Shredder Guitar Owners Club

Discussion in 'Guitar Owners Clubs' started by 3bolt79, May 30, 2021.

What Are the Three Most Important Features of a Shred Guitar

  1. It has to have a Floyd Rose/Floyd knockoff bridge

    27 vote(s)
    35.5%
  2. It has to have a pointy headstock/body

    9 vote(s)
    11.8%
  3. It has to have at least one Humbucker

    50 vote(s)
    65.8%
  4. It has to have a scalloped fretboard

    2 vote(s)
    2.6%
  5. It has to have Jumbo frets

    10 vote(s)
    13.2%
  6. It has to have a flat radius fretboard or compound radius

    25 vote(s)
    32.9%
  7. It has to have a thin neck

    18 vote(s)
    23.7%
  8. It has to have a locking nut

    7 vote(s)
    9.2%
  9. It has to have active pickups

    3 vote(s)
    3.9%
  10. It has to have an unfinished/satin finished fretboard and neck

    6 vote(s)
    7.9%
  11. It has to have low action

    28 vote(s)
    36.8%
  12. It has to have 24 frets

    11 vote(s)
    14.5%
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  1. Stonetone

    Stonetone Senior Stratmaster

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    Man John 5 Can shred a telecaster like nobody's business :) and Clean as well :eek:

     
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  2. heltershelton

    heltershelton Vivamus libero Vivamus duris Silver Member

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    the shred or die, but i like that one too.
     
  3. heltershelton

    heltershelton Vivamus libero Vivamus duris Silver Member

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    because i watched all of your videos:D

    i was wondering when you were gonna fire back!
     
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  4. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985

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    You mean the ones I made with yer mom? :p
     
  5. heltershelton

    heltershelton Vivamus libero Vivamus duris Silver Member

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  6. Baelzebub

    Baelzebub Dr. Stratster

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    lol...touche, my friend... :)

    I'm not shredder, it goes without saying, but man..that Schecter that someone posted in a NGD post yesterday really has me tempted to at least get a little pointy. What gorgeous instrument.
     
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  7. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985

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    I'm not a "shredder" either, but those type of guitars just tend to (IMO) play very nicely.
     
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  8. Baelzebub

    Baelzebub Dr. Stratster

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    Don't stoke my GAS.....My new policy is two out, one in....and only the cheap stuff seems to be selling off CL lately...
     
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  9. heltershelton

    heltershelton Vivamus libero Vivamus duris Silver Member

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    im no shredder either.....maybe a wannabe shredder, lol.
    anyway, for some reason, @sam_in_cali has my shredder at his house. i dont know how it got there.
     
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  10. Willmunny

    Willmunny Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    I am no shredder but that didn't stop me from buying my latest.
    Pointy, 24 frets, humbuckers that clean up, jumbo frets, flat radius
    It also has some pretty cool flush mount strap locks 20210529_092536.jpg
     
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  11. Ruscio

    Ruscio Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member Silver Member

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    Was hard to pick just 3 features off your list, everything on there characterizes a shredder so well. A few shredders I've got right now tick most of those boxes, and they're definitely among my favorites to play. 24 jumbo frets, thin + flat necks, Floyd-style double-locking trem systems, humbuckers, at least a little bit pointy.

    Ibanez PIA-style build:

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    Ibanez S1070PBZ-CBB:

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    Schecter C-1 SLS Evil Twin:

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  12. Stonetone

    Stonetone Senior Stratmaster

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    I love those Heltercasters, especially the yellow one :thumb:

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  13. Stonetone

    Stonetone Senior Stratmaster

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    God dammit John all awesome, but that that Tangerine Dream OMG!!

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    :)
     
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  14. HazyPurple

    HazyPurple Without stress... my life would be empty Silver Member

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    My Yamaha had the knobby headstock Pacifica thing going on.

    Purely psychological, a bit of sanding, I'll be able to take the bassists' other eye out.

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  15. HTSMetal

    HTSMetal Strat-Talker

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    My only real shredder:

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    It's an Agile Geodesic Pro 625. Came stock with Fishman Fluence Modern humbuckers, stainless steel frets, roasted maple neck and an ebony board.

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    It's very lightweight and I absolutely love the color, something Rondo Music called "Blue Purple Burst" hahahaha, very inventive! It looks different depending on the lighting:

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    All in all a very versatile and fun guitar!
     
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  16. Ruscio

    Ruscio Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member Silver Member

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    That's gorgeous!
     
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    StratMike10 Dr. Stratster Gold Supporting Member

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    I love shredder style guitars with Floyds, super HB's, near flat radiuses and ultra low action, locking tuners, and pointy heads... carved tops are the icing on the cake.

    But all they do is remind me of how bad I wish I could shred and how pitiful my quest to shred was. Lord knows I gave it my best, but it was like Urkel training to beat Mike Tyson.
    I closed that chapter of my life about 10 years ago when I sold my ESP Horizon. That ship has sailed forever.
     
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    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast

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    Jimi Lightning Most Honored Senior Member

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    How do you like the Heman Li Egen model? Been gassing for one of those for awhile.
     
  20. Dadocaster

    Dadocaster Dr. Stratster

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    I still have no clue on all the "shredder" stuff. I can play pretty fast in multiple styles and mostly play anything on any guitar. Have preferences but don't use trems, they are usually blocked on my guitars and I have fingerboards that differ, different radius, different frets. Meh.

    Some of my tastes would align with the "shredders" but the fast stuff I play may well not be shredding.

    Seriously don't really know.