Share Your Unpopular Guitar Opinion

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Stratty, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. newplayeroldguy

    newplayeroldguy in the wind

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    you get what you pay for, guitars are not an exception
     
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  2. Sarnodude

    Sarnodude Most Honored Senior Member

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    Many people say that opinions are like a-holes..etc.
    I believe that it is much more appropo to say that opinions are like elbows. Almost everybody has a couple.
     
  3. Daveho

    Daveho Strat-O-Master

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    Unless you have an operating sense of value for money
     
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    Daveho Strat-O-Master

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    I very much dislike the Flying V shape.
    Edit: and weirdo "metal" guitars, just cause it's black and pointy doesn't make it good...
     
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  5. jjudas

    jjudas Strat-O-Master

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    Expensive guitars are just like expensive food and cars... they make 'em just because people buy 'em.
     
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  6. DeadCircuits

    DeadCircuits Strat-Talker

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    The bridge pup on a stratocaster doesn't need wiring to the tone pot. It's one of the coolest strat sounds
     
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  7. ryapou

    ryapou Strat-Talker

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    The middle pickup on a strat doesn't need wiring. It's the coolest in between sound.
     
  8. GoldenEagle0308

    GoldenEagle0308 Strat-O-Master

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    Jimi did a lot rhythm work on the bridge albeit usually with fuzz.
     
  9. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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    The middle pick up on a Telecaster is the best.
     
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  10. wildhawk

    wildhawk Most Honored Senior Member

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    A nice laminate wood acoustic guitar can sound glorious.
     
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  11. Green Craig

    Green Craig Senior Stratmaster

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    There's no such thing as "tone."
     
  12. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh needs you to go ahead and come in on Sunday, too.

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    Yes. It's very Strat-like...
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    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast

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    plain tops are more attractive than flame tops. generally speaking.
     
  14. jjudas

    jjudas Strat-O-Master

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    Fender synchronized tremolo is a miserable design.
     
  15. DeadCircuits

    DeadCircuits Strat-Talker

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    I think its alright when its decked. Floating is a nightmare tho
     
  16. suncrush

    suncrush Senior Stratmaster

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    I suppose your mileage may vary, depending on your amp, but I use the tone pot on my bridge pup all the time. It gets really shrill at high gain.

    Depends heavily on how well the guitar is made, and the shimmer of a floating trem cannot be beat.
     
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  17. guitarchaeologist

    guitarchaeologist Le Misanthrope Silver Member

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    Neither Joe Bonamassa nor Jimmie Vaughan inspire any emotional response from me. Zero.
    I love blues. I like Southern rock sometimes also. Certain players make me tap my feet, or start to dance, or want to listen to their stuff over and over again.
    For example: Buddy Guy, Muddy Waters, SRV, Jeff Healey, Robert Cray, etc etc etc, but Joe and Jimmie simply don't do it for me.
     
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  18. guitarchaeologist

    guitarchaeologist Le Misanthrope Silver Member

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    Haha... I also have an amended version of the that idiom...
    Opinions are like a-holes: everyone has one & they all stink... except mine LOL
     
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    spellcaster Strat-O-Master

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    A Fender Esquire is a completely different, and superior sounding guitar when it's played with the bridge cover on.
     
  20. tubejockey

    tubejockey Strat-Talker

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    They are likely the same pots in your overpriced boutique pedal.