what's Slowy’s favourite colour guild surfliner?

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Whats the best guild surfliner colour ?

Poll ended at Sat Nov 04, 2023 10:31 am

Pink
18
62%
Green
9
31%
Black
2
7%
 
Total votes: 29

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what's Slowy’s favourite colour guild surfliner?

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OMG, why did you show me those. I LOVE that pink one :-)

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Pinks the only one thats not boring :-)
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Pink for sure. Also dibs.

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GAS bomb has just exploded and obliterated common-sense-icalation...damn you, damn you all to hell, Strummers :D

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:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
clubhouse wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 12:18 pm GAS bomb has just exploded and obliterated common-sense-icalation...damn you, damn you all to hell, Strummers :D

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olegmcnoleg wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 10:41 am OMG, why did you show me those. I LOVE that pink one :-)
Pink got my vote :)
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MikeC wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 1:03 pm
olegmcnoleg wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 10:41 am OMG, why did you show me those. I LOVE that pink one :-)
Pink got my vote :)
Yeh its hard to go past. I think for me the matching headstock with very dark colours gets too much

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StrummersOfThunder wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 1:12 pm
MikeC wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 1:03 pm
olegmcnoleg wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 10:41 am OMG, why did you show me those. I LOVE that pink one :-)
Pink got my vote :)
Yeh its hard to go past. I think for me the matching headstock with very dark colours gets too much
Same for me but I really prefer natural headstocks.
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MikeC wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 1:19 pm
StrummersOfThunder wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 1:12 pm
MikeC wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 1:03 pm

Pink got my vote :)
Yeh its hard to go past. I think for me the matching headstock with very dark colours gets too much
Same for me but I really prefer natural headstocks.
I come and go on this
I was ALL ABOUT the matching headstocks for a while but now I know what I like. Darker bodies need the light wood of a headstock to balance a dark board.
I think with a light body it works.
But each to their own

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StrummersOfThunder wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 1:23 pm
MikeC wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 1:19 pm
StrummersOfThunder wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 1:12 pm

Yeh its hard to go past. I think for me the matching headstock with very dark colours gets too much
Same for me but I really prefer natural headstocks.
I come and go on this
I was ALL ABOUT the matching headstocks for a while but now I know what I like. Darker bodies need the light wood of a headstock to balance a dark board.
I think with a light body it works.
But each to their own
Yes agreed, each to their own!
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StrummersOfThunder wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 12:20 pm :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
clubhouse wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 12:18 pm GAS bomb has just exploded and obliterated common-sense-icalation...damn you, damn you all to hell, Strummers :D
Man...that whole deal...just to look at, it's a great mash up of cool guitar design elements. I guess I'm a retronaut in aesthetic...much GAS, foam and froth here. I need a shower :)

Matching headstock/body paint with fretboard block inlays a la '66 JM/Jags. It works on the pink like it works on vintage JMs/jags where the paint has aged and faded down.
Headstock echoes '70s Starcaster...a semi hollow offset!
Mild body offset in metallic auto paint...and what's not to dig about an offset, right?
DeArmond SCs and gold foil-esque HB pups...the sonic sparkle equivalent of ice clinking in a glass of single malt.
JM/Jag like wang set up...for... the...frickin...win! :thumbup:

Hope they feel and play as good as they look...Guild, huh, who'ed have ever thunk it?

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clubhouse wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 1:48 pm
StrummersOfThunder wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 12:20 pm :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
clubhouse wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 12:18 pm GAS bomb has just exploded and obliterated common-sense-icalation...damn you, damn you all to hell, Strummers :D
Man...that whole deal...just to look at, it's a great mash up of cool guitar design elements. I guess I'm a retronaut in aesthetic...much GAS, foam and froth here. I need a shower :)

Matching headstock/body paint with fretboard block inlays a la '66 JM/Jags. It works on the pink like it works on vintage JMs/jags where the paint has aged and faded down.
Headstock echoes '70s Starcaster...a semi hollow offset!
Mild body offset in metallic auto paint...and what's not to dig about an offset, right?
DeArmond SCs and gold foil-esque HB pups...the sonic sparkle equivalent of ice clinking in a glass of single malt.
JM/Jag like wang set up...for... the...frickin...win! :thumbup:

Hope they feel and play as good as they look...Guild, huh, who'ed have ever thunk it?
I whole heartedly agree with your raging synopsis!

I was oggling then yesterday wondering how to get one…
Turns out RS are bringing in 4 of each colour so have asked for one to be sent to the Whangarei rocks shop for a try with a view to buy….

Cool thing is they seem to be priced much better than I was expecting. $1199 new in nz (which is what they are in Aussie dollars new).

The bad:
Well no case or bag
For me, the standard tunomatic would need to go. Too weird and creaky
From the reviews it seems like the spring is underwhelming and I’d replace it with an avri or equivalent. It may also be that the trem arm is too short by the looks which is a common over site for non fender offsets for some reason.
I bet the nut is cheap and that’s a big issue with grabbing if you use trem a lot.
Otherwise yes! Yes !

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