Which Guitar Brand or Model Has the Ugliest Headstock? (No one offs, curiosities etc.)

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by Grandy, Jan 26, 2018.

  1. dogmeat

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    I'll add Ovation to the list
     
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    G&L. And the Gibson Flying V.

    BC Rich does exactly what it's supposed to do. PRS looks fine in my opinion.
     
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    Parker fly FTW
     
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    You are CORRECT.

    Also this:
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    I just remembered the Music Man Cutlass guitar. Likely named for the Navy's Cutlass fighter of the '50s.
     
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    I only like Teles , Strats and Les Pauls
    Only other brand I like is MM
    Could never own a G&L , sorry.....
     
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    It works—the strings go in a straight line—but okay, THAT is a headstock I can hate.

    I just want to reach for the nearest saw.
     
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    I'm surprised that G&L is so unpopular :confused:.

    And yes, Suhrs are just terrible. I wonder how Mark Knopfler doesn't see that.
     
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    I like my Breedlove, but man ...
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    The Parker Fly headstock may not be the prettiest, but it's NOT fragile, being it's made from carbon fiber, and note the angle from nut to tuner, it's almost a dead straight line, so it it stays in tune quite nicely. In all, an excellent design, just not traditional looking.

    BTW, to the OP, thanks for the thread, definitely one of the more fun ones.....
     
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    I agree!
     
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    The Dean 'V'.

    Hands down, ugliest of all time.
    Thread closed.

    Can we all have a beer now?
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    I love the PRS headstock. Simple, clean, not a ton of extra real estate (cough, cough, 70s Strats). Coupled with their excellent locking tuners.
    Hate the Dean ones though - so big and gaudy. The headstock ruined a lot of otherwise very nice guitars for me.
     
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    I guess I'm weird. I like the current one way better.
     
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    Reminds me of the field hockey sticks the girls used to use in high school.
     
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    Geez, going through this thread again, makes me really, really like the simple Martin headstock. I have a National and an Eastman that have similar headstock designs. Now I know why.
     
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    Except it looks like a skinny keister pooing out the logo......(sorry, I couldn't resist)
     
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