If you had to battle a roman gladiator in an arena, which guitar would be your best bet?

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  1. stormsedge

    stormsedge Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    Found this...stainless steel.
     
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    The Teuffel Birdfish guitar.

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    I'd hand it to the gladiator, and in his confusion, escape.
     
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    My trusty steel National reso. One swing and they are down for the count.
     
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    Roman = Italian

    Italian = flick knife

    So, probably crowbar or softball bat
     
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    the guitar is not important..... the double Marshall stack is what you really need
     
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    i'd ask for the lions and then hunt around for a can opener. you can herd cats quite easily with a can opener.
     
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    A symmetrical doubleneck shredder guitar, like Mr. Batio’s.
    Something heavy and extra pointy.
    I’d try to wheedley-deedley them into submission.
    If that doesn’t work I could use it as a weapon, or shield.
    Can y’all tell I put considerable thought into this?
     
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    Not sure if the big box music store could supply me that quick - but iff...I'd take one of those Bagpipes!
    that'd make 'em run for the hills
     
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    Spartacaster. I would need experience. Otherwise a Lester for the weight. I figure you get one swing.
     
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    Throw a peavey t40 at them, watch them fall into the giant hole it makes when it lands at their feet
     
  13. Alamo

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    Banjo!
    Gladiator has never heard that before :confused: then gets knocked out with it.
     
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    My 'Gladiator Down' prototype, that I'm working on. :rolleyes:
     
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    Maybe something like this...

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    I know you're just making a feeble joke at the expense of bagpipes, but, have you ever tried PLAYING bagpipes? It's VERY difficult to even get a sound out of a practice chanter. By the time you managed to get a squeak out of it, you'd be down for the count.
     
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    You beat me to it. Maybe one with Kerry King tattoo paint.
     
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    Kramer DMZ 1000. Split Y head stock (for catching those swords hacks). Aluminum neck and a body about 2" thick and heavy.
     
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    Perhaps a vintage Veleno. It has the split pointy headstock for pooking at eyeballs and parrying a swinging sword attack, and the aluminum body makes a great shield against the stabby things my opponent will try.

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    Yes, that's a real ruby on the headstock.

    John Veleno passed in 2018.

    R.I.P.
     
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    True, I'ver never played one before but I did get chance to see how they work, up close.
    I was a teen about 11, 12 or 13, ..IDK .. I met this (official) scottish marching band and was litarly blown away by the sound.
    I talked to them and they were amazed/amused that the german kid could talk and understand their scottish talk.
    they invited me to a restaurant after the gig and some beer.
    my first bottles of beer :confused::cry::lol: - much to the dismay of my parents. but they also found it funny. drunk kid.ha

    So yeah, I believe I'd get those bagpipes going...somehow.
    it wouldn't sound nice but that's not the point ,right? :)
     
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