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I'm a lefty but learned to play righty. (Strat with a humbucker in the bridge) In fact I don't think I could play left handed. Of course i'm screwy anyway.

I swing a bat lefty, but play golf righty. I play drums righty too but I write, eat, brush teeth etc with my left. I'm not ambidextrious at all. I just learned golf, guitar, and drums right handed.

 

Just wierd, i guess.

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I'm very confused....

 

Guitar..................Righty http://cwm.ragesofsanity.com/s/net6/laugh2.gif

Writes..................Lefty

Eats.....................Righty http://cwm.ragesofsanity.com/s/net6/scene.gif

Throws................Lefty

Golfs....................Righty http://cwm.ragesofsanity.com/s/net6/walksmil.gif

Dominant eye.....Lefty http://cwm.ragesofsanity.com/s/blackeye3/Eyecrazy.gif

Bats.....................Switch Hitter

Drinks..................Two Fisted http://cwm.ragesofsanity.com/s/net8/dazzler1.gif

Gavels..................Righty http://cwm.ragesofsanity.com/s/net8/smileydies.gif

KHANz http://cwm.ragesofsanity.com/s/net6/smile18.gif

 

 

 

This message has been edited by HANZ AND FRANZ on 02-23-2001 at 01:43 PM

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Yeah, I am seriously glad that I don't play lefty because of my serious vintage guitar snobbery. http://www.musicplayer.com/ubb/biggrin.gif If I had to go out and find lefty models of all the guitars I own... boy that would suck.

 

Tell you what freaks me out though: Bobby Womack plays lefty by taking a righty guitar and just turning it upside down. NOT stringing it upside down, I mean he plays the chords upside down. Now that's freaky! But very handy - no lefty guitars necessary!

 

'Course I found it much easier just to play righty and have done with it. http://www.musicplayer.com/ubb/smile.gif Frankly I don't get why righties play the way they do - to me, you need more coordination in your left hand anyhow.

 

--Lee

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As a left-hander, somewhere along the line in life you must accept that we live in a right-handed world. (Buncha goddamn right-handed freaks....)

 

And so, just as I learned as a child to use right-handed scissors (the left-handed scissors always sucked, and when you went to someone else's house, all they'd have were right-handed, and even at my own house, the "good" scissors were always going to be right-handed.)

 

When I first decided to learn guitar, I was very conscious of the crucial decision I had to make: left, or right. And I realized that if I played lefty, I could never pick up someone else's guitar and play it, and the stores would have 99% righty.

 

There is, of course, no "right" way to play, but if I were advising someone just learning, I'd say just make life easier and go along with how all the freaks do it.

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Yeah, I mean people told me to learn to play the wrong way, but every time I picked up a guitar I picked it up upside down. Oh and Lee there's a bunch of people who play righty guitars left handed. I just saw an incarnation of the English Beat and that's how the singer (Dave Wakeling I think) was playing.
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I'm a lefty who plays guitar left handed(who would have thought???). Most of the guitars I own are Fenders including a '62 reissue Strat, Tele Custom, Jazz Bass(all sunburst) , a Danelectro '56 U2(Commie Red), a DC Bass(Silver Sparkle), a Gibson J-160E, and a '62 Hofner 500/1 Beatle Bass reissue.
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I'm a righty who plays lefty....

 

American Standard Tele

Larrivee D02

Martin D12 12 string

Yamaha BB300 Bass

 

It's weird, because for the longest time, I trouble finding left handed instruments period! But now, they seem to be popping up quite frequently...

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