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kraftboy

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WHITE

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Martin Backpacker players -
GO STRAPLESS! 
This listing is for one WHITE Compadre Travel Guitar Stabilizer 
( NO GUITAR INCLUDED )

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The Compadre Travel Guitar Stabilizer is a super-lightweight attachment                                                    
that slips on in seconds and gives you the option of playing without a guitar strap.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Whether sitting in front of a campfire or on the edge of your hotel bed, this elegantly simple device                                                           
will make your Backpacker Travel Guitar handle like a traditional acoustic guitar. It also packs away                                                                      
comfortably in the guitar's gig bag and has a dedicated bungee loop for suspending the instrument                                                           
on a wall hook, tree branch, etc.                                                                                                                                                             

 LIGHTWEIGHT - only 6 ounces!
 DURABLE
 WATERPROOF
 FUNCTIONAL
 ATTRACTIVE
 AFFORDABLE                                                                  
                                                                                                     

Now you can have a seat and enjoy hours of strapless comfort and convenience wherever you are.
                                                                                                                                                                        
The Compadre Travel Guitar Stabilizer makes the world's coolest "get-away guitar" even cooler! (IMO)                                  

kraftboy 
                                                                                                                                                                        

  Fits only Martin Backpacker guitars - all models - LEFT or RIGHT hand orientation    ( leave message for LEFT handed model  )

  Free Shipping to anywhere in the U.S.     $7.00 International Shipping

  This Listing is for one White  Compadre Travel Guitar Stabilizer   Patent Pending / made in USA / kraftboy / 2011
 
video demos

          

How to use a Compadre Travel Guitar Stabilizer


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some customer comments ....

Just received my Compadre in the Post today..it is so terrific, that I have ordered another 2 from you ( one for my nylon Backpacker, and a "spare" )...makes playing so much easier, and balances the guitar beautifully...fantastic design, so light, and yet "works" perfectly...guitar does actually sound better, too !...thank you so much for a wonderful product!!
Rosemary, from Australia

Wow is all I can say! I got my Woody Compadre yesterday. Bill was so nice in working and coordinating with me to have it sent to a different address I would be at in a few days. The Woody makes a huge difference. My BP no longer wobbles all over the place. I play classical and with my dynarette cushion my BP is now enjoyable to play. It looks beautiful too. Thanks again Bill for a great product and excellent customer service!
Sarah

Hello Bill,
Thanks for your email. I would love to give you some feedback on the Compadre. I love it!!! Ever since I purchased my backpacker many years ago, my one complaint is that I could only play it standing up with the strap. I even told people I was going to get a old beat up guitar and trace out the backpacker shape and then cut it out so I could insert it into the full size guitar shape to be able to sit and play it!... You have done it! You created a product that I have been dreaming of for years. I have been so happy with it. It attaches in seconds, it is light yet strong and fits in my backpacker guitar case for travel but most importantly .... it works!!! I have told everyone and every guitar store I find. Great product and invention. Keep up the great work.
Sincerely,
Andrew Ouellette

I love it! Perfect design because now it sits just perfectly - so it's more enjoyable to play but still retains it's coolness 
Life is short.....Wag hard  ~  Shelly 3

Hey Bill,
  I had discussed the backpacker with a professional musician turned guitar store owner
prior to receiving either the backpacker or the stabilizer. He mentioned that he had
owned a backpacker and found it too difficult to play because of it's dimensions and
consequently gave it away.  I received the backpacker 2 days prior to receiving the stabilizer
and confirmed his sentiments.
  Upon receiving the stabilizer, I looked at it and wondered, "what the heck". However, once
I installed it, I thought what a simple and wonderful device.  I immediately walked to the
guitar shop and showed it to Chad (owner). He played it, and stated "damn, why didn't I think
this". He will probably be ordering another backpacker. It's a great product which makes
the backpacker complete. Without the stabilizer, I also would probably have given the guitar
away.  Now my wife wants one as a practice unit since both the backpacker and stabilizer are feather light.
sincerely,
Florentino

I received the Compadre yesterday and it was what I was expecting. I found
out about your site on a website devoted to Martin Backpacker Guitars, I do
not
recall the actual website - it was talking about the evolution of the guitar
and mention your device and another company that made a clear plastic device
achieving the same results.  The other company was listed as on eBay but
when I searched it was no longer available.
I am pleased as I was wanting a way to play my Backpacker on my lap without
the strap.

I wish you the best of luck with your business.

