Is it still okay to sticker your guitar?

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  1. odibrom

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    Quite a few of my guitars have had stickers, now I come to think about it. Here's my old King V:

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    I usually only like stickered guitars if they're chock full of them, usually either just the pick guard or its gotta be the whole body for me personally. I probably wouldnt sticker a guitar that was a natural finish in 99% of cases, but thats me. Also having frays/peeling is a no go for my OCD!

    This is my heavily modified squire tele, here soon i might be making a new pick guard for various reasons but I will probably sticker it similarly
     

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    that definitely looks good, and the finish of the body is not wasted. classy:agreed:
     
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    My parents' dog is a newfie and is prone to ear infections. His medication had a sticker on it that said "For the ear," so I stuck that on the side of my Ibanez S1520 where only I could see it. It reminded me to serve the song and not just wank :)

    To each their own. Personally, I think stickers work best on solid paint colors and I prefer to leave guitars with figured tops alone.
     
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    HUGH JAYNUS I’m a grown ass man

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    The guys from black tongue have some nice stickers too....
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    gunch Riff Chugman

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    low end guitars: who gives a shit it's punk
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    high end guitars but you don't want to bone the resale value: control cavity cover
     
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    steinmetzify CHUG & SLUDGE

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    Bought a project guitar here years ago I think from @BornToLooze maybe?

    Was cruising classifieds one night late and he chucked this up just body, neck and bridge for cheap. I had a pickup, tuners and guard material already, and he’d left the horsepower sticker on there; I saw zero reason to take it off.

    This is now the guitar that gets sent to friends that are having a hard time and have to sell shit, with the stipulation that it needs a sticker when they send it back. This is an old pic but it’s got quite a few stickers now and they all mean something to me.

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    Dude that’s such a cool story! I wish I could be a nice person like you man!
     
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    If I'm remembering that deal right, that makes me really happy that that's how the guitar ended up. Did you ever find a way to make that thing balance right? I know it had about a dozen screw holes moving the strap around trying to make it hang right.

    And don't you dare take that horsepower sticker off. Everybody needs +5 horsepower added to their playing. :dime:
     
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  13. steinmetzify

    steinmetzify CHUG & SLUDGE

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    Never did broheem; I did the same trying to get it to work and just decided to play it sitting down all the time lol

    Ended up my #1 recording guitar for years.

    We all decided (everyone who ever played it) that the horsepower sticker stayed for life. I’ve had numerous offers for this guitar too, weirdly enough. People that play it always offer to buy it thinking that because it’s cheap I’ll take $ for it.

    It stays.
     
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    That sucks. That's one of my favorite guitar shapes of all time, and I can deal with some neck dive, but it just always felt like it was falling off the strap.

    I'm not surprised you've had offers for it. From what I remember, that guitar made me an ESP/LTD fanboy. I got it cheap because it was a floor model missing half the strings, and for what it cost it should not have been that good.

    One of these days when I find one I need to send you another bitchin sticker to put on it.
     
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    it has never been ok to put stickers on a guitar
     
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    Definitely need some more stickers for this old lad.
     
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    Call the office is a local venue. That was a surprise to see :lol:.
     
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