How many guitars have you owned in your life?

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  1. 6stringjazz

    6stringjazz Supporting Member

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    In a recent bout of self reflection, I tried to remember every guitar I have owned in my 47 years of playing. I think I'm pretty close at 110. It could be more, definitely not less. I know it's a sickness, but I've had fun. I think at this point after much therapy and self analysis, I'm down to three that I will keep for a while. (Until that next beauty comes along!)
     
  2. rob2001

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    Not very many. Thinking of 40 some years of playing, maybe 20?? I'd have to think about it pretty hard for a real number. I've had my # 1 since 1992. A few came close to replacing it but it remains my #1
     
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    I'm sure I am close to that as well, maybe more. I have about 30 now, and for the past 10-15 years I've turned about 10 per year. I can't even begin to remember all the guitars I've owned.
     
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    60 plus, thats conservative
     
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    :hide too many, I'm embarrassed...
     
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    I did a count recently - listed everything I have owned (that I can remember) in my 17 years of playing - I think I came out at about 48!
     
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    GAD Wubbalubbadubdub Silver Supporting Member

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    Twenty nine.
     
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    15 including a bass
     
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    Over 100 for sure...
     
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    I have been playing guitar for almost 30 years and have owned about 20 guitars.
     
  14. James

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    29 guitars in 27 years of playing. The most I owned at any one time was about 12-13. I'm currently down to a manageable 9 and am hoping to make it 8 in the very near future.
     
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    50+ easy... probably close to 100.

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  16. Nickstrtcstr

    Nickstrtcstr Lactose Intolerant Guitar Slinger

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    25 in 30 years so not too ridiculous and yet , not ridiculous enough.
     
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    About 20, but I only joined TGP about 18 months ago so that might just go up...
     
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    I just got a piece of paper and really tried to remember them all. I came up with 61. I am sure I am forgetting some.
     
  20. Schroedinger

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    The question got me curious, so I sat down and listed them all.

    Twenty years of playing- twenty guitars. Currently have five, with no planned changes- a vintage J-45 acoustic, a Taylor acoustic, a classical, an R7, and a Mark Jenny tele. I think my first guitar is still around my parents house, all busted up.
     

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