Secret Confessions

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by modavis99, Jun 22, 2018.

  1. PBGas

    PBGas Supporting Member

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    I used to laugh at Tele’s and wondered why people play these unless you are playing country.

    Boy was I wrong.....
     
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  2. edward

    edward Supporting Member

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    1. I love my two Mesas, knobs and all.
    2. I love my pencil-neck, orange-peel finish, incorrect-headstock "The Strat" from 1980. My go-to live guit since then (gigging with it later today, in fact :) )
    3. My ancient Boss GT3 has been the bedrock of my pedalboard for decades.
    4. I have long since stopped buying, lusting after, or even thinking about another guitar or amp.

    I feel better now ...thank, OP ;)

    Edward
     
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  3. Carbohydrates

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    1) I am not a good enough player for the quality of guitars I own. I am positive that my cheapest guitar would be plenty enough for me.
    2) I don't listen to very much rock anymore. I mostly listen to indie/electronica type stuff that features minimal guitar.
    3) I only regularly play 2 of my guitars, and the rest I have around mostly because material possessions make me happy. I justify it because of "tonal options."
    4) I would pass on the best-playing guitar in the world if I thought it looked bad. It wouldn't even be a hard choice. Guitars are frivolous toys and looks matter!
     
  4. kafka

    kafka Member

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    I've been playing for 40 years and I'm still trying to figure out what kind of guitar player I want to be.
     
  5. rsm

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  6. FLYING V 83

    FLYING V 83 Gibson Geezer Silver Supporting Member

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    I'd hate to think of what you would do to a Flying V. :eek:
     
  7. windmill

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    I have never moved the tone knobs on my guitars or amps after I set them for the first time after I purchased them.

    I keep thinking I will one day, but the day hasn't arrived yet.
     
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  8. GoetheRauss

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    Heavy as hell with fat ass necks.
     
  9. rsm

    rsm Member

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    o, you play bass? ;)
     
  10. ljholland

    ljholland Silver Supporting Member

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    I have a bunch of nice guitars but my weird 80’s Steinberger with EMGs actually sounds better than all of them. And I’m embarrassed to play it at any gig.
     
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  11. RKDallas

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    what? Don't be. They are fantastic.
     
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  12. sxcustom

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    Flamed maple tops are inherently and objectively ugly
     
  13. michael patrick

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    I don't mind when someone necro-bumps a thread.
     
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  14. erikzen

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    I like G-force tuners
     
  15. chandra

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    Heavy guitars are comfortable to me. I think a guitar feels cheap, and I have trouble 'digging in' if it's too light. Nothing to fight back, know?

    Also, heavier gauge strings. Trebly sound. I don't care about tone suck/true bypass (that much). I would prefer for my guitar to not sound exactly like an electric guitar when I'm playing. Keeps things more interesting.
     
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    I can't hear the difference between high and low capacitance guitar cables. :dunno
     
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    I have a non-licensed Hendrix signature vinyl graphic on my Warmoth neck headstock
     
  18. wox

    wox Supporting Member

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    #1
    I've owned well over 100 (mostly high-quality, many vintage) guitars over the last 25 years, and would take either my Jackson CS Music Zoo edition Soloist, or my '88 Steinberger GM4T over any of the others.

    #2
    I've owned mountains of amps over the years, 70s JMP, 80s JCM800, SLO 100, Soldano Atomic, AC15, AC30, 66 BF Twin, Silverface Twin, RI Twin, vintage Concert, 50s Bassman, RI Bassman, Hiwatt DR103 half stack, Mesa MkII, MkIV, Road King, DC-3 (or 5?), some Rivera combo, Friedman Small Box, Champs, Vibroluxes, Princetons, and a ******* Two Rock ODS that I owned for a hot minute, and I have no desire to play anything other than my Fractal AX8 ever again.
     
  19. cheapgtrs

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    I regularly use fuzz and effects to hide my lack of skill ;) I also enjoy making beats and bass tracks for my brother to rap over.
     
  20. g-mane

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    I like poplar as a body wood for Fender-style guitars.
     

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