... or I'm going to do it. Fender American Nashville B-Bender to be precise. http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/TeleAMNB3SB Since discovering music as my passion two years ago, I have come to learn that my second passion is buying gear. I've acquired so much stuff on craigslist. I flip a lot of it, and make decent money at times. From the acoustic guitar for $30 that actually plays really well, to the drum kit from the kid who gave it up after two months, I'll buy anything music related that has a good price tag on it. Lately I've been intrigued by bender guitars. I would really like a G-bender, but those look really hard to get ahold of. Finding them used is tough, but when Sweetwater makes it so easy for me to just pay $47.23 a month for three years, I almost can't pass it up. I feel like 50 bucks a month is well worth it for such an awesome guitar. The big drawback however is that I absolutely suck at guitar. I play all the time, but my skills are not commensurate with my effort. I'm in a band that plays 6 or 7 shows a month, but I just sing and play rhythm acoustic. So I'm not going to get a whole lot of use out of this guitar for at least a year until I figure out how the hell to play something other than pentatonic scales. So give me whatever you've got, reviews, playing advice, etc. If there are any horror stories, let me hear those too. I'm curious as to how the tension in the spring hold up over time, I would think eventually that lever the strap hangs on to would get loose and start bending when you don't want it to. Or if it's just going to be too hard to get the hang of, tell me that too. Thanks for your time!