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I have one. I've had it from since they first came out and had kind of forgot about it. They work best on classicals with a straight bridge. I don't care for it much on steel strings. It really doesn't touch the sound board. You first hook it's 6 metal prongs under the strings at the bridge, then adjust it's length and hook the lip over the bottom of the guitar. Stays on with spring tension. You can't adjust the amount of reverb and like I said, sounds crappy on steel strings especially with a compensated saddle but I do like it on classicals if the bridge is straight. My Ovation classical is compensated but I'll put it on occasionally just for grins.
<div class="signaturecontainer">Washburn Cumberland Custom<br />
Takamine EG544SC<br />
Takamine EF-385 12 String<br />
Ovation 1624 Country Artist Classical<br />
Ovation Celebrity CC-15 12 String<br />
Washburn D12CE<br />
Jasmine S35<br />
Washburn Delta King<br />
Silvertone Paul Stanley Sovereign Pro</div>
I had the original version back in the late 80's, and thought it was OK but had a few issues. A new version is now available, and on a chance, I purchased one.
I am VERY impressed with the new version; the redesign is highly successful. It sounds great (like a spring "cathedral" reverb, but the spring sound is not overdone; the effect is very smooth).
I performed with it at my weekly gig, and got rave review from those that heard it (especially the waitpersons, all of whom are guitarists)... The general opinion was that it not only sound good, but increased the volume (which I find hard to believe, but I sense it also from my players' perspective.)
Bottom Line: this is not a toy, and does exactly what it is supposed to do. Check out the videos on their website, they don't lie.....
I checked out the website for the new one and see they plan to release a steel string version, which catches my interest. Just not sure if I want to pay $100 without trying one out first, assuming its priced similar to the nylon string one.
One thing I noticed is it says the guy stopped making them for personal reasons, which implies it wasn't financial reasons. I wonder what it could be to make him stop selling a presumably profitable product, but its none of my business if the reason isn't financial.