Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by rob8624 » Tue Dec 06, 2016 12:32 pm

I wear mine and it doesn't cause any problems.

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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by Write_Rich » Thu Dec 22, 2016 9:58 pm

I have a tungsten ring as well and wear it all the time when playing guitar without problems. I have on occasion tapped the back of the guitars neck with my ring which makes a fairly loud knocking noise but I have seen no ill effects on my guitar. Perhaps I could use this ring on guitar neck knocking technique for some sort of flamenco musical composition? Hmmmm..
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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by Erik Zurcher » Thu Dec 22, 2016 11:14 pm

I don't wear a wedding ring, but I do take off my wrist watch while playing.
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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by AndreiKrylov » Thu Dec 22, 2016 11:43 pm

Erik Zurcher wrote:I don't wear a wedding ring, but I do take off my wrist watch while playing.
Same for me, but I played so much that I lost both my ring and my watch...
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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by Luuttuaja » Wed Dec 28, 2016 12:37 am

My watch is big enough to cause some troubles unless I take it off of my left hand. I also tend to take off my wedding ring. I got married a couple of months ago, so it's not yet hard to remove it. I don't think my ring would make playing more dificult, but I want to make sure it won't scratch my guitar wood.

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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by MAK » Thu Dec 29, 2016 11:56 pm

When I'm at home, I don't wear any rings. When I go to my lesson, I wear only my wedding band and don't wear my diamond engagement ring. I feel it's a distraction. I can't get either ring on my right hand.

I played in an ensemble one semester and only wore my wedding band. My ring does not hit the guitar.

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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by Cloth Ears » Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:19 pm

Jewelry: never.

Pwned by a woman: never.

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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by Montgomery » Fri Dec 30, 2016 4:23 pm

I switched mine from the left to the right hand some years ago as I didn't like it on my fretting hand.

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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by YenVoonChin » Sat Jan 14, 2017 5:07 pm

I'm wearing on my left hand, no issue...
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Mark Clifton-Gaultier
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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by Mark Clifton-Gaultier » Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:16 pm

MAK wrote:I played in an ensemble one semester and only wore my wedding band.
Did the rest of the ensemble wear anything or was it an all-nude show?

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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by 2handband » Sun Jan 15, 2017 3:09 pm

If you are wearing a wedding ring to begin with you have already been the victim of a great tragedy. My condolences...

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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by MAK » Wed Jan 25, 2017 2:11 am

Mark Clifton-Gaultier wrote:
MAK wrote:I played in an ensemble one semester and only wore my wedding band.
Did the rest of the ensemble wear anything or was it an all-nude show?

Very funny. I should have thought before writing that remark! (lOL)

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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by Jack Douglas » Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:36 am

Watch and ring both come off when playing. I've seen too many guitar necks with ring marks and I don't want them on my new guitar.
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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by clivepics » Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:35 am

sometimes I use mine as a slide just to confuse people around me!!!

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Re: Wearing a Wedding Ring while Playing

Post by Julian Ward » Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:47 am

I haven't noticed any problem wearing one, apart from a reduction in female interest, but it took me ages to work out what a strange noise on some recordings was... it turned out to be the wrsit strap on my watch rattling during any vibrato, so I now take that off.

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