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Old July 13th, 2008, 08:30 PM   #21 (permalink)
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On a stand and ready to be played!

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Old July 13th, 2008, 08:53 PM   #22 (permalink)
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I always put my guitar back in the case. I don't like dust...
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Old July 13th, 2008, 09:10 PM   #23 (permalink)
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A couple of expensive or sentimental ones rarely see the light of day but my beater guitars have all the marks that show how much they are loved.

One Ventura sat out on the patio
one night in the rain. The next morning I tried to shake out most of the water and angled a blowdrier in the hole for an hour or so. None the worse for the wear. Great guitars those Venturas.
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Old July 13th, 2008, 09:14 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I always leave out the ones I've been playing the most and I never worry about how much they cost.

I find that if I store it a way in a case I tend to play'em less... out of sight, out of mind.
Yup same here, I have a couple of guitars that are "in storage" because I don't play them or because I wasn't able to sell them (Building guitars yourself has a downside when it comes to selling them on.)
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Old July 13th, 2008, 09:14 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I keep em' out, but then again, I'm down to two electrics. I'll eventually get them on the wall.
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Old July 13th, 2008, 09:21 PM   #26 (permalink)
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I have a special corner that no one goes near. I keep a guitar stand there and that's where my current favorite player sits. All the other guitars stay in their cases.
In fact, I keep the R7, Firebird and USA Strat in the case no matter what but I mostly play the Highway One and CV Teles anyway.
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Old July 13th, 2008, 09:30 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Two on the stands, everything else cased.

I never leave a cord plugged into a guitar on a stand ever since somebody tripped over a cord...wasn't too bad, but it will never happen again!
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Old July 13th, 2008, 09:33 PM   #28 (permalink)
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I leave mine out on a stand. It's a benign way to relic it.

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Old July 13th, 2008, 09:40 PM   #29 (permalink)
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I have only one case for 3 guitars. To carry them outside the house.
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Old July 13th, 2008, 09:49 PM   #30 (permalink)
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I have at least one in every room,some on stands,some in cases,and some even have their own chair.
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Old July 13th, 2008, 09:56 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Old July 13th, 2008, 10:15 PM   #32 (permalink)
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I always have at least one out on a stand, or on a wall hanger....I have wall hangers in every room I might play in....
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Old July 13th, 2008, 10:34 PM   #33 (permalink)
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I'd love to be able to leave them out on stands, always ready to go, but there's a little too much traffic going through my basement....wife with a laundry basket usually followed by my 85 lb American Bulldog who will never be mistaken for a seeing eye dog When I'm done playing they go back in their cases and in the closet.
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Old July 13th, 2008, 10:40 PM   #34 (permalink)
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I leave all of my guitars out so they can absorb the vibe of our life!
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Old July 13th, 2008, 10:42 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Sometimes they're all in their cases, sometimes one or two are out, right now they're all out except for my acoustic.

I try to be unpredictable!

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Old July 13th, 2008, 10:58 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Old July 13th, 2008, 11:01 PM   #37 (permalink)
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ahh, I do have a few that stay in cases unless they are in my hands -
most specifically my most-beloved acoustic, a '67 Gibson J-200.

I did knock over my early 70's Les Paul Deluxe.. um, anybody got a good
repair shop tip in the greater Chicagoland area for one badly cracked LP
neck fix-up? it's not broken off but it isn't playable either. sad, sad, sad.
feel free to PM me if anybody's had decent repair work done recently
and could point me in that direction as well.

Fenders, they can take a heck of a beating - but knock over a Gibson
just once and watch the headstock snap right off.

I've also about five or six more guitars than cases although I've got
even more gig bags than I do un-cased guitars!
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Old July 13th, 2008, 11:07 PM   #38 (permalink)
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i have some hanging on the wall but my tele is left in a gig bag against my amp. mainly because my rooms very dusty and i didnt want it to end up covered in crap like my other guitars
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Old July 13th, 2008, 11:08 PM   #39 (permalink)
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case when i go out and turn off the air conditioner
it gets really humid at this time of the year over here..
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Old July 13th, 2008, 11:09 PM   #40 (permalink)
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Once I'm done with it for the day, back to the case it goes.
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