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The Ovation Lyrachord Bowl-Back vs. My Middle-Aged Spread

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Flip G, Sep 30, 2020.

  1. Flip G

    Flip G Tele-Meister

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    How to get the guitar to sit right -- girdle, liposuction, Pilates for beginners?

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  2. buster poser

    buster poser Tele-Afflicted Platinum Supporter

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    Pilates might make it worse, you're strengthening muscle under the fat. Great exercise though.

    I'd cut high-glycemic carbs and alcohol, but failing that:



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  3. regularslinky

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    I hated those bowls even when I was skinny. I'd need a concave shape now. Maybe raise it higher? Or: images.jpeg
     
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    39martind18 Friend of Leo's

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    velcro!
     
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  5. schmee

    schmee Doctor of Teleocity

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    That's the main think I disliked about my Ovation. Not quite as bad as sitting and playing a Flying Vee, but close!
    Needs some sticky tape on the back.
     
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    teletimetx Doctor of Teleocity

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    Drink more beer. If you had a bigger basketball for a beer belly, that little old guitar would just rest on top.

    Or cut a whole in the back of the guitar. Jig saw ought to do it.
     
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  7. edvard

    edvard Tele-Afflicted

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    Get a heat gun and a rubber mallet. Heat up the back and pound a reverse-bowl into it.



    Actually, don't do that, I'm just kidding. Seriously.
     
  8. SixStringSlinger

    SixStringSlinger Friend of Leo's

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    I couldn't get that build of guitar to sit right even as a skinny teenager.

    I'm still pretty skinny now, and experience hasn't proven much help, either.
     
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    If you have a knife,shop vac and a straw you can do home liposuction*!

    *seriously don’t do this
     
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  10. Flip G

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    Holy cow! I had no idea somebody had attacked the problem and found a solution. Necessity truly is the mother of invention.
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