Have you moved completely from an F to a G or G to an F

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by bertramladner, Feb 26, 2020.

Did you switch favorite guitar types?

  1. I went from Fender style guitars to Gibsons

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  2. I went from Gibson style guitars to Fenders

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  1. PeterG

    PeterG Member

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    I started as a Fender guy but moved to shorter scale guitars when I started studying jazz. Those stretchy chords were easier and less painful. I am still debating whether to keep the only Strat type guitar I have or let it go.
     
  2. chillybilly

    chillybilly Member

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    F-G-F

    I could bore you with my guitar autobiography but suffice it to say at each stop I've said to myself 'This is it - I'm settled.' Wrong again!
     
  3. AVWIII

    AVWIII Member

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    I went From G to F. Stayed in F For a lonG time and ended up in G...retsch.
    Which is owned by F, kinda plays like a G, but has sinGle coils like an F.
    I Guess I was lookinG For F tone in a G packaGe.
     
  4. Bryan T

    Bryan T guitar owner Silver Supporting Member

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    I guess G to F, but I’ve been playing telecasters since I was 17, with the occasional 175 or 335 sneaking in. I doubt I’ll ever have a LP again.
     
  5. cap10kirk

    cap10kirk Member

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    I started with Fenders, and that's all I had for a long time. Then I switched entirely to Gibson and Epiphone, and stuck with that for a while. Now I don't play either.
     
  6. Guitarworks

    Guitarworks Member

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    Goodness! I had no idea Gibson and Fender were the only two guitar brands left on the planet! When did this happen??
     
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  7. derekd

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    Why choose?

    A strat, tele, 335/339 and ES175 and you are covered for pretty much anything except flamenco.
     
  8. T Dizz

    T Dizz Member

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    I love guitars in general
     
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  9. Tech By Trade

    Tech By Trade Member

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    Switched from a les paul to a telecaster a year ago. Not looking back any time soon.
     
  10. LarryBirdsFace

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    I started by playing a Les Paul then a 339 for like 10 years. Being a lefty Strats are easily the most readily available guitars for me to play, I just never bonded with them... Until I picked up my current Strat. It's now basically the only guitar I play, other than my lap steel. It feels like it's just an extension of my person, it's home. I pick up other Strats and most of them don't feel right either.
     
  11. lost sailor

    lost sailor Member

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    7 F, 0 G
    Make that 8 F, adding my Jazz Bass
     
  12. Benz2112

    Benz2112 Supporting Member

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    I switch from one style to the other almost every day. Different styles of guitars inspire me in different ways.
     
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  13. Stratman Dan

    Stratman Dan Member

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    Those are my three favorite chords to play.

    F#A#G#
     
  14. sixesandsevens

    sixesandsevens Member

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    No. I've got moments sometimes months long where I play only fender scale guitars and moments that go the other direction. But often it's a mix.
     
  15. jruano

    jruano Member

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    G and F are fine. It’s the B that gets me.
     
  16. Silent Sound

    Silent Sound Member

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    Started with an F. Bought a G. Moved on to P, R, and S and never looked back.
     
  17. joelster

    joelster Silver Supporting Member

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    I was going back and forth between F and G but think I've resolved to a C (Collings).
     
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  20. Musicroom

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    So true! I've moved to the F-types again for the past 2 years. Pro-ba-bly stay there.
     
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