Who here plays an oddball guitar?

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  1. killermeteor

    killermeteor Member

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    I'm sure there's a thread like this somewhere on here, but I couldn't find it. I love bizarre guitars! I'm curious who here plays weird/ interesting guitars. It doesn't have to be a cheap-o like mine, but if ya play something a little offbeat, post a pic!
    I play this beast in my blues band:
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    An old Kay that I paid next to nothing for. The single-coil came out of a 70's strat and the knobs are out of my spare Silvertone Twin-Twelve parts bucket. I had it refreted and had a new nut cut of it. It's an awesome guitar- as long as you stay below the 15th fret.
     
  2. nmiller

    nmiller Drowning in lap steels Silver Supporting Member

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    Buffalo Bros. has one of those right now.
     
  4. killermeteor

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    That is one sweet looking guitar and amp! Do you play out with it?
     
  5. nmiller

    nmiller Drowning in lap steels Silver Supporting Member

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    I don't play out at all, per se, but I've brought them to plenty of jams.
     
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    Here's mine, a Bruno Conqueror:

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    Old pics....I put a set of Tonerider Alnico II 'buckers in it, gorgeous tone now. Maple ply body, hollow with a tone post between front and back, maple bolt-on neck. Nice and light.
     
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    I have a few that range from slightly oddball to rather oddball- Hagstrom III, Alamo Fiesta, some Harmony and Kay archtop acoustics, Harmony H42 and H44 Stratotones, a Jerry Jones Sitar Supreme, Gibson ES-325, some old Danelectros, and an Avalon guitar just like the Shaggs used to play.
     
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    Awesome collection!
     
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    I've shown this one here for ages, I've yet to receive a single comment.
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    Who made that, 2TM? Very cool ax.
     
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    I'm tryna behave, so I hadn't said a word...
     
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    Guy named Mark McCue in CT. He made 3 of them, put an ad in Vintage Guitar back in '92, sold 2, and decided that working at the post office paid better. It's a great playing and sounding guitar.
     
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    A good buddy of mine had to have surgery, and his doctor told him he couldn't lift more than a half-gallon of milk for two weeks. So I made him this.... weighs in at just under 64oz.
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    I'm also working on building this one :D
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  19. mondaythursday

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    I dig that a lot.
     
  20. killermeteor

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    The Shaggs- wow! That's really funny. Believe it or not, just last night I found myself in the midst of a debate on the merits of, "My Pal Foot Foot"
    Crazy. . . .
    Beautiful guitars, folks! I also play this one when the occasion calls for it (slide in a blues band, fuzzed out for 60's Garage rock stuff):[​IMG]
     

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