Famous Previous Owner

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  1. Dusty Chalk

    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenführer

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    I have an earlier 7-string Stephen Carpenter signature guitar that used to be owned by one of the members of Lacuna Coil. I don't know which one.

    I honestly do not know who used to own my MDT.
     
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  2. kes7u

    kes7u Wife's husband and Dog's dad

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    None of my guitars were owned by anyone except for me and, briefly, a few dealers.

    BUT, my car was previously owned by a famous professional golfer. Does that count?!?!?

    Kevin
     
  3. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    The infamous "Call me a DA now!!!" guitar. [​IMG]
     
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  4. bodia

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

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    Sure it counts! Spill!
     
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  5. BrianC

    BrianC more toys than talent

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    My #1 was ordered for Frankie Sullivan of Survivor. It was not for him - my gain!!!
     
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  6. kes7u

    kes7u Wife's husband and Dog's dad

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    The original owner of my Ferrari was professional golfer, David Duval. Former world's #1 player and winner of the 2001 US Open. It appears that he purchased the car shortly before winning that tournament, his only major win. Must have been good luck!!!

    Kevin
     
  7. JMintzer

    JMintzer Bobble Head Moderator
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    Paul has one of my old guitars in his archives...

    Hans might have one or two of mine, as well...

    I tell people I'm famous... :p
     
  8. bodia

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

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    Sweet!
     
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  9. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc I like to party, mmm hmm, everybody does.

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    I owned a mini Moog that belonged to one of those guys....
     
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  10. Tonart

    Tonart Tone of the Art......or is that backwards?

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    These used to be Paul’s personal guitars. In this case, it’s a famous music enabler. Both are also prototypes, the one on the right for signature model and the other for the new breed of TCI Paul’s Guitars.

    I like to call them Paul’s Paul’s Guitars. The one on the right has a pernambuco neck which is now all but extinct. The other a Chaltecoco neck. Both are tone monsters!
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  11. DuncanCE22

    DuncanCE22 New Member

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    I bought a Mike Mushok Baritone off ebay, drove 3 hours to get it and when I got there the bloke selling it told me he had put an EP him and his guitarist had recorded using the guitar. Half way home and stuck in traffic I decided to reach over and get it out to give it a listen. to my surprise it was "I can't believe it's not metal" by Forever Never, I already owned it! embarrassingly enough the guy I had bought it off was the singer but he had a shorter hair cut and a rugged beard and I didn't recognise him.

    Anyway here is one of the covers from the EP so you can hear it even if its not even in the video.

     
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  12. Dirty_Boogie

    Dirty_Boogie Still got the ol' tagger on it

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    Dude! You realize that if neck wasn't pernambuco, there might actually be 1 pernambuco tree in the world still standing! And let me guess, Rhino horn inlays, and baby mink fur-lined case? o_O Just kidding - beautiful guitars.
     
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  13. rnodern

    rnodern Just one more.....

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    These are all fantastic responses! and yes, cars, tools, faux fandom, it all counts! :D
    I've seen this one around the place on this forum, so at least one or two of you may have owned this at some point.
    Last year I bought a 2007 Black CE22 with a maple fretboard and black birds.
    This was an artist relations order to Howard Leese. His "up yours" truss rod cover is also in the case along with some Heart and Bad Co. tour stickers.
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    When i bought it, it no longer had the nickel pickup covers, but it still had the chrome pickup rings, tone and volume knobs and switch top.

    Putting it to use today:
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  14. bodia

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

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    Cool! \m/
     
  15. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    That’s one of Zilmo’s infamous TRCs.
     
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  16. matt3310

    matt3310 New Member

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    I have a couple.
    One is a Chris Henderson.
    I swapped out the pickup rings to black.

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    Here he is playing it.
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    And I have 3 Zach Myers guitars I got from him.

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  17. Herr Squid

    Herr Squid I was severely impressed

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    How many of those got out in the wild? Still have mine, but it's not mounted at the moment.
     
  18. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    I don’t know the answer, but he gave me the finger, too.
     
  19. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    I've got one.
     
  20. markie

    markie Zombie 27 - DFZ

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    Yessir.........
     

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