If money were no object...

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So very predictable. It would indeed be a 1959 Les Paul Standard - one that I knew though. I have played a few that tick all the boxes. Although, I would settle for a 1959 ES-335 in birdseye blonde or a 1957 Goldtop.
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GrantB wrote:So very predictable. It would indeed be a 1959 Les Paul Standard - one that I knew though. I have played a few that tick all the boxes. Although, I would settle for a 1959 ES-335 in birdseye blonde or a 1957 Goldtop.
No good ones made in 1956?

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willow13 wrote:this subject has come up on here a few times over the years and I always had an answer. But now I can't say I do ...... which I think is sad :rofl:
Whaaaaat?
No RR1 or DeMartini Frenchie?
Give yourself an uppercut :rofl:

Probably a 59 LP for me as per thread title.

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jvpp wrote:
GrantB wrote:So very predictable. It would indeed be a 1959 Les Paul Standard - one that I knew though. I have played a few that tick all the boxes. Although, I would settle for a 1959 ES-335 in birdseye blonde or a 1957 Goldtop.
No good ones made in 1956?
Nah - if you have one send it to me and I’ll dispose of it.
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Something like this:
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A whale blue flamey PRS Custom 24 with roasted maple board, a single bridge Lollar P90 and a wrap stop tail piece.
Or a Fender Custom Shop Esquire in Lake Placid Blue, Vintage Modern neck, Maple board, black guard and Broadcaster bridge pup.
Or a Govan Charvel.
Or a Eric Johnson Strat.
Or a ES Les Paul.
Or a Setzer Gretsch.
Or a 60's SG Jr.
Or a Yamaha SA2200.
Or a Yamaha Weddington.
Or a Yamaha SAS 1500
Or any ASH Customworks or Radian I can lay my hands on.
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Would probably buy Pageys number 1 actually. That guy loves making a few extra bucks when he can.
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probably that 6k PRS with the rosewood neck at Krd RS

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Too hard to choose an electric for me as every time I've tried one of the guitars I want to like I don't get on with it. I do really love the Ash Customworks Donnie I've got, but why get another one or a similar one...

The nicest guitar I've played but couldn't/wouldn't afford though was a Taylor 812 acoustic, so I think that is what I'd go for (or an 814) with a bit of bling on it or nice fancy woods :)

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StratMatt wrote:Would probably buy Pageys number 1 actually. That guy loves making a few extra bucks when he can.
Fuck that. I'd buy his house ( tower house) :lol:

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I'd have Eddie Van Halen's arms grafted onto my body. First I'd have my own arms removed, or it would look funny.

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werdna wrote:I'd have Eddie Van Halen's arms grafted onto my body. First I'd have my own arms removed, or it would look funny.

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werdna wrote:I'd have Eddie Van Halen's arms grafted onto my body. First I'd have my own arms removed, or it would look funny.
Goro disagrees.
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Mini Forklift Ⓥ wrote:... what guitar would you buy? Image
Utilitarian these days and try not to have object fetishes, but i still hanker for the old guitars due to falling for the hype at times. Norms Rare Guitars videos mostly..

I would find a guitar that I like the sound of and feels good to play in the way the lets me hit the notes and bends the way I am thinking them. Most likely it would be a Gibson because I am so used to them. If i came into lots of money, i think i would be hard pressed to do much better than my current one.

Fret work is really important to me, so i would spend money on that. if the crown on the frets is not right I can get my fingers struck when sliding up the neck. It's kind of like how tall people bang their heads in doorways. It messes me up for a second or two and makes me lose my place.

I do not have an acoustic currently. I have a thing for those old Guild ones. That might be on the shopping list.

I also like stuff with the word 'super' in the name. Super Reverb, Superlead, and even Supro. A Torpedo Studio to run them and better monitors would be nice, but even better would be a big barn out in the country with amps at one end and a long curly cable going to the other. Loud PA too, so i can still jam to my bedroom guitarist backing tracks.

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I've been thinking about this since I first saw the great thread title and, embarrassingly, I'm just not sure. Most of the guitars I would like are probably well within the realm of reasonable prices... A really nice old Gibson, or Gretsch from the 60's would be cool. If I had to name one though it would probably be an old Gibson J-45 from the early 60's, or perhaps a pre CBS Strat.
The main thing I'd be after is the feeling that it had some good songs in it!
Please don't swing the ban hammer on me for such a lame answer Beeg....haha!

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