What's your favorite non-PRS guitar model? (keep it civil!)

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  1. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Here’s my PRS version since your screen ID is new here (assumption is that you are new here, but we all know what Samuel L Jackson says about assumptions)

    One piece curly Koa body, full Braz neck. Stoptail though :) 53/10s sounds epic on this.

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  2. HANGAR18

    HANGAR18 What Would Evel Knievel Do?

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    Mesmerizing to look at. :O

    WOW!
     
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  3. Tucson Thump

    Tucson Thump Mint Heavy Relic

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    I have a 64. Intonation is overrated.
     
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  4. Sevenandaquarter

    Sevenandaquarter New Member

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    Just tune all the strings a little flat and turn it up!
     
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  5. Texsunburst59

    Texsunburst59 New Member

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    This guitars is one of my top 5 guitars in my collection.

    It's a tone monster that weighs about 6 1/2 lbs.

    It's one of the best sounding, playing and most versatile guitars in my collection.

    Here's my '03 Tom Anderson 6120 Tiger Eye Hollow T Drop Top.

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  6. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Ha! I replaced my original bridge with a Tune-o-Matic in 1971. So it intonates. Completely destroyed the value, of course, but, you know. It was 1971. What did I know.
     
  7. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    Electric has got to be this one. Ron Thorn made 2 of these as Thorn Guitars, and 1 after he went to Fender.
    Notice the hubcap etching carries across the pickup covers.
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    some detail in the etching
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    and matching inlay
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    he only did the single piece of silver wrap around the body of one of the guitars
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    It is a close cousin to his GT which was probably his most popular run - the consummate Tele
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  8. Andy80

    Andy80 New Member

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    I love how your response to a thread title "what is your favourite non-PRS guitar" is photos of the nicest PRS guitar I've ever seen. lol
     
  9. Lister

    Lister Playing guitar badly since the 70's...

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    And it was just another used guitar back then...who knew they'd become "vintage" collectibles? I think back to all the early redline HotWheels I tore apart and painted back in the day and cringe.
     
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  10. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    Acoustics has to be Laskin. Model doesn't really matter. I'm happy to play anything he makes.
    He is probably even more famous for his inlays that Ron is.
    I saved for a bunch of years to buy a used classical with minimal inlay.
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    A few year later I came upon a steel string with a modest (by Laskin standards) inlay. That blue/green on the headstock is a single piece of shell, hand cut.
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    Both have old growth Brazilian back and sides.
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    If you've never seen his more complex inlays, here is a fairly recent example.
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  11. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    They didn’t have HotWheels when I was a boy. Hell, they hadn’t invented the wheel!
     
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  12. mookyshoots

    mookyshoots Mom always told me I was special

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    I've been enjoying this one a lot lately.

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  13. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Actually, I did manage to post my custom Nik Huber Orca Trem first ;)
     
  14. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Love that Thorn!
     
  15. Sevenandaquarter

    Sevenandaquarter New Member

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    Random question from a newbie: Are Knaggs guitars OK around here? Not suggesting they wouldn’t be unless Joe and Paul had some beef I don’t know about, just checking.
     
  16. Davey

    Davey TV remote CEO

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    LP Studio Plus in desert burst. Swapped out the stock pups for some Zack Wylde EMG's. (apologies for low quality camera pics)
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  17. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Those Laskins are stunning! The old growth Brazilian reminds me of the ‘shipwrecked’ run I saw at Preston Thompson’s shop down in Sisters OR. Didn’t have the funds for one at the time unfortunately, it played and sounded lovely.

    Not nearly as elaborate, my David Gomes acoustic from the Big Island. Woods all sourced locally (except ebony), all inlay is solid shell cut by hand. 12 fret model with cutaway. David builds classical style guitars so the necks are round and the action is low. I had him add the hibiscus on the headstock. There is also shell binding around the entire fretboard edge with trapezoid position markers instead of dots on the top edge. Need to get a photo of it though.

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    More recently is a requinto 3/4 size acoustic made from curly mango.

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    The now matching ukulele came first

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  18. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Yep
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    django49 New Member

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    So many good things to choose from. Huber Dolphin has been IT for about 7 years. However, a certain limited edition Rick Turner Model One just may be edging it out.
     
  20. Tonart

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

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    Wow!
     
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