What's your most unique guitar?

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  1. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    This is my most unique guitar. Nobody else in town has one of these. Neck is an inch and a quarter thick at the zero fret. BA608268-3AEF-4C4A-AD00-0EF3ED2EA5E2.jpeg
     
  2. Hanson

    Hanson Strat-Talker

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    I guess I’m boring, I like really standard guitars. I change out electronics, pickups, tuners and such to my preference, but other than that, pretty much main stream guitars.

    I guess I mainly prefer high quality parts.
     
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  3. longboard blues

    longboard blues Strat-O-Master

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    Im unsure what that is, but now I need one.
     
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  4. Duane_the_tub

    Duane_the_tub Strat-Talker

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    Not the most unique looking, until you look closely - but tonally this one is in a class by itself. G&L USA S-500.

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  6. CB91710

    CB91710 This is a Custom Title Gold Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    What year is that one? My blueburst is from the mid 90s... looks like yours is older too from the satin tuners.
     
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  7. Duane_the_tub

    Duane_the_tub Strat-Talker

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    Technically it's a 2015, though it was built in December of 2014. It was a custom order from G&L and those tuners were spec'd.
     
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  8. pazman6

    pazman6 Senior Stratmaster

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    Definitely my BC Rich Mick Thomson (Slipknot) M7 Warlock. Sold it around 5 years ago. Didn't play that great or even sound that great - picked it up at a pawnshop and flipped it for a small profit. This one had to have a Coffin case for it to fit in a case.
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  9. circles

    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast Strat-Talk Supporter

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    My air guitar. It's a custom build.
     
  10. DeMelo

    DeMelo Senior Stratmaster

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    My guitars are in no way unique.

    I’d say the two “to go” guitars I own are as standard as it gets, as they are US made and all stock, but the third one is the only one that’s not US made, has been modded and for whatever reason needed upgrades, so in that sense it is unique.

    This is my Fender “Southern Cross Series”. It was a batch made in Brazil from ‘93 to ‘95, au pair with the early 90’s “Squier Series” made in Mexico. This one was made in 1994

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    Body, neck, tuners and pickguard are original, but it now has Fender Fat 50’s pickups and an Emerson Custom Strat prewired kit. I also needed to swap the knobs for original Fender Parchment ones, as the old ones wouldn’t fit the Emerson pot poles.

    It’s a cheap guitar that probably will never be collectible, but it was a limited batch and I like to use it as a “joker” when I play in less than respectable places, to less than respectable audiences, so I don’t have to risk my favorite guitars. I also bring it along when I need to play a set in an alternate tuning so I don’t have to detune and retune the main guitar I’m playing that evening.

    Though it’s 26 years old and always has been a gig tool, it’s quite well kept, only slightly relic’ed by real road wear.
     
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  11. Otisblove

    Otisblove Senior Stratmaster

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    Pics please.
     
  12. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985 Strat-Talk Supporter

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    That is a seriously cool guitar :thumb:, but man that's a fat neck.:eek:

    From what I understand, Brian's original neck is very fat. I saw him on a video talking about his guitar, and he said that he and his father had planned to shave the neck down all along, but he had been playing it all through the construction process, and got used to it, and just never bothered.

    So I guess your's being a custom replica, it is authentic to the original.
     
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  13. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985 Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Just out of curiosity, how thick is the body?
     
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  14. CalicoSkies

    CalicoSkies Most Honored Senior Member

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    I don't think I have an really unique guitars, but I suppose my most unique is my G&L Comanche, at least for the brand name and its Z-Coil pickups.
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  15. Duotone

    Duotone Senior Stratmaster

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    Roland ready Duesenberg with Custom made mirror Pickguard.

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    Tokai strat from 1982 has had a few revisions.


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    Warmoth body and Fender J5 neck.
    Dusenberg Domino bridge PU in neck position, Seymour duncan P-rails in silver cover in brigde. Blend control instead of switch. Hi cut and Lo cut tone knobs. Pull knob that splits bridge into a P90.
     
  16. Bladesg

    Bladesg Funk Meister Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Love your Strat with the tune-o and inverted jack plate! Very cool.

    What type of vibrato is that?
     
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    This guitar is quite unique. It's my 1989 Yamaha RGX Custom that I've had for over 30 years. It was quite the guitar back then & it's still quite the guitar now. It is all the guitar I really need the way it's built with quality and the multitude of sounds you can get with the pick up combinations that include a master coil split on both humbucker pups via push-pull pot on the tone control.

    The neck is a 5-piece maple/mahogany neck thru-body. The body itself is select ash wood. The fret-board is a sleek looking ebony with real crystal inlays. The locking nut is height-adjustable via allen screws. The bridge has a pitch-rise adjustment wheel to control backward motion of the bridge. The guitar also features Jim Dunlop strap-locks for added security.

    There is also a special Direct-Out switch that when turned on it bypasses all other controls (5-way switch, volume & tone controls) directly to the bridge pick up in humbucker mode. This means you can have the volume low or off and when you engage the switch it goes to the bridge pup at full volume...full tone. It's like a nitro switch for the guitar. It connects the bridge pup directly to the output jack for a NO-LOAD circuit.

    This guitar feels & looks like a Lamborghini when I play it. It's like I'm in the fast lane with this sleek beast. It is a fabulous guitar that I shall take to the grave with me.:)

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  18. Duotone

    Duotone Senior Stratmaster

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    It's a Stetsbar Pro II, simple way yo get a tune-o-matic style brigde on a strat. Gave it a new neck last year.
     
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  19. Gridlock

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    I guess my Hardtail Stratocaster. I never knew that these existed until buying mine.

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  20. Dewey

    Dewey Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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