DIY Classical guitar strap (with a Murata) for playing standing

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DIY Classical guitar strap (with a Murata) for playing standing

Post by pedram.moss » Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:02 pm

Hey guys I just started learning classical guitar two years ago, been using these forums a lot for tips/advice, so thank you all! This is my first post.

Since starting to play I noticed after 30 or so minutes of practice my back would get sore. I think it's related to the twisting of the spine. I saw many ideas from previous posts about using a strap / playing standing- not going to rehash all the advantages/disadvantages. John Jarvie's standing set-up looked very cool to me but I didn't know how to make what he made.

I ended up putting something together with the bottom of my Murata, a normal guitar strap, old belt, and the pre-installed strap attachment on the body of my La Patrie guitar. It's pretty solid and doesn't move around much. Not the prettiest, but maybe it will give others ideas and thought it might be worth sharing.

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Re: DIY Classical guitar strap (with a Gitano) for playing standing

Post by Erik Zurcher » Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:17 pm

Hello pedram.moss and welcome to Delcamp forum! Enjoy yourself and see you around!

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Re: DIY Classical guitar strap (with a Murata) for playing standing

Post by hesson11 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:26 pm

Pretty clever, if not the ultimate in simplicity!

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Re: DIY Classical guitar strap (with a Murata) for playing standing

Post by Paul Cezanne » Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:49 pm

That's awesome.

The Murata is a great all purpose guitar clamp! See viewtopic.php?f=71&t=125249

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