One guitar or many?

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  1. EC Strat

    EC Strat Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    I have my #1 - a strat and then a very nice, upgraded AS 73 semihollow. That’s it.
     
  2. JamieHenry

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    Geez, I thought I had a bad case of whatever this is. But what struck me first about the pic was that it was of a case collection. I usually avoid buying multiple examples of the same guitar, and am thrilled when I get a case that’s odd or uncommon, as then the racks have a little variety in their appearance too. But the case uniformity displayed here is phenomenal. The force is strong in this one!
     
  3. Hippieway

    Hippieway Strat-Talker

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    I get it and yet at the same time I don't understand.
    I have about a dozen electrics and could get down to about half of that but it would be difficult to only have one. A strat, a LP. my Casino, a tele and a couple of others are all a joy to play, However if only one was to be had, it would be my CIJ strat.
    I need an acoustic and can't imagine not having one, but even there do I really need the other nine? My answer is of course I do.
     
  4. stevierayfan91

    stevierayfan91 DEEPLY SHY.

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    Hi; buddies

    Later when I have my new Strat; will be 2 guitars for me.
     
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    dirocyn Senior Stratmaster

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    I choose Many.

    Some of my guitars used to belong to relatives who have passed, I couldn't sell those even though some of them are not really players.

    But I like a variety. Classical, steel string acoustic, Strat, Tele, Casino, Jaguar, SBG500, and a couple of basses. I play them all occasionally. Classical most often.

    I could live with just one Strat, but I have more than that.
     
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  6. Robins

    Robins Dr. von Loudster

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    More is more.

    All the best,
    Robin
     
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    Hudman_1 Strat-O-Master

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    That’s impressive but wouldn’t work for me. I hate messing with cases. I did it that way for years. Never again. They all hang on the wall at my house. They get played far often now. I stash the cases in our storage room. Out of sight out of mind. I only use the cases when the guitars leave my house.
     
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    Cyrusthevirus Strat-Talk Member

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    I'm the same way if they are in cases they just wont get played. I hang them on wall and they get played some more then others depends on mood I guess.
     
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  9. gofmusic

    gofmusic Senior Stratmaster

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    1 wife, many guitars.
     
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    smithstrato Senior Stratmaster

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    If I could put strings on a spoon, I would.

    Not sure but I think I may have hit the 100 mark.

    Many guitars and 1 woman at a time, unless she has a sister.
     
  11. nigelr

    nigelr Senior Stratmaster

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    I'm getting down to 6 guitars, or rather 3 x 2. Basically 3 x LPs and 3 x 335 style, which is 1 main LP and 335 and 2 backups of each for gigging. Letting go of the others is suprisingly easy....
     
  12. Anacharsis

    Anacharsis Strat-O-Master Platinum Supporting Member

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    I have many, and I like it that way. It’s fun, I can afford it, I don’t have any other hobbies that cost money, and playing never gets old.
     
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    brians Senior Stratmaster

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    If I can't see my guitars I get miserable, cases are for travel only !

    You don't get a beautiful thing and hide it away ? Surely


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  14. dogletnoir

    dogletnoir V----V

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    i have... many.
     
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    Stratwrangler Senior Stratmaster

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    I know I checked out your sound cloud I assume the guitars correspond to the track s ? Some nice guitars there :thumb:

    Harley Benton have just brought these out for around £400 and thought of your self when I saw it .
    [​IMG]
     
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    The problem I have is there is no where in my house to put out all my guitars for a group picture. I have the following:
    6 Gretsch
    4 Gibson
    2 Martins
    2 Fenders
    3 Squiers
    subject to additional purchases.
     
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    One more than more is even better
     
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    Cool, that looks interesting.
    Yep... most of the time, if you see a guitar, it's the one that you are hearing on that track.
    The main exception would be if you see the blue double bound tele... that's the default pic, and it's a stock photo.
    i do have one like it, but mine is much more beat up looking than that one.
    TY for taking the time to check out my soundcloud; i really do appreciate it!
     
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    Stratwrangler Senior Stratmaster

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    No problem some cool tracks there , and they look quite nice those Harley bentons they were rumoured to bringing out a 7 string with a trem out as well eventually .
     
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    achar073 Strat-Talk Member

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    If you can afford it then get the guitars you want to play.

    I have 7. My rule is to get rid of guitars that don't get enough play to justify owning them.