Show us your one keeper that you will never sell

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  1. p90rules

    p90rules Senior Member

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    Here's mine, a Tokai Strat fitted with old Bill Lawrence L220 Pickups.
    My main guitar for neary 30 years. Gibsons & Fenders have come & gone but this one stays. :thumb:

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  2. p90rules

    p90rules Senior Member

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    Ah well, cant get the pic to show. Can anyone help ?
     
  3. theruns

    theruns Senior Member

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    Its not always my favorite, but it never stops being the one I can't and won't sell.

    my 2005 Epi LP Standard
    Wine Red w/ birds eye maple top
    GFS Fat Pat Pickups
    working on all new pots and caps wired 50s style :D

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    to the OP, make sure you have the [​IMG] at the end
     
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  4. p90rules

    p90rules Senior Member

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    Yep got it.
    Works better from my home PC
     
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  5. Dino

    Dino Senior Member

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    My 1986 PRS Custom 24 (Serial number just over 500)
    It was my father's guitar. He bought it new in '86 before most folks even knew who Paul Reed Smith was. He gave it to me shortly before he passed away in 2007. Needless to say, it's a keeper.


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  6. Barabus

    Barabus Senior Member

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    Mine.............
     
  7. AccustomedtoStandards

    AccustomedtoStandards Senior Member

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    Can I have two? It would be very hard to narrow it down between these two.

    1. My 1957 Reissue Stratocaster. I believe it's an '83 or early '84 by V005XXX serial number, but have never taken the neck off. I bought this guitar new in 1986 (dealer had bought quite a few Fullerton reissues to hold them through until the start of Corona production) when I was 15 after a summer of saving. It was my first name brand guitar after a no name classical, a Lotus Tele copy and a Mach 1 Explorer copy. If I could just have one, this one would probably be "The One."

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    If I can cheat and have two, the other would be this one, Jem 777 LG #16, which I am also the original owner of:

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  8. Bigsby'd

    Bigsby'd Senior Member

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    prolly this one, because I don't want to make another one.

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    1959burst Senior Member

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] me too one i made, i'll never sell.
     
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    Pal Senior Member

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    1984 B.C. Rich Ironbird. It is one of the first Ironbirds they made. It has a brass pre-patent Kahler tremolo. I've had it since 1986. It has some war wounds and a little bit of history
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    That is FUGLY :shock:
     
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  12. kfowler8

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    There's a couple of contenders but one fore sure is this. It's a 1995 Taylor 810. Sitka Spruce top, IRW back and sides, Mahogany neck. I'm the original owner. Never found another acoustic I like more. We've been through a lot.

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  13. Frogfur

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    i like the Standel. That's nice as well..
     
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  14. Bigsby'd

    Bigsby'd Senior Member

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    Go fvck yourself. If you knew ANYTHING about the history of rock and roll music, you'd know how important the Grady Martin Bigsby was. Show some guitars you built, so I can tell you how bad YOU suck.
     
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    Bigsby'd Senior Member

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    Thanks!
     
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    WOW ! The top on this one is awsome ! What kind of bridge/trem is that ?
     
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    If I have anything to say about it anyway.
     
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  18. X–Ray

    X–Ray Cowbell by Misadventure

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    If only I could predict the future with that much certainty...
     
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  19. LeftyF2003

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    I have a few of those.

    This is an Old Moon that Ray Redness made for me over the course of a year of casual conversations about several Gibson's I've owned that I liked and what I didn't like about them. He then gifted the guitar to me about 3 years ago. Amazing sounding guitar and my #1 live.

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    This one is an '87 BC Rich Gunslinger custom. It's very rare as it was done as a 2 pickup from the factory which was not a stock option. The finish is not really my thing, but the guitar sounds AMAZING and has the best sounding JB in the bridge that I've ever heard. My go to shredder guitar.

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    And finally my '97 Brian Moore C90p. This guitar looks amazing and sounds like nothing else I have. Incredible guitar.

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