Strap Height?
lefty01
Sep 14 2007, 04:04 AM
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Hi all.
I was wondering...how high/low do you wear your guitar strap. I'm having a hard time with this. It feels good lower, but find is more easier to play faster, and freat chords, when it is higher? Thoughts?

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Robin
Sep 14 2007, 04:07 AM
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I got it pretty high. I hate having it low. Its a living hell to play with it low and I think it looks pretty stupid when its too low.

If its easier to play fast and play chords when its high, I suppose thats the best solution tongue.gif
Either way, you'll get used to it.

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Sep 14 2007, 04:11 AM
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I have it pretty high, belly height, not so cool but it works better.

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QUOTE (MickeM @ Sep 14 2007, 03:11 AM) *
I have it pretty high, belly height, not so cool but it works better.

Yes, it is cool! smile.gif

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Owen
Sep 14 2007, 04:33 AM
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Too high and too low can both look pretty wierd.

I have mine at about mediumish height, it annoys me if its way up at my chin/touching the ground. laugh.gif

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Nick325
Sep 14 2007, 04:34 AM
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i usued to have it a little before below my stomach but i raised it a little for playing better

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Mine i keep just about at my waist.. for more complex songs i move it above my waist for easy songs with lots of breakdowns i put it lower.. depends on what your playing for me.. but never anything above the belly or below the *cough*

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It's really matter of compromise,better look or more comfort...
Sometimes I change it even during gig,put it higher a bit when there's some hard part in specific tune wink.gif

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Sep 14 2007, 09:57 AM
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i always got mine up high, real high, i can play the best that way.

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I keep my guitar high. With a face like mine looking cool is the least of my worries tongue.gif .

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I have to have my guitar up pretty high.Atleast right around or above belly button. tongue.gif laugh.gif

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There's a happy medium. And it's never the same place twice. Too high looks dumb as hell, and isnt that much easier to play. Too low and your playing goes to hell, unless you're playing korn or something. I try and go for the low side of inbetween the two, and the higher side of the middle when my playing sucks.

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like others have said, it's all about compramise. the higher i go the easier it is to play with my left but then my right arm tends to get tired. the lower i go the more my right arm relaxes but the harder it is to do complicated stuff with my left hand. You have to find a happy medium, and sometimes it will change depending on what your playing and when and what kind of guitar your using.

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I keep mine medium height smile.gif

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