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05-20-2011 06:16 PM
Re: Open back on S body

Honestly, I think it's because other guitars have a recessed back cover, unlike the S series.
05-19-2011 11:18 AM
Re: Open back on S body

Yep. I've started leaving the covers off of mine.It's just waaaayyyy more convenient!
05-19-2011 11:01 AM
Re: Open back on S body

Yup, easy access. I leave the trem cover off all my guitars.
05-19-2011 03:30 AM
Re: Open back on S body

and it's not an exclusive on the S model only, it applies to any guitar with springs in the back.
05-19-2011 02:52 AM
Re: Open back on S body

Originally Posted by JerseyTrash View Post
Do you find the instrument is more resonant that way?
I've tried both and it really makes no difference imho - you can pull and snap on the springs to get some weird skronk guitar sounds...but as others have said, it's not about tone - it's really all about easy access...
05-18-2011 11:01 PM
Re: Open back on S body

Originally Posted by EL-CeeDee View Post
Easy access
This ^
05-18-2011 09:05 PM
Re: Open back on S body

Couldn't find the screws to put the cover back on
05-17-2011 04:03 AM
Re: Open back on S body

It's more about laziness than anything else, at least for me it is.
05-17-2011 03:11 AM
Re: Open back on S body

Easy access
05-17-2011 01:38 AM
Open back on S body

I've seen a lot of guitarists do this, but I never understood why. I can't make out any difference.

Do any of you play with the back panel open? Why? Do you find the instrument is more resonant that way?

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