Guitar Support/Leg Rest users..Dynarette, Gitano, Efel, etc.

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Guitar Support/Leg Rest users..Dynarette, Gitano, Efel, etc.

Postby MurrayK » Tue Jan 03, 2006 11:20 am

I’ve decided to change from using a Foot Stool and am not sure which type of Guitar Support would suit me best. Do any of you have experience with any of these Guitar Supports/Leg Rests? Or perhaps you use some other type not shown here.

The “Dynarette” attracts me the most. It looks very stable, and not having to attach/un-attach suction cups would be a bonus, I think.

What do you all think? Any Dynarette, Gitano, Efel, etc. users out there? :D
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Murray

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Postby owl » Tue Jan 03, 2006 11:46 am

Hi Murray... we covered this topic a short while ago.
Check out this thread


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Guitar leg holder (lack of a known better name)
Sorry, can't get it to link... it's on page 4. :oops:
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Trystramys

Postby Trystramys » Tue Jan 03, 2006 12:07 pm

TA-DA!

here's the link:

Guitar leg holder (lack of a known better name)
http://www.classicalguitardelcamp.com/viewtopic.php?t=2147


btw, Murray, that's a good pic you arranged there; really helpful for comparisons! :D

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Postby owl » Tue Jan 03, 2006 12:11 pm

Trystramys wrote:TA-DA!

here's the link:


:oops: Thanks Trys... I knew you would help a lady in distress :roll:

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Postby Russell » Tue Jan 03, 2006 5:00 pm

Any chance Cardo or someone could move this great picture to the other thread? That would be great.


Russ :)

Maïa

Postby Maïa » Tue Jan 03, 2006 5:33 pm

Russell wrote:Any chance Cardo or someone could move this great picture to the other thread? That would be great.


Russ :)

I did it :chaud:

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Maïa

Trystramys

Postby Trystramys » Tue Jan 03, 2006 11:42 pm

owl wrote:
Trystramys wrote:TA-DA!

here's the link:


:oops: Thanks Trys... I knew you would help a lady in distress :roll:

Cheers
Owl


'tis my pleasure, m'lady! 8)

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Postby MurrayK » Wed Jan 04, 2006 12:03 am

Thanks for the info folks and to you Trystramys for the link.

I did try and do a search but I must not have picked the right key words.

OK, poor excuse...Typical Male, right under my nose and still couldn't see it. :roll:
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Postby leeman » Thu Jan 19, 2006 2:46 pm

Hi Murray K

I have used all of these products, Efel, A-frame, Dynarette, and Gitano rests and can honestly say I have returned completely to the footstool. Each guitar rest had major faults that prevented me from actually interacting with the guitar. It no longer felt like I was in control when I played using these so I returned to the footstool, which I find gives me more interaction with the instrument and greater control.

I have a wonderful wooden Aria footstool that I bought through Guitar Salon International. It has six height adjustments and is extremely strong. I am giving you this advice so you don't waste your money like I did.

Best of luck with it

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Postby MurrayK » Fri Jan 20, 2006 3:54 am

Thanks Leeman,

There are a lot of Guitarists out there who would agree with you 100%.

But the Leg Support thing really suits me. I tried out the idea using a home made Cushion first and instantly liked the way it felt.

I've recently bought an Efel Rest and I'm very pleased with it. I've just posted some more comments here: http://www.classicalguitardelcamp.com/viewtop ... 2234#32234

But good on you for taking the time to share your views. :D
Regards

Murray


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