Putting A Strap Button On My Lute

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Re: Putting A Strap Button On My Lute

Post by amezcua » Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:35 pm

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Re: Putting A Strap Button On My Lute

Post by AndreiKrylov » Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:37 pm

on my lute I have two strap buttons...
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Re: Putting A Strap Button On My Lute

Post by amezcua » Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:40 pm

On lutes that have a strap I mostly see one end at the bottom and the other tied to the tuner end. Does that balance better than a button at the body/neck joint? What angle is best for the player ? Is it more vertical than a classical guitar ?

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Re: Putting A Strap Button On My Lute

Post by AndreiKrylov » Sun Apr 22, 2018 2:06 pm

amezcua wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:40 pm
On lutes that have a strap I mostly see one end at the bottom and the other tied to the tuner end. Does that balance better than a button at the body/neck joint? What angle is best for the player ? Is it more vertical than a classical guitar ?
for guitar or lute a strap at end at the bottom and the other tied to the tuner end - not stable.
But also lute (because of its shape) is not too stable on strap by definition.
mine is at the body/neck joint. It works fine for me.
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Re: Putting A Strap Button On My Lute

Post by amezcua » Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:22 pm

Thankyou Andrei for a very useful tip .

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