Super Solo Guitar Concert & Revolutionary Guitar Lesson

 

Holding your guitar, Chapter Three on the DVD - Update, Strap button placement

1. Lower strap button placement is almost always on the sides at the center of the tail block

2.Strap button, upper bout, placement is often placed in one of these three locations

   A. Side above the heal, most common:

B. Also on the heal or heal cap (back of the guitar on the heal)

C. Lower part of the heal at an angle, my favorite:

 

3. However, my favorite location is here, at the bottom side of the heal (above two pictures).

           

Here are my reasons for this: 

A. When holding your guitar you should tilt the head up to about a 56 degree angle (note full holding picture,   and/or chapter four of the DVD Easy Guitar Now. Now your nose is directly above the neck/body joint. If you have strap button in this position, it will be a straight pull on the strap and it will be secure. However, in other positions, especially position number one (the most popular position), the strap will pull off of the button and you can drop your guitar. This is especially true when the strap becomes used and will slip off the button easily.

B. Guitars are often head-heavy and will ba