What's your dream guitar

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by musicman100, Mar 11, 2018.

  1. musicman100

    musicman100 Country Gent

    Aug 15, 2008
    So what's your dream guitar and why?
  2. larryb

    larryb Gretschified

    Oct 29, 2012
    Greenville, SC
    Usually whichever guitars I do not own, are the ones I dream about. I do dream of these.....for obvious reasons
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  3. Floo

    Floo Country Gent

    Dec 16, 2012
    Elmshorn, Germany

    At least one of my dream guitars. Why? I‘ve designed and built it myself, including winding the pickups. It was done in 10 days at Thomas Stratmann‘s workshop in Hannover in 2003.
    I can‘t use it at the moment behause our rehearsing room is in an old train station and we get loads of hum from overhead cables there.
    Maybe another version with 3 Dynas and a Bigsby...
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  4. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Still in process. Some sort of custom shop.
    It would be based on the 6122JR shape (14" double cut hollow body).
    Nckel hardware.
    Kluson Duesenberg Multi strap knobs/locks.
    Ebony board.
    Not sure of the other woods - probably laminate not carved but not sure.
    Over the top binding of some sort - maybe something like Herringbone or some sort of pattern.
    Not sure on pickups yet, need to try more of them. 2 or 3 pickups.
    Master volume.
    Mud switch or varitone equivalent.
    I'd like some sort of balance knob instead of 2 volume knobs.
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  5. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Sweet. That one needs its own thread. Please.
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  6. Uncle Daddy

    Uncle Daddy Country Gent

    Jan 19, 2012
    Maldon UK
    A 6120 with Telecaster pickups, because it's never been done before!
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  7. Reedlvr

    Reedlvr Gretschie

    Dec 8, 2017
    West Texas
    Why? because super because Chet!
  8. not_man_davo

    not_man_davo Gretschie

    Feb 13, 2015

    Yup, this'll do nicely.
  9. MTurner

    MTurner Friend of Fred

    Aug 17, 2010
    Clayton, North Carolina, USA
    Dyna Jet like George Harrison's. Because he used it to play my favorite rock & roll song ever.
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  10. nickurso

    nickurso Friend of Fred

    Dec 24, 2012
    New Orleans la.
    ES-350 I always wanted one and that one is beautiful it’s exactly the one I want
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  11. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Country Gent

    Mar 6, 2014
    Phoenix, AZ
    Custom Shop! No surprise if it ends up sounding like DeAmond 2000s :)
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  12. Stefan

    Stefan Country Gent

    Jan 20, 2016
    Every guitar I keep turns out into my dreamguitar when they‘re customized to my liking and start breakin‘ in. And I really dig this:

  13. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
    068938FC-3B66-460B-931A-A8934AE1016F.jpeg 6461989B-AEAB-4910-A2E6-E7E7BF25B454.jpeg 245C2A3F-9036-48B1-AC18-FB5FBD25C5A0.jpeg 2B41CAEE-4A24-4842-9252-497F7F02F91C.jpeg I’m lucky enough now to own my dream guitar!
    My 2005 G6136T White Falcon.
    I’ve dreamt of owning a White Falcon since i was 15 years old.
    Last year that dream came true at the age of 51.
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  14. mbkri

    mbkri Synchromatic

    Sep 22, 2012
    I will never own either but i guess thats the nature of dreaming, right?

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  15. Robbie

    Robbie Country Gent

    Jun 17, 2013
    Sarnia Ontario Canada
    That looks slick...I like it
  16. Robbie

    Robbie Country Gent

    Jun 17, 2013
    Sarnia Ontario Canada
    My 355 and Panther tick most of the boxes for me.
    Lately though, I keep thinking about a worn in Les Paul, maybe mid 70's to match my 355. Saw one at Gruhn in Nashville and almost made a road trip.
  17. wildeman

    wildeman Gretschified

    May 10, 2015
  18. wildeman

    wildeman Gretschified

    May 10, 2015
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    Had a '53 before, lost it, miss it.
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  19. Lizardkinged

    Lizardkinged Friend of Fred

    Oct 5, 2009
    Still would love a Silverburst LP if I could count on the Quality control.

    It's getting to where everything needs a mod or something done to it out of the box. I kindof don't want to buy anything to just up and have to modify it anyway at this point.