Some guitars are too funny not to post

Discussion in 'Standard Guitars' started by vilk, Aug 7, 2015.

  1. spudmunkey

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    Easy way to fix that: just put the strap button on the back, behind the 12th fret.
     
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    So... put the strap button on the back of the neck and make guitar unplayable in that area?
     
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    That's the best way to end the issue: if you don't play it then there is no issue to complain about.
     
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    Not to justify how silly it looks, but...

    In the early days of 8 string guitars, this was the way it was done, although this is the first time I saw this on a seven. Charlie Hunter played an eight string a lot like that in the 90's. The basic thought process was that it was a 4 string bass, but also a guitar with a couple of drop tuned strings. The pickups were situated to reflect that, so bass pickups covered 4 strings and guitar pickups covered five or six strings. Rather than make custom 5 string pickups, sometimes the guitar pickup protruded outside of the playable area.

    This example is, for whatever unknown reason, missing a high string, has a weirder neck-meets-body point, and weirder pickup placement. The top is poorly bookmatched, too. So the entire guitar took a concept that was kind of weird and ran with it into even weirder territory.
     
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    I've done it. I've found the funniest guitar on Reverb.

    French Fries
     
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    Obviously photoshopped. But still kinda funny.
     
  8. bostjan

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    Guitar music instrument restoration... beware the faint of heart!
     
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    ^ that was hard to watch
     
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    noodles as a filler?
     
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    I guess he didn't think of the fact that the inside of the guitar is unfinished. :facepalm:
    I'm sure the lacquer over the fretboard, giant wire brush gouges everywhere and backward tuners all make up for the fact that it's steel strings on a classical guitar. :shrug:
     
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    I remember seeing some youtube guitar dude, not sure which one cause there's like a million of them, making fun of this dude's repair. Dude commented on it more or less saying "eh fuck it, I'll do better next time" LOL
     
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    For when I'm playing a Bard in my D&D campaign
     
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    Wow. Put down your axe and pick up your sword!
     
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    somebody buy me that fisting guitar :lol:

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    You want a guitar with noodles as filler?

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    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    I want the Ramen strat, not gonna lie.
     
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    KnightBrolaire bring out your dead

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    I'm so sick of the whole "let's put random shit in epoxy and make a guitar out of it" fad.
     

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