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Re: any way to mute an acoustic guitar?
4/7/2008 10:40 PM
Ryan Sequeira (7665) wrote:
there's another thing you can do, although I'm sure this isn't by any means a conventional solution..
next time you're restringing, see if you can find a piece of material that's soft enough to absorb a bit of energy from the strings but not too thick, and not too big of a piece either. maybe a thin strip of rubber cut from surgical tubing or something similar.
lay it over the bridge saddle, and restring as normal, strings anchoring down the absorbent material.
this should dampen some of the strings' vibration energy going to the soundboard, and should, in theory, quiet the guitar significantly.
although like I said, this isn't a conventional solution, and probably one that not many ppl have tried, but it should work.