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You don't need to glue anything to the guitar, just put a thin strip of
rubber, maybe 6 inches wide, across your knee will prevent the guitar from
>I just picked up an Ovation Ultra Deluxe super-shallow-bowl,
>and am having problems keeping it in my lap while playing.
>Does anyone have a any suggestions for preventing the slippage?
>I'm thinking of attaching some kind of foam-rubber lining or
>something non-skid to the bottom of the guitar, but I'm not
>sure. I not thrilled with the idea of glueing something to
>the guitar, 'cuz how do I then remove it to replace it?
Well, I've had my Ultra Deluxe SS for several months now and I have
found that the only thing that helps is putting a strap adjusted in
rather tight. I know thats not a great fix, but I think its better than
glueing something to the guitar.
Does it not have a roughened patch at the bottom of the bowl where it rests
on your thigh? My legend does and it is usually OK. One way to fix your
problem would be to buy some double-sided tape and cut a piece from a car
rubber mat and attach the rubber to the guitar that way. When you sell it
just take the tape off and wash the remains of the glue off with warm water
and some detergent. I don't like the feel of the strap.
: >>I just picked up an Ovation Ultra Deluxe super-shallow-bowl,
: >>and am having problems keeping it in my lap while playing.
: >>Does anyone have a any suggestions for preventing the slippage?
: >>I'm thinking of attaching some kind of foam-rubber lining or
: >>something non-skid to the bottom of the guitar, but I'm not
: >>sure. I not thrilled with the idea of glueing something to
: >>the guitar, 'cuz how do I then remove it to replace it?
: >>Any ideas?
3M sells roll material for surfaces like stairs and such. It is sold
at just about any hardware store. It comes in two varieties black and
grey, with the grey being a little more flexible and not quite as
rough. It has a pressure sensitive (sticky) back. You could cut it to
any shape you wanted. It comes in three widths and is sold by the foot.
You shouldn't have great difficulties getting it off if you decided
you didn't like it.
It's much worse with the big bowls. The Super Shallow guys are a
lot easier to hold steady, IMO.
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: I just picked up an Ovation Ultra Deluxe super-shallow-bowl,
: and am having problems keeping it in my lap while playing.
: Does anyone have a any suggestions for preventing the slippage?
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I renounce seeming clever now..."
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from "The Name of the Rose"
My old guitar teacher had a piece of velcro on the bottom of his ovation. I
would also guess that glues would not be too much of a problem with the
fibreglass body (no veneer to remove). I have a shallow bowl celebrity and
have had no problems, i just hold it in place with my right elbow.
That's strong words from a man who admits to having a Seagull! :-)
All joking aside, I would never want to take something like a 1962
Gibson Humminbird on stage at a club. I would spend the whole night
just watching to make sure nobody would get grimy, theive-like hands on
>That Dave Adams.. for a butt head he's a real nice guy!
>Anybody wanna help me finish a list of Ovation players? I'll start with:
>Al Di Meola
What about me?
As for the slipping problem - hey, hasn't anybody heard of a thing called a
guitar strap - the leather/material thing you hook onto a guitar and the hang
it round your neck/shoulders?
: Anybody wanna help me finish a list of Ovation players? I'll start with:
: Al Di Meola
: Glen Campbell
: Joan Armatrading....
A waste of our collective time, if you'll pardon my bluntness.
First, Ovation has done this, in a flier that shows what looks to be a
hundred or so players who use Ovations. (Check with your dealer; and
they may use this list in advertisements...I would.)
Second, those who hate Ovation and talk about it's "rubber-bandy" or
"plasticky" sound will not be swayed.
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Me (Model 1763 single cutaway classical - awesome axe!)
P.S. Mine doesn't slip off my lap as long as I sit upright; if I try to lounge back on the sofa
>>Anybody wanna help me finish a list of Ovation players? I'll start with:
>>Al Di Meola
: Al Di Meola
: Glen Campbell
: Joan Armatrading....
Stephen Lau | Takamine EF-341-EC
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I don't know. I'd have to say get a full bodied Ovation. Just has so
much nicer tone.
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here a list of Professionals who use Ovations in one way or other, this
list was supplied to me by a friend who has ties with Ovation(that another
story for another time.
Michal Wilton - Queensryche Adrian Vendenburg - Whitesnake
Chris DeGarmo - " Jeff Watson
Phil Collen - Def Leppard Nancy Wilson - Heart
Joe Elliott - " Duane Allen - Oak Ridge Boys
Vivian Campbell - " Dave Amato
Rick Savage - " Joan Armatrading
Jon Bon Jovi David Brown - Billy Joel
Jack Blades - Damn Yankees Bulletboys
Tommy Shaw - Damn Yankees Glen Cambell
Brian May - Queen John Chiodini - Natalie Cole
Roy Clark Seal
Kevin Cronin - REO Speedwagon Michael Bolton
Steve DeMarichi - Alias Steve Brown - Trixter
Steve Sutton Cheap Trick
Elliot Easton Larry Coryell
Roger Fisher - Alias Melissa Etheridge
Lee Greenwood Michael Fath
Frank Hannon - Telsa Lita Ford
Robert Fripp Gary Hoey
David Gilmour - Pink Floyd Matthias Jabs - Scorpions
Adrian Legg Mick Jagger
Alex Liefson - Rush Davey Johnstone - Elton John
Mick Mars - Motley Crue Mark Knopfler
Dave Mason Johhny Law - Brunette
Steve Morse John Lodge - Moody Blues
Vince Neil - Motley Crue George Michael
David Rhoades - Peter Gabriel Mark Miller - Sawyer Brown
Kenny Rodgers & Band Mind Funk
Aldo Nova Dave "Snake" Sabo - Skid Row
Eddie Rabbitt Terry Ree
Richie Samboro - Jon Bon Jovi Graham Russell - Air Supply
Michael Schenker Salty Dogs
Rudoulf Schenker - Scorpions Steve Stevens
Al Stewart Mark Slaughter
The Cure Billy Squier
Warrant Ted Nugent
Peter White - Al Stewart The Kinks
The Outlaws Tommy Williams
Aaron Tippin Vinnie Zummo
I sure there are others, and no I not connect with Ovation or Kaman, but I
sure love my Ovation.