are going up against the flamenco tradition of keeping your balls visible so you will only attract about 50% of the normal number of women.
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Mar. 8 2012 12:43:57
 
rombsix

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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to Gummy

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Just realize that using this support you are going up against the flamenco tradition of keeping your balls visible so you will only attract about 50% of the normal number of women.


If I play cross-legged, my back will get thrown and thus my thrusting abilities will die off with it. What's the point of exposing my huge balls and attracting all those damsels only to fail to follow through because of a sore back? At least with this support, I'll get fewer damsels due to ball-attraction, but I'll be able to perform with the ones I do acquire.



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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Mar. 8 2012 13:11:22
 
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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to Doitsujin

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ORIGINAL: Doitsujin

Looks like a camping-chair. =)

Well, good you have no pain anymore. Health is mre important than just forcing you into a stereotypical position.



Come on Doit. Please post something different. You know you want to, and we know it too

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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to XXX

quote:

ORIGINAL: Deniz

quote:

ORIGINAL: Doitsujin

Looks like a camping-chair. =)

Well, good you have no pain anymore. Health is mre important than just forcing you into a stereotypical position.



Come on Doit. Please post something different. You know you want to, and we know it too


Yeah, I am not so sure I like this new "politically correct" doit....I mean where is the old guy that always said what I felt so I did not have to say it and sound like a jerk? I mean I REALLY don't want to tell Rombsix that contraption looks gay!!!

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Mar. 8 2012 16:50:45
 
rombsix

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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to Ricardo

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I mean I REALLY don't want to tell Rombsix that contraption looks gay!!!




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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Mar. 8 2012 17:10:11
 
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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 7 2014 5:18:13
 
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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

Its looks really silly, not just the contraption but also sitting with two legs next to each other out in front like that. But form should always come after function, so if its helping you go with it
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 7 2014 9:27:35
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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

I've been using one of these for over a month now
For a decade I experienced intense episodes of pain in my back .. Leaving me unable to walk at times
Turns out I've had a hernia all that time
The support has made a huge change with noticeable benefits .. Along with some chiropractic and kinesiology work
Just playing so much more.. Great to
Be practicing more productively and positively ... Long dance classes are comfortable .. Solo gigs easier
Back and hands feel better and stronger

I guess I can always sit cross legged for shows ..

I think for anyone experiencing severe pain these supports work great for long periods with the guitar
I imagine they would have some preventative benefits as well

Maybe not everyone but 30 years of sitting cross legged really messed with my body
Never really considered to much how they look ... Beats a walking frame

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 7 2014 11:29:44
 
rombsix

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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to Guest

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Never really considered to much how they look ... Beats a walking frame




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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 8 2014 3:13:23
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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

Btw Ramzi
Thanks for your help and answering those initial questions
I'm with you on this one ..

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 8 2014 3:40:11
 
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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

Ramzi thanks for posting this.

I always find that when playing flamenco in usually cross legged position if i want to secure the guitar under my right arm it means slumping down slightly onto the guitar which is terrible for your back. At gigs I move around a lot to avoid problems but still it would be nice just to get a *little* more height in the guitar off my right thigh and a little angle in the neck so it is not parallel to the floor. It looks like I may be able to achieve this with this support, and still move around. Also this model is much more discrete (black) than the original.

Would be nice to have a support that facilitates old school position too, I have tried that with my Gitano support and it just falls off under the strain.

...so all in all looks really interesting, I'll give it a go.

BTW I found this guy's review really annoying, especially all the edits. You could do a much better job.
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 8 2014 8:08:42
 
Miguel de Maria

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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

Here is what I've been playing around with lately:

http://www.guitarandluteissues.com/methods/Heck-Holding.htm

Basically you just use a strap that's connected to the end block (I use a big suction cup that came with my Neck-Up). The strap goes over your legs and then you sit on it. It holds the guitar in a similar position to old-school flamenco. The legs are both flat on the ground. It removes any kind of twisting in the lower back and it seems to be helping. (For the last 5 years, I've been using a footstool and playing in the classical position). One modification I've used is to tape some suede on the top edge where the right arm touches the guitar. What this does is provide some friction so when I'm wearing long-sleeves (which is always at gigs), that it doesn't slide too much. It took me awhile to figure out that since I practice with bare arms and play with clothed arms, there was a difference there.

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rombsix

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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to Blondie#2

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BTW I found this guy's review really annoying, especially all the edits. You could do a much better job.




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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 8 2014 15:17:49
 
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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

Yeah I saw Diego's own promo, checked that out before ordering.
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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to Blondie#2

Well after a few months I have to say I love this guitar support, it has worked wonders for me. I get a nice position which is in between old school and modern - basically the waist of the guitar over the right thigh but with a raised neck.

Very comfortable, has helped my technique as it puts my right hand at much better angle (rasgueados are much more comfy especially) and the guitar is noticeably louder with the soundhole higher, which is more fun.

Other tall guys might want to check this out, I have used several other supports but this is easily the best for flamenco. The fact that you can quickly flip it down and play without it as demoed in the video is great too, as I like to move around a bit and change positions when playing for long periods.

So thanks for mentioning this one Ramzi.
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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to Blondie#2

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So thanks for mentioning this one Ramzi.




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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Feb. 9 2015 12:08:10
 
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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

I ordered one of these a few weeks ago, it is in the mail. I hope it works for me, Blondie, I'm not tall!

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Feb. 9 2015 14:15:42
 
rombsix

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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to Miguel de Maria

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I ordered one of these a few weeks ago, it is in the mail. I hope it works for me, Blondie, I'm not tall!


I'm 5'8" tall.

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Feb. 9 2015 21:28:36
 
Miguel de Maria

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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

Me too, it's like we're twins!

I wanted to replace my worn-out Neck-Up, which I use with my Cordoba FCWE for gigs. The FCWE is somewhat like a GK Studio, only about 2" wide (it's the one the Gipsy Kings previously were associated with). This is thinner than his normal models, and indeed, even thinner than the suction cup on my Neck-Up. When I asked Diego if his product would work, he offered to make a custom one, at no extra charge. He was very solicitous of my ideas, but I wanted him to make it according to his experience. So, I am eagerly awaiting the package, but it seems it has been a little delayed by Air Canada.

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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

Iam 5'9 (180cm) and skinny, it's impossible to get good posture and my lower back isn't happy... Iam starting to think I should get one of those things.
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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to Miguel de Maria

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ORIGINAL: Miguel de Maria
This is thinner than his normal models, and indeed, even thinner than the suction cup on my Neck-Up. When I asked Diego if his product would work, he offered to make a custom one, at no extra charge.


Yeah the suckers do overlap the edges on the upper bout of my Anders guitar, but they hold really well (better than other support suckers).
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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to rombsix

Guitars are just not ergonomic, I'm 6' and feel like I have to hunch over. I'm seriously considering one of these.....

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Sr. Martins

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RE: Video review - "GuitaRest T... (in reply to Leñador

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feel like I have to hunch over


Exactly my problem. Either hunch over or raise my legs, which gives the same result to my lower back.
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