Would You Buy The Same Guitar Model Twice?

Discussion in 'Standard Guitars' started by blacai, Feb 24, 2020.

Would you buy the same guitar twice?

  1. yes

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  2. no

    17 vote(s)
    9.7%
  1. blacai

    blacai SS.org Regular

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    Well, it is just that I spent the weekend testing lot of guitars at thomann and I ended finding out, that I just simply love LP guitars and in particular the FGN.
    I own the LC20 and a LS30 and now I am really thinking about buying the same LS30 so I can use it with another tuning, but this idea looks quite weird to me.
     
  2. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Sometimes you just find your guitar and there's nothing wrong with grabbing multiple examples of it. If you gig, you'll need backups, if you jam at home throw some different pickups in one or two.

    Besides, as far as guitar manufacturing has come, there will always be some differences between guitars, even those built right next to each other in a factory. It's fun to explore that.

    I think at one point I had something like a dozen RG7620s. They were just such great, cheap workhorses that it was hard to turn them down. :lol:
     
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  3. Aumann

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    Usually i wouldn't, but since i'm gigging with a band and need a backup, yes i would buy the same one twice just for consistency's sake.
    Same thing with the tuning thing you say, i find it perfectly normal to buy the same guitar to have it in different tunings at the same time if you often switch. Nothing wrong with that.
     
  4. Leviathus

    Leviathus Psychotic Monster

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    Yes, because Ibanez.
     
  5. High Plains Drifter

    High Plains Drifter ... drifting...

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    I bought two of the same guitar but for different reasons... if one were to get damaged, I'd have a backup. It's a limited production run model so I wanted to make sure that if they ever stopped making it altogether or changed the specs that I wouldn't have to try to find another one.
     
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  6. Dyingsea

    Dyingsea SS.org Regular

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    Tons of guys own multiple teles, strats, LP’s etc. As mentioned you find what you love might as well not reinvent the wheel.
     
  7. budda

    budda Guiterrorizer Contributor

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    Any time. Why wouldn't I?
     
  8. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire grossly incandescent

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    uh yeah, I've done it multiple times over the years.
     
  9. thraxil

    thraxil cylon

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    I haven't *quite* done it yet, but I do have multiple Parkers that are essentially identical guitars just with different body/neck woods and finishes.
     
  10. diagrammatiks

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    I don't think I'd ever spec out multiple customs

    but I'll buy all the ibanezes.
     
  11. A-Branger

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    as long as it is in a differnt color, then yes. And already have, but in a 6 and 7... I know, not kinda the "same", but I would hapily would gt another 6 in the same.....(but in a different color)
     
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  12. SamSam

    SamSam GAS problems

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    I bought 2 S7420s last month (one blue wave and one black dot) the black one was too cheap to ignore!
     
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    oracles Australian in Canada

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    I've had 20 or so of the old MIJ DK2M's, I probably had 7-8 of them simultaneously. They're great cheap workhorse guitars.
     
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    have you seen Yngwie Malmsteen's strat collection?

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    I think its ok to own multiple examples when you find your unicorn.
     

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    i would love two of the same guitars for my live rig.

    right now i have a preset for each guitar i would use live and that works fine.
     
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    I have 4 ESP Horizons. The only guitar that pleases me in the looks and playability department.
     
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    yes I did. Two 2012 esp hrf std
     
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    My first guitar was a Squier Bullet Strat. I moved on from it, years ago, and didn't have a Strat for ~15 years. Well then last May I happened upon a great deal on an HSS Strat and the overall feel and familiarity of it made me realize how much I love Strats!

    Less than a year later, I now have 5 Strats:lol:
     
  19. USMarine75

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

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    Well I have a 100+ Peaveys and Peavey doesn’t make 100 different models. So. Yes. :lol:
     
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    I have bought 4 times malmsteen strat, 3 times musicman axis, 2 times gg charvel, >5 times mustaine jackson:coffee:
     
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