What's Your Dream Guitar?

drlucky

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Guild Duane Eddy. Oh yeah. Not mine...wish it was...
 

Telekarster

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I couldn't afford the originals so I built my own - 1951 Nocaster, 1954 Strat, 1959 ES-335 ;)
 

Chester P Squier

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My dream guitar is a Martin HD-28e acoustic-electric. About 30 years ago, my brother got a D-28 that he let me play. I have never played a guitar that was that easy to play, yet sounded so good. But I might want one with a pickup installed.
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brookdalebill

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I’d love a birth year (1957) Martin D21.
When I was a kid, learning to play Texas-style (sock) rhythm guitar at fiddle contests, a cool old (real) cowboy/rancher Dayton Roberts had a D21.
He was a great teacher, by example.
He was rock solid, simple, in tune, in time, and always smiling when he played.
It was like he was in on the magic, or a sly in-joke.
The D21 was made for 13 years, between 1956-1969.
Anyways, they look like D18s from the front, but they are Brazilian rosewood.
I like the uncommon-ness, and “stealth” aspect of the beautiful rosewood.
Jim Croce played one.
 
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suthol

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Got any pictures of your guitar?
Here's the build diary, head up to pages 25 & 26 for finished pics


And a bit here

 
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arlum

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I've had many and currently own most of them. The few remaning ...
Fender '63 Stratocaster.
Fender '52 Esquire
Fender '59 slab board Telecaster.
Gibson '64 ES-335.
Tom Anderson Cobra T-style.
Tom Anderson Lil' Angel.
Ibanez early '90s Universe.
A built to my spec. custom Furch Guitars acoustic 6 string.

Because of their easy availability I would have already purchased the Tom Anderson's but I have an issue with Tom not being willing to tell me what type magnets are in his pickups. Why he want's to keep that a secret I'll never understand.
The Ibanez Universe is the only 7 string I ever considered for purchase.
The three Fenders and one Gibson are dreams I've carried forever.
Since purchasing my Furch acoustic 6 string guitar a few years back and having the time to compare it to my Martin, Breedlove and Yamaha as well as other players Gibsons, Taylor, Froggy Bottom, Larriv'ee, Bourgeois and Collings acoustics I've found one single guitar that sounded better and sported an equal build quality to my Furch. It was a Bourgeois guitar offering with a price tag 2 1/2 times higher than my Furch and it did indeed sound 2 steps closer to heaven. If I had unlimited bread this goal might have been surplanted by a custom build Bourgeois acoustic 6 string. But ..... out of all acoustic guitar custom builds I could get for under $10,000 Furch is the only company I would look at and would be super proud to own and play..
 




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