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Leg Cushion 

Hello to everyone and anyone reading this. My first post here, so thanks for your time.

Long story, short:

I'm looking for a leg cushion similar to the Dynarette (, but that will fit comfortably on the outer leg. It would have to be less of an incline than the one I already have, now.

Longer story, not short:

As a classical guitarist, I played for a long time using a footstool, but my hip became a bit of a problem...and the Dynarette was a very effective alternative. A wrist injury made the solo playing I was used to on a nylon string guitar a thing of the past. Rather than stew about it, I put all of my focus on the electric guitar. Thinner neck.

I recently bought an excellent semi-hollow body. Plays everything well...including jazz, which is a primary focus, now. I love this guitar, but the body is too wide to sit comfortably between my legs, as I do with all of my guitars. And I'm having trouble with my left rotator cuff, which is making reaches around the nut a little painful.

(Are you getting the picture that my body's starting to "feel the years"...?)

So I'm looking for a lower profile leg cushion to sit on the outer leg. As is, I'm using my old footstool or crossing my leg. This raises the guitar to a height I'm comfortable with.

I see a lot of great flamenco players using their outer leg. I can't hold that crossed leg for very long, though. So I'm hoping someone can steer me towards a cushion alternative.

Thanks, again, for your time.

  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Sep. 12 2020 18:10:38

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RE: Leg Cushion (in reply to gitapik


What about guitar supports? Numerous have been reviewed here.



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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Sep. 13 2020 9:53:06

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RE: Leg Cushion (in reply to gitapik


So I'm hoping someone can steer me towards a cushion alternative.

Have you not tried the traditional flamenco posture? Now I am old and fat I also have adapted it’s benefits. Feet flat, straight back, easy access to upper positions etc.


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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Sep. 14 2020 13:58:30


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RE: Leg Cushion (in reply to gitapik

A professional performer in my local area recommended the brand called Flanger. I got the model FA-80S for my practice guitar. Works great and was cheaper than the similar Dynarette. I found it on eBay. I also use Sagework Guitar Support on another guitar.
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Oct. 4 2020 3:33:44
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