Jump to content
TheGreek

Got a geeetar??? What you got??

Recommended Posts

From my experience the most popular geeetars amongst geetards are Strats and LP style geeetars.

Just been looking through the Marketplace and there seems to be a few Telecasters and/or parts thereof available suggesting Teles have a following. I have a Tele with Bigsby which I don't use but love the look of....

So what is the favoured skinny stringed weapon of choice amongst Bassists?

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

Tele and Gretsch singlecut hollowbody.

 

EDIT: Note to self, read the previous posts correctly! My weapon of choice would be the above, if cash allowed. My actual weapons are:

Squier Telecaster (very customised, only the neck, tuners, and p/g remain).

Epiphone Casino Coupé with added Bigsby.

Epiphone EJ200c

Simon & Patrick Rosewood Pro

Edited by ezbass

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 minute ago, TheGreek said:

From my experience the most popular geeetars amongst geetards are Strats and LP style geeetars.

Just been looking through the Marketplace and there seems to be a few Telecasters and/or parts thereof available suggesting Teles have a following. I have a Tele with Bigsby which I don't use but love the look of....

So what is the favoured skinny stringed weapon of choice amongst Bassists?

 

And Ibanez SA160. Not my first choice...but It does ok for funkier sounds, and plays unbelievably well.

I really want an Epiphone Lucille.

AFE2A41E-C674-4C4D-9B70-FD537711B5CA.jpeg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have a LOT of guitars, but these are my faves, all hand built by me. Numero uno is the Strat.

 

I4pnWAv.jpg

  • Like 11

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

My only guitar is my trusty pawn shop refugee Eko Ranger 6. 

I've always said that if I was a serious guitarist, the two instruments I'd definitely have would be a nice Tele and a Parker Fly.

Edited by Rich

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Too many to list here, but top of the list would be my trusty Hofner Comittee, which has a lot of story attached. One day, around a warm fire, with a cup of tea beside, maybe I'll regale the company with its telling...

ucwMtBW.jpg  wJPP2i3.jpg

  • Like 10

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I picked up a Paul Reed Smith S2 Custom 24 a couple of years ago and that’s not going anywhere. The S2 is made in the US factory, same quality but without the carved top and a few other minor things, so a bit cheaper than the crazy priced “core” PRS. Much much better than the (Korean I think? Or Chinese) factory made PRS SE series - I traded one of those for the S2.

It’s just like this in fact: https://www.peachguitars.com/prs-s2-custom-24-elephant-grey.htm (that’s the new price, I didn’t pay anything like that)

Plays just amazingly, sounds awesome, looks better than a Strat or LP and for me beats anything at the same price and a lot of things at a lot more.

I’ve got a very nice MIM Tele as well and it’s good, but the PRS is much more flexible so the tele will be up for sale soon. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

Fender MIM 72 Telecaster Deluxe, has two humbuckers and I think a 12” radius which makes it very easy to play. Fenders take on a Les Paul really, does the same sort of job but in a Fendery way.

I’ve tried Gibsons & Epiphones but although I love the sound I just don’t play them very well, I find it much easier with Fender necks.

Edited by Lozz196

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 minutes ago, Lozz196 said:

Fender MIM 72 Telecaster Deluxe, has two humbuckers and I think a 12” radius which makes it very easy to play. Fenders take on a Les Paul really, does the same sort of job but in a Fendery way.

I used to have a 72 thin line and a 72 custom, they’re bloody lovely those teles.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Got two 6 strings, a Squier Fat Strat (HSS) and a PRS SE Singlecut. Both nice guitars, the PRS has a slightly wider neck which attracts, though I think I'm probably a single coil guy. Would probably chop both in for a Tele or an LP Junior (Harley Benton type, my playing isn't that great 😎).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

I've got two teles, a Thinline from c2000 and a 2017 Baja.

There are other guitars I want, but realistically, unless I get a sudden urge to be the next Steve Vai or start a death metal band the two teles cover everything I'll ever need to do on a guitar.

Edited by Cato

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
24 minutes ago, Lozz196 said:

Fender MIM 72 Telecaster Deluxe, has two humbuckers and I think a 12” radius which makes it very easy to play. Fenders take on a Les Paul really, does the same sort of job but in a Fendery way.

