You think you have too many guitars?

Muddyshoes

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I did watch that, Rick's collection is very sweet. In the end we are just Stewart's of these things we collect and at some point they will go back out in the world for someone else admirer.
 

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Estimates for how many guitars Keith Richards owns are around 1,000, with some saying he's owned as many as many as 3,000.
Those numbers might be slightly exaggerated, but I think you'd be hard pressed to find another guitarist who owns more guitars than him. Even in the early days of Stones, people said he had them lying all over the place and was constantly buying them or being given them. Even if you're not a Stones fan, The Stones Gear Book is incredible for the shear variety of guitars and basses that those guys have used.
 

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Rick's been at it a long time, and he got a lot of that stuff for way below what you'd pay for it now.

I met a guy at Norm's in LA who had over 500 guitars, and he didn't even play - he was a talent agent.

At least Rick plays his.

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he also Has my lefty 52' broadcaster ,I want it back!
 

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I read a few years ago that Keith Richards has in excess of 3500 in a warehouse he has especially for the collection - he is still buying too, recently posted on instagram about a few 590's Gibson DCs he bought in Nashville.
 

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I think I have eighteen with me, so others are still in storage in the UK, but all are played. I rotate usage at least once a week, and keeping 'discovering' one I thought I wasn't to impressed with.
Can you have to many guitars? That's a no from me
 

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Me, heading to the gig....

I relate to this.

I don't gig much, but my last gig I showed up with three guitars. The other guitar player (who gigs often) brought four and said "I have so many guitars I want to play!"

Over 3.5 sets of music, I played two of mine, a Tele and my Casino, but he played his 60s SG all night.
 

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Short answer: No, I don't have too many Guitars. My House is too small.
I have too many and my house is too small.

You have too many when you have to physically count them to know how many you have and can never remember what is stashed where.

I'm somewhere in the mid 30's in my 1050 square foot house. The House is from 1948 and the basement is not suitable to store anything important.
 

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I've seen this video shared a bunch of times, but I don't have an hour and a half to watch it. Can I get the quick summary? How much gear? How valuable? prize piece? etc?
 




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