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Danny Himself 06.25.2006 12:51 PM

The Personal Guitar Thread
 
Thats right. I know there's been a 'post yr gear' thread, but this is different, motha. I'll get started.

Fender Jazzmaster

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3.../smilejazz.jpg

Notes:

1998 Japanese Reissue
Gauges: .42 .38 .32 .16 .11. .09
Candy Apple Red
2 Soapbar pickups
Rosewood Fretboard
Switches taped up
2 Knobs (volume broken)
Cosmos Mystery Area sticker
GTA Sticker
Cheshire Cat sticker

HaydenAsche 06.25.2006 12:59 PM

Crescent cheap-ass pawn shop guitar
Cheap-ass strings
RED w/ white pickguard
3 pick-ups(I took the white things off. THey were teh suck)
BLACK fretboard(Frets one and two are fucked up on the high strings)
Strings HANGING OFF of the end of my guitar because I'm cool, etc
3 knobs
1 BROKEN switch
1 ALL YOUR BASE sticker
1 SONIC YOUTH sticker
1 ARAB ON RADAR sticker

BLOOD

HaydenAsche 06.25.2006 01:00 PM

I have 3 acoustic guitars as well. None of them worth mentioning. They were all purchased at GoodWill for under 10 dollars.

CHOUT 06.25.2006 01:42 PM

Current Main guitar:
1965 Fender Mustang (Oct 65 Neck date, 'B' neck width)
 

11 gauge strings (w/ extra heavy pick)
Stock neck pickup, Seymour Duncan Cool Rails mini humbucker in the bridge. Neck pickup soon to be replaced with another mini humbucker. Stock pickup sounds like shit. Never use it. Bridge pickup switch taped to on position.
Rosewood fretboard. Recently sanded some bad overspray job off the back of the neck with steel wool. Much smoother now.
Recently refinished from Surf Green-ish color so silver/metallic. I did a bad job, and it already looks reliced after two weeks. The paint is coming off everywhere. I'll refinish it sometime with better paint.
I took the volume knob off since I always hit it when I'm strumming.
Purchased for $300 from the singer in my old band.

SpectralJulianIsNotDead 06.25.2006 01:42 PM

Hondo II Les Paul Custom Copy from the 1970's
GHS Nickel Rockers- 10 gauge
1970's black dimarzio humbuckers, nicely aged magnets
black finish
mother of pearl block inlays
cream binding
chrome hardware
2 vol, 2 tone, 1 3 way

Hondo 1970's or 80's Through Neck
Natural finish
cream stock dimarzio pickups
mother of pearl dots
2 vol 2 tone 1 3 way
GHS b-52s 11s

1960's Kay
1 lipstick p/u in the neck
1 vol 1 tone
silver pickguard
kelvinator headstock
sunburst finish
GHS Nickel Rocker 10s

60's Tiesco
4 aged white single coils
switches and dials and crazy shit for all of them
silver pickguard
sunburst finish
GHS Nickel Rockers

Oscar Schmidt 2000's
GHS boomers
2 no name humbuckers that blow
Gold burst with bronze back
1 vol 2 tone

hey alex 06.25.2006 03:56 PM

 

Fender stratocaster, chinese.
Standard start setup (pickups n knobs, no surprises)
red body, a bit dinged up
3-ply black pickguard
Stickers- two threadless heart stickers by bridge, pink vinyl, wild n wolly video,... on back a sticker for the like... whom i don't actually like)
Sharpie markings- above pickguard i wrote "LIEBE" in silver. Xed out 1-9 on volume., colored middle pickup black n red, wrote imposter next to 'fender' on head because i thought it was bootleg (also scratched off fender with my keys). Wrote "play more good music please..." on back of head.
(it's an old pick so none of this is shown)

Danny Himself 06.25.2006 05:56 PM

Lovin' them, guys.

Regarding picks, I use very thin red Sharkfins.

acousticrock87 06.25.2006 06:05 PM

I have one of these in Tiger Eye. The guitar, not the girl. Unmodified because I don't have the money to waste on that if I don't play it live.

Also a Takamine GS330 Cedar and an obscure 70's classical with 5 strings.

Danny Himself 06.25.2006 06:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by acousticrock87
I have one of these in Tiger Eye. The guitar, not the girl. Unmodified because I don't have the money to waste on that if I don't play it live.

Also a Takamine GS330 Cedar and an obscure 70's classical with 5 strings.


Ew, really? They look so... hair metal.

acousticrock87 06.25.2006 06:33 PM

Look? It's a guitar. I play blues, and it's an excellent blues guitar. Makes no difference to me what scene it falls into under scenster glasses. Pity everyone wears 'um, though.

Danny Himself 06.25.2006 06:35 PM

It just seems odd to have such a grand vegasmeister such as that to play blues. No offence or anything. :]

acousticrock87 06.25.2006 06:41 PM

The main reason I particularly picked that one was because I found it at a store that was having a blowout sale the next week, and doing my research, $200 off it was by far the best value I would be able to find for what I needed.

Danny Himself 06.25.2006 06:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by acousticrock87
The main reason I particularly picked that one was because I found it at a store that was having a blowout sale the next week, and doing my research, $200 off it was by far the best value I would be able to find for what I needed.


Wow, that's pretty cool. I usually peruse ebay for stupid people who post great guitars for cheap, not knowing what they are. Its how I got my Jazz.

LittlePuppetBoy 06.25.2006 06:58 PM

I've got a yamaha BB300 bass guitar. It's red and you can see it on my picture

LittlePuppetBoy 06.25.2006 06:58 PM

for those with the jazzmasters, how hard were they to find?

acousticrock87 06.25.2006 07:02 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Danny Himself
Wow, that's pretty cool. I usually peruse ebay for stupid people who post great guitars for cheap, not knowing what they are. Its how I got my Jazz.

Heh ya I should've done that. I got my Takamine for $300 new, and found it on eBay for near $50 used. Eh, oh well.

Savage Clone 06.25.2006 07:13 PM

My electrics:
Vox Cheetah
 

Gibson ES335 Pro
 

CHOUT 06.25.2006 07:14 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by LittlePuppetBoy
for those with the jazzmasters, how hard were they to find?

Not very. Depends on what you want.

LittlePuppetBoy 06.25.2006 07:17 PM

well, I've never seen an actual jazzmaster(or jaguar) in a music store before.

there was this one guitar that had a similar shape, but it was made by Stagg

CHOUT 06.25.2006 07:24 PM

Yeah, they're harder to find in regular music stores, but online they're easy to find.


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