Signed or Not Signed?

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  1. ]-[@n$0Ma☩!©

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    How do you prefer your signature guitars (Grissom, Ori, Santana, etc)...

    Signed by it's namesake or not?

    FOR: I had a DGT that was signed on the back of the headstock by David. I liked that a lot.

    AGAINST: I have seen other cool guitars signed on the top of the body and the 1st thing that came to mind was "I wonder how easily that will come off?"
     
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  2. PRSHB2

    PRSHB2 New Member

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    Nothing on the front for me. YMMV
     
  3. WEDGE

    WEDGE Zombie five, DFZ

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    Back of headstock by PRSh......yes

    On the body ............kills it
     
  4. mcbprs

    mcbprs New Member

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    As the man said
     
  5. Michael B

    Michael B New Member

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    I agree, nothing on the top! Tremonti signed the back of the headstock on mt Tremonti and I love it!!
     
  6. MykeWright

    MykeWright Bridge constructor

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    Back of the headstock works for me, although it's a "Luthier Sig" rather than "Artist Sig" guitar........and Howie's not TedMc......

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  7. JMintzer

    JMintzer Bobble Head Moderator
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    Back of the headstock only for me...

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  8. iahawk36

    iahawk36 Prince of Paisley

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    Back or front of the headstock signed is cool!!
     
  9. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Back of headstock or control cavity cover by the maker(s) only.
     
  10. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    That works and I like it.
     
  11. Daniel

    Daniel New Member

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    A signature model signed by the artist on the back is cool.
     
  12. OsirisProtocol

    OsirisProtocol 10 o'Clubs

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    I'm all for back of the headstock signatures. I actually had my SCT signed twice, once on the back of the headstock and again on the control cavity cover. I ended up removing the cover and putting on a clean one to preserve the signature. I really don't get the whole signing the body thing and wouldn't want it done to any guitar I ever owned. As for the signature model thing I'm a weird bird. I wouldn't own a signature guitar to begin with outside of the Tremonti (my exact idea of what a singlecut style guitar should be) and a Santana (out of pure respect for the man) but if I ever bought these guitars I'd definitely go for a headstock signature.
     
  13. docbennett

    docbennett Banned

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    Let's put it this way....If Carlos offered to sign the front top of any of my Santana models....who am I to turn him down???
     
  14. Aldwyn

    Aldwyn Hi. I'm naked.

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    Don't want mine signed, thanks!

    With that said, I do have several control cover plates signed by PRSH, but that's a little different then signing the actual guitar...
     
  15. KazJY

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    The front of my headstock is signed by Paul (instead of the inlay signature). I think it's cool to have that. I don't want them to sign the front of the actual guitar when the flame or quilt or goldtop looks so sweet already. I think a signature is a nice keepsake and reminder of a meeting though. control plate, headstock, certificate- it's all good! I'd love to tell DG and PRSh in person how much I dig the guitars, and sure, I'll have em sign the back of the headstock.

    Two things come to mind:

    When I met Eric Johnson to have him sign my EJ Strat (now gone, unfortunately), he looked at me for a second, and I said "on the back of the headstock", and he went "alright, that's good!"

    Adrian Smith, in the Iron Maiden Flight 666 documentary signs the front of a kid's guitar, looks at the camera, and says "well, ruined another nice guitar!" lol.
     
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  16. Danerada

    Danerada Goatee Practitioner

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    Headstock is cool...never never never on the front or back of the body...I bought a Larrivee off a guy who had it signed my Tommy Emmanuel. I paid him less than he wanted for it because it had been "defaced" and then as soon as I got it home, I took the sig off. Now if it had been on the headstock, I would have kept it....
     
  17. BrownDog

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    Hans - and here it is - a gig this past Saturday at Winslow's in Kansas City. The DGT gets played regularly - it's breaking in nicely; no longer minty! David's sig on the the back of the headstock gives a little extra mojo when played!

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    With tone and oneness, Mike
     
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  18. Jedi

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    No signatures....thank you.
     
  19. Jester

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    Back of the headstock. Under the finish, even better.
     
  20. David Eaton

    David Eaton New Member

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    Back of the headstock, Grissom and PRS. I'd do it again with my other DGTs in a heartbeat:

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