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  1. pumpernikiel May 22, 2022

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    Awesome collection! You don't see flying v's so often and the ones you have are super cool! Long live rock'n'roll :cool:
     
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  2. pumpernikiel May 22, 2022

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    Absolutely love SGs, always have loved 'em. Back in highschool desperately wanted to have one but couldnt afford Gibson, so I settled for Epihone instead, but... it had to be a Les Paul Special edition as SG was sth like 40 bucks more expensive ::facepalm2::

    Several years later (sth like 20...) I finally got myself one!
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  3. pumpernikiel May 22, 2022

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    With this sort of action you desribe, one actually needs a hammer to do hammering technique:D
     
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  4. mydeafcat May 22, 2022

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    Pete’s trusty SG, used well into the 1970’s, sold at auction in 2014 for US$47,000. Admittedly, I’d have more use for Keith’s Premier kit.

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  5. neilbardsley Thought about a Speedy, got a Speedy May 23, 2022

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    I have a few guitars. I was taking lessons for a fews years but honestly wasn't very good. I just sold my Tokai Les Paul copy. Great guitar but haven't touch any of them for 2 years so something had to go.
     
  6. ZariahSparks Aug 13, 2023

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    These days, I'm more into fingerstyle acoustic. I've got a trusty acoustic and a classic electric in my collection. Sadly, I haven't recorded much lately, but it's cool that you've got a recording to share. Still, I've recently taught my son to play HB on his new guitar. He actually asked me to teach him by sharing these chords with me https://staytunedguitar.com/happy-birthday-with-guitar-chords. And...yesterday he played it to his mother. She almost started crying.
     
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  7. M'Bob Aug 18, 2023

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    Here’s a guitar player in the big house, upstairs. Terry Kath. This solo is so unbelievable that words fail:

     
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  8. Wryfox Aug 18, 2023

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    I consider myself a guitar collector now as I cannot even begin to play again with the bad hands I have these days.

    Here are a couple...

    1950 Gibson ES125, all original, even with correct era Lifton case. A time machine. I've never played it seriously, just a bit of strumming. Can't imagine there are many of these left in this shape so I just keep it on display. In fact, I don't even look at it (guess the reference;))
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    1951 Gibson ES125. A classic sunburst guitar that taught a lot a big stars. BB King, Bob Dylan, Vince Gill, George Thorogood all learned to play with one, and all of them also recorded albums and toured with them. A true workhorse guitar back in the day. This one is certainly that, played til the fretboard, tuners, bridge and tailpiece wore out. Definitely only a player but still sounds great. What a life it must have had over 70 years....

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  9. Cenzo Aug 18, 2023

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    My son has been playing for about the last 6 years and is now in college. There is this awesome store in Indiana called Sweetwater. They sell online and have a HUGE story in Fort Wayne, Indiana. If you are ever in the area it's worth going to visit. It's about a 3 hour ride one way and we always make a day out of going to get a new guitar together. You can get an idea about the size of what they do here:




    These are his guitar trophies on his wall. I've enjoyed watching him become better and better over the years and love to play those guitars.

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  10. 64Wing Aug 19, 2023

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    A Strat guy. Smart fella :thumbsup:
     
  11. Cenzo Aug 19, 2023

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    Likes Strats, but has been won over by the last 2 PRS guitars.
     
  12. 64Wing Aug 20, 2023

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  13. DrmexicoII Aug 20, 2023

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    I posted this on the musicians thread but as there's a guitar thread as well... Any excuse to post my 1970s kramer with a metal neck :D

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  14. Wryfox Aug 21, 2023

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  15. Wryfox Aug 21, 2023

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    My favorite sounding guitar. 1981 Ibanez V300TV Jumbo. Bought it at a yard sale for 30 bucks. Guy had kept it in his attic for 20yrs bare, no case(!). Body was solid and neck was straight so I cleaned the body from all the bug poop, cleaned and re-oiled the fretboard, reset the back braces(no easy task), restrung it, and oh what a tone! Sustain for miles. I'm not an Ibanez guy but did some reading on it. It was quite a guitar back then, the equivalent of $1400 today, and although Ibanez is Japanese made with automated machines, these vintage series guitars were hand made. Still, not top of the line, but pretty dang good. Every time I walk by I give it a quick strum with my finger. Delicious tone.

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  16. Wryfox Aug 21, 2023

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    I know that Ibanez above doesn't look too sexy, but this one does. Bought it at a flea market 10 yrs ago. 1997 Epiphone PR7E.

    I'm a big wood guy and this is absolutely *gorgeous* single sheet Birdseye Maple. Front back and sides. OH MY!

    The fact that it is single sheet wood is amazing. The cut had to be at least as big as the guitar body. You just can't find that anymore. Birdseye Maple can't be cultivated. Its created by accident in nature so you never know when it will be found. Its just beautiful.

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    AND, to add to the story my wife and I were in Aruba back in 2018. We walked down to the Hard Rock Cafe. It was just about empty so I wandered around looking at all the memorabilia on the walls, and way back in the nook by the bathrooms I found this up on the wall. Tom Petty toured with Bob Dylan back in 1998 with this exact model and wood type. Super cool
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  17. DrmexicoII Aug 21, 2023

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    That's a lovely slab of wood!