Do you also play guitar??

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by simongpaez, Nov 26, 2005.

  1. simongpaez

    simongpaez Supporting Member

    Feb 28, 2005
    The Woodlands , Texas
    I do Les Paul Standard, but If I had to choose, BASS will be my thing!!!! :bassist:
  2. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    I write on guitar, but that's about it. This may belong in "Misc".
  3. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Misc. would probably be the best place for this.

    I noodle on guitar, have an Ibanez Artwood acoustic that I do a lot of writing on. I feel a bit more at home on a Strat or Tele though.
  4. clanner

    clanner Token Black Guy.

    Apr 27, 2005
    ummmmm, marietta GA
    only if i'm writing. and only if i'm trying to get some weird chord voicings (say an upper register minor)
  5. Yvon


    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    I also play a little bit of guitar. I don't consider myself a guitar player in any way though!!

    I own a Godin exit 22
  6. WalterBush


    Feb 27, 2005
    Yuma, Az
    Full disclosure, I'm a certified Fender technician working in a music store that carries Fender, Yamaha, and Ibanez products among others.
    I play baritone guitar in a second band. We gig quite a bit, but I'm definitely better and more comfortable on bass. It's just that when we formed the band we couldn't find a guitarist who would shut up and do what they were told, so I switched.
  7. keb


    Mar 30, 2004
    Yup, I do most of my writing on guitar. I have an old Fender Duo-Sonic reissue that's been modded almost beyond recognition. I really want a pair of Rickenbacker 360's, a 6-string and a 12-string. I love the 360 models, every one I've played has practically played itself. A Tele would be great too... I love me some Tele.
  8. AxtoOx


    Nov 12, 2005
    Duncan, Okla.
    Yes, PRS loves me, I spend more time on the bass now.
  9. Dan1099

    Dan1099 Dumbing My Process Down

    Aug 7, 2004
    I play a little guitar, but I'm pretty terrible at it. would love to own a telecaster and some sort of fender twin, though.
  10. XIbanez4lifeX


    Nov 15, 2005
    Me, I am about 70% Bass and %30 Guitar.
  11. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    I used to. I still know my chords, but my picking technique has become very sloppy.
  12. I still play. After I quenched my bass Gass. I got guitar Gass and bought a new amp (Fender Hot Rod DeVille) and a new guitar (Brian Moore)

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  13. Dan Molina

    Dan Molina TalkBass Secular Progressive

    Jul 17, 2002
    Murr Town, California
    When I play guitar I play mostly classical guitar. I love the feel and tone.
  14. I play guitar better than bass, but thats not really hard, i only have an Epiphone G-310 (Black entry level SG), who needs another guitarist in the world tho
  15. Lowner


    May 14, 2005
    Over Here
    I am a guitar player that switched to bass out of necessity. But i spend equal time playing both instruments equally. I am much better at bass but I cant get the guitar player out of me no matter how hard I try.
  16. I am an ex guitarist...glad I'm an ex

    I got 6 guitars (3 cheap, 2 moderate and 1 genuine "lennon" Rickenbacker - play through a Fender hotrod delux 40-watter) and 5 basses (only one cheap secondhand squier I bought of a guy at work for 60 quid - the rest are MIMs and MIJs - play through a trace 300-watter, but I'm saving for that yummy Kustom just doesn't quite look professional enough if the bass player uses a combo...ya know what I mean...? - well...if you ask me I gotta at least LOOK LIKE I'm trying to compete with my guitarists marshall stack haven't I?)

    I am working toward a vintage mustang and a fretless P too...I'll be set for anything realistically then (I won't go onto my GAS list - I've had all the bits for the mustang and fretless hanging around at home for months and months so they're my gas at the minute...)
  17. Lewi_wilko


    Mar 24, 2004
    I play a little guitar. I plan on realy becoming a guitarist once im a bit better on the bass.
  18. Scottie Johnson

    Scottie Johnson

    Sep 8, 2004
    I play guitar and I love it. Mostly acoustic. I'm working on my fingerpicking. Bass still feels more natural to me. I have a Heritage 150 (les paul) that should be here tomorrow. :hyper: I bought it on Talkbass.
  19. I play guitar. Mostly because i am in college and I dont have a pracicte amp/no room for my rig in the dorm. Also, I like the guitar for writing purposes.
  20. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    I always say "I play bass. But I play AT everything else."

    I have a few guitars. I have a customized MIJ '89 or so strat that matches my customized MIJ '89 or so fretless Jazz. I have a MIK Hamer archtop that I have modified till it's a Les Paul slayer. Somewhere around here I have a 6-string cutaway dreadnaught that I essentially quit playing the day I got my Taylor 355ce 12-string. There have been several months where I spent more time playing that 12-string than anything else.

    I also do some writing on keyboards, but I suck. Mostly I'm a songwriter. And mostly I use my 12-string to write. Then with the band I play bass.

    Go figure.