Sincerely,
Ted Bullens


The Youtube videos is where I really found the best selling features  and
how the compadre made the backpacker guitar a much more enjoyable guitar to
play.The guitar itself being so small and light is very frustrating to use
and the compadre gives it the necessary stabilization.
 Thanks for making this product available.
  Bob  ............... ( this testimonial was sent BEFORE Bob even received it )

The Compadre is all that much more then I expected. The  shape and design and
use of light weight material is a perfect enhancement for the Backpacker
Guitar.It is a well made and durable and it fits perfectly on the guitar in
or out of it's carry bag. Thanks to the ingenious design of the Compadre the
guitar is no longer a frustrating
clumsy instrument that I'm sure many people have  given up playing and are
gathering dust in one of there closets.
 I can now sit and play the guitar without struggling to find a position of
comfort. The low price and quality of the Compadre make it make it even more
desirable and a perfect
accessory for the Martin backpacker Guitar.
I would be honored if you use my comments to let others like myself be able
to utilize there guitars with this fantastic product.
Feel free to use my comments to help you promote the sales of the
Compadre...I'm a retired Electrical tech. who  is enjoying those senior
years with my love of guitar playing.
Good luck with this fine product.
 Bob     ...................... (after he received it )

Pretty neat idea. I would think anyone who has one of these travel guitars
would want one. Without one the travel guitars are impossible to play. Will
leave a great feed back. ( Ebay )
 Galien

This is a great product, and I wish you great success in selling it. I
bought an acrylic one from a guy in England; it started breaking after a few
airline trips, so your durability video - running
it over, and having the dog play with it, really sold me. You should include
that link in your Ebay ad as well. One last request: since I'm your first
Ebay sale, how about signing the Compadre for me?
You'll be in good company, I have Tommy Emmanuel and Laurence Juber's
signatures on my backpacker! (plus some other unknowns I've played with)
Best Regards,
Bob

Hey, just thought I would let you know that the Compadre is great. Good
size, still fits in the case, light weight. Cheers.
Matt ( Shannon's boyfriend )

Wow! That's cool to be the first. I found your site through
http://tachyonlabs.com/mbackpacker.html. It looks like a great simple
product. The videos sold me. Your site is hard to find on it's own.
I'll be sure to give you feedback and look forward to your other products.
Barry Millet

Hey Bill,
Got it friday afternoon. I'm quite impressed. I'm sure you know it mellows
the sound of the backpacker and makes it sound half decent.
I had an idea to help balance the guitar. I took a piece of rope and looped
it thru the third elastic loop. I run the rope under my leg (I'm sitting)
I pull the rope until the neck floats. The friction hold the rope. No
balancing required. I'm going to make a flat strap to replace the rope.
Great product Bill!
I'll be traveling with it the next couple of months so I'll give you some
feedback on it.
Barry Millet

Hey Bill - the Compadre showed up today. I tried it out  and loved it... it
really is pretty stiff and does the job - congrats on a great, yet simple,
design. I'm a project engineer for a DoD company by day, and I
just love it when the simplest solutions work the best! The Backpacker is a
good concept that has an ergonomic flaw that some find inexcusable. Your
product fixes that flaw, and makes the BP usable
to a lot of us! I'm off to leave feedback on eBay in a moment.
All the best in this endeavor,
Bob Schembre

Hi Bill,
I appreciate your checking! Thanks to the Compadre, I've shelved plans to
sell my Backpacker. Even playing with a strap, I just could not come to
terms with the shape of the instrument: it always felt
like I had to hold it in place with my left hand, and I'm not good enough to
do that and actually play!Now, without the distraction of trying to hang on
to the darn thing, I'm findinjg that it's actually
pretty fun to play!\Many thanks for a great idea,
Jim Watson

Hi Bill,
I've owned a backpacker Martin for many years now but always had to use a
strap for playing for either sitting or standing. My wife and I saw the
Compadre in action a couple of weeks ago at
the "Martin on Main" event. I was struck by the genius of it. What a great
idea! When I got back home I decided to order one - then we took off on
another short vacation. We got back
Sunday August 21 and the "Compadre" was waiting. It fits perfectly and does
enable playing the backpacker sitting down without a strap. This is simply a
briliant idea! If I may make a
suggestion that a brown colored Compadre might also integrate well with the
wood of the instrument. But count me as a very satisfied customer! The
Compadre makes the Backpacker a more
viable playing option. It's awesome!
Thanks,
Ray "Wyatt" Lema

Bill,
yes I received the Compadre Backpacker attachment. I really ENJOY using it.
It's much easier playing the Backpacker with the Compadre. The best of luck
to you with the Compadre.
It is a BRILLIANT  IDEA. I will do what I can to help get the word out to
guitarists I know. Thanks again, Bill. Rock on.
Sincerely,
Branden Olis

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