Fender MIM guitars are good, I can't work out why anyone buys the US ones.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Another Tele here: a sunburst Nashville Deluxe. Plus a fireglo Rickenbacker 330/6 and an Epiphone Hummingbird Pro. 

Thinking about it, this is more guitars than the guitarist in our band has. 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Vintage V300 acoustic

Seagull Grand Sunburst GT parlour acoustic

Epiphone Masterbilt Zenith archtop

Fylde Orsino, 1975-ish

Anderwood Type 1 Weissenborn lap steel

Vintage bitza Strat

oh, and a Fylde electric .

How did that happen? For someone who doesn't play guitar, I have a hell of a lot of guitars!

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1967 Gibson J 50 Adj that I bought new. Played at many gigs and jams over the years and still a joy to play, I can't believe I've had it for 53 years...I'm getting pretty old I guess.😕

  • Like 5

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

Telecaster for me too, a 99 American Standard. Also a Martin 000-28 and a Backpacker for camping trips. 

Edited by pineweasel

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have a Fender Baja Tele which is ace. Had a few Teles over the years and this one is the best, and very light (under 7lbs).  I love big necks on guitars, so the others I have all feature them too - 1959 Gibson Les Paul Junior, Fender Strat 57RI and a cherry Gibson 335. ( Also have a Sigma electro acoustic which I haven’t really bonded with yet due to it’s smaller neck! ) 

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ibanez Iceman IC400, set neck, mahogany body. I have 2, a 2004 & a 2005. I've owned a few IC's of different years, a 1978 IC200, a 1980 IC50, a mid 90's IC300. Along with a few Ibanez Artist's from the late 70's.

I've also owned a few Tokai Love Rock's (Les Paul clones). The best was a '99 MIJ LS70F.

 

ibanez-ic-400-with-hard-case-312239.jpg

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

'90 Black USA Std. Strat, much-gigged, much-modified and available to view over on guitarchat

'93 Eggle Berlin Plus, much-gigged and looks it!

'97 (I think) Takamine EN10L acoustic. Also much-gigged, and also looks it. Bought in preference to a Fylde acoustic that I could have had instead. For many years my favourite guitar

Late '90's Ibanez RG470L. Bit of a one-trick pony soundwise but a lovely guitar to play. Cost me around £450 and paid me back many times over .

'84 Gibson 335 dot. Cherry red. Fabulous guitar, made at a time when Gibson were the ones to beat. Pretty sure I've never actually played 'Johnny B. Goode' on it...

'13  Custom Tele set neck, made for me by Rob Williams. Also available to view over on Guitarchat.

'18 Faith Mercury parlour guitar. Quality and tone out of all proportion to its relatively modest price (I think I paid a little over £700 for it). My current favourite guitar.

Ca. '00 Epiphone Les Paul set neck (project). Currently in a state of disassembly. I keep promising myself I'll get round to putting it together and getting it working. With the time I now have on my hands I don't think I'll have a better opportunity...

 

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

Patrick Eggle Berlin Pro Elite

Gibson SG Standard

Godin Acousticaster

BC Rich Assassin NJ Series Neck Thru

Over the years I've had various Gibsons ('74 SG special, Les Paul, Firebird) a Washburn double cut-away carved top Les Paul junior shape - that got stolen, Jap strat - all sorts really.  The one I'd like back most is the wine Les Paul standard with the premium plus top, or the 80's Ibanez Roadstar RG440 - that was lovely!

Edited by DaytonaRik

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yep, another tele player here. Currently have 4 variations on the tele (CIJ 62 reissue, Rick Parfitt style partscaster and 2 Esquire partscasters), a Gibson Les Paul Studio, 6 and 12 string acoustics. Owned about 25 others over the years!

Only over owned one bass at a time though.

Andy

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I can only really strum a few chords and yet I have  a Strat, two teles, two acoustics and (my fave) a G&L Fallout.:swoon:

I plan to just keep an acoustic and the Fallout, so I suppose I need to do some selling.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.



×
×
  • Create New...