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

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    Whatever sounds mediocre or worse


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    OK no problem. I am just commenting based on the OP. I don't like the epiphone headstock.. Any of them..Thanks
     
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    I must dig ugly headstocks since I own:

    PRS
    Tele
    Strat with CBS headstock
    Kramer with a hockey stick
    Epiphone
     
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    I don't have a PRS or a hockey stick, but I do have the others you mentioned and a couple pointy ones, and they are the most loathsome. lol
     
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    The point is about the early 80s Matsumoku guitars is that as well as aspiring for quality in a guitar they were also aspiring for originality, some of them having been subject to lawsuits.

    I don't find the Aria and Westone/Electra headstocks ugly at all, because they very use-able guitars played by pro musicians too.

    I don't have a problem with the PRS headstock either, whether on the SE or higher end models. Allows good string alignment, balance, strength on a thru neck guitar and largely avoids the problem of headstock breakage too.
     
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    That is why i bought Exl-1 now in october! And temporary low price, i was purchasing jazz archtops.
    The other i bought is Epi Century DeLuxe Masterbilt, i think it has the finest Epiphone headstock ever.
    Dean gets some whacking here, they don`t say which of them, i own a Dean MAB-3 Michael Angelo Batio TR, i think it`s not that bad. View attachment 489181
     

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    Fender starcaster Pen!s-headstock
     
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    Steinberger headstocks stink. Those lazy sons oh' beaches.

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    No they don`t usually stink, but at first sight you think something is missing, or the guitar has suffered Les Paul accident.
    I will never get used for that look, but i don`t hate it. I will save my anger for more serious issues.
     
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    I love everything about the Explorer, except the headstock. I also like hockey sticks, but not when they are headstocks.
     
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    Hate my Epiphone headstock but think my Martin headstock is pure genius. Simple but the best
     
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    It was a joke. I'm sorry that the humor didn't translate. I was just kidding. I picked a brand with no headstock and made a joke!
     
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    I’ll go with Seagull. [​IMG]
     
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    Should not have opened this thread. I threw up in my mouth a little bit...

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    I hate those heavy metal hockey stick hair band guitars with a passion.

    PRS headstocks are ugly too, I guess I'm a dyed in the wool Fender kind of guy.
     
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    I just can’t get worked up about any of them. They’re utilitarian to me…
     
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    Is this for real? Holy crap. My Seagull Acoustic has a tiny one, not ugly but just looks weird. But damn, it’s a fine guitar.
     
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