Footstool Slope Poll

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Re: Footstool Slope Poll

Post by pogmoor » Wed Apr 22, 2009 4:35 pm

Uphill for me. Are you going to update the statistics Paul? Do you think this thread will continue until everyone on the forum has answered it :?: :lol:
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Re: Footstool Slope Poll

Post by Paul » Wed Apr 22, 2009 6:26 pm

What does Floyd's answer mean? Flat or sloped up or down?
Floyd Messina wrote:It depents on the chair I'm sitting on. If it's high, my footstool must be high for me, if the chair is low I sometimes play without a footstool.

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Re: Footstool Slope Poll

Post by Paul » Wed Apr 22, 2009 6:31 pm

UPDATED POLL RESULT

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Uphill -      |***********
Downhill -    |*****
Flat -        |*****
Unclear -     |**
Note to pogmoor: I'll stop doing the poll result once flat is in the lead :)

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Re: Footstool Slope Poll

Post by ManuelDeUsuario » Wed Apr 22, 2009 7:27 pm

Flat

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Re: Footstool Slope Poll

Post by Paul » Wed Apr 22, 2009 7:59 pm

ManuelDeUsuario wrote:Flat
Thank you, my friend.

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Re: Footstool Slope Poll

Post by GuitaristOrdinate » Wed Apr 22, 2009 10:55 pm

Slightly Uphill .

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Re: Footstool Slope Poll

Post by Paul » Thu Apr 23, 2009 4:35 am

Hi GuitaristOrdinate,
Why not introduce yourself in the Introduce Yourself section. Then you can be given an introduction and a rundown on how things works here and $1,000,000.00.

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Re: Footstool Slope Poll

Post by Sohail288 » Tue Apr 28, 2009 7:02 am

I prefer uphill but its almost parallel. I tend to not put my foot straight on the footstool though, my foot naturally wants to hang over the left edge

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Re: Footstool Slope Poll

Post by faben2005 » Wed Apr 29, 2009 7:35 pm

downhill for sure. I am tall, and lean forward into the guitar from the hips. i also feel like having the higher part of the footstool at your heel raises your leg just a bit, allowing you to use a lower footstool

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Re: Footstool Slope Poll

Post by rdc1991 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 1:27 pm

Uphill (heel lower than the toe) I have a fancy looking flat one that I used for a 3 hour gig the other day and I felt like I needed to get knee surgery after it was over. I an not sure that it was caused by the footstool, but I am making it the patsy anyways.

Rowdy

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Re: Footstool Slope Poll

Post by mjbindy » Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:55 pm

I use an uphill slope .. no option for flat.. hmmm may have to give that a try.

But, I angle my foot rest slightly to my left and have really noticed I am more comfortable.

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