What's Your #1 Production Model Guitar?

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  1. Namelyguitar

    Namelyguitar Most Honored Senior Member Silver Member

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    Looks like Rosewood under those strings. ;)
     
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    Mutnemom52 Strat-Talker

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  3. Fuzzpop

    Fuzzpop Guitar in the Space Age! Platinum Supporting Member

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    I'd say the AV '59, though I guess that's not technically a production model anymore.
     
  4. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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    My '95 ST54, 100% stock. 22 years of me abusing it means that the frets aren't going to be original that much longer though.
     
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    Dick Blackmore Senior Stratmaster

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    trapdoor2 Senior Stratmaster

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    Born and raised as a hot-rodder. I've owned one stock guitar, a '60's ES175D. Traded it off many moons ago. Even my acoustic (Gallagher G-45) has been modified (added a BB pickup).

    If someone handed me a wad of dough and said, "go buy a production guitar", it would be a vintage one...probably an L series Gibson or a 00 Martin.
     
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    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast

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    The winner - and still champeen...!

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    But who knows that the future will bring?
     
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  8. carver

    carver Gone strangling

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    something about les pauls when you catch them in the right light that just really shows the workmanship put into them

    nice one,. I can see why its stuck to your side
     
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    gwjensen Senior Stratmaster

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    Sorry for the stock photo (2016 Les Paul Tribute). Not much to look at, but tone and feel are superb. P90s, oil finished neck, plek'd frets... Sooo comfortable...


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  10. Textele

    Textele Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    None of mine are fully stock :(

    But I dig what I have!
     
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  11. rich815

    rich815 Senior Stratmaster

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    50’s Road Worn Tele. Have not changed a single thing and it’s easily my favorite. Both feel and sound.

    I have two other partscaster teles, made with Highway One and MJT bodies and three strat partscasters also made with Highway One bodies and Fender and Squier necks. All with great pickups.

    The RW tele still sounds and feels the best of all of them.

    I also have a really nice Les Paul Studio but I removed the Burstbucker Pro pups and put in a Pearly Gates neck pup and Customerbucker bridge pup so it’s far from stock now...
     
  12. Stratoskater

    Stratoskater Fuzz Meister General

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    See I think that is one of the best looking LP's made. Plus they sound great to boot.
     
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    American series.
     
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    LRS! Strat-O-Master

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    Alright I’ll play... my PRS McCarty P90 is an impressively high quality guitar. But the SD bridge pickup I couldn’t care less for, way too hot 13kOhm at ceremic magnets) compared to the vintage style neck pickup (8.0 kOhm at Alnico V). Therefore I replaced the bridge pickup with a stock Gibson P90 (8.4 kOhm / Alnico V), and never looked back [emoji41]

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    ido1957 Senior Stratmaster

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    I'm happy with my EC and LPC which are both #1 depending on the song....
     
  17. tealsixtysix

    tealsixtysix Senior Stratmaster

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    I guess a team-built CS Strat doesn't count? Because that's the only unmodified guitar in my collection at the moment.

    If I had to pick one off the rack, I'd probably pick this one. (American Elite HSS Strat, ocean turq, maple).

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    s5tuart Perfecting time travel since 2525

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    Funnily enough I posted this pic on another thread earlier today. Both guitars are amazing just as they are, the only thing I'd change is the price! :p

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  19. Fuzzpop

    Fuzzpop Guitar in the Space Age! Platinum Supporting Member

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    I loved my McCarty Soapbar. One of only two guitars I ever really regret selling. The other was a Suhr Classic Pro.
     
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  20. LP1948

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    Straight stock Eric Johnson Thinline Strat…
    6 lbs 4 oz of tonal glory.

    The only thing I altered were the strings, replacing the standard 10's for my favored set of 0f 12's - D'Addario EPN21.
    That switch, of course, required a proper setup.

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