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(@scott58)
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If i can only have one. It's got to be my Variax 700. The most versatile thing I've ever laid my hands on, but there are other guitars I'd like to own. Gibson SG, Dean Hardtail, Rickenbacker 360. Glad i'm not limited.

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Line 6 Variax 700
Dean 79 ML (silverBurst) Dean 79 ML Arctic White
Dean V-Wing Dove
Wampler SuperPlextortion - Skreddy Lunar Module
Peavey Transtube 110 EFX - Vox DA20 - Valve Jr Head/Cab
Phonic 620 Power Pod PA
Line 6 Pod HD
H2O Chorus/Echo


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(@dommy09)
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Fender Telecaster. Nothing comes very close, except maybe a strat...or a gretsch firebird. But the tele would be my choice.

"We all have always shared a common belief that music is meant to be played as loud as possible, really raw and raunchy, and I'll punch out anyone who doesn't like it the way I do." -Bon Scott


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(@crkt246)
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it would be a toss up between my Yamaha 230 and my Epiphone PR-150,VS


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(@wrkngclsshero)
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No doubt about it. My Taylor 410 CE. Awesome guitar from top to bottom.

"A working class hero is something to be..." -J. Lennon


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(@trguitar)
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My Les Paul ......

"Work hard, rock hard, eat hard, sleep hard,
grow big, wear glasses if you need 'em."
-- The Webb Wilder Credo --


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(@slejhamer)
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Squier '51 "Bel Air."

"Everybody got to elevate from the norm."


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(@ricochet)
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Well, I suppose I'd have to hang onto my Johnson.

"A cheerful heart is good medicine."


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(@misanthrope)
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*snigger*. Never gets old.

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(@bgdaddy316)
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Joined: 17 years ago
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I'm torn because I love my hss strat, but I think it would be a nice LP. I just love the way they sing.


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(@urbancowgirl)
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Joined: 16 years ago
Posts: 431
 

If it is one guitar period, that's a hard question for me to answer. I play with my acoustic more than my electric and I have 2 acoustics that are fairly cheap and neither one am I particularly thrilled with. I am still looking for the one that is just right.

As far as electric goes, my Fender Telecaster is the only one I need. Why mess with perfection?

All my life I wanted to be somebody. Now I see I should have been more specific.


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(@vic-lewis-vl)
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I'm with UCG and Dommy09 on this one - my Telecaster's the one thing I'd take out of a burning building. Since I bought it, all of my other guitars have become redundant - sold most off them off. The weight, the balance, the neck, the tones - guitar heaven.

I still have the SPT acoustic I bought off Nick in 2005, and the Squier Custom Tele (kept in open G these days) but the Tele's the one I pick up and play. All the time.

:D :D :D

Vic

"Sometimes the beauty of music can help us all find strength to deal with all the curves life can throw us." (D. Hodge.)


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(@ignar-hillstrom)
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My Gianninni classical guitar, but that's because I inherited it. The rest is just a bunch of wood with strings and can be replaced no prob.


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(@quarterfront)
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Joined: 18 years ago
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You know, which guitar changes from week to week. Some days it's my Strat; some days it's my LP; some days it's my Breedlove Atlas dread with a soundhole pup. None of them are any kind of super-guitar, they're all low end models, but they're all great and I'll get working on a song or locked into a mood and for a few weeks at a time one or another is "the one".

But no matter which guitar I'm playing, my 5E3 amp is THE ONE. If I had to pick one guitar it could be any of them as long as the amp comes along with it.


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(@citizennoir)
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But no matter which guitar I'm playing, my 5E3 amp is THE ONE. If I had to pick one guitar it could be any of them as long as the amp comes along with it.

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSS! 8)

The Tweed Deluxe is probably the greatest American amp EVER!

I would almost agree that just about ANYTHING would sound good through one

Ken

"The man who has begun to live more seriously within
begins to live more simply without"
-Ernest Hemingway

"A genuine individual is an outright nuisance in a factory"
-Orson Welles


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(@citizennoir)
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I'm with UCG and Dommy09 on this one - my Telecaster's the one thing I'd take out of a burning building. Since I bought it, all of my other guitars have become redundant - sold most off them off. The weight, the balance, the neck, the tones - guitar heaven.

I still have the SPT acoustic I bought off Nick in 2005, and the Squier Custom Tele (kept in open G these days) but the Tele's the one I pick up and play. All the time.

:D :D :D

Vic

Well, I'm on board with this line of thinking.
Let's include Greg as well.

I've said it before, and I'll say it again:
THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE.... Then let that one be a Tele!

For my money it would either have to be a 63 in white blonde on ASH w/rosewood board;
an all rosewood one (like Harrison's);
or a 69 thinline in mahogany (Nick - I think that's the only mahogany guitar I like.... Does it count if it's not an acoustic?)

Though, I have played MANY other Tele's that were fantasic as well.
Most recently; A lite ash in natural - ASH body + ALNICO II pups = 8)

And an American Standard through a Marshall 1974X....

I know, I know.... I'm well known as a Strat guy....
Well, they're nice.... Just not as versatile as a Tele.

Strats have more of a signature sound.
I have two - and they are completely different from each other.
One's better for harder, early 70's style music (and it should be - it's a 71!)
The other is better for smoother, jazzier sounds to cleaner blues things.
They both sound like Strats doing it though....

One Tele could handle both of those sounds.... And could do them anonymously,
OR with a signature Tele twang.

I'm not a big fan of Gibbo solid bodies.... Strange, considering that 90% of the guitarists
I listen to all play Les Pauls! :?

My Gibbo contender would have to be a nice JAZZ BOX.

I played a really nice Epiphone Joe Pass Emperor II last time I went to GC.... :D
I liked it quite a bit.

I see they also make an ES-175 RI.
I haven't tried one of those - Look good though.

Hollow bodies are oft overlooked guitars.
Also extremely versatile.

Great warm clean sound.... Can be over driven a bit for a great gritty blues tone.

With a maple top, and wide body (or on the Epi's, maple/spruce tops) - would have a pretty decent dry acoustic tone as well.

A short scale one can be played pretty fast, and be most comfortable as a rhythm guitar.

Great for slide.

Not quite as TOUGH as a Tele though.

Oh well. Nothing's perfect

Ken

"The man who has begun to live more seriously within
begins to live more simply without"
-Ernest Hemingway

"A genuine individual is an outright nuisance in a factory"
-Orson Welles


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