Lap Slide Guitar

Posted by Greg on Tue, 09/25/01 - 03:13:47.
In Reply to Aroundabout Sound

I am interested in buying a lap slide guitar. I don't know if any of you are familiar with Ben Harper's style of playing this type of guitar, but this is what I want. Anyone know of any good places to get one?

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Re: Lap Slide Guitar

I've been looking for a lap slide guitar too. However I can't afford a Weissenborn original since they are antiques and cost up to and above $3,000 and the Asher model, which is an acoustic/electric model made with Ben in mind, costs about $2,000. However, Superior makes an affordable lap slide in the style of the Weissenborn starting at around $700-800 and I saw that Guitar Center carries 2 models of lapslide guitars both under $600.

Re: Lap Slide Guitar

I just saw Greg's posting about wanting a lap slide guitar, while in search of a good lap slide guitar. I love ben harper's music, and I am really interestind in learning to play a lap slide guitar. If anyone has info. please send it to me. I know you can buy a lap guitar/skateboard on ben's site.. hehe. His electric lap slide guitar was made by an Australian company....

Re: Lap Slide Guitar

Hey Greg,
Don't know if you have had any follow ups but Ben Harper plays a Weisenbaum electric slide guitar I think.
Happy slidin'

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