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  1. Dadocaster

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    I think it's dumb that people prefer the three saddle Telecaster bridges since it's harder to perfectly intonate them. At the same time, I think wraparound tailpieces are really cool and it does not bother me that you can't achieve perfect intonation.

    What's your favorite guitar hypocrisy?
     
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  2. Cerb

    Cerb Anti conformist reformist Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I thought hard about this, for about a minute but I don't think I have anything. I don't really judge guitars by a set of features or specs but rather as individuals. Hmmm... maybe that's it, claiming to judge them on an individual basis while still thinking the Stratocaster is the coolest guitar ever. Yep, that's my guitar hypocrisy.
     
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    I friggin' hate the Floyd Rose, but dammit, I love some of the sounds other players have created with them.
     
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    I hate Bigsby but love the look of it on a Les Paul.
     
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    Will Lefeurve Most Honored Senior Member

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    I'll be blasted for this but I'll say it anyway.. does anybody really need 'perfect intonation' playing simple music.. loud!

    We're not talking Julian Bream at a hushed library session stuffed with classical guitar aficionados.

    I'd just love to have the ears of those that can supposedly hear your intonations a smidge out over the myriad of stuff effecting a guitars amp signal at a gig, let alone the cacophony of sound emanating from a the band itself.

    I'm not talking hideously out of tune by the way.. ;)

    So.. @Dadocaster in my humble opinion you're a free man.. no need to worry about bridges whatsoever.. :)
     
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    Whenever I hear about the sparkling bright sound from a new set of strings I nod in agreement. But I for one, much rather play an old set.
     
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    CaseCandy Senior Stratmaster

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    I admire the skill and dedication to practice that goes into shred picking, but I can't bear to listen to the noise they make for more than 5 seconds.
     
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    Hypocrite seems a bit harsh...
    we all have our contradictions.
    Except me. I am perfectly consistant, always. I love the guitar, love its sound....except when I play it.

    :p
     
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  9. Dadocaster

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    You know though, on short scale basses, you can often actually hear the bad intonation.
     
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    See, that's not hypocrisy, that's just being *****y.
     
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    That's a good one. I have that one too. I even know how to make some of those fun sounds but they are just too much trouble for me to actually want to deal with one.
     
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    Yeah, another one that I share. They look wonderful on some guitars but are still obviously a Rube Goldberg device.
     
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    Like Gibsons, Fenders PRSs etc but dont like the premium prices they charge especially since we all know some no name guitars are as good if not better. So what are we paying for? a name!o_O
     
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    Hey, hey, this is supposed to be hypocrisy. Blasphemy is down the hall.
     
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    I like maple and ebony fretboards and don’t generally like rosewood boards - I had a real aversion to them for a long time after playing some really poor ones that were really gripping and grabby... But now all but one of my guitars have rosewood boards and I love the guitars too much to worry about the fretboard material. For a while I didn’t have ANY guitars with maple (or ebony) - now I have a cheap P90 tele with maple so I have a daily reminder of how much I like it, but I still like my guitars with rosewood too much to worry about it...

    -Ray
     
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    When I first started playing (1960) very few people had even heard of intonation.
     
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    But far from unusual.
     
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    This thread is a perfect example of why I'll never join an internet forum, they're full of idiots.
     
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    No, no, you are the only person on earth who does not like shredding.
     
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    Well played, a double back flip oF irony and the most blatant HYPOCRISY!!!
     
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