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Where Purchased: Direct from Al
I play an RK-R35 and I love it. What I don't love is being at a jam and having to retune for key changes. I finally broke down and ante'd up for a Fret Paw. I took it to a jam last Saturday and didn't have to retune once! We played a number of tunes in A and Bb and it was great.
It is a bit bulky and, especially with picks on (BG), it's a bit more difficult to put on. But not much and I expect it get even easier as I get used to it. Regardless, it's quicker than retuning. I really don't know why it works, it just does. If I lost it, I'd replace it immediately.
Overall Rating: 10
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