Guitars/Options You Wish Were Available

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  1. 59burst

    59burst Gold Supporting Member

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    What options do you wish were out there on currently available guitars? I have the following wish list, in no particular order:

    1. Ibanez GB-10 with a full "C" shaped neck neck.
    2. Ibanez Jem series with a full "C" shaped neck.
    3. Gibson ES-175 with P90s
    4. Gibson ES-335 with P90s
    5. Gibson CS-336/356 with P90s
    6. Gretsch 6120/Setzer reissue with a full "C" shaped neck.
    7. Jackson Soloists with full "C" shaped neck.
    8. Gibson ES-5 with 16" body with 3" depth, rounded cutaway, and 2 P90s. (Alternately, this would be like an ES-175 with a 3" depth and a rounded cutaway with P90s.)
    9. PRS Hollowbody spruce with thin nitro finish, and you guessed it, P90s.

    I guess there is a pattern here. :)

    Overall, I wish makers would make different neck sizes (especially if the profile exists elsewhere in their line) a no cost option. Same with the P90 or humbucker option for guitars where it is relevant.

    Mine are not that imaginative. What do you wish for?
     
  2. Dave Orban

    Dave Orban Gold Supporting Member

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    How 'bout a Gibson ES-335 with a long (25-1/2") scale, P90s, and a BIG neck.

    Then, how 'bout a Gibson ES-1755 with a long (25-1/2") scale, P90s, and a BIG neck.

    There. I'm done. ;)
     
  3. Chiba

    Chiba Gold Supporting Member

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    PRS 513 without a rosewood neck.

    --chiba
     
  4. AaeCee

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    PRS Hollowbody with 2 P-90s!! Why don't they do that?! I've even called and asked for it. Also, a PRS hollow Singlecut with, you guessed it, 2 P-90s. AC PS...good subject for a thread.
     
  5. johnmfer

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    Fender Jazzmasters with modern features, like a flatter radius, 22 frets, stainless steel frets, hardtail model. Noiseless Jazzmaster pickups.

    Fender '72 Telecaster reissues (thinline, deluxe) with four bolt necks, rosewood fretboards, 22 stainless frets.

    USA Modern fenders with thicker neck profiles.

    Of course, all this stuff has been done with aftermarket parts suppliers like Warmoth or USACG.

    So...

    A PRS with minihumbuckers.
     
  6. Teleplayer

    Teleplayer Staff Member Silver Supporting Member

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    Mint condition real '59 burst with a $3,000 price tag. That price tag would be a great option.
     
  7. sosomething

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    Reverse that - USA Jacksons, Ibanez, and ESP super-strats with a 24-3/4" scale. :)
     
  8. smallbutmighty

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    An Amercan Standard Telecaster w/ arm and tummy cuts. I'd buy one right now today.


    Yeah...so shoot me.
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  9. KRosser

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    1) Someone should invent an electric guitar bridge that can be switched to an electric sitar-type buzz bridge on the fly. Or, a double neck electric sitar/standard electric, so I can go back and forth without changing guitars

    2) A semi-hollow body 12 string electric with Filtertrons

    3) A cedar-top electric classical guitar that's standard classical scale in every dimension except w/a 1" body depth.

    4) A multi-Far Eastern music electric guitar, with deeply scalloped frets and a short scale so the string tension is very loose, wide string spacing and some nice chimey/twangy pickups.

    5) A modern take on the Guitorgan, so that it actually worked most of the time, in all its grungy analog glory...hell, they brought back the Mellotron, didn't they?
     
  10. RL in Fla

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    PRS - singlecuts and SE's with wide/thin or regular necks . Especially SE's , they're bolt-ons for chris'sake .

    Send a w/t CNC program disc overseas Paul , it ain't rocket science !! :confused:
     
  11. enharmonic

    enharmonic Old Growth Gold Supporting Member

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    Hey Dave, you just came very close to describing my Delia :). It's not a 335, but it' sbuilt by a guy who used to build 335's at the custom shop.

    I went with Fralin P-92's instead of soap bars in the event that I'd ever want to go humbucker, but the 25" scale an p-90's in a 335...I hear ya loud and clear :D
     
  12. wgs1230

    wgs1230 Fully Intonatable Silver Supporting Member

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    1. Reissue ES-330 with rw/rp P-90s
    2. Variation on the "EJ" Strat with hardtail & rosewood board
    3. CS Tele Thinline w/ maple cap & Filtertrons
    4. The Triumphant Return of the Gibson Style O

    I won't be holding my breath (esp. on #4)
     
  13. AaeCee

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    Funny coincidence...I waiting on #2, a special order from the Fender CS in 'Closet Classic' garb. After 8 mos., its said to finally be only weeks away. I'll be sure to post. AC
     
  14. Motorhed

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    a fat necked ibanez could be cool, i like how alot sound but the neck's just too dang thin for me.

    this may sound wierd, but i think p90's and a floyd would make a great combination. i like using p90's to make noise and a floyd to make noise, so why not throw em together and REALLY makes some noise. :NUTS lol.
     
  15. Barefoot

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    Gibson P94's drop right in the HB and look and sound real good......


    I have to learn to post pixs...
     
  16. Junebug

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    I'd love to see Fender put out a 72 Telecaster thinline or deluxe reissue of the quality level of the 52 telecaster reissues or even custom shop versions.
     
  17. TestierWheat

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    I would love to see Gibson give you the following options in the regular productions line:

    1) Fretboard choices: rosewood, ebony and brazilian rosewood.
    2) Bridge choices: tunomatic, wrap around, tone-pros, tremolo (floyd, wilkinson, etc.)
    3) Choice of inlays: dots, no inlays, trapezoids, blocks, etc.
    4) Choice of pickups: Burstbuckers, '57 Classics, boutique builders
    5) Fret wire options
    6) Machine head options: Grover, Sperzel, Gibson Deluxe, etc.
    7) Strap lock options

    Other than the trem bridge option, these are relatively minor changes that shouldn't push the price to Custom Shop levels.
     
  18. Dave Orban

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    Pictures...?!?
     
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    also, i'd love a gibson v in 25.5 scale, but that'll never happen.
     
  20. Whiskeyrebel

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    Doesn't the Blueshawk have single coils and a 25.5" scale?
     

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