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What guitar do you play?

Discussion in 'Musicians Discussion' started by Anonymous, Nov 6, 2006.

  1. Saapanael

    Saapanael "My hair sets the trend of tmrw by doing it today"

    Must be a guitar with great stuning stability then. I rarely unlock my nuts to tune but the finetuners see frequent use.
     
  2. Maturin

    Maturin Sköldpadda

    That's completely down to your body perspiration. I have little to no handsweat and it's not acidic so my strings last forever. I have a few guitars that I alternate between, but it's month to years we're talking about here.
     
  3. Saapanael

    Saapanael "My hair sets the trend of tmrw by doing it today"

    I disagree. I wipe my strings with a clean cloth after every play session. Also, a quote from my Jackson's handbook: "Thou shalt change thine strings at least once per 20 hours of playing" In my case, that would be about once in 2 weeks but I tend to do it once a month. I mean, the strings won't sound horrible for just noodling around by any means, but if you want to record stuff, that's another story.
     
  4. TheMeat

    TheMeat Invader

    Treated myself for my 40th. Custom shop Gibson Les Paul Goldtop VOS '57 re-issue
     

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  5. Moonchild

    Moonchild Educated Fool

    Fender American Standard Stratocaster with 2 DiMarzio pickups. Super Dist (bridge) + PAF 103 (neck). Same as Dave's! :)
     
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  6. Meliegree

    Meliegree Dictionary lost in space and time… for now.

    Nothing fancy - Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '70s with SJB-3s pickups.
     
  7. Black Bart

    Black Bart Ancient Mariner

    This just in :) :
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    It is a The Heritage H150 Goldtop 1997, with SP Custom kit instead of the original Scharrer pickups.
    (for those who might not know, The Heritage is a brand made by former Gibson employees in the original Kalamazoo factory, using the same material as much as possible. Gibson moved out from there in 1988. The headstock, as you can see, is different but the good thing is that you don't pay for the name but still get the same quality)
     
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  8. MrKnickerbocker

    MrKnickerbocker clap hands

    Nice, @Black Bart! My dad has a similar model, the Ibanez "lawsuit era" model - it's exactly like a Les Paul, just made by Ibanez in the mid-to-late 70s. I need to clean that thing up and pre-inherit it! :)
     
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  9. mckindog

    mckindog Living for Sanctuary from the law Staff Member

    I've taken up photography lately and did a session using my babies as models.
    Turned out well so I wanted to show them off.

    IMG_0992.jpg IMG_0998.jpg IMG_1003.jpg IMG_0993.jpg
     
  10. Black Bart

    Black Bart Ancient Mariner

  11. MrKnickerbocker

    MrKnickerbocker clap hands

    That blue wall acoustic one is beautiful! Nice freakin' work.
     
  12. Black Bart

    Black Bart Ancient Mariner

    It would make a nice album cover... (wink, wink, nudge, nudge, say no more!) ;)
     
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  13. Brigantium

    Brigantium Work Geordie for hire Staff Member

    Beautiful work
     
  14. mckindog

    mckindog Living for Sanctuary from the law Staff Member

    Thanks guys.
    It's first come first serve for album covers.
    I just want free tickets every time you pass through the Pacific rainforest.
     
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  15. MrKnickerbocker

    MrKnickerbocker clap hands

    Like, no joke, I might want to use that pic for an album.
     
  16. Albie

    Albie Keeping an open eye on the Weeping Angels.

    Mine:
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  17. Brigantium

    Brigantium Work Geordie for hire Staff Member

    Yamahas are underrated but usually very well made
     
  18. Collin

    Collin Jambi

    I'll have to update my list when I get back. I've really added to my collection in the last year or so.
     
  19. Deanatron

    Deanatron Can I play with Agnes?

    I have a Schecter C-1 Hellraiser in see through black cherry which is in standard tuning that I use most of the time. That's my baby from my band days and my pride & Joy, locked away when not in use.

    Then I have a Yamaha Pacifica 112 that I abuse day to day for alternate tunings. It's currently half a step down. Actually a very good guitar for the money (I paid £74 on amazon black friday one year!)
     
  20. Collin

    Collin Jambi

    Me too!!! I love Schecters. they make really great guitars! In fact I own 3 of them. Here's my list..


    This is my main six string in red cherry. I use this one for alternate tunings. Mostly D.
    http://www.schecterguitars.com/guitars/hellraiser-c-1-detail
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    This is my 7 string in black. I mainly play it in Drop A
    http://www.schecterguitars.com/guitars/omen-extreme-7-detail
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    This is my 6 string guitar with a floyd rose. I use this one for Drop D only. It's tone in that is just glorious. The only bad thing is that the matte is rubbing off because I've been palm muting so hard. I regret buying it in this color because now I have to many black guitars. I should have got silver or white.
    http://www.schecterguitars.com/guitars/stealth-c-1-fr-detail
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    My next guitar was also my first. It's a black s101 Les Paul knockoff, except it sounds really good! Probably the crunchiest tone I've ever heard a guitar make, and yet has a Dave Murrayish legato tone too. I need to find out what kind of pick ups this thing uses. The only flaw about this guitar is that the 3rd fret of my first string does not work. It just rings. I used to keep it at school for pep/jazz band, but now that I'm done with all that I play it regularly. I have it in Drop Bb and it still sounds very good. IMO, possibly the best 100$ I've spent..
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    One of my newest acquisitions was my graduation present. A Taylor acoustic guitar. I'm not sure on the exact model. I'd look but I'm way too lazy to take it out of the case. Here's what it looks like though. I was told that it was very very expensive.
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    My most recent purchase was down in Hawaii. I bought a Ukelele from a Ukelele shop. There's no model on it, but it appears to be from Maui Ukelele Co. I can't find a picture of it and since it is very hard to upload pictures with my phone.. We will go with out one. I will say though that the wood is a very bright color an has a lot of cool streaks going through it. It looks very unique which is the exact reason I bought it. It's also very fun to play Maiden songs on it. :D

    My last one was something I bought for the band. A 6 string Ibanez bass. I don't know much about basses but it works and sounds alright.
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    For my next guitar I plan to buy this.
    http://www.schecterguitars.com/guitars/c-1-custom-trans-midnight-blue-detail
    or this
    http://www.schecterguitars.com/guitars/c-7-classic-detail

    I really want a blue guitar and I'm leaning towards the 7-string. I just need a job first...

    I also had that Adrian Smith Jackson SDX. That was awful. Don't buy one, not worth it. Though Saap will probably disagree with me. If you must have one that bad, get the expensive one. I sold it and got the Schecter Stealth, which was a significant upgrade over that thing.
     

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