Easiest playing guitars you own?

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  1. s5tuart

    s5tuart Perfecting time travel since 2525

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    Without a doubt my 95 Parker Fly Deluxe
    My LP is a close second.
     
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  2. henderman

    henderman Dr. Stratster

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    i'm afraid to try a parker...
     
  3. dante1963

    dante1963 Senior Stratmaster

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    E22614BE-B626-467E-8D9D-4580EDCBDC57.jpeg My Firebird.

    The upper fret access is amazing. Plus, I really like the Gibson scale length.
     
  4. Stratoskater

    Stratoskater Fuzz Meister General

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    My Taylor K14 and new Larrivee both play incredible and are probably the easiest playing acoustics I’ve owned. AS for electric hands down it’s my R8.

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  5. ido1957

    ido1957 Senior Stratmaster

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    Tough call - they all play easily - especially since they have all been refretted. So all.
     
  6. ibdrkn1

    ibdrkn1 Senior Stratmaster

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    While I'm very happy you're enjoying your LPC, I'm equally happy you shared this video which I've found to be very useful/informative.

    Thank you.
     
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  7. PonyB

    PonyB Strat-O-Master

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    Short guys (like me) will need extra effort to play Firebirds, tall guys usually avoid Les Pauls, heavyset guys will have their own challenges, etc.
    Physiognomy matters and each of us is different.
    A good setup is a given.
     
  8. PonyB

    PonyB Strat-O-Master

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    Careful, Ted's videos are oddly soothing, and you'll find hours have flown by as you've watched him pry open a cheap vintage acoustic or reset another wonky old neck.
    You have been warned.
     
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  9. Rudedawg

    Rudedawg Senior Stratmaster

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    My old '89 MIK strat, it's the one I'm just at home with because of the neck.
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  10. ibdrkn1

    ibdrkn1 Senior Stratmaster

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    I have an aging (98) Gibson with the fret nibs opening up. The high gets stuck in a few of them. My nibs are technically intact but I assume if I don't take care of the gap they will break off.

    I haven't been brave enough to attempt to mix up some filler but I'm thinking maybe all I need to do is use a touch of glue (if anyone would advise against that, please let me know).
     
  11. DeMelo

    DeMelo Senior Stratmaster

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    [​IMG] My easiest player is my Rickenbacker 620/6. Fastest neck I’ve ever played.
     
  12. Houdi Elbow

    Houdi Elbow Strat-Talker

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    This is the one I tend to pick up the most, Gibson Faded Double Cut Special. Super light, great upper frets access, killer sound. IMG_20200820_114114.jpg
     
  13. PonyB

    PonyB Strat-O-Master

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    Spot-filling with binding dissolved in acetone is the best way I know.
    I'm leery of crazy glue.
    The spread happens because of seasonal expansion/contraction of the neck around the unmoving fret.
    Filling small gaps may cause further damage as the wood dries out in the winter months.
    Just my 2c Cdn.
     
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  14. s5tuart

    s5tuart Perfecting time travel since 2525

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    Wise man! Once you do, be prepared to buy it!!! :D
     
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  15. ibdrkn1

    ibdrkn1 Senior Stratmaster

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    My easiest playing "Fender" is this Partscaster (where only the neck, tuners & knobs are Fender).
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    My easiest Gibson is my 61 reissue SG
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  16. Bowmap

    Bowmap I nose a thang or two. Platinum Supporting Member

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    I have several that if I were to base it on the neck and body alone I could not choose one over the other. As for the guitar that I play the most and I want to play the most, that would be my 2007 American Deluxe QMT.

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  17. Jmart1212

    Jmart1212 Strat-Talker

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    How long have you owned that one? I remember a thread about those not too long ago. It looks cool.
     
  18. Green Craig

    Green Craig Senior Stratmaster

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    The one that started it all. It feels so familiar to pick up and play.
     
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  19. Paul47

    Paul47 Strat-Talker

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    It's either of these two for me...

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  20. guitarman1984

    guitarman1984 Senior Stratmaster

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    My American Standard 2012 Stratocaster.
    I have owned 20+ Strats and still own 7 (8th is coming next week lol), this one is by far the most comfortable, resonant, inspiring of all. I love the tone too. It's black and that's the only colour I don't like in a strat but I have to accept that.

     
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