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(@jwishart77)
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OK - if you could have 5 electric guitars in your collection, and only 5, what would they be? For the sake of the argument, let's leave out customs and vintage etc - just models in general.

Personally I think a Tele, Strat and Les Paul are givens.
Then it gets trickier..
Maybe a PRS and a hollowbody...Gibson ES335....or maybe something more exotic..Gretsch, Rickenbacker.....hmmm...
OK;
1) Les Paul
2) Strat
3) Tele
4) ES335
5) Some kind of Gretsch...
:?


   
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(@twistedlefty)
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i'll go with your first 3 picks also

4. Gretsch White Falcon
5. Rickenbacker 381/12V69 12-String Electric Guitar

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 lars
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only 5???

LP
Strat
Thinline Tele (tick)
Rickenbacker 12 string
Epi Casino

...only thing I know how to do is to keep on keepin' on...

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(@peaveywolfgang5150)
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hmmm interesting........i would go for
1. peavey wolfgang......of course
2. ibanez 1570 real floyd
3. any high end taylor....cause everyone i have played is amazing
4.a 7 string ibanez
5.charvel

im just not a fender guy, they are just so thin for a shredder like me, les pauls i always thought were great, goodlooking and they sound good.....i was just never a fan of how they played


   
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(@anonymous)
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1) BC Rich Bich
2) BC Rich Beast
3) Schecter Hellraiser Avenger
4) Gibson Explorer
5) Gibson Flying V


   
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 xg5a
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1. 335
2. Les Paul
3. Tele
4. cool old acoustic
5. cool old nylon string acoustic

By cool old acoustic, i don't mean a particular model. Just something with lots of cool vibe.


   
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 geoo
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1. My Montana (sorry its my favorite)
2. Schecter C1EA
3. Schecter C1 Classic
4. A Martin acoustic of some sort.
5. American telly

“The hardest thing in life is to know which bridge to cross and which to burn” - David Russell (Scottish classical Guitarist. b.1942)


   
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(@twistedlefty)
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He did say electric

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 geoo
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He did say electric

Bah Twisty.. you make life SO tough.

1. Schecter C1EA
2. An American Fender Telly

No more.. thats all I need.

Jim

“The hardest thing in life is to know which bridge to cross and which to burn” - David Russell (Scottish classical Guitarist. b.1942)


   
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(@smokindog)
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A resonator
Strat
Gibson 335
a good acoustic electric
Precision bass

I could keep the banjo, lap ateel and mado... right :?: :lol:

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(@mordeth)
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in no particular order
1. gibson explorer
2. fender jazzmaster
3. gibson es335
4. fender thinline telecaster
5. gibson sg doubleneck

thats right, i dont want a les paul or a strat!

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(@nicktorres)
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1. Maybe a 69 SG
2. Seventies USA strat
3. Brian Moore
4. Schecter C1EA

That's it for me.


   
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(@misanthrope)
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1) My first electric, a Kay that cost me £35 about 15 years ago :)
2) My Marlin Sidewinder, another cheapo
3) A guitar that I made myself (haven't got there yet, but I will one day)
4) In Ibanez Iceman
5) A '59 Les Paul

That's my entire list too, it just happened to be 5 items long... and I genuinely would not swap my first guitar for any other on the planet. When I started out, every guitarist I'd ever spoken to had said "I really wish I still had my first guitar", so I resolved then that I would never let it go no matter what. Since then, that sentiment has evolved to be any of my guitars... not being able to trade up is a little limiting, but I'm happy with my choice :mrgreen:

Slash could stand outside my door begging me to swap my Kay for his entire collection and give me free lessons 40 hours a week for the rest of my life, and I'd still keep it. I might try and barter something for a loan, but it'd still be mine :wink:

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(@jwishart77)
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Is Schecter an American type thing? I've only ever heard of them in this forum. I've never seen one in Australia and I don't know what's so good about them. They're obviously pretty cool because you guys all seem to love them! I had a look online at musician's friend once, but it's hard to tell what all the fuss is about just looking at a pic and some stats online....

I can totally understand the feeling of not wanting a LP or Strat, I never wanted them either (i still don't have a Strat but it will probably be next on the list) because I felt like everyone has them. However after 'accidentally' plugging them in at the shops, the sound and playability of them just blew me away and I had to have them. I think they're like prestige cars, there's a reason people want them - it's not just to be cool, it's because they're so hard to beat :D


   
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 geoo
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However after 'accidentally' plugging them in at the shops, the sound and playability of them just blew me away

Thats why I love my Schecter C1EA and no doubt I believe that the guitars you are talking about sound beautiful. So many pros play them.. But my Schecter has such an awsome tone. I believe its Korean.. but I am not sure.. never really checked.

For what its worth. My next guitar is a Lite Ash Tele.. I forgot to list that specifically.

Jim

“The hardest thing in life is to know which bridge to cross and which to burn” - David Russell (Scottish classical Guitarist. b.1942)


   
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