Weirdest-Coolest Guitar Features

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  1. patata

    patata 7 heaven

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    So,what's the coolest-weirdest guitar feature you've seen?

    Mine is Etherial's double fanned guitar Warwick's slide pickup bass.
     
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    Swyse Swyse

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    ONI's E-scale.
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  4. dedsouth333

    dedsouth333 That one dude...

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    I still remember seeing Clapton auctioning off his guitars years ago and the one guitar he kept was a strata with a cigarette holder on the back of the headstock. I don't know if that really counts as weird but I've always wanted one on every guitar I've ever owned :lol:
     
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    TT and Fanned fret. My brain would explode.

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    It actually looks really cool.
     
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    MetalBuddah 0000 00 0 0 00 000

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    Totally agreed :D I would love to have a guitar with it
     
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    Fretboard extensions behind the nut
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    Cabinet :O

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    A side brace tracing the contour of the guitar, as well as the soundhole being up at the shoulder.
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    God, why is Ken Parker so awesome
     
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    Cabinet :O

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    Michi also does some beautifully strange work
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  12. Thrashmanzac

    Thrashmanzac plays in 69/42

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    (its a lefty... very weird)
     
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    That Toone guitar is freaking mental.
     
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    Yo_Wattup Kick the Butterfly

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    kubicki have been doing this for a while :hbang: :hbang: :hbang:
     
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    In case you were not aware of what is mentioned in the OP.
    double fan
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    sliding bass pickup.
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    My '87 Duesenberg (the pink burst in my profile) was born with a headed cig holder - or, as someone said it, cool man, a joint holder ;)
    Never used it for any of those, though, hahaha :spock:
     
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    The Spalt Hybrids and the Gittler guitar.

    Everything about them.
     
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    B-Benders.
     
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    Though it's not a guitar, the Steinberger "Fretted/Fretless" prototype bass may be my favorite. Besides the usual Steinberger weirdness, the knob on the end of the neck lowers the frets into the fretboard and makes it fretless.

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