What is the most comfortable body shape to play in the classic position?

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  1. adrinalino

    adrinalino Member

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    What is the most comfortable body shape to play in the classic position ?

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  2. Pscheoverdrive

    Pscheoverdrive Silver Supporting Member

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    A Randy Rhoads-style V.:hide2
     
  3. FredZepp

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    As far as a solidbody electric... I do tend to hold my Fender Prodigy (kind of a a superstrat type) in that position a bit when playing seated...

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  4. Lance

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    Strat, of course.
     
  5. magicaxeman

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    Les pauls and PRS in my experience, thats the position I always used to play in when sitting and I found those two guitars the most comfortable.
     
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    ef_in_fla Member

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    Who sits like that?
     
  7. iambloomsurf

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    I'm a rather large guy at 6'8", so I tend to play all my guitars like this... Anything to get the nut away from my body a little bit.

    Either that, or I tune my Jaguar baritone to standard and play that. Nothing in this world was made for people over 6'4". Haha.
     
  8. paranoid70

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    Removing that watch would really help.
     
  9. Virtual Pariah

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    V's are very comfortable to play in that position.
     
  10. Rod

    Rod Tone is Paramount Supporting Member

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    If you want to sit like that I'd get a Flying V
     
  11. AaeCee

    AaeCee Member

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    Yup. No contest. But just be aware that the neck is out there in another time zone.
     
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    _jt_ Member

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    I'm not sure that it is appropriate to... oh wait! You meant guitars!

    Well back in Soviet Union, classical guitar body plays YOU!
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  14. GAD

    GAD Wubbalubbadubdub

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    I play all my guitars in classical position when sitting. I have since a few years ago when I had shoulder surgery. I really think it's much more natural.
     
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    What if you are wearing a tight skirt?:omg
     
  16. Multi Angle Vise

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    Another vote for Flying V.
     
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    Yeah, Prodigy!:bow
     
  18. SUBmariner

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    Mosrite, obviously.

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  19. mwhy

    mwhy Supporting Member

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    klein electric or one of the ergonomic "based on" models by Forshage, Canton, Koll, Curtis, etc.
     

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