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Blue guitars.

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by RRfireblade, Jun 3, 2020.

  1. RRfireblade

    RRfireblade Member

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    I've read on the internet that blue guitars sound better. Went out and played a bunch the other day, and the blue one, did in fact sound better. Has there been any double blinds or other testing to back up the fact that blue guitars do in fact sound better? So far my sample size of one seems to support it.
     
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    "if it's on the internet it is true."

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    Without a doubt. The internet is always the most accurate and up to date source for we tonal connoisseurs. Why just the other day I was actually thinking of painting all of mine blue but the paint store didn't have my favorite shade of blue dammit. :bitch
     
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  6. Neon Trotsky

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    I’ve been doing it right then, good to know.



     
  7. PatriotBadger

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    Negative, Nancy. I love blue guitars and happen to own one, and it is easily my 'worst' sounding guitar. But it is in some very, very tough company, so there is that.
     
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    It's blue-ness varies with different lighting, but my Albert Lee is indeed a great sounding Stratoid.

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    I would not discount the psychological appeal of color in a person's mood, and how it affects their playing ability. You will approach the instrument differently when you're happy from when you're not. If you play a guitar with a color that is pleasant to you, you will play in a way that reflects that mood.
     
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    So if I pick up a clown burst, circus music will come out?

    Must....resist...buying....clown burst...
     
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    I like blue and turquoise

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    I disagree. My guitar is orange, okay, marketing says it is amber, but it's orange.
     
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    That's the only shade of blue I'd have on a guitar.
     
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    Faded Sonic Blue. It almost looks Oly White under really bright light.
     
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    I have the blue guitar to rule them all, may be.

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    They don't call it "blues" for nothing. :D
     
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    '89 Heritage H147. Gold hardware swapped out for chrome.

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    Literally took me back to swimming lessons as a young kid, the real light part was safe, but the really dark part was the danger zone, that’s where you can drown, only the big kids brave that part of the pool.
     
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    I like blue.
     
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    I had one but it turned green.
     
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