What is your favorite classic headstock design from these choices?

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  1. Steve Ouimette

    Steve Ouimette Tele-Holic

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    It's the Tele for me now. Took over 30 years of playing before I liked it and now it is embedded in my brain eye as the greatest design ever. Guitar and headstock.

    The smaller Strat headstock is pretty much the bees knees too.
     
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  2. archetype

    archetype Fiend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    I like the classic Strat, but I'd buy and play the Tele first.
     
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    Yep. Attached guitar optional.
     
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    Mistake....move along....
     
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    Top left on a Strat but never on a Tele; top right always on a Tele. The oversize Strat head is an abomination and as for the broken-off Gibson headstock, so what? I don't like Les Pauls much anyway, so it's not my concern.
     
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    I am headstock blind. I have never really paid all that much attention to them. If the tuning pegs worked properly my concern with the headstock was complete.
     
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    All fine by me except the balloon animal Strat headstock on the bottom left. Along with accompanying large print logo for small children and the elderly.
     
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    darren7 Tele-Holic

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    I like the one that isn’t broken. Unless it’s the big CBS Strat headstock. Screw that.
     
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    I like tele headstocks the best. Not really due to the look, more because for some reason I seem to play better and feel more comfortable with the smaller headstock.
     
  11. studio1087

    studio1087 Telefied Silver Supporter

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    Took me a while to get it.

    Funny.
     
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    I’m partial to the big headed strat over the classic. The Tele is beautiful in its own right. The classic Gibson may be my all time favorite. i love a 3x2 headstock but that’s just my opinion
     
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    I saw it but didn't know you were joking. I've heard all Gibson headstocks are like that.
     
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    Classic strat out of the 4 but JM headstocks are the best IMO it's like a 70s headstocks done right but already done prior
     
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    Honestly, I'm sort of a fan of a large Fender headstocks. I prefer the smaller ones, but the large ones are kind of cool.
     
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    Classic Strat. It’s a near-perfect example of industrial design.

    Tele is nice too, obviously.

    The big Strat is nasty.

    The other one is fine, but not particularly inspiring. And it’s a bad design, obviously.
     
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    upper left. indestructible.
     
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    Upper left and Tele................but this one I give a thumbs up....


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    I like the lower-left Big Head Strat design.
    More room to clamp a Snark tuner on......... ;)
     
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