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#380475 - 10/16/06 01:27 AM V *****  
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#380476 - 10/17/06 02:23 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar  
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Here is a catalog picture of my 1972 Alvarez/Yairi guitar that I call "Precious" Yairi 5070 and is my favorite sit around and write guitar. My favorite gig guitar right now is my Seagull C12 12 string w/ a built in LR Baggs pickup. For rocking out I'll be playing my 1964 Gibson Melody Maker. Both the Gibson & Yairi have served me well the last 35+ years. I'm always checking out the higher end Taylor & Martins but my wife would kill me if I happened to bring one of those home [Linked Image]

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#380477 - 10/17/06 06:58 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar  
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I am a pedal steel player but double on six string electric. I have a Gibson Byrdland and a Gretsch 6128 power jet. Both guitars have a nice vibe.


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#380478 - 10/17/06 11:17 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar  
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You didn't really specify what style of guitar. So here's my rundown...

Electric 6 & 7 string guitars: Joe's Guitars (custom made guitars, great stuff).

Acoustic Steel String: Taylor (anything they make is fine by me).

Nylon String Electric: Grosh Guitars makes an amazing solid body nylon string guitar.

Classical Acoustic: Alvarez is what I have, but I know there are better ones out there.

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#380479 - 10/18/06 01:58 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar  
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I vote for my Martin [Linked Image]

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#380480 - 10/18/06 02:05 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar  
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I have a Martin D-28 that is 34 years old...very special indeed, with a rich sound and amazing resonance.

I just got a Martin OMC Aura with a Fishman pick up...WOW! LOVE this guitar, too [Linked Image]

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#380481 - 10/18/06 02:08 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar  
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I have a Martin D-28 that is 34 years old...very special indeed, with a rich sound and amazing resonance.

I just got a Martin OMC Aura with a Fishman pick up...WOW! LOVE this guitar, too [Linked Image]

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#380483 - 10/22/06 11:30 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar  
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I like my wife's Takamine Jon Jorgensson a lot, but some day I'd love to have a nice Martin. As much as I'd like to own a Les Paul some day, I'm more of a strat and tele player, so if I won the lottery I'd probably buy a '52 Tele.

Amp wise, I'm really happy with my Dr Z. I miss my Marshall JCM 800 from my rock-band days, so I'd probably get one of those again if I had money to blow.

I don't use a ton of effects, but if money were no object, I'd add a fulltone tape echo. Those are amazing.


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#380484 - 10/22/06 07:53 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar  
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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Not familiar with the Byrdland or Joe's guitars...[/B]</font>

The Byrdland came out in 1955 and was one of the first Gibson thinline guitars. It was unique in a couple of aspects. The body was designed similar to the Gibson L5, but obviously thinner. The neck was a shorter scale length of 23.5" to accommodate the complex chord explorations that Billy Byrd (Byrd...) and Hank Garland (...land) were working with at the time. They were experimenting with piano chord voicings with more expanded intervals, as well as saxophone solos that incorporated large interval leaps that were popular particularly in the beebop jazz era.

If you have ever seen Ted Nugent with his guitar you would have seen a Byrdland. He is unique in rock and roll for his exclusive use of a jazz guitar.

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#380485 - 10/23/06 07:33 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar  
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I've got a:
1970 les paul custom
1978 gibson 335 td
1967 gretsch anniversary
1962 kay classical acoustic
19?? harmony archtop acoustic(this sucker is old)

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#380486 - 10/23/06 09:15 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar  
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I play an old Epiphone that I bought in a pawn shop in 1975 for $65. It needed repair since the top was coming up on one side of the lower bout, so I fixed it. It isn't the best guitar I have ever played, but it sounds pretty good. I have made mods to it over the years and it probably sounds better today than any other similar Epiphone model you will find. Most guitarists are amazed at how good it does sound. I have other electric guitars which I haven't played much in the past few years because I have gotten so into acoustic music, including a Telecaster, an ES345, and Ibanez Artist, and an old Les Paul Junior which was my first electric.

