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Discussion in 'Other Guitar Discussion' started by Cerb, Jan 12, 2020.

  1. WireLine

    WireLine Strat-Talker

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    Esquire, Les Paul Jr...
     
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  2. dogletnoir

    dogletnoir V----V Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Me on the Esquire known as 'Wednesday':
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    That was from about 5 years ago.
    i'll have to put her back in the rotation and see what i can do with her now.
     
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  3. Cerb

    Cerb Anti conformist reformist Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Nice! Bueautifully played.

    Still sounds like you. It's interesting, I can tell from your style that this isn't too far removed (in time) from your American Vampire in Essex, that you posted in the That was then this is now thread.
     
  4. apm1991

    apm1991 Senior Stratmaster

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    I use the bridge pickup 99% of the time... I'd be happy with a one pup guitar
     
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  5. wrvond

    wrvond Senior Stratmaster

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    Several decades ago my brother had a guitar with a single pickup mounted on rails so you could slide it up and down between the bridge, neck and anywhere between.
    I have no idea who made it and I've never seen one since. Apparently not a big seller.
     
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  6. Cerb

    Cerb Anti conformist reformist Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I've seen those. There were also bass's. Can't remember the brand.
     
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  7. Stratwrangler

    Stratwrangler Senior Stratmaster

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    Know the ones you mean were they Armstrong guitars same that did the plexi glass ones?
     
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  8. Stratwrangler

    Stratwrangler Senior Stratmaster

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    A one pickup guitar forces you to get your tonal variation from the right hand.
     
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  10. Cerb

    Cerb Anti conformist reformist Strat-Talk Supporter

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  11. Stratwrangler

    Stratwrangler Senior Stratmaster

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    Whoa there never seen that beforeo_O
     
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  12. bsman

    bsman Strat-Talker

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    I've currently got two - a 1960 Musicmaster (recently set up by Ron Kirn) and a Reverend Sensei Jr.

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    I also had a Melody Maker SG (with one HB in the bridge), but I gave that one away to my cousin's wife. I have never felt undergunned with one pickup, but I do also like my two- and three- pickup guitars. The Jrs. are just another flavor.
     
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    dogletnoir V----V Strat-Talk Supporter

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    OMG, that Musicmaster is minty fresh!!!!
     
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  14. dogletnoir

    dogletnoir V----V Strat-Talk Supporter

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    NB: i have an early first generation one, circa 1956 or 57.
    No way is mine so pristine though... she's a road warrior, LOL.
     
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  15. wrvond

    wrvond Senior Stratmaster

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    I think so, it's been such a long time ago and my mind is like a steel trap - rusty and illegal in 48 states!
    Funny you should mention a plexiglass strat, he had one of those, too.
     
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  16. Stratwrangler

    Stratwrangler Senior Stratmaster

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    Makes sense it was an Armstrong then if he liked that sort of thing .
     
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    Stratwrangler Senior Stratmaster

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  18. blackspider57

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    One pickup. Lots of fun!!! Screen Shot 2020-01-09 at 7.44.57 PM.png
     
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    Cerb Anti conformist reformist Strat-Talk Supporter

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  20. lammie200

    lammie200 Senior Stratmaster

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    Just one here. Actually just one on both.

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