Sunburst of Your Love

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by Yukimajo, Jan 14, 2019.

  1. Yukimajo

    Yukimajo Gretschie

    Nov 4, 2018
    Exeter UK
    Well we've got Red, Blue, Green & Black, but I haven't seen a burst owner's club yet. I am aware that this may be light on Gretsch content, but may I start by showing my Squier PJ Bass, which I love:
  2. rockinforJesus

    rockinforJesus Synchromatic

    Nov 7, 2014
    Upstate New York
    310AD992-791E-4551-AABF-0CCD3BB64CDA.jpeg CD4D64FA-B0AB-4956-A597-08AEF86D7D5F.jpeg I love my G&L ASAT partscaster.
    ...but am thinking of upgrading to a Fender Thinline Deluxe. We shall see.
    Upgrades include a Fender 4-way switch, Schaller locking tuners, and a G&L stamped neck plate.
    I may update the pots soon as the volume knob is a bit scratchy. Probably go with CTS pots following Fender’s Greasebucket layout.
  3. larryb

    larryb Gretschified

    Oct 29, 2012
    Greenville, SC
    Although I am the co-founder of the "I'm Seeing Red Club", I have owned more sunbursts than any other color. Currently, this is my only burst and my new favorite axe. I had to put on a red strap though:cool:

    You can also see my old 59 Clipper in my avatar

  4. j.s.c

    j.s.c Country Gent

    Aug 19, 2008
  5. hcsterg

    hcsterg Country Gent

    Feb 13, 2012
    Only 2 for me :oops: - but a Gretsch is in... ;)

    My venerable Gibson ES-335TD from 1980 :


    My 1991 LH & Nickel converted Gretsch G400 :


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  6. dak55

    dak55 Synchromatic

    May 31, 2018
    Mills River NC
    Do red bursts count too?
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  7. LA Miles

    LA Miles Country Gent

    Dec 6, 2012
    6120-LSB......... Plays like buttah after a Curt Wilson setup
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  8. hcsterg

    hcsterg Country Gent

    Feb 13, 2012
    If Red Bursts are allowed, then I can display another one - my 2005 modded Squier Std :


  9. Yukimajo

    Yukimajo Gretschie

    Nov 4, 2018
    Exeter UK
    Nice selection everyone, and bursts of hues are allowed, I'm no snob!
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  10. MartyT

    MartyT Gretschie

    Apr 8, 2010
    Mount Laurel, NJ
    I've had a boatload of sunburst guitars. When you like Gibson acoustics as I do, that comes with the territory. Unfortunately, only the J-200 remains.......
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    1951 Gibson J-45.jpg Gibson J-200 .jpg Casino in Case.jpg ES-335 2.jpg SJ.jpg
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  11. englishman

    englishman Gretschified

    Apr 5, 2014
    Here's a few I've done.

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  12. CousinWarsh

    CousinWarsh Gretschie

    Jun 24, 2018
    Western NY
    I don’t play this one much....

  13. Lionpotato

    Lionpotato Gretschie

    Oct 10, 2018
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    Partscaster. Most dependable guitar I own. Never fails me. Playing live in extreme heat and sunlight....rock solid!
  14. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    I've had a few.

    Satellite 65T ,3 tsb .
    Epiphone By Gibson Sheraton, tobacco burst
    Hondo 4003 copy ,fireglo
    Hofner Violin bass
    Fender Telecaster 62 Custom MIJ 3 tone
    Gibson Les Paul Standard ,Cherry Sunburst
    Fender Stratocaster 50's MIJ ,2 tone

    They're all long gone though.

    What i currently own with a burst finish.

    Fender Stratocaster American True Vintage 1954

    And 3 Fireglo 360's!


    Oh,i suppose my wee Sundown is a burst too!:)
  15. nickurso

    nickurso Gretschified

    Dec 24, 2012
    New Orleans la.
    Sold both of these and I’ve owned many more but. These were the last two I had

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  16. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
  17. larryb

    larryb Gretschified

    Oct 29, 2012
    Greenville, SC
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  18. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Country Gent

    Ibanez AM93 semihollow

    And to prove I don't have anything against Sunburst, these are the ones that got away:

    5120 - one of my greatest regrets, because I loved the way it felt in my hands.
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    Alvarez Artist Series AD60 Epiphone Custom Shop G400
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    Fender American Standard Tele

    Fender Classic Player Thinline Deluxe Tele
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    Last edited: Jan 15, 2019
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  19. larryb

    larryb Gretschified

    Oct 29, 2012
    Greenville, SC
    That Ric in the middle, JC......DANG, she is gorgeous!!!
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