My heart's desire is a Martin 000-28VS or equivalent with the slotted peghead 12 fret to the body neck. To me it is the penultimate design for the steel string acoustic guitar, especially for fingerpickers. There are several boutique builders of this model and I would be happy with one of those. In fact the best sounding ones I think I have ever played were made by Collings. My friend recently bought a Collings of this model that is incredible.

When I describe this guitar I always feel a little like Ralphie describing his coveted Red Ryder 200 shot Range rifle.

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#380487 - 10/24/06 05:16 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar  
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wOW! How can I decide. All my guitars are special to me. But to vote for what I think are instruments that you can't go wrong by, would be: Electrics; Fender American made strats and teles, Any Gibson Custom.(kinda partial to Les Pauls). Acoustics; Taylors and Martins. Thats what I think would be the best for the money. There are a lot of other really good guitars out there but, hey , I'm just votin...

#380488 - 11/12/06 05:41 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar  
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I started on my Fender Stratocaster, slept with it, ate with it, took it everywhere with me. That guitar is my child, my lover and my soul all at once. I love my Fender Stratocaster, it has brought me nothing but joy and frustration, and it has created some of the most beautiful music I have ever heard.

#380489 - 11/21/06 09:55 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar  
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i play a lot of metal and thrash soo my Jackson DKMG is that favorite out of the guitars ive played

#456153 - 12/18/06 11:19 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: 37mm]  
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Taylor T-5
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#458472 - 12/28/06 12:49 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Madferit]  
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Eastman AR605 far above and beyond my Gibson ES175D (1972).
Feels good sounds good and I could afford it.

#458495 - 12/28/06 03:28 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: confused]  
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For my style of acoustic playing, I still haven't found anything better than my Taylor 514ce. For classical, it's a bottom of the line nylon string from Sam Ash.

For electric, I use two homemade guitars (mostly) - a swamp ash, deep butterscotch tele with noiseless pickups, and a chrome red strat with vintage v neck, Gilmour pickups, and Kahler vibrato.
I have an assortment of other beasts, anomalies and lapsteels. Just depends on the song and what's needed.

#458508 - 12/28/06 05:04 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Greg Pospiel]  
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This is my Gibson guitars a Les Paul Studio and a SJ-100 xtra. I love Gibson smile
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#458997 - 12/30/06 09:14 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Jack Swain]  
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I own a bunch of guitars...but my very favorites are the following...My Taylor 810 (one of the finest acoustic guitars I've ever played). I use this one everytime I'm in the studio.

The other is my '82 Les Paul Standard. I'll never part with these two particular guitars. They both feel like "home" to me.
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#459022 - 12/30/06 10:11 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Larry C]  
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Taylor for me too


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#459113 - 12/31/06 03:09 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Herbie Gaines]  
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My fave guitar is my Larrivee - made in Canada - home of fantastic beer and fantastic acoustic guitars. At just under a thousand dollars, it's a fantastic guitar. Played and sounded better to me than the low end Taylors and Martins in the same price range.



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#464431 - 01/14/07 09:52 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Richard Maclemale]  
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I had a girlfriend that had a Martin D-35. I miss that guitar way more than I miss her...
my vote for electric is my Casio Midi Guitar. Besides having a great neck and all kinds of coil tap tone possibles, it will drive any midi device! I'd marry this thing! Uh Oh, don't tell my wife I said that....

#464765 - 01/15/07 08:57 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Greg Pospiel]  
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I have 4 Ovation guitars ( 2 are considered antiques ) and 2 Takamines. My latest find is a Takamine TF341DLX...with the Cool Tube pre-amp. That one, along with my Ovation model 1995, is my favorite at this time. The Martins and Gibsons don't do anything for me, but, I could own a Taylor or Tacoma one day.


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#465893 - 01/19/07 01:53 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: John Webb]  
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Acoustic/Taylor 414CE when playing live or recording
Electric/PRS CE 22 when playing live or recording
Taylor T5 practice and pleasure

#465922 - 01/19/07 04:03 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: arealrush]  
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Not that I have had too many guitars.
But I will always love my Martin Sigma Acoustic.
My sixties Harmony Strat has that sound and feel to it too.

Nothing like those first guitars.
I hav'nt moved away from my 1st guitars yet.
I have been more into keyboards.
But I love the guitar in a song.

Matt

#479340 - 03/02/07 08:02 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: mattbanx]  
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Mine has always been an American Fender Strat, which I own; till I purchased a Godin LG Hum. Superb action and a joy to hold and play.

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#479429 - 03/03/07 01:33 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Gerry]  
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I have an SRV custom strat, another strat with a faster neck, an old double cutaway Les Paul, an old Ovation Balladeer, a Takamine Natural series, a Yamaha DW7 and I look for guitars I can give away to kids I know every so often too.

#479502 - 03/03/07 12:12 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Moker Jarrett]  
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#479527 - 03/03/07 01:54 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: RJC]  
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I discovered Gerard Melancon about five years ago. His high end guitars are incredible and can be bought used for reasonable prices. I own two Melancon Classic Artist electrics and they are the best Strat-type guitars I've ever played. Same league as Suhr guitars.


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#479600 - 03/03/07 09:06 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Kaika Kale]  
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#479610 - 03/03/07 09:51 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Bob Cushing]  
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#481738 - 03/10/07 05:09 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Greg Pospiel]  
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Hello I am new here and thought I would share a few pics of my personal favorites.

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My daughters fathers day gift a few years ago.
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#482232 - 03/12/07 01:15 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Dude Absher]  
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My 1988 Squier Strat was cheap, even for then ($400).
But it's well-built, with quality parts (back when they were still coming from Japan).
And there's some sorta magic in there.

But as far as just the sound of the instrument across the enrire range of instruments built... you just can't beat that classic Tele sound.

#482247 - 03/12/07 02:11 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: PopTodd]  
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Nice pics of those Les Pauls, as they are my personal favorites. Very appropriate that your from Liberty too...
Welcome Dude

#482606 - 03/13/07 06:30 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Rick Heenan]  
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Thank You..

Take Care

#483245 - 03/15/07 09:11 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Greg Pospiel]  
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I have a 1990 sunburst PRS EG(H-S-H) and a 2003 Taylor 410.

If money were no object? I would purchase a tele, a strat, a Les Paul or 3(one of which would be that Jimmy Page model with the coil taps), the Pete Townshend SG, a few Ric's and some Gibson and Guild acoustics AND a solid ash Peavey T60 to replace the one that was stolen from me. It was my first electric and I miss it so. I digress, those guitars would keep me busy for a while.

#483614 - 03/17/07 03:43 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Greg Pospiel]  
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I spread my time pretty evenly between my Strat (a black Standard) and my Gretch (an orange Nashville JR).

I saved up a long time for the Gretch, but it was well worth it.

my other guitars get played every once in a while, but not as often as those two.

#483619 - 03/17/07 04:21 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Brian Lesniak]  
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I have several guitars. My favorite acoustic is my Epiphone Dove E and my Washburn D10SCE. On the electric side my Squire Fat Strat has a great sound. I also have a Sammick Greg Bennett Les Paul copy, and a Dean acoustical electric jazz STY Deluxe GN.

#484946 - 03/21/07 01:56 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Greg Pospiel]  
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I have a Yamaha Compass CPX15 that I wouldn't get rid of (again) if I had too. I have owned lots of Taylors (814ce, NS62, 455LTD Koa, 714ce Brazillian Rosewood, 314ce, 710, etc...) and I have found that this Yamaha has a better sound, both plugged and un-plugged than any axe I have ever owned.
As far as the electric goes, I have an ESP Les Paul knock off with Seymour Duncans (think real Les Paul with a faster neck).

Peace!

#484953 - 03/21/07 02:11 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Sean Kelly]  
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Great to see some guitar discussion going on here! Hope you folks will keep it going!

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#485050 - 03/21/07 09:01 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Brian Austin Whitney]  
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Thought I'd responded to this earlier, but I guess not.

My J-200 is a clone of the big Gibson, made in Japan; I got it in 1973. I maintain it sounds better than the real thing, and the sound has gotten better with age. It's the guitar I use for everything. Ancient D'Armand soundhole pickup allows me to play (and sound) electric when I want to. Got an airline-proof case 2 years ago when I went to Pineyfest.

I decided when I bought the guitar it was all the guitar I was ever going to need, and that's still the case.

And I have the Strat (also Japanese), that I originally picked out for my daughter and then bought from her a year later. It has just a gig bag and doesn't leave the studio. And I'm still learning how to use it (all them knobs and levers!).

Joe

#485216 - 03/22/07 11:31 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Joe Wrabek (D)]  
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I have a Wechter acoustic/electric and a custom electric with a curly maple top and maple neck.
I get what ever sound I need out of either of these guitars.
I also have an american standard Telecaster that I use at the showcases plugged into my back breaking Twin.
Better a back ache than bad sound!




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#485228 - 03/22/07 12:18 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Jerry Jakala]  
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I also have an American Standard Tele (1990). I like it but hardly play if at all anymore since I got my Gretsch 6196T Country Club over a year ago. I've also have a Rick 330 12 string that I love the sound of but it is not as much fun to play, probably because of the shorter scale and narrow neck (I have short fat fingers for a skinny guy).


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#485292 - 03/22/07 04:50 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Andy K]  
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Our ex guitarist (recently retired due to ill health) has quite a collection of guitars. He says they are like family you cant pick a favourite.

#485409 - 03/23/07 12:26 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: BIG JIM MERRILEES]  
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I've always liked the Martin HD28 acoustic. I used to own one(the story is on another thread). I currently have a Martin DM which I love better than the HD28 which costs half the price new. I never was much of an electric player but I used to like my brothers Sears Mastertone hollow body. That is currently being destroyed by termites. It is too far gone now to be saved, but I think it is a late 50's model. In my southern rock days I played a Les Paul, don't know which model(again a borrowed guitar).

#486713 - 03/27/07 01:42 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: ben willis]  
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I currently own 3 Washburn guitars with a 4th on order. I find that they have the most bang for the buck for me. They sound nice and don't hrt the wallet tooo bad.

I have:
D52SW (solid wood with wood binding)
D11 (made of mountain ash - my campfire guitar)
J28SDL Jumbo
and I have an HB35 ordered. It is a hollow body electric patterened after the Gibson ES335

#489807 - 04/05/07 02:38 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Gary Teed]  
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My favorite guitar is our Eddie Munnster... it's handmade by a guy in dubuque ia. ( Dave Munn )It has awesome tone!! we always get compliments on how it sounds and how it looks. It has a tapered body which is real cool. Check out www.dmunnguitars.com He studied under the fox agency and took it further... Rich from Small Potatoes raves about it.. everytime he sees it.

We now have 2 of his guitars...


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#490969 - 04/08/07 11:57 AM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: SMDalziel]  
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Two Melancon's

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#492565 - 04/13/07 08:31 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: Kaika Kale]  
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I'd have to go with the stratocaster, I've got a MIM strat with Kinman pick ups, very versatile guitar, nice chimey bells with the clean tone through a tube amp, great distortion which isn't too heavy, have mine wired so I can bleed in the neck pup and take some of the brittleness off of the bridge only setting, and of course the famous quack in positions 2 and 4. Also have an old epiphone fat strat which has a kind of cool golden sound on the clean tone, not so playable though. Also own a spanish made classical guitar.

Mike


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#493131 - 04/15/07 03:43 PM Re: Vote For Your Favorite Guitar [Re: mikeredwine]  
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I'm a JPF newbie with GAS and addicted to EBay - a seriously bad combination - so I've got way too many choices, but top vote getters would be:

'99 J-100 Xtra
'70s Epiphone FT-570BL
'03 Dean Zen
'05 Faded SG
70s Pan Trini Lopez Copy

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