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Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by jimbojo, Oct 11, 2017.

  1. Silvercrow

    Silvercrow Senior Stratmaster

    Nov 6, 2014
    Bucks County, Pa.
    Can't understand how that guitar could be a lifer...............................:rolleyes:

    WOW! Something about that color combination and it just looks authentic. Bet it feels good and plays good too! BEAUTIFUL!

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  2. knh555

    knh555 Senior Stratmaster

    Dec 6, 2016
    Original stock golds. Only change I've made was to remove the tremsetter.
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  3. Rogue Bohemian

    Rogue Bohemian what? WHAT????? Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jun 4, 2010
    Bacliff by Galveston bay
    I could live with just playing my American Deluxe.

  4. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh needs you to go ahead and come in on Sunday, too. Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 10, 2014
    Initech, Inc.
    No, that's the 5120. All will be revealed later this evening.
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  5. Rastus

    Rastus Senior Stratmaster

    Jan 1, 2014

    Yes, for sure I could. My Strat-Plus was my only electric for 15+ years before I got the family started...

    However, all of them get treated equally, so it would not be possible to contemplate picking-one-out...An out-of-your-hands circumstance or act-of-God would be where I'd have to count my losses.

    I'd rather lose them all & start all over again I think.

    And even if that happened, & I found myself broke too, it would be no-time-at-all before I'd pull-the-money-together to start over.

    And since the Epiphone SG's are fantastic playing & sounding guitars -( when plugged in...), I'd be playing again the following day since they are probably the best buy for your dollars in the market IMO, & where I'd start first with no regrets. Then I'd save for another Classic Series 1970's re-issue. These are the ones for me too.



  6. stormin1155

    stormin1155 Strat-Talker

    Mar 18, 2014
    I could survive just fine with one good strat and one acoustic.... I could, but fortunately I don't have to.
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  7. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985 Strat-Talk Supporter

    Nov 14, 2013

  8. ToneFidelity

    ToneFidelity Strat-Talker

    Apr 17, 2017
    Quebec, Canada
    Well, I wouldn't want to but if I HAD to, I would keep my R8. Best Custom I've ever had and much easier to play than my Fenders which are all 7.25 radius.

  9. gofmusic

    gofmusic Senior Stratmaster

    Sep 24, 2013
    My telecaster.

    It makes rock better than the strats.
    It makes funk better than the les pauls.
    It makes blues just fine too.
    It cuts trough any mix.
    Looks road worn... by me.
    Its a classic, simple and effective.
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  10. dogletnoir

    dogletnoir Most Honored Senior Member

    Nov 1, 2013
    northeastern usa
    i could probably cut down to just my .strandberg* Boden OS 8 with the Lace Aluma X-bars,
    and either my Squier VM fretless Jazz Bass or my JB62SS (MIJ short scale Jazz Bass).
    Luckily, i don't have any reason to at this point... :)

  11. rolandson

    rolandson Most Honored Senior Member

    One you say?
    Well then, it would be this one:

  12. Bluestrat83

    Bluestrat83 Strat-O-Master

    Jan 17, 2016
    My American std strat with rosewood fretboard and Lollar pickups. I still “need” my other guitar but I could live with just that strat.

  13. Twelve8

    Twelve8 Strat-O-Master

    Dec 5, 2015
    Sheffield, UK
    That’s lovely. I want one. What is it?

  14. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985 Strat-Talk Supporter

    Nov 14, 2013
    Gibson ES 175
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  15. Swampash

    Swampash Senior Stratmaster

    Jun 13, 2012
    Been travelling a bit lately and my main loves are in storage. I sat down about a year ago and put together a partsocaster that would keep me pretty happy in every way, and which would stay in tune and feel good with minimal requirement for setups.

    Alder MIM body in CAR; Gotoh Floyd and locking nut; 2x 90s AmStd pickups and a SD JB Jr; master vol, master tone, series-parallel rotary switch; chunky C USACG neck with a 16" radius and stainless steel frets.

    Never needs tweaking. Stays in tune. Has the playability of a speed machine but somehow retains the utilitarian clunkiness of a good Strat. Happy.

  16. Ferret619

    Ferret619 Strat-Talker

    May 6, 2017
    PRS, just sayn
    I love my JV signature strat but also have a CU24 on the way so I donno... can’t just have one.
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  17. rolandson

    rolandson Most Honored Senior Member

    @Ebidis has a good eye, it is indeed a Gibson ES 175.
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  18. Twelve8

    Twelve8 Strat-O-Master

    Dec 5, 2015
    Sheffield, UK
    Thanks for info. It would seem I have expensive tastes

  19. BuddyGuy

    BuddyGuy Strat-Talker

    Sep 8, 2017
    If I had to be forced to one guitar (man, that’s like sleeping with the same woman in the missionary position only for the rest of your life. Who does that?) it’s be a strat. Hardtail. Not sure about pickups, though. Probably Texas Special. Rosewood fretboard.

  20. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985 Strat-Talk Supporter

    Nov 14, 2013
    A very nice one too. I prefer the natural finish over the sunburst on the 175's, and yours is a beauty with a bit of flame on the top.
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