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Guitar strap neck pads

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I play a fender Kenny Wayne Shepherd Stratocaster which is quite heavy.  I have started to get a lot of neck pain recently, particularly after a long practice session. Do any of you suffer from this?

has anyone used the gel shoulder pads which fit onto the strap and if so do they help?

thanks Alan

     
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i havent tryed them
if you think the strat is heavy you should try a les paul
strats are a little over 7lbs les paul is a lot over 8 lbs

     
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You could try a wider padded strap like one I have…about 3.5in wide at the shoulder..by Planet Waves i believe.