Which guitar of yous gets most played?

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  1. elihu

    elihu Poster Extraordinaire

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    This is a Martin CEO 5 12 fret Dread with slotted headstock. Oh yeah, serial #7 (how lucky is that?) It’s got the prettiest top I’be ever seen and the nut is 1 3/4” wide. It’s a real hoss of a guitfiddle and I love her.

    One more thing-she is teaching me how to sing. Such a lady!
     
  2. Robert H.

    Robert H. Friend of Leo's

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    My 07 Suhr T style with a Lollar Imperial PU in the neck slot. On the right. It gets 90% of my time EB4A731E-9919-4CAA-9610-8710D2254C8B.jpeg
     
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    Just recently I plugged my Epiphone G-400 into my Peavey Bandit:
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    Sounds good to me. My Telecaster also sounds really nice on the Clean Channel which makes me consider getting rid of my Blues Junior. The reverb is nice on the Bandit as well.
     
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  4. swijak

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    NICE selection of guitars! I love three-pickup retro styled guitars.
     
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    Yes - Arcane and I agree they sound great!
     
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    I have a lot—but nowhere near four dozen—and I feel like I should have a tech on retainer to help me maintain them. I have found myself pulling out a handful a night in my basement and plugging in back-to-back with no effects. It’s particularly enjoyable between applying coats of nitro, especially if ventilation is less than stellar...ha
     
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    Thanks @swijak ! ;)

    Which one ? o_O

    The Danelectro-inspired (an official DC59 RI LH is in the middle) :

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    The Harley-Benton Mustang-like Sisters (modded) :

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    -tbln
     
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  8. Charlie Bernstein

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    My '76 Guild D-35. I play the living fish out of it:

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  9. elihu

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    Just for the halibut?
     
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    Bought 10 new guitars since September so I have been rotating them lately. Have to dig down to find my old standbys and give them a thorough check out again.
     
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    I play 'em all, and keep them in good rotation, as a rule.

    I have, however, been picking up the Gibson Les Paul BFG a lot lately.

    I think it's because, and this is totally out of character for me, I have been considering changing the bridge pickup out for an aftermarket humbucker. (I know, I know, I'm always Mr Bone Stock, and not one to advocate mods.)

    This 2018 BFG came with a pair of P-90's, and don't get me wrong, they sound really great.
    But I am enamored of the notion of making it more like the original BFG's that they sold years earlier, which had a bridge humbucker and the neck P-90.

    The original BFGs of 2007, 2008, and the Gator BFG in (I think) 2011 came equipped with one P-90 pickup (neck) and one Zebra Burstbucker exposed humbucker pickup (bridge). They also featured just one Tone Knob, and put a Kill Switch where the pickup selector was, and moved the selector switch down to where the upper tone knob would have been. That always struck me as bad-ass, and I coveted one.

    When they reissued the BFG for 2018, buyers weren't offered that same combo.
    You either bought one with dual humbuckers or dual P-90's.
    I got the P-90 one.

    So.
    If I'm going to do this right, I would need to find a zebra-striped humbucker that'll fit into the P-90 bridge slot (I don't wish to route out the body) and install a kill switch.

    Or maybe I should just leave this one bone stock, and hunt for a used vintage BFG.

    Okay, I'm gonna shut up now.

    :(

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  12. Troubleandahalf

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    I do love a nice gold top.

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    I had no idea fender had a reissue lap steel, I’m gonna have to look for one
     
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    Ibanez Prestige Talman.

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    20200515_092801.jpg Bought this made in Vietnam guitar for $94 a few weeks back and it just plays awesome, so it is left out for now and gets picked up regularly. My old Fender acoustic is always out and gets played the most. My live rig is rarely used at home. Just today my wife asked "where did all these guitars come from?". It has been at least a couple of weeks since I bought one.
     
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    This Bigsby is "from the factory" I did not Install it.....but since you asked ....here are some pics :)

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    With the original bridge (Jazzmaster style)
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    ...and with the Mustang style bridge

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    I like the Mustang bridge much better.
     
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  17. glenlivet

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    Under somewhat vigorous use mine does tend to drift a little sharp. That is my experience. It's not enough of an issue for me to investigate. Because it tends to drift sharp, I'm guessing my strings are getting bound at the nut slots.....a small amount of lithium grease on the nut slots would probably help a lot.
     
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  18. Troubleandahalf

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    I sold my Jazzmaster because of the bridge.
    I could have done like everyone says and put a Mustang bridge on it, but I said to heck with it and moved on. Beautiful guitar in sonic blue a real looker but I never quite bonded with it. Mostly because I was constantly irritated with it falling out of tune.

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  19. tubelectron

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  20. ping-ping-clicka

    ping-ping-clicka Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    that's a touching story , your wife buying you a "New" guitar.
    I am happy for you both.

    As a churlish as it may be could you please list the upgrades that you made and which parts by brand , as I have a newSqureAffinity that I wanting to upgrade and can't deem to decide which of the thousands of options to choose from .
    Enjoy your new guitar.
     
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