The GAS never ends.. help

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  1. Empryrean

    Empryrean Plucks strings

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    More than ever I have had an abundance of time to pine for things I truly should not be shopping for. What do you guys do to help rationalize your buying/not buying decisions? I am such a sucker for novelty and will want almost anything that is even slightly unique. Anyway here are some things I failed to not purchase.
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    cheers! :lol:


    I'm just now realizing this should probably have been posted to "Gear and Equipment" sorry!
     
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  2. USMarine75

    USMarine75 The man who is tired of the anus is tired of life Contributor

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    Tell me about it. I just bought an amp and 5 pedals.

    I'm currently looking at buying another amp and preordering 2 pedals... before the other stuff has even arrived.

    tl;dr my wife is a saint
     
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  3. sirbuh

    sirbuh SS.org Regular

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    For symmetry concerns you got 3 more pedals to go.
     
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    USMarine75 The man who is tired of the anus is tired of life Contributor

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    I approve of your logic :lol:

    And Josh announced there will be 10 in his legends of fuzz series. So I have 8 more to go. I already broke the "good" news to the wife haha.
     
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  5. Vyn

    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    I actually think it's worse at the moment because people don't have as much mulla kicking around and there's shortages of certain pieces of gear at the moment. Just makes the GAS worse haha.
     
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    Edika SS.org Regular

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    I had to stop myself from bidding on a Peavey JSX as I'm actually trying to downsize the amount of amps I have since I don't get to play them often. I'm thinking I need to downsize my guitars as I also don't get to play them as much but I'm really happy with the current instruments I have and don't really want to sell them.

    The above kind of stops me from buying more gear even though I'm eyeing a couple of instruments.

    EDIT: The misses has accepted defeat but still gets annoyed if something big comes in the mail. Still she rather know about it rather than me sneaking in more stuff
     
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    Kovah SS.org Regular

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    It just never ends. I'm working from home at the moment, litterally 2 meters away from my guitars and amp.

    Spoiler alert, it doesn't help.

    I ordered a custom Mayones a week ago and I'm already GASing (AASing?) for the ENGL Savage Mk2 and I've got at least 2 other custom builds in mind...
     
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  8. budda

    budda Do not criticize as this Contributor

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    I want a house a ton more than I want more gear. A guitar came up and Im flipping a recent buy to cover it.

    But ya - there's more than just gear out there. Also having money in the savings account doesn't hurt.

    The GAS for amps and pedals idles at 5% for a zoia - the axe fx covers everything I want to tinker with and I've barely scratched its power.
     
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    Soya Poor person

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    I just tell myself I'm a shit musician and I don't deserve it, gas solved.
     
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    bzhang9 SS.org Regular

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    maybe you haven't found the one

    I have a go to 6 and 7 string used prestige both costed <$600, no guitar even many $3k+ have played as good, helped me realize just because its new, looks fancy, costs a lot doesn't mean its worth buying, all those fancy guitars have since been sold
     
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