Let's be honest: what shredder guitar would you really love to own one day?

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  1. dannyh

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    I was a huge fan of the 80's era of metal music! If wifey would let me buy one of the guitars I lusted after back then I would grab a Charvel San Dimas, or that Jackson Randy Rhoads model.

    Life was nice back then... I was cool (in my mind at least hahaa)!
     
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    reckless meanie Tele-Holic

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    muchxs Doctor of Teleocity

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    My last couple shredders had zero fret wear above the third fret. Cowboy chords. Must be the kid was shreddin' Mel Bay. G Chord: chong, chong, chong. C chord: chong, chong, chong. F add 9 chord: chong, chong, chong. "Take me back to the Paradise City... "
     
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    I have mine as well.
    I had a killer Charvel in the late 80's and this Jackson I found earlier this year, has the closest neck to that Charvel I could find.

    The Jackson is an early 90's model.

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    THIS GUY!OMG he and his band mates certainly do that thing, a scary level of playing.
     
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  9. tintag27

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    I like Tom Quayle's signature Ibanez - very classy
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    Not pointy but a shredder.... I wouldn't mind owning this Charvel Guthrie Govan Signature
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    I've wanted a lefty Carvin for years. I just bought this one.
     
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    I have feet in both pools; the family includes some nice Telecasters, which I acquired to come back around to my roots starting a few years back. They were joining a family which consists of a number of 'shredders,' largely Ibanez - Jems (including a mighty 777LNG which is #778 and a '90 Floral), RGs, Universe and RG 7-strings, my home-brew Eddie 'Franky' instruments, etc.

    I like guitars =]
     
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    BC Rich 9 or 10 string
     
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    I most likely wouldn't shred even if I was good at it but I can appreciate high performance things. This Valley Arts Larry Carlton tele was a magazine cover story in the in the 70s. I never forgot it, I've yet see one up close and personnel. images (9).jpg
     
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    As far as I'm concerned, this is the only real shredder guitar:[​IMG]
     
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    A blue PRS Torero.

    I already have a red one. It wasn't on my radar but I got it in a trade.

    It's killer.

    Neck thru, Original Floyd, EMGs.

    Shredders who know about these love them. And they're relatively affordable on the used market.

    Someday I hope to have a blue one too.

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    • Double-cutaway mahogany solidbody
    • Maple top with flame maple veneer
    • 25.5" scale length
    • 3-piece maple through-body neck
    • 24-fret ebony fretboard
    • 1-11/16" nut width
    • 14" radius
    • Neck-through joint with heavy, carved heel
    • Wide-fat profile
    • Nickel hardware
    • Floyd Rose1000 tremolo bridge
    • PRS designed tuners
    • EMG-81 active humbucking bridge pickup
    • EMG-85 active humbucking neck pickup
    • Volume and Tone controls
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    • Includes gig bag
     
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    Peter Frampton has a middle humbucker...

    Near as I can tell a Gambale is an Ibanez "S" with a paint job.

    I parted my S470. I got it dirt cheap to begin with. It had a Dimarzio X2N in the bridge position. I covered most of what I paid for the guitar when I sold the pickup. I always wanted an X2N but I was unwilling to pay retail. Got one, found out it was exactly what I didn't want.

    I hope I still have that S470 neck. It had crazy flame, like Musickraft flame.
     
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    I'm good without another one.

    I owned a few shredders, in the past year even, and ended up selling them or giving them away.

    All of them Ibanez.
    Top quality.
    Great guitars.
    Pointy as all get out.

    But ultimately, not for me.

    I have kept one though, and I must say, I really like it a lot.
    Though it's not that pointy.

    It's the 2008 Ibanez SA120, which I rescued from a nearby pawn shop.
    Dusty, dirty, grungy, and in bad need of love.

    I have restored it to pristine beauty, and it sounds really nice.
    Plays good too, and stays in tune.

    Here's a stock photo of it.
    I have hallway carpets drying, so I don't want to go back to the music room to snap a fresh photo.
    :)

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