What Guitar Have You Been Playing Lately?

Doomguy

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I've been getting back into my Epiphone SG, tuned to D standard/drop C. The new guitar feeling on my seven string finally began to fade after a year or so and the higher tuning (yes, drop C is high for me) works better for the black metal stuff that I've been doing lately then my Gibson SG in B standard. It's just a really solid guitar.
 

Fretting out

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As always, the most home play goes to my '93 Martin D-1. ( 29 years of gigs and jams- now sort of retired from gigs)

- electric gig fun (.lately) going to a new Squier Tele Thinline- love it!
Your dog has the same look mine gets, it’s the “he’s got a guitar he’s not going to pay attention to me for an hour” look
 

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back in october of 21 i got a 2019 les paul junior double cut with a p90 and havent stop playing it since

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My latest Squier Classic Vibe 50s Teles live on these hangers lately. I find myself gravitating to the Vintage blonde. It is a complete partscaster that started with the original maple neck from the Butterscotch Blonde CV50. I bought the CV50 body from Stratosphere. The pickups are Seymour Duncan Alnico Pro II pickups with a 4 way Toneshaper. It has Gotoh vintage locking tuners. The rest of the hardware is Fender, Callaham, Rutters, etc. Love the way it sounds and feels. It is my number 1 practice guitar :cool:

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Fun thread! Some of you have great axes wow.

I don’t have enough quantity to be too picky. My Gretsch 3161 on flats or MiM Tele are all I practice on and I usually just alternate days of week. Our “living room” acoustics get a lot of love; GS Mini, Breedlove CE mahog and a ‘student’ classical.

I should practice bass more. Always just go to the fun stuff when I pick it up
 

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This 80s Bullet I put 4 strings on, like a Tenor except I set them as E A D G. I put flat wounds (from a set of 11s or 12s) on it. It’s an odd setup but has been forcing me to really learn some new inversions to play about anything. It’s fun.
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I just got a new nut blank to replace the hacked up one I first did. I got the spacing a bit off the first time.
 

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The weekend is here.
What guitar has worked its way to the front of the pack in your home?

Me... I was deep into Drop Tunings and stuff all winter. Drop B tuning, etc. One day I just got bored with it.
Didn't play for awhile. Which is not normal. Unless life has really kicked the stuffing outta me.

I dug out some Strats.
Found my 90s MIM.
It's always has a gnarly bite to it.

Plugged it in and realized that I REALLY missed playing a Strat.
Had a few great weeks of playing so far. So much so that I'm thinkin' maybe I'll just stick with Strats for good.

What about you folks?
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^^^Ditto on the Strats. Been playing Teles and Gibsons mostly lately. Then I picked up my Strat a coupla weeks ago, and it really felt and sounded good, so I'm playing it much more. It's a lightwieght, 6.82 lbs., ash-bodied American Standard Strat that I brought new in 1999.

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The three on the right. I've been playing my new Telecaster daily for two weeks (unplugged). I have also been playing my 12-string, and learned "Wish You Were Here" (I just posted the test to "Twanger"). I tried the Tele and my Strat for the intro lead, and the Strat won (although the action is too low). <Edit> The Strat's neck pickup had the better unprocessed "sort of acoustic" tone.


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My home-built 25.5" scale Breadwinner tribute I built back in 2016. I just can't put it down. I pick up the Squier Strat every now and again, but it just doesn't feel right.
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This one does. Every time.
A guy down the dorm hall in college had an Ovation kind of like that, and I recall the pickups looking about that size but the pole pieces were arranged across them in a diagonal line. Is that how yours is? I can’t tell
By zooming in.

It was a very clear-sounding bright guitar, but not shrill or harsh (even through his Crate G40C amp!) and I recall the action being pretty slick.

Cool guitar!
This 80s Bullet I put 4 strings on, like a Tenor except I set them as E A D G. I put flat wounds (from a set of 11s or 12s) on it. It’s an odd setup but has been forcing me to really learn some new inversions to play about anything. It’s fun.
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I just got a new nut blank to replace the hacked up one I first did. I got the spacing a bit off the first time.

Wow! Lookit that! We need to hear some of that thing in the Twanger Central forum! Cool idea.
 

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Circumstances dictated that I separate from most of my guitars for a few months. Now they’re back and almost all of them are on a five guitar stand on wheels, so it’s easy to play any one of them. I am playing my A-A Franken-Bari the most, though. (Yes @mexicanyella it started life as a Squier Bullet Strat like yours.)
 

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mexicanyella

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Circumstances dictated that I separate from most of my guitars for a few months. Now they’re back and almost all of them are on a five guitar stand on wheels, so it’s easy to play any one of them. I am playing my A-A Franken-Bari the most, though. (Yes @mexicanyella it started life as a Squier Bullet Strat like yours.)

I remember seeing a photo of that one awhile back, but maybe still with the Bullet neck on it...?

Cool project! What is the pickup?

I forgot to include the other thing I’ve been “playing” lately: the Lucida Guitarrón I got for my b-day back in December...
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Lately? I recently picked up my first Les Paul on a lark, an Epiphone Les Paul Special in TV Yellow. It has become my late night noodling on the couch guitar. The compact size is great for that compared to my Fenders. I keep it on the couch next to me in the media room plugged into my Spark 40.
 




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