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Share your guitar G.A.S.!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Atshen, Jan 11, 2018.

  1. Atshen


    Mar 13, 2003
    Grim Cold Québec
    Acoustic, electric, nylon, whatever... Share your guitar G.A.S.!

    Personally, I'm torn between these two:


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  2. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth

    Jan 2, 2015
    heart of darkness
    I went through many many double-locking vibrato system guitars after I sold my B.C. Rich with the Original Floyd Rose, and finally came to the conclusion that I'd never find another that held the strings as well as that B.C. Rich did/does.
    So, I finally settled on fixed bridge, string-through:


    I still GAS for one of these:


  3. Atshen


    Mar 13, 2003
    Grim Cold Québec
    My problem with trems (apart from the fact that many of them won't stay in tune) is that the pickups will catch the noise from the goddamn springs in the back...

    That LTD is gorgeous, by the way!
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  4. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth

    Jan 2, 2015
    heart of darkness

    My problem with vibrato bridges is that Leo Fender convinced everyone to call them "tremolos" :smug:
  5. twinjet

    twinjet What does God need with a starship?

    Sep 23, 2008
    I'd love an Epiphone Joe Pass Emperor-II, but I have no business owning a guitar over $50 in value.
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2018
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    Gassing for a nice Tele forever, so I finally bought myself one.
    Got this off CL for a great price, played it for a few years and sold it to a buddy who can actually play for a small profit. It is a great guitar.
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  7. Atshen


    Mar 13, 2003
    Grim Cold Québec
    Just checked the Joe Pass and it's really pretty!
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  8. Atshen


    Mar 13, 2003
    Grim Cold Québec
    Wow! Teles are just so cool! That top looks great!
  9. Aberdumbie

    Aberdumbie Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2016
    South Carolina
    I JUST gassed up..... But thank you for the opportunity anyway!

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  10. bassdude51

    bassdude51 Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2008
    Central Ohio
    If I could play a damn electric guitar, these 2 are at the top of my GAS list.

    Off hand, they might look the same but we are seeing a 2 pickup Fender USA Telecaster and a 1 pickup Fender USA Esquire (not Squire). These 2 guitars are it! The only guitars worth owning! (Sorry for the dogma but it's true!

  11. When it comes to Floyd Rose or any similar double locking system, you get what you pay for. The cheap ones may be ok for a while but the pivot points aren't well hardened, if at all, and wear quickly.

    As far as spring noise, there are some coated springs that are supposed to help. I haven't tried them yet.
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  12. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth

    Jan 2, 2015
    heart of darkness
    All you have to do is stuff the springs with something, I think most use sponge

    My problem with the cheap double-locking guitars is that the strings slip, either at the nut or at the bridge.
    I'm admittedly rough on them, pulling up on the bar, and the Original Floyd & the Ibanez Original Edge were the only ones that could stand up to it.
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  13. woodyng2

    woodyng2 Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2015
    Oregon Coast
    I am semi-lousy at guitar playing,(mostly a rhythm strummer),but i’d really like one of the new Danelectro 12 strings. They have one of the easiest-playing necks i’ve tried.
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  14. micguy


    May 17, 2011
    I don't/can't play 6 string guitar. This is one gas thread I'll have to pass.
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  15. I want guitar to sound always like this.
  16. James Collins

    James Collins

    Mar 25, 2017
    Augusta, GA
    That is the main guitar I want.

    But I always have a sweetspot for this one even though I have absolutely no need for it.
  17. MonetBass

    MonetBass ♪ Just listen ♫ Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2006
    Tulsa, OK
    I'd love to get an 80s Yamaha SBG 2000.
  18. meatwad


    Apr 9, 2008
    Smallville, USA
    Right here, baby...
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  19. About the closet thing to a Guitar that I want. Might build something similar out of warmoth parts some day. Basically a piccolo bass type setup on a tiny Guitar sized instrument.

    Marleaux piccolo bass.
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  20. I'm really happy with my gold 2000 Ibanez RG570. It makes me want to play it.
    But I oftentimes wish I had a really nice Stratocaster. :cool:
    Also would like to get a nylon string with a rounded body and a cutaway. This one is a Takamine but still not sure which brand I'd get. Would need to go try a bunch to be sure.
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2018
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