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Holy Trinity and the Sexy Sixpack

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by T-Bone, Jul 18, 2020.

  1. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    I’ve got the trinity and four of the six.
    Ain’t I special!
     
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  2. bowman

    bowman Friend of Leo's

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    I have a Double Trinity, plus an SG.
     
  3. frank a

    frank a Tele-Meister

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    I have 10 of the 11. Missing the SG and i don’t care to own one. Just me.
     
  4. T-Bone

    T-Bone Tele-Afflicted

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    LOL! I need to confess that I’m not a member of either club. Lesters are just too damned heavy for my old bones.
     
  5. Mike Eskimo

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  6. T-Bone

    T-Bone Tele-Afflicted

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    well, the Holy Trinity is pretty much Church Doctrine I think. But the sexy Sixpack is definitely open to interpretation. Substitutions are no charge.
     
  7. drmordo

    drmordo Tele-Holic

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    Since my '61 Reissue SG is by far the best guitar I own, I'd put it in the trinity! My Les Paul is great, but there's nothing it can do the SG can't do better.

    But I do think my SG is a one-in-a-million guitar, so there's that.

    I don't own a Fender P-Bass, but I have an early 80s Ibanez Roadstar PJ that plays as well as any P-Bass I have held. So the only guitar I'm short on is a 335. That said, I think a hollowbody archtop is more useful than a 335 when you have everything else on the list, so I'll stick with my Casino rather than shop for a 335.
     
  8. richiek65

    richiek65 Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Six pack

    1. Tele
    2. Strat
    3. 335
    4. LP Jnr
    5. Firebird
    6. SG

    If i want to turn it into a Top 10:

    7. Jazzmaster
    8. V
    9. Explorer
    10. Duesenberg

    Bakers Dozen?

    11. Les Paul
    12. B&G Little Sister
    13. Coodercaster
     
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  9. studio1087

    studio1087 Telefied Silver Supporter

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    Trinity
     
  10. koen

    koen Friend of Leo's

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    Not even the Marx Brothers? :cool:
     
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  11. stonetone7

    stonetone7 Tele-Meister

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    Holy trinity* here, and they’re my only electric guitars.



    * If an Epiphone Les Paul counts...
     
  12. bluzkat

    bluzkat Tele-Holic

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    My sexy six pack? 6 Telecasters!
     
  13. MisterZ

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    Wow, lots of SG hate...
     
  14. richiek65

    richiek65 Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Don't know why, one of the most popular guitars of all time.
     
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    I love my new '61 SG and prefer it to the R8 Les Paul that I once owned but it should be replaced on that list with a Gretsch. Gibson and Fender aren't the only guitar makers that powered modern music.
     
  16. Chicago Matt

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    I'm a lover of Leo's old tweed-era circuits, and found that a Tele and a Strat really do it for me in those amps, where the Les Paul gets muddy pretty quick. My Les Paul wasn't getting much love until I flipped the magnet in the neck pickup to get the Peter Green thing going. Now I play the Les Paul almost as much as the Fenders.
     
  17. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Sick, Strats and Les Pauls? o_O:rolleyes:

    Triquetra:
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    Jazzmaster
    Sparkle Jet

    Beer Gut Five, add:
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    Replace the 335 with a 339 and a Jazz for a P....
     
  19. TokyoPortrait

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    Hi.

    Member of no clubs here too.

    For the trinity, I'd argue to type not brand. That's what I've basically done, with one Tele, one LP and a bass (Jazz in my case).

    Can these do all the sounds of the others mentioned above? Nope, of course not. And they could just as easily be Strat, SG and P-bass. Or whatever. The point is, they do the three basic sonic flavours of single coil, humbucker and something that goes boom.

    I tend to think of it in terms of food, like white, blonde and brown roux - pretty basic starting point, but with these you can construct so much.

    But, not everyone wants or needs that, and that's totally fine.

    Incidentally, I arrived at this accidentally, for the guitars at least. I did actually need the goes boom thing. I constructed the theory only after I got the Tele and I realised how well it was working out for me.

    Pax/
    Dean
     
  20. DekeDog

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    I thought of Gretsch, and I've owned a Nashville 6120. But, I just couldn't handle the Bigsby or the poor upper fret access. The Filtertrons are fabulous, but since practically all Gretsches come with a Bigsby, I crossed it off my list.
     
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