Anyone seen him play with this thing before? I love the drawing of the guy using it haha.


Patent number: 4656917
Filing date: Jul 30, 1985
Issue date: Apr 14, 1987
Inventor: Edward L. Van Halen
Primary Examiner: David Warren

A supporting device for stringed musical instruments, for example, guitars, banjos, mandolins and the like, is disclosed. The supporting device is constructed and arranged for supporting the musical instrument on the player to permit total freedom of the player's hands to play the instrument in a completely new way, thus allowing the player to create new techniques and sounds previously unknown to any player. The device, when in its operational position, has a plate which rests upon the player's leg leaving both hands free to explore the musical instrument as never before. Because the musical instrument is arranged perpendicular to the player's body, the player has maximum visibility of the instrument's entire playing surface.
yeah lol, he's like "WAAAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa"
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i dont really think there is anything you could do with that thing that you couldnt do normally. kinda pointless i guess. unless maybe your that blind guy from roadhouse that plays that way normally. jeff healey i think.