Artist Signature Models Poll

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by Yukimajo, Jan 27, 2019.

  1. MartyT

    MartyT Gretschie

    445
    Apr 8, 2010
    Mount Laurel, NJ
    A few years ago I remember being enamored with the Andy Summers Telecaster, but not because of Andy Summers (although I think he's a terrific player), but because I thought it was a cool guitar with cool features. But it was too expensive....for a parts guitar.:D
    I did buy an Eric Johnson Strat once, because my buddy had one of the early ones and his was a great guitar. It was intelligently designed. But mine was a rosewood board version, and it was deader than a doornail. I sold it almost immediately and bought my first Gretsch. A Duo Jet DSV! So, it actually all worked out.......
     
  2. MKunie

    MKunie Synchromatic

    Age:
    54
    768
    Feb 8, 2012
    Vegas,USA
    Fender should do a Setzer bassman Amp reissue.
     
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  3. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    I have 2 sigs. A PRS SE Tremonti, cause I wanted something better for my then Epiphone budget. And an Epiphone JB1 Firebird, cause I always liked Firebirds and single pickup guitars, plus I don’t have a dislike for JB either so...

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    Only sig model I currently like is the Epiphone Thorogood but I already have the real thing.
     
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  4. 5120mantis

    5120mantis Country Gent

    Age:
    45
    Mar 6, 2011
    nj
    I bought guitars based on artists using them, but the only signature on a guitar i own is Les Paul.
    The Gretsch sig models ive played are great.
     
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  5. Lacking Talent

    Lacking Talent Synchromatic

    776
    Aug 5, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    I have this Reverend Rick Vito Signature at present, and while I admire his playing (even though I, myself, am not a slide player), I would have purchased the guitar without his being associated with it -- in fact, I appreciate Vito's modesty in having his endorsement appear only in the form of his signature on the rear of the headstock.

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    The same holds true for the Peavey Steve Cropper, Peavey Jerry Douglas, Gibson Johnny A., and Fender Robben Ford artist models I've had in the past. All just -- like the Reverend Vito -- great guitars.

    Given its features, if Reverend ever offers the Koch Gristlemaster in a color I like (hint: see the Oceanside Green above), it'd be hard for me to resist, not because Koch is a monster player -- he is, of course -- but because I love T-style guitars and his is a terrific take on that classic design.
     
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