Show us your blue guitars!

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  1. goof1073

    goof1073 New Member

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    No Blue thread is complete without this one (not mine)...

    ...Those of us that have been around the various forums will recognize the infamous "DUCKY"!!

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  2. Hanzo Hamamura

    Hanzo Hamamura New Member

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    With blue back & rosewood neck.
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  3. WA Paul

    WA Paul New Member

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    I've stalked that faded Aqua violet SC a few times now...

    This also explains why I don't have as many blue guitars in my collection as I should!
     
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  4. Collywobbles

    Collywobbles New Member

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    Snap! I have one of those 'slightly faded' Royal Blue guitars they used to make... If the picture works I'll post some other - it's my first picture post so who knows what'll happen


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  5. Collywobbles

    Collywobbles New Member

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    Royal Blue, honest.
     
  6. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Rah rah ah ah ah!

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    Finally this thread is getting good. That's the best looking blue guitar I've ever seen. I'll even go so far as to give it a Bangin'!
     
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  7. Collywobbles

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    Looking inside the control cavity the top was once bluer than the case lining and the back and neck dark blue. Finish mega sunk in to the mahogany - makes it look almost wet. Yellow wires unusual but I've seen a few others the same.
     
  8. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Rah rah ah ah ah!

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    I can't like this guitar enough.
     
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  9. Collywobbles

    Collywobbles New Member

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    Last one - I think I double posted one of the pictures in the last post

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  10. Collywobbles

    Collywobbles New Member

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    Thank you!
     
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  11. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    That beast looks stunning! There's a hot one on Reverb that looks like this. I'd hop all over it if it wasn't in Europe. That whole wood import thing.
     
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  12. Collywobbles

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    Bangin!
     
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  13. ViperDoc

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    Until you pulled the pickups I thought you were joking!
     
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  14. cshallcross

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  15. Glide-bpm

    Glide-bpm aCk!!! Thbfftt!!! :P

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    I feel kind of inadequate...

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  16. Collywobbles

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    As if I'd tell porkies! The bridge pickup surround has a bit more blue under it than the neck surround but overall the whole guitar looks like it's mucky Vintage Yellow with a dark back. Makes me wonder about the chemistry involved - just where did all the blue go? Says Royal Blue next to the serial number so no question about how it was stained when made. I think most of the early stains were prone to fade to some extent, blue probably the most.

    (Porkies = short for pork pies = lies should anyone needs a Cockney rhyming slang translation).
     
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  17. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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  18. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    “Laguna WOW-burst” green/blue with envy!:mad:
     
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  19. strat63

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    For some reason I can't see any of the photos. I really want to see the guitar.
     
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  20. flux

    flux feline dominated

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    Is Blue Green more blue or more green? My eyes are so broken from staring, I can't tell anymore.

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    I need sunshine.
     
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