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Do blue guitars sound cleaner than black guitars...as a rule?

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by LPBlue, Jul 10, 2018.

  1. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jul 28, 2011
    Pawnee, Indiana
    How do you tell if the stage is level?
    The drummer is drooling from both sides of his mouth.
     
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  2. AngelDeVille

    AngelDeVille Strat-Talker

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    How do you get a drummer off your front porch?



    Pay for the pizza.
     

  3. Sarnodude

    Sarnodude Senior Stratmaster

    Sep 26, 2015
    Mukilteo
    Do you guys like your popcorn with or without butter?
     
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  4. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jul 28, 2011
    Pawnee, Indiana
    That’s like asking if you like air or not.
     
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  5. rich815

    rich815 Strat-O-Master Strat-Talk Supporter

    My red guitar does that too.
     

  6. kevin54

    kevin54 Senior Stratmaster

    Feb 16, 2014
    Dorset, England
    Surely, following that logic, arctic white guitars must sound the cleanest?
     
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  7. rolandson

    rolandson Senior Stratmaster

    See the following for an elementary discussion of colour and its affect upon how you sound...
    http://www.strat-talk.com/threads/h...ckguard-affect-pickups-sound-and-tone.477380/

    Note: Use of the British spelling for color is determined by use of an Oxford comma in the linked post. It's a rule i guess, i didn't know about it, but her majesty was quite emphatic in our weekly phone call...

    Her majesty being my ivy league educated daughter.
     

  8. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Apr 21, 2010
    London, UK
    Blue guitars just sound better. Don't over-analyse it or worry about "transparency".

    They just do. OK?

    Next question?
     

  9. veehotel

    veehotel Strat-Talker

    315
    Apr 21, 2016
    NL
    I don't think there's a significant amount of difference that your human ear can hear.
     
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  10. Cerb

    Cerb Senior Stratmaster

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    Jan 22, 2016
    Sweden
    What about my cyborg ear?
     
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  11. guitartwonk

    guitartwonk Strat-Talk Member

    I used to play bass. I had a silver one and a blue one. The blue one was louder. Conclusion: blue basses are louder than silver basses. If we apply the same logic to guitars, this suggests that blue guitars would not be cleaner sounding, since the fact they're louder would mean they will tend to distort more easily.

    It may not be true, but it's a "scientific fact"!
     
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  12. Monkeyboy

    Monkeyboy Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Wrong-o-rama !!
    This guitar has The Clearest Tone
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    and this is the coldest tasting beer in America
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    and here's the meatiest piece of pizza you'll ever see
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  13. Cold Shot

    Cold Shot Strat-Talker

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    Atlanta, GA
    As long as it has a large headstock. Bigger headstock means it has more resonance. Robin Trower said so, so it's the law of the land.
     
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  14. Yaralag

    Yaralag Senior Stratmaster

    I will see your big headstock and raise you a set of heavy gauge strings.
     
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  15. jeff h

    jeff h Senior Stratmaster

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    Jan 13, 2017
    Ohio
    I'm totally following your logic here. My black guitars with the active EMG pickups are far louder than my sunburst strat single coil and also distorts easier.

    Conclusion: Sunburst guitars are cleaner than black guitars.

    [​IMG]
     
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  16. Monkeyboy

    Monkeyboy Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    I see a big headstock, and I say, "jeez, put a sock on that thing !"
     
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  17. guitartwonk

    guitartwonk Strat-Talk Member

    Clearly there's a hierarchy of loudness. I'd suggest, from loudest to quietest (and hence cleanest):

    Black Guitars
    Red Guitars
    Blue Guitars
    Silver Guitars
    Sunburst Guitars
    Air Guitars

    ;)
     
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  18. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Apr 21, 2010
    London, UK
    You seem to be getting a little confused between temperature & taste. o_O Perhaps you're too cold?
     

  19. Yaralag

    Yaralag Senior Stratmaster

    Agreed, I am not a fan of the oversized appendage.
     
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  20. Monkeyboy

    Monkeyboy Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    It's a quote from a dumb beer commercial :thumb: "coldest tasting beer" , so the (sort of) theme is
    about claims that don't actually apply to anything tangible . Me?...cold ?... no way !.
    Those absorbent adult undergarments are insulated :whistling: