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A guitar with... options

Post by doctorvague » Sun May 15, 2011 10:43 am

With this might appeal to some knob-happy wigglers. I found the photo by accident and have no idea what the story is on it. The photo is crying out for Wiggler captions!

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Post by Danotranto » Mon May 16, 2011 10:42 am

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blech

gimme this anyday
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Post by MrBiggs » Mon May 16, 2011 12:03 pm

I want my synth with as many knobs as possible, but my guitar with as few.
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Post by doctoranalog » Mon May 16, 2011 12:44 pm

MrBiggs wrote:I want my synth with as many knobs as possible, but my guitar with as few.
And six strings are way too confusing. I prefer one.

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Post by zerosum » Tue May 17, 2011 12:09 am

With this might appeal to some knob-happy wigglers. I found the photo by accident and have no idea what the story is on it. The photo is crying out for Wiggler captions!
What a gorgeous 6 string oscillator! :love: :love: :love:

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Post by infradead » Tue May 17, 2011 12:13 am

i did not know you could circuit bend on of those
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Post by emergencyofstate » Tue May 17, 2011 12:20 am

this is my knob/switch amount threshold on a guitar :sb: just picked up one of these last winter. and in LEFTY. yes.

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Post by TrashWaveform » Tue May 17, 2011 12:50 am

Guitars should have no knobs or switches. This way the default setting is configured to rock faces off.
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Post by stk » Tue May 17, 2011 5:25 am

Danotranto wrote:blech
gimme this anyday
I prefer them this way Image :sb:

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Post by de_raaf » Wed May 18, 2011 8:47 am

i have a early 80's asama, japan stratclone with build in effects (booster:distortion, phaser, and basskill switch) pretty cool, and pretty handy

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Post by Babaluma » Wed May 18, 2011 9:08 am

it's true a lot of studio players apparently bypass the volume and tone controls completely and go directly from the pickup straight to an amp and d.i. i've never tried it myself, but it is supposed to sound much better.

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Post by indexofmetals » Wed May 18, 2011 3:53 pm

Babaluma - that's the way Neil Young has his now, though it's his early 70's records that do it for me, when it was normal from the guitar

i wonder if the one at top is filled with effects

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Post by sduck » Wed May 18, 2011 10:39 pm

That guitar in the original post is a legitimate thing - it's in a book I have of collectible guitars. I think - there's 2,000 guitars in the book, don't know if i could find it quickly. In fact the book is called 2,000 Guitars, and I recommend it to any guitar savvy wigglers.

Back when I was still playing guitar in bands, I cobbled a bass out of discarded and broken parts I would find under stages and such. It had one pickup wired direct, and 2 strings - a high one and a low one - no tuners - you brought them up to pitch by tightening the bolts on the neck. Rock and Roll! :sb:

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