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Ahmah-fix'n ta buy mah firstest ever 'Movie Geetar'.

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by John Backlund, Oct 26, 2020.

  1. John Backlund

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    Just for the hell of it too. And even if it's likely destined to just be a pretty wall-hangar (heck, I certainly have plenty of those), I find myself craving a Recording King 'Dirty 30's' RPS-7, just like the one 'Buster Scruggs' was strumming in the opening sequences of the movie of almost the same name. Heck, they're all of about $150-$170 or so.

    Maybe, one day, I could ask Tim Blake Nelson to sign the front of it with a silver or white paint pen?

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  2. Telefan33

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    I always wanted a Wayne’s World Stratocaster. Haha.
     
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  4. rangercaster

    rangercaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    Those little cowboy guitars are lots of fun ... great couch players...
     
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    John Backlund Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

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    Hmmmm...a not totally unexpected tepid response there, pardner!

    Happy trails, Kemo-sabe!
     
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    I LOVE that they used a cheapo guitar for that! :)
     
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    Yes, I had heard of the Recording King remakes, and went looking for the Buster Scruggs guitar as I was watching the film. I didn't think that it was a particularly expensive model Scruggs was playing, but was surprised that it was under $200.

    Regardless of the cost, they simply couldn't have chosen a more visually appropriate guitar for that scene, though an old Kay archtop, or similar, might have been a close second.

    That little black guitar with the cream details against Scruggs' white and black outfit, and the white horse, was absolutely perfect.

    Oh, and I thought it was pretty funny that Nelson sounded almost like Homer Simpson while singing 'Cool Water'.
     
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    I've had this purty thing on my wall for awhile. It even plays in tune up to about the 7th fret!

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    A couple friends bought the D models and I played an 00 or 000 size. They are lightly built as far as I can tell and sound pretty darned good.

    Structural stability is maybe not their strong suit, but they are $130 give or take so...get one.
     
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    ladder-braced, 12th fret joined, white-wood ...
    brass frets too?
     
  11. John Backlund

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    Real cowboys only need the first three frets anyway. I ain't talking about them fancy 'Nashville cowboys' what's using the whole damned fretboard just to show off, either.
     
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    I think I may have a Silvertone branded original of that guitar in red, out in the garage under a pile of old car & motorcycle parts!
    No cowboy boots or saddle though, guess it's a city version?
    Probably take more than $150 to make it work again, so there's that.
    Easier to turn it into more the the Hateful eight Martin at this point...
     
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    I have one and it’s really good, I set it up real sweet, put a job pickup in, and found a tiny Godwin case.
     
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    Them fancy 'Nashville cowboys' is hunting for it.
    You has flat got it.
     
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    Apart from that first singing cowboy section I thought that was a seriously boring film.
     
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    Gene Autry guitar was much older than me, but, I remember this show on Sat morn. zoro.jpg
     
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    Sometimes you just like what you like.

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    I didn't find any of it particularly boring, but a couple of the stories did drag on for too long. The two towards the end were a bit tedious.
     
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    Guitar shaming is real.
     
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    I'm holding out for the motorbike version.
     
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