Show us your favorite non-Les Paul single cut guitar

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  1. stringbendr

    stringbendr Member

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    Nothing against them...honest. I actually really like them. For this discussion I'm looking for something different.

    Hi everybody! I'm looking for some ideas... tell us what you like about the shape of your single cut guitar. It's been a while since I've created a new design and I think it's time for a single cut style. So I'm fishing for ideas, not interested in copying something, just looking for ideas. What's cool what's not? Maybe the heel or neck joint area is what sets yours apart from the rest.

    Of course I have my own opinions, but your combined input would be really cool!! :AOK

    Please post pictures if possible.:drool

    -Doug
     
  2. mrfjones

    mrfjones Member

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    well if we are going by favorite that you own already, i have to say my guild bluesbird. quality better than most.

    but i know that there is one in the works right now that will be even better. I am having an all mahogany single cut with p90's made. There are pics up right now of the guitar in progress. to see it all please go to www.gaugeguitars.com and click on the guitars in progress link at the top.
     
  3. Lex Luthier

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    Here is one I built for myself, and I also wound my own pickups as well.
    It is a test bed for some ideas I had in my head for a while.
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    paintguy Long Hair Hippy Freak Silver Supporting Member

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    What will be my favorite!!!!!!:D Thorn SC02 BTW, I have 3 Les Pauls and 1 Prs Singlecut

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    I like this one.
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  8. stringbendr

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    That is absolutely beautiful!!:drool The neck/body joint you have is exactly what I've got in mind. It 'flows' with the front area of the guitar to create nice lines.

    Looks like the body is a bit smaller than your typical Les Paul which is another feature I really dig.

    -Doug
     
  9. Bryan T

    Bryan T Guitar Owner Silver Supporting Member

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    My favorite single cut and my favorite double cut:

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    Probably not what you had in mind!

    Bryan
     
  10. yanquii

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    Helliver.

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  11. cr8z4life

    cr8z4life Silver Supporting Member

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    Real nice!! :drool
     
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    Those UK dudes love their snakewood dont they?
     
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    hehe. I notice the same thing. I wonder why?
     
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    I dunno but I just ordered a blackmachine and Doug made a few guitars with solid snakewood necks. Maybe it grows there?
     
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    I'd show my PRS SC (20th Ann., birds, etc.) if I was up on a pic hosting site (gotta do that!). Anyway, IMO, it has the best neck joint design I've seen, and is an AMAZINGLY resonant beast!
     
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    +1 on the Zion Primera, Darth Tater! Here are some pics of my Keaggy model. Here's what I really like about the guitar. It's not too big so it is extremely comfortable and won't wear you out like a heavy LP or my brother's old McInturff. The headstock in angled with straight string pull and check out the real MOP truss rod cover! The heel is SMOOTH and upper fret access is effortless. I also like the carve top - it's a very gradual rise. Also, check out the volume/tone/switch configuration to make string swells easier. Overall a SWEET single cut guitar.

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  17. slipbeer

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    I really like my Hamer Monaco Elite but I'd like a Huber Orca better.
     
  18. Bruce O'D

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    My favorite single cut(s), at the moment:

    Fattest neck I've ever played - 1" at first and 12th fret, 9.5" radius, 6105 frets. Mmmm, comfy. HD V+ pups, Callaham hardware.
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    BRW Singlecut #26
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    enharmonic Old Growth Gold Supporting Member

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    That's interesting to me. I have owned 6 TCM's, and not one of them were what I'd consider heavy, or fatiguing
     
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