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edgor67
Sep 17 2007, 08:53 AM
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I just returned from a business trip and I have'nt played sice last Monday. My fingers are going soft. I'll get back into it tonight watching the Yankees beat the Red Sox (keep hope alive).

Anyone have a good recommendation for a portable guitar? I have to be able to put it in a Sea Bag and travel via helo. It has to be small but usable.

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Muris Varajic
Sep 17 2007, 09:03 AM
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There's a topic in Gear board I believe.
It's not regular guitar ,just neck with 7 frets and strings.
Look around,it's called Shredneck. wink.gif

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edgor67
Sep 17 2007, 10:50 AM
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QUOTE (muris @ Sep 17 2007, 04:03 AM) *
There's a topic in Gear board I believe.
It's not regular guitar ,just neck with 7 frets and strings.
Look around,it's called Shredneck. wink.gif



I purchased one of those. They are unable to be tuned. I couldn't understand how you can practice riffs witout being able to tune the devise.

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Muris Varajic
Sep 17 2007, 11:02 AM
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QUOTE (edgor67 @ Sep 17 2007, 11:50 AM) *
I purchased one of those. They are unable to be tuned. I couldn't understand how you can practice riffs witout being able to tune the devise.

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No,you can't practice on it. smile.gif
But you can have your fingers in shape without carrying real guitar on trip.
It's more like warmup tool and will avoid soft fingers.
I use it a lot and I'm not a rookie tho. smile.gif

QUOTE (edgor67 @ Sep 17 2007, 09:53 AM) *
I just returned from a business trip and I have'nt played sice last Monday. My fingers are going soft. I'll get back into it tonight watching the Yankees beat the Red Sox (keep hope alive).

Anyone have a good recommendation for a portable guitar? I have to be able to put it in a Sea Bag and travel via helo. It has to be small but usable.

Cheers,

g


Almost to forgot,I think I saw guitar which can be closed in half,like laptop.
Not sure of brand,try google it. smile.gif

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Sep 17 2007, 11:04 AM
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Martin makes one.

It looks pretty cool,

And it's a Martin, so you know you're getting a Quality guitar.

http://www.zzounds.com/item--DAVGBPC

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Muris Varajic
Sep 17 2007, 11:16 AM
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QUOTE (Slammer @ Sep 17 2007, 12:04 PM) *
Martin makes one.

It looks pretty cool,

And it's a Martin, so you know you're getting a Quality guitar.

http://www.zzounds.com/item--DAVGBPC


Oh yeah,this small thing might do the job as well!! smile.gif

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mattacuk
Sep 17 2007, 04:03 PM
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Hell, if Muris uses a shred neck that good enough reason for me to buy one laugh.gif

Maybe Muris, you could get a sponsorship deal from them? biggrin.gif

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Muris Varajic
Sep 17 2007, 06:42 PM
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QUOTE (mattacuk @ Sep 17 2007, 05:03 PM) *
Hell, if Muris uses a shred neck that good enough reason for me to buy one laugh.gif

Maybe Muris, you could get a sponsorship deal from them? biggrin.gif



I'm already endorsed by them but that's not the main reason to try it. biggrin.gif
Many players use it,not just me... wink.gif

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mattacuk
Sep 17 2007, 06:56 PM
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It does look good, i mean i could take it everywhere - maybe even shred when im fishing laugh.gif

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Muris Varajic
Sep 17 2007, 07:12 PM
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QUOTE (mattacuk @ Sep 17 2007, 07:56 PM) *
It does look good, i mean i could take it everywhere - maybe even shred when im fishing laugh.gif


laugh.gif laugh.gif
New style,fish-shred!! laugh.gif

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Well here's a semi related story, as some of you might now, I'm currently serving in the Israeli army, and in boot camp, having no access to a guitar I practiced fingering on the grip of my M16, it really resembels a fretboard lol

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its like playing guitar and shooting someone at the same time. Every mans dream hehe

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Sep 18 2007, 06:36 AM
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QUOTE (Slammer @ Sep 17 2007, 06:04 AM) *
Martin makes one.

It looks pretty cool,

And it's a Martin, so you know you're getting a Quality guitar.

http://www.zzounds.com/item--DAVGBPC


Oh the old backpacker laugh.gif
I won this thing years ago at a guitar store,its not so great.I guess the fact u can take it along with and actually play unlike the shredneck is a cool plus but,it has a very little sound and is almost impossabile to get comfortable to play.Worth looking into though smile.gif And also they are not made in usa like most martins are these are made in mexico

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Sep 18 2007, 07:15 AM
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QUOTE (shredmandan @ Sep 18 2007, 01:36 AM) *
Oh the old backpacker laugh.gif
I won this thing years ago at a guitar store,its not so great.I guess the fact u can take it along with and actually play unlike the shredneck is a cool plus but,it has a very little sound and is almost impossabile to get comfortable to play.Worth looking into though smile.gif And also they are not made in usa like most martins are these are made in mexico


GMC'ers and Shalom to the IS Army.

I'm goin with the Martin nylon string backpacker. It should fit in my duffel bag and I"ll surround it with skivvies to keep it save. Thanks for your input. It is fun to read the creative juices of ya'all.

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