Hours put on a guitar

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Ferpie, Sep 4, 2021.

As far as you could tell

  1. Under 1000

    3 vote(s)
    10.7%
  2. Under 3000

    3 vote(s)
    10.7%
  3. Under 5000

    2 vote(s)
    7.1%
  4. Under 8000

    1 vote(s)
    3.6%
  5. Under 10,000

    8 vote(s)
    28.6%
  6. 15,000+

    11 vote(s)
    39.3%
  1. Ferpie

    Ferpie Senior Stratmaster

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    Rough estimate...
     
  2. thomquietwolf

    thomquietwolf Dr. Stratster Gold Supporting Member Silver Member

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    Took 6.8 hrs. At 125.00 per
    To buy it


    Other than that
    Usually Mrs. Says way to many hours bothering her...
    But
    She's still here...
     
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  3. Bob the builder

    Bob the builder Most Honored Senior Member

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    enough to be annoying but not enough for a eviction
     
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  4. heltershelton

    heltershelton Vivamus libero Vivamus duris

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    i put in 5000+ in my first two years back in the 80s. i bled on that fretboard alot.
    couldnt tell you how many hours ive put in since then.
     
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  5. Cali Dude

    Cali Dude Senior Stratmaster

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    On my '95 Buddy Guy USA signature Strat, from '95-2002, I easily put on 6,500 hours. From 2003-21, another 6,000. That would be over 12,000 on my Strat. And another almost 8,000 on my Larrivee L-09. I play other guitars, but those two have logged in the most hours.
     
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  6. s5tuart

    s5tuart Perfecting time travel since 2525

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    Dunno. 30 years gigging maybe average twice a week 3 hours = 6 x52 x30 plus practise time = x4
    = lots :eek:
     
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  7. Cerb

    Cerb Anti conformist reformist

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    No idea. Too many hours wasted on noodling. Not enough hours spent on focused practise.
     
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    rocknrollrich Most Honored Senior Member

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    Countless hours. Years and years worth of hours
     
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  9. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Dr. Stratster

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    7300 hrs on my first strat in 10 years time. I wore it out between myself and the former owner who was a pro, who bought the guitar new two years before I got ahold of it. On my Brian May it’s 3650 hrs in 7 years.
     
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    s5tuart Perfecting time travel since 2525

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    You'd have thought I could play better :mad:
     
  11. s5tuart

    s5tuart Perfecting time travel since 2525

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    And whatever you do don't imagine what you could have earned at $10 per hour!!!!
     
  12. Robins

    Robins Dr. von Loudster

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    Countless hours but I found a solution to wearing out one guitar, buy more of them and play all the guitars.

    More is more,
    Robin
     
  13. CB91710

    CB91710 No GAS shortage here Double Platinum Supporting Member

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    Over 40 years, but don't play every day.
    First 10 years might have played 4 hours most days.
    Honestly no idea, but answered "under 10,000" since there's no option for 10,000-15,000
     
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  14. fos1

    fos1 Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    I need to put a Hobbs Meter on my amp.
     
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    stratnutz Senior Stratmaster

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    Noodling counts
     
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    Cerb Anti conformist reformist

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    But doesn't really move me forward...
     
  17. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985

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    36 years, mostly playing every day. A lot of hours. Thousands I'm sure.

    I've always been a bit of a recluse and never had much of a social life, so I have spent many hours playing the guitar. Sure I've missed a few days here and there, but for the most part, I play the guitar every day.

    If I make an extremely conservative estimate of 1 hour per day, that comes out to 13,140 hours. However, like I said, that is an extremely conservative estimate.
     
    Last edited: Sep 4, 2021
  18. rockon1

    rockon1 Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    I caN nail it down to the hour-proving it is another thing.:rolleyes:
     
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    Stratafied Dr. Stratster

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    I need proof..
     
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