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Re: bows for guitars

hi Luis.

The basic problems are 
1) the body of the guitar gets in the way
2) the bridge for a bowable instrument really needs to be curved, so you 
access individual strings ( so the fretboard needs to be curved too) 

so the only good solutions I know are

1) a custom built instrument
2) ebow ;-)
3) there's a technique I sometimes used for bass which would work with 
guitar, only works
  for the two outside strings and not that easy to co-ordinate, but I can 
share that if you like.

has a custom instrument.

andy butler

L.A. Angulo wrote:
> Hi Gang,
> id like to start experimenting with bows which work
> better for guitars and can you spare some techniques
> string gage etc.?Although Jimmy page has been an
> inspiration i didnt find his bowing technique
> particulary exciting,any other artists out there?
> thanx!
> Luis
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