What are your favorite non-Fender guitars?

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by studio1087, Oct 13, 2021.

  1. JL_LI

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    I just love my Simon and Patrick Showcase Rosewood. Adirondack spruce over solid rosewood. F8B40DA8-28F6-4708-8A85-8C6BE7DF6B2A.jpeg
     
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    Ebidis Friend of Leo's

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    My Gretsch is great.

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    My Epi LP is great.

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    My Harley Benton SC Junior is great.

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    But...

    It seems like more and more, my LTD is just becoming like part of my body. I just took a one week trip (got back Tuesday night) and did not have a guitar. The LTD was the one I dreamed about getting back to.

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    This is gorgeous. It’s “Autumn Burst” or something right??
     
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    Never noticed, I think it’s just weird glare in the photo. Assuming you’re talking about the cavity cover over the switch right? It’s clear. I think the reflection is of the light hanging above it, maybe?
     
  5. gridlock

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    I already have a Red Wine Studio. TV Yellow it is.
     
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    It's Charcoal Cherry Burst, and it's nearly impossible to get an accurate photo of what it really looks like as it changes depending on the angle you look at it from.
     
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  7. Slip Kid

    Slip Kid Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    My Heritage 575 Custom shares the #1 spot with my Tele.
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    My SG Classic that I got earlier this (seen with my SJ-200) has settled into the #2 slot.
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    My ‘93 PRS Custom is also a favorite and used to hold the #1 slot.
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    I also love my Rick 360-12, even though it’s a pain to string and tune!
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  8. mimmo

    mimmo Friend of Leo's

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    Epiphone DR 500-MCE

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    My Ovations, 1614 Folklore and 1613 Classic.
    Here is my Folklore:

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  9. PixMix

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    Low end Gibsons: Melody Makers, Specials, DC's etc. I own a beautiful LP Standard and an SG Standard, but nothing makes me more happy than cheap flat tops with barely any finish on them.

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  10. Tom-Australia

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    I have a B&G Little Sister Private Build. Amazing guitar that gets better with each year.
     
  11. jmbstudios

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    Here is my Nash TH2B with Lollartrons.

    And my PRS. Blue is a 1989 PRS CE 24. The violin burst is a 2006 Artist 22.

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    Well... then you're allowed to pick your favorite among all the guitars you have instead of being limited to your non-Fenders like us schmoes! :lol:
     
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    Gretsch all day long. Most versatile guitars ever as far as I am concerned.

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  14. eclecticsynergy

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    My favorite Les Paul. Acquired in '83 from Guitar Trader. She just keeps getting better as the years go by. Pretty beat up, but her scars were earned in battle.
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    Bought my first PRS in '87. This insanely lively guitar rocked my world - literally changed the way I approach playing - and remains my favorite for modern tones. Not fancy to look at but man, does she sing!
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    Between that an your convertible, you sir, have an excellent eye for understated, beautiful guitars.
     
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    Les Paul Standard and Guild D24.
     
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    No, mine is an older Diamond series model. I couldn't find an exact picture of it and was too lazy to take one of mine ;) The Diamond series Damien 6 now has a hardtail top loading bridge, but mine looks closer to the Platinum series one I posted a pic of. Mine has the staggered string-thru body design with the tune-o-matic type bridge. It also has the body binding and the bat wing inlays, but it doesn't have the neck binding. I've replaced the EMG pickups with generic, vintage PAF output pickups. It was supposed to be a temporary change while I considered other brand name options, but its sounds so good with these pickups I just left them.
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    Taylor 414... a lot like this one, except I've installed a Baggs M1A. (But the only Fender I own is a P-bass.)

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    Awesome, thanks. The original spec on that looks extremely similar to my C-1...same active EMG pair.

    I've been fascinated by at least the recorded examples of what you can do with a Sustainiac, and I'm eager to hear some people’s thoughts that actually have one.
     
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