In my 30 years of playing, I just realized that I've never played a....

KissTone

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I was thinking about this last night . . . but in my 30 years of playing guitar (and the countless guitars I've bought/sold/played), I've never actually played . . .

- a PRS
- a Jaguar
- a Jazzmaster
- a Washburn
- a BC Rich
- a Jackson (but owned a Charvel)
- any jazz box
- and most acoustic brands

:crazy

I've just never got around to trying them . . . I need to expand my horizons.
 

jrjones

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Having played all of the above, my recommendation to you would be to find a prs first, then an American Jackson.
 

twoheadedboy

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I was thinking about this last night . . . but in my 30 years of playing guitar (and the countless guitars I've bought/sold/played), I've never actually played . . .

I was recently thinking about this as well. In almost 13 years of playing guitar, I've never played any of the following:

Fender Jazzmaster
Fender Jaguar
Gibson Explorer
Gibson Flying V
Gibson ES-335
Gibson ES-175
any PRS
any Gibson Historic
any Heritage
any Gretsch
any Rickenbacker

I'm quite familiar with the sounds of most of these instruments, but I've never played them myself. I guess I've been too satisfied with teles to bother.
 
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A single trip to a Guitar Center could take many of these guitars off your list.

One tip... leave your wallet at home. You're probably going to like some of these!

M
 

lesterchopper

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My brother has a 36 fret Washburn (ec36?). Would love to find one but don't think there are many around, or folks don't sell them.
 

cherrick

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mine:
Gibson J200
Gibson Everly Brothers
D'Angelico
D'Aquisto
Laura Manzer (sp?)
'59 'Burst (or 58, or 60)
 

Chas

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I have never played a PRS but would love to play one. The GC closest to me has them 80 feet in the air or behind glass.
 

Gitarman

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I've been playing just over 30 years as well.

Here's my list of guitars/ brands that I've yet to play:

USA PRS
Carvin
Parker
Gretsch
Hamer
Suhr
Heritage
G&L
Godin


& some that I haven't played, but have no real desire to :dunno:

Most high-end Jazz boxes
Fender Jazzmaster, Jaguar, etc.
Rikenbacker
 

bluesdoc

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Bear in mind that 'a prs' is many different guitars. Playing one will not tell you what playing a different model will/could be.

53 yrs here..... no shredders yet :huh

jon
 

stevieboy

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From a practical point of view, if you've been playing for thirty years and have gotten by without playing any them, it's probably not a big deal that you haven't. And if you do make a point of it, it's only going to cost you money!
 

colinesquire

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This is funny to think about. I've never played a Gibson les Paul-really. But have played jrs specials & owned a few old sg's. Only played a strat once in 1992. Have played all sort of oddballs-supro, national, hagstrom, teisco, harmony etc. I do love teles though!
 




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