#1
I always grab my guitars by the neck, off my guitar rack, is it at all bad for the guitar?
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#3
Only if you're capable of squeezing so hard that the neck shatters. You'll be fine, that's how most people do it.
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#4
i dont see how it would be. maybe if you held it horizontally by the neck so that the body was just in the air by itself. that would probably be bad. but i usually grab my guitar by the neck down near where it joins with the body. just feels safer when i do that.
#6
where else would you grab it? I'd say as long as you're not holding it horizontal than you're fine
#7
Nope, you're not allowed to touch a guitar neck.
Guitar is the kind of instrument where you just look at it and it plays itself.

Yeah, it should be fine. Unless you're holding it like a big sledge hammer or something.
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#8
No. You are only allowed to pick it up and hold it by the B string. Anything else is against the Church and will result in excommunication.
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#9
Well, an electrig probably could, but I don't know about an acoutrig.
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Yes. You can get away with it. Just burn your clothes and shred your receipts afterwards. You don't want the fuzz's eyes on you so quickly afterwards, so you may have to hang low for a couple days. But this is a good thing. You can finally get to meeting the community and enhancing your personal life. God knows your years over-due. It's about time you used some of those social skills you've been practicing with the audio tapes you bought. Haha, if I had a dollar for every audio tape you bought at a garage sale and didn't listen to! Ha! So back on topic, after a few days of bonding with the community the bluecoats won't be as suspcicious and you should be able to move back into your pad. PM me if you have any other questions about picking up guitars or guitar accessories.
#12
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nah dude your guitar will be fine dont do anything different

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No. You are only allowed to pick it up and hold it by the B string. Anything else is against the Church and will result in excommunication.



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man i almost died reading that

thats how i always do grab my guitars, you'll be fine
#14
uh if this is for real...its just a sign of disrespect to grab someone else's guitar by the neck alone. its ok, nay expected that you disrespect your own gear every great guitarists gear is rediculously beat up.
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#15
just dont grab a guitar by its balls (The Wangcaster anyone?) and you should be fine. And please, DONT pick it up by the strap alone....*swing*...*smash*
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#16
i hope not or i'm going to guitar hell
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#17
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just dont grab a guitar by its balls (The Wangcaster anyone?) and you should be fine. And please, DONT pick it up by the strap alone....*swing*...*smash*


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#18
It's alright, i always pick my guitar by the neck (randomly; sometimes i pick it near the body, other times near the headstock...).
My brother also picks up his bass by the neck.

If you're concerned about it, and your guitar has a strat-like body, you can pick it up by one of the "horns/wings/whatever-you-call-those-things-that-come-up-from-the-body".

Also, there are some Ibanez guitars that have a handle carved in the body.
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#19
I honestly don't think there is ANY bad way to pick up a guitar.  Most electric guitars are made from rock solid woods so unless your windmilling it by the neck for hours there is no WRONG way to pick up a guitar.
#20
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