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Re: I need some advice from open tapers...
« Reply #30 on: January 16, 2019, 09:30:01 PM »
It's  gotta be something great for me to stealth standing for hours. Not even sure I can do it now. Better be worth it.
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Re: I need some advice from open tapers...
« Reply #31 on: January 16, 2019, 11:56:42 PM »
Standing for 8 hours at festivals is hard.  My legs and back are hating it by the 3rd day  but if I want to record from the sweet spot I will do it.

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Re: I need some advice from open tapers...
« Reply #32 on: January 17, 2019, 02:28:37 PM »
It's  gotta be something great for me to stealth standing for hours. Not even sure I can do it now. Better be worth it.

Standing for 8 hours at festivals is hard.  My legs and back are hating it by the 3rd day  but if I want to record from the sweet spot I will do it.

This has actually become a huge problem for me these says. I can tape a show or two each night but my back and feet really hurts after that. Tried different shoes. Tried to move around between the bands. It doesn't help. This is very unfortunate as a stealth taper.
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Re: I need some advice from open tapers...
« Reply #33 on: January 17, 2019, 05:44:58 PM »
It's  gotta be something great for me to stealth standing for hours. Not even sure I can do it now. Better be worth it.

Standing for 8 hours at festivals is hard.  My legs and back are hating it by the 3rd day  but if I want to record from the sweet spot I will do it.

This has actually become a huge problem for me these says. I can tape a show or two each night but my back and feet really hurts after that. Tried different shoes. Tried to move around between the bands. It doesn't help. This is very unfortunate as a stealth taper.

Advil or Aleve helps  :headphones:

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Re: I need some advice from open tapers...
« Reply #34 on: January 17, 2019, 06:16:54 PM »
Don't skimp on quality insoles for your shoes! Even consider getting custom orthotics if that might improve things?
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Re: I need some advice from open tapers...
« Reply #35 on: January 18, 2019, 11:44:31 AM »
Three major back surgeries mean I do best seated. Which is the case 80% of the time
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Re: I need some advice from open tapers...
« Reply #36 on: January 18, 2019, 01:56:09 PM »
I couldn't stand at shows but I can now! How, you ask?
I lost 75 lbs and started to work out. Even at 66 there is hope :-)
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Re: I need some advice from open tapers...
« Reply #37 on: January 18, 2019, 01:57:17 PM »
but if I want to record from the sweet spot I will do it.

What he said ^^^
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Re: I need some advice from open tapers...
« Reply #38 on: January 18, 2019, 02:37:21 PM »
I couldn't stand at shows but I can now! How, you ask?
I lost 75 lbs and started to work out. Even at 66 there is hope :-)

Right on Ed.   :cheers:  Glad you are doing well my friend.

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Re: I need some advice from open tapers...
« Reply #39 on: January 18, 2019, 04:59:05 PM »
Awesome Ed.
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Re: I need some advice from open tapers...
« Reply #40 on: January 19, 2019, 02:31:10 PM »
Even consider getting custom orthotics if that might improve things?

This is a actually a great idea which I will look more into. Thanks.


I couldn't stand at shows but I can now! How, you ask?
I lost 75 lbs and started to work out. Even at 66 there is hope :-)

This is the way to go, Ed. Impressive. I'm happy for you. 😎
« Last Edit: January 19, 2019, 02:33:46 PM by TheMetalist »
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Re: I need some advice from open tapers...
« Reply #41 on: January 19, 2019, 09:56:42 PM »
How to stand right is the art. This is one of the basics interest of yoga, martial arts or chi kung. It should be great opportunity to practice right standing when recording.

The right position is about finding a balance. We all have imbalances in our bodies, everybody somewhere else. We can find it and balance it. Of course, you are doing this step by step. We're changing details that are tiny. But several of these details together can radically improve the whole. (haha, here is the similarity with post-processing).

If you stand for a long time, I would encourage you to go to ask to yoga or martial art group. The stand itself is very interesting and effective, there is no need to do complicated exercises. If you find the competent teacher, he will be happy to give you instruction for the right stand. You do not have to go to the group often, he'll give you instructions and just come once in a while.  Do not be afraid, you are not limited by anything or even your weight. Patience is needed. You can find out how to stand without pain for a very long time.

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TheMetalist and Dapsy, I didn't know that you are standing so long. If you have pain, please, be careful.
Ed, great to hear that you can stand for long time.

P.P.S.:
Our yoga teacher told us about Kung fu training in China. Before the Kung fu master begins to teach you, he will let you stand for many, many hours. Then he tries you to kick you in the belly. If you do not move he will accept you for the teaching. This means that you have managed your imbalances in your body and you have stable standing position.

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Re: I need some advice from open tapers...
« Reply #42 on: January 20, 2019, 04:33:34 AM »
I couldn't stand at shows but I can now! How, you ask?
I lost 75 lbs and started to work out. Even at 66 there is hope :-)

That's very impressive! I'm glad you are doing so well! 😀
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