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Whats your Number One?

Discussion in 'Other Guitar Discussion' started by Red Bread, May 14, 2019.

  1. henderman

    henderman Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    my '91 prs ce i have had for over 20 years is always fresh butter but my 2013 classic series 60's tele has seen more play than my other guitars all put together for the last few years.
     
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    Stratoskater Most Honored Senior Member

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    Probably either my HD 28 or 000 28 Modern Deluxe.
     
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  3. roadhog96

    roadhog96 Strat-O-Master

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    E73184B0-3240-46A7-BD6E-27E97AE79F29.jpeg This is my #1 due to the sound of those MFD’s P.U. and that deep rich CAR.
     
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  4. Funk McNasty

    Funk McNasty Strat-O-Master

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    This is an awesome thread! Pictured here for the “25 year challenge”—Here’s my number one since 1994: my ‘94 Strat Special. It’s all stock except the pickups, which I had installed around ‘99/2000 (two Texas specials and a Pearly Gates in the bridge) I have 5 Strats and have owned numerous guitars over the last quarter century, but this guitar is magical. It’s so lively when you pick it up and the tone is absolutely mind blowing. It feels so comfortable and I can play absolutely anything in my repertoire nearly perfectly on it because it’s so comfortable and easy to play very accurately. She’s also been re-fretted twice!

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  5. Biddlin

    Biddlin Senior Stratmaster

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    It's a non-issue, the body is almost solid. It is my most responsive guitar in terms of transmitting what I play very distinctly, under all effects, so if I hit a clinker with echo and distortion, you hear it all very clearly. My SG cuts me a little slack, but not Nasty.
     
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  6. jaybones

    jaybones Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Depends, but my favorite is my '76 hardtail natural (avatar).
     
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  7. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Senior Stratmaster

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    Looks a lot like my number one...Sweetwater exclusive Vintage Modified 70’s strat with the rider’s city limits pickups bought for a forum member for 50 bucks. New lastics, and new saddles, because the original ones were stripped at the adjustment screws...ash body.
     
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  8. amstratnut

    amstratnut Peace thru Music. Strat-Talk Supporter

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    rolandson Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I don't perform anymore. When I did, it was most often this:
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    It really is quite versatile. Though often I'd have a Strat along too, especially in an orchestra pit.

    Now, it's whatever I happen to grab. I don't give the selection a lot of thought.
     
  10. unionjack515

    unionjack515 Senior Stratmaster

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    Mine is my first electric—1994 Strat Plus, Crimson Burst. Bone stock, strung with .011s. I’ve got guitars worth a lot more, but I have no better gigging guitar than the Strat Plus.
     
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    VERY hard to pick when you have them dialed in exactly to your specs. Currently, I'd say my '98 Standard. It made me forget about a '98 I sold some time ago. THAT was an incredible guitar...This one is better (AVI). Stratty, Spongy, and Organic. Has this 335ish hollowness to it. Weird, but I like.
     
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  12. Tricky1325

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    MJT CUSTOM Stratocaster build. Designed configuration and wiring myself.


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    HighwayStar106 Strat-Talker

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    It kind of depends on what constitutes a 'Number 1'. My Fender Lone Star Strat does everything I need a guitar to do, and is the one I know I could take to a gig tonight without any problems. However...

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    ...the one I'd keep if I had to sell all but one is my Legend LST-X. It was the first guitar I bought with my own money, and probably the one I've played the most.

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    (As you can see, I have quite specific taste when it comes to guitars :D)
     
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    I love the mystic Aztec gold...one day I hope to own one myself instead of just drooling over everyone else's!
     
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    Wxman2000 Strat-Talk Member

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    Here's my #1, a 2000 American Series in aquamarine metallic. Currently loaded with Fender CS '54's.


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    jazzman1021 Strat-Talker

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    Grux Strat-O-Master

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    Lately this Peavey Firenza gets 90% of the week...P90s, 25" scale, 15" radius makes it almost too easy, can go from blues to classic rock to jazz to chicken picking easier than any guitar I've owned
     
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  19. Deathray

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    My number one seems to bounce back and forth, between the same two guitars, although I love all six!

    Current #1
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    But eventually, Alethea will reclaim that status
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    That Strat is incredible to look at.
     
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