How many guitars?

bottlenecker

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It's around 20 guitars. I'd like to avoid an audit, but I'll list the types.
A few solidbodies, including one telecaster.
A couple 60s kay hollowbodies.
A couple 50s lap steels.
A 30s acoustic hawaiian.
A nylon string classical guitar.
An acoustic archtop.
A large martin flattop.
A small mahogany top ladder braced flattop.
A cheap beater dread in nashville tuning.
An electric fretless guitar.
A short scale bass guitar.
An experimental hollow steel bodied electric.
A junky 12 string.
Some broken guitars.
A couple banjos.
A mandolin.
Some of these are different enough from each other that I don't know why I don't include violin, cello, piano, accordion, drums, mbiras...
 

Telecaster582

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Current count is 18 instruments:

3 acoustics (std, low c and 12 string)
1 resonator
1 Weissenborn style
1 uke bass
10 electrics (1 in open D for slide, 1 in DADGAD, a B-B baritone, a 12 string, one in D std, the rest in std)
1 bass
1 lap steel.

Problem is I started to build stuff and it got a little out of hand and even I have to admit I’ve run out of space.
All of my wall hangers are full and the couch has a bunch on it. There's some under my bed where I put my gig bags. I took the handles of the amps so I could stack them. As for the parts.... They are scattered all over my room lol
 

regularslinky

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Electrics, in order of how much I love them at this moment:
1. Rick Kelly T-style (my avatar)

2. Orange T-style partscaster (Warmoth neck, GFS body) with a TV Jones Filtertron in the bridge

3. G&L USA Comanche, with a custom pickguard and USA Fender Strat pickups

4. Neon Trans Orange over Black Limba T-style partscaster (Warmoth neck and body) with DiMarzio Chopper T and Twang King pickups

5. Fender Classic 50's Esquire (MIM)

6. Gibson "The Paul" - 1978

7. G&L Tribute Fallout

8. Fender Celtic Esquire with a HB sized P-90

9. Epiphone LP Junior with a Duncan Antiquity P-90

10. Harmony Vibra-Jet - 1962 - playable, but needs some work

11. Epiphone Joe Pass Emperor - looks cool, sits in my office and collects dust

12. Various necks, bodies, and electronics, probably enough for 2 more complete electrics.

Plus 2 cheap acoustics, one of which is a 12 string that needs a new bridge, which I will do someday. I'm not an acoustic guy.
 

TomBrokaw

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Give 'em the beans!
Ibanez RG570
Ibanez Mikro
Ibanez EX404 Bass, red (standard tuning)
Ibanez EX404 Bass, black (ADAD)
Agile Argus (Bass VI-ish)
Agile Intrepid 7 string 28 5/8" scale
Agile headless baritone 28 5/8" scale
Gibson LP Studio
Epiphone LP Special II (P90s)
Peavey Predator
Simon & Patrick acoustic
Alvarez acoustic/electric
One of those silly "cigar box" three string slide goobers that you can get on Amazon for $35

So, 13. Technically 14, I have two Predators, but I'm selling one so it doesn't count.

I'm trying to get away from duplication - each instrument, ideally, would fill a particular niche that none of the others can do well.
 

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6 electrics, 2 classical.

I’m trying to get that down to 5 electrics and one classical (the good one). and then maybe an acoustic archtop, but I’m picky on those and waiting for the opportunity to trade. Also currently bass-less, I actually need one of those.

Generally I want every instrument I have to more or less do something completely different.
 

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I have 12 or so. The "or so" part is vitally important. I am not sure exactly how many I have. A little leeway is a good thing.
 

KelvinS1965

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Got far too many at the moment, so I'm selling some off. I fell into the trap of having some that are too similar to each other (Esquire/Tele, Les Paul/Les Paul Junior) and some that I liked the look of but found that I didn't get on with the feel of.

Therefore I'd like to say I've 'only' got 8 electrics, 1 acoustic and 1 bass. However, my Christmas photo shows a few more than that (plus a couple of spare bodies from partcaster projects that ended up too heavy, so I replaced them with lighter bodies).

I'll probably get thrown out of here for suggesting I get rid of some, but I want to narrow it down to ones that are different enough from each other (and a couple that I'm just too attached to for sentimental reasons):

Group 9.jpg

Yes, I know that's 11, but ignore the Gretsch, Junior and possibly the SG.
 

Lawdawg

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3 electrics -- Strat, Tele, Les Paul
3 acoustics -- Martin D16, Baby Taylor, Classical
1 bass -- Ibanez Roadstar II
3 amps -- Twin Reverb, Hayseed 30, Marshall Origin 20

Would love to pick up a hollow body and offset to round out the electrics
 

JL_LI

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All guitars eventually become project guitars.

MIM Nashville now with N4 pickups and an S1 switch.
Am Std Strat now with Ultra Noiseless pickups.
CS ‘69 Strat now wired for bridge and neck.
Gibson SG with 490 R and T pickups now with TV Jones Classic and Classic Plus pickups on order.
Gretsch Anniversary. This one is pretty much the way I got it.

You’re in the right place. You joined the pretty much not satisfied with anything forum.
 




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