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Favorite guitar brand?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Otis Fine, Oct 31, 2020.

  1. TokyoPortrait

    TokyoPortrait Tele-Afflicted

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    Hi.

    I like Telecaster.

    That's a brand, right?



    Pax/
    Dean
     
  2. stxrus

    stxrus Poster Extraordinaire

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    I have 2 Fenders. MIM C50s tele (love) and a MIM C50s strat (not a strat guy) and 3 Gibsons (SG Special, ‘74LP Special, and a dead BR9). My next guitar will be a 50s style LP Standard w/P90s
     
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  3. Festofish

    Festofish Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    I like to take chances with used guitars and as such I’ve been exposed to some awesome axes!
    Hoyer Eagle Dlx
    Schecter PT.tele-hh
    Schecter Tempest-ss
    Schecter strat-hhh
    Gretsch G5220-hh
    Squier Thin-ss
    Box geetar-s
    Tacoma
    Epiphone Nighthawk-hsh
    PRS Se Tremonti-hh
    Sterling S.U.B. Bass
    HiloConcert Ukulele
     
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  4. Unionjack515

    Unionjack515 Tele-Afflicted

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    Fender
    Gibson
    Mario Martin
    Collings
    My own partscasters (I call their brand “Neptune Fretworks”)

    As much as I absolutely adore my Martin, I’ve played so many I really didn’t like...so can’t put them on the list as a favorite brand.
     
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  5. Jimclarke100

    Jimclarke100 Tele-Afflicted

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    Of the actual bought guitars I have two Fenders and two Gordon Smiths. Everything else is in singles except for about 7 home built guitars.

    Ask the same question of amps and it’s homebrew almost all the way - mostly Fender based though.
     
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  6. Mistahbrock

    Mistahbrock TDPRI Member

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    Im a hopeless fender fanatic
     
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  7. blue metalflake

    blue metalflake Doctor of Teleocity

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    For me it’s Fender.
    If you’re looking a fair representation this may not be the best place to ask - we tend to be a little bit biased!
     
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  8. AAT65

    AAT65 Friend of Leo's

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    3 Fenders (Tele, Jazzmaster, acoustic 12-string)
    1 Squier (P-Bass)
    1 PRS (SE245)
    1 Shergold (Masquerader SM03-SD)
    1 Yamaha (6-string acoustic)

    So my favourite is Fender apparently! Most of the things I’m GASing for are also Fenders.
     
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  9. tubelectron

    tubelectron Tele-Afflicted

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    Favorite guitar brand?

    1 - GreTscH - That Great GreTscH Sound ! And Look !

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    2 - All brands, even the fanciest (think Wandrè, Davoli, Welson, Eko... :rolleyes::cool:),

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    3 - Except Metal-styled ones (ESP, LTD, Kramer and the like
    :eek::mad:), which are discarded undconditionally and immediately.

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    But it's me, OK ? :D

    -tbln.
     
  10. 4pickupguy

    4pickupguy Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Warmoth, Eden...
     
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  11. gimmeatele

    gimmeatele Tele-Holic

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    I am shifting toward Gibson.
     
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  12. Ghostdriver

    Ghostdriver Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    My own ha ha, ok so it’s Tele style, but done the way I wanted, not a shop bought standard factory issue.

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  13. DekeDog

    DekeDog Tele-Holic

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    I hate to say it here, but my favorite brand of electric is Gibson. I dislike the company, but love their guitars. I just prefer the scale length, the feel, and the designs.

    Gibson LP Std, ES-335
    Fender AS Tele, MIM Jazz bass (both with Fralin pickups)
    Epiphone Dot (Fralin P-92s)
    Carvin SH-550
     
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  14. Chiogtr4x

    Chiogtr4x Poster Extraordinaire

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    Even though I love and own other makes it really comes down to two for me, based on say tone, quality, utility, design, looks:

    Fender and Martin

    I just feel like I can (or could) play anything with a Stratocaster, and my D-1 ( a poor man's D-18)

    Have played the same 2 guitars, almost non-stop for 28 and 24 years- there must be a reason!
     
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  15. Richie Cunningham

    Richie Cunningham Tele-Meister

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    1 Kramer (Music Yo!)
    1 EVH
    1 Squier
    1 Martin
    1 Wilson & Sons
     
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  16. teletail

    teletail Tele-Afflicted

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    I'm a Fender-holic, but my favorites are my Doc Fishers.
     
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  17. 985plowboy

    985plowboy Friend of Leo's

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    Fender electric guitars
    Gibson acoustic guitars

    Looking forward to really liking a Martin one day.
     
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  18. Richie Cunningham

    Richie Cunningham Tele-Meister

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    So they toss it and leave it, and I pull up quick to retrieve it.
     
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  19. 19sixty3

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    When it comes to the sheer number in my arsenal? Gibson. I started playing with that. But if it comes down to it, which one I have been playing the most in the last few years? Fender. Anyway... As long as it's a Gibson SG or a Fender Telecaster? All good!
     
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  20. Ray G

    Ray G Tele-Holic

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    PartsMaster and PartsCaster built by Rob DiStefano at Frettech/Cavalier Pickups.
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