If guitars were like airplanes

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  1. Wrighty

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    Stuff having to check the weather every time I pick up my guitar to see if it's safe to play/
     
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    I would buy a Flight Case for it.
     
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  3. Gardo

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    Good one
     
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    is that a prs? those usually really rub me the wrong way but that looks great.
     
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    This sounds ridiculous - when I started learning guitar in the mid-'70s I was afraid to go anywhere near the 12th fret. It was like a novice driver not being legally allowed on the motorway (freeway).
    I've gotten better - these days I don't go anywhere near the 17th fret. :)
     
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  6. littlebadboy

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    Yes sir, it's a PRS S2 Standard 22 but customized with a DiMarzio D-Activator X set in half-open covers. Electronics were totally re-wired with parallel switches and a tone-bypass. Mann bridge in black nickel, etc. It was nick named, "Darth Paul", by the PRS community! But, it looks like a stealth bomber to me.

    Thanks for the appreciation!
     
  7. Jerry J

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    I'd compare the Tele to an A-10 Warthog. And I mean that as the highest compliment.
     
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    You can also compare it to the B-52 which first flew in the early 50’s and is still active today
     
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    If guitars were like airplanes we’d see more Foo Fighters.
     
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    Pete Townsend could sure make his guitars fly ...

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    No sustain
     
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    If guitars are like airplanes then my black Jackson King V is a stealth fighter jet.:cool:

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    If guitars were like airplanes, you would need to pass a physical and prove a certain competence before you were allowed to play alone. Before you could play with others, you’d have to pass a written test, and then a practical test. After playing with others for a certain amount of time, you could upgrade from a beginner guitar to a MIM guitar. After having enough time with that guitar, and passing a more rigorous physical, written test and practical exam. Then you might be able to play an American Made guitar. And on and on. Custom shop guitars would cost as much as entire subdivisions, and be limited to a group of people who pass quite stringent physicals, written and practical tests, and they would have to pass those testes for each type of guitar. They would then have to retire and give up those guitars at age 65. But they still could play the beginner guitars, by themselves and in small groups...so long as they passed their physicals and every other year competency review.
     
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    If guitars were like aeroplanes... my Flying V built from a neck & body kit.

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    That is exactly my thought, but never considered the retirement side of it.
     
  17. Gardo

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    reminds me of a Vulcan Bomber
     
  18. esseff

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    Spot on,Gardo. :cool:

    I called it V-Force as the RAF V-Bombers were the trio of Vulcans, Victors and Valiants. With hindsight I should have finished it in either anti-flash white or grey/green camouflage for authenticity, not Tru-Oil. Might do that one day. It was good fun to build and set up but I replaced the supplied pick-guard and cheap hardware that came with the kit.
     
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    It would preclude the 2525 Stones tour...:eek:
     
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