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User with slide guitar on lap
User with slide guitar on lap

User plays slide guitar
User plays slide guitar

The user slides the slide on the guitar strings (close-up)
The user slides the slide on the guitar strings (close-up)

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Musik - slide guitar

Slide guitar – opportunity to play guitar for person who uses a wheelchair and has impaired hand function

Description
The user plays on a Dobro slide guitar. The guitar sits on his lap. He uses a shot glass that sits on the thumb of his left hand as a slide and slides it against the guitar strings.

Authors comments
The guitar can be tuned to different open chords. The user has slides made of glass, aluminum, and brass to get different sounds. A basic course for slide and Dobro is available on DVD and can be purchased in well-stocked music stores. You can also find tips on Youtube.

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The user

Tip is dated from 2008

Categories for this tip
recreation, leisure » music, Tips and tricks from people with Low tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C7- Th1, ASIA A, B).

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