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Old 12-03-2018, 10:07 AM
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I would have more money and space if I could quit bass guitar and electric guitar. As it stands, I love them all.
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Old 12-03-2018, 01:16 PM
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I just received a new PRS red Silver Sky. It's the 7th Stratocaster I've owned since my first in 1979. It is by far the best sounding, and easiest to play of all of them. Paul hit this one out of the park, refer to John Mayer's video of the guitar for reference.
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I just received a new PRS red Silver Sky. It's the 7th Stratocaster I've owned since my first in 1979. It is by far the best sounding, and easiest to play of all of them. Paul hit this one out of the park, refer to John Mayer's video of the guitar for reference.
Very cool that is the guitar and color I am considering. If you get a chance snap some photos and post them (make me even more jealous)
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I just received a new PRS red Silver Sky. It's the 7th Stratocaster I've owned since my first in 1979. It is by far the best sounding, and easiest to play of all of them. Paul hit this one out of the park, refer to John Mayer's video of the guitar for reference.
When did Fender buy PRS?
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Old 12-03-2018, 01:57 PM
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I think there are many others on here like me who played electric for many many years, then settled into the acoustic? I've been 100% acoustic for about 6 years now and love it.

But I will admit that part of the reason I don't touch my electrics (I still have a bunch) is that I know I'll like it. I have grown to love playing acoustic, but I did almost 100% electric rock for 40 years. The primary drivers for going acoustic for me were about getting out of the band scene. Late nights and heavy equipment were killing me and always dealing with the drama that comes with being in a band. So much about doing solo acoustic gigs solves those issues for me. And I really do enjoy it. Someone posted that their wife said they play riffs on an electric but play music/songs on the acoustic. I get that. I do think switching has made me a better musician and singer.

So why not just play electric at home? That's just not that fun for me. I like to perform. But I'll admit I do sometimes miss rocking out on my strat through an old JCM800.....
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When did Fender buy PRS?
Hasn't happened so far ..... thank goodness
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The same time they bought all of those other companies and custom builders who make "S-type" guitars. And "T-type" for that matter.
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Old 12-04-2018, 03:24 PM
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...since I no longer play in ensembles or attend jams I need to use a looper to really enjoy playing my electrics....I have six of them....electric guitars that is not loopers...that and a wee toke of the fine Oregon homegrown out of my garden...

...in this way I keep my electric chops up and am ready to throw down should the occasion arise...which is generally down to a few times a year...
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I played my strat today, and I couldnít be happier. Itís a 21 year old VooDoo strat I bought new in Ď97. Probably the best guitar I own, acoustic or electric.
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Very cool that is the guitar and color I am considering. If you get a chance snap some photos and post them (make me even more jealous)
Sorry, I've never been able to post photos here. Same color as the red Eric Johnson fender I sold last year, but an up-grade in sound, volume, and finishing. Paul even fixed the funky Fender Strat jack.
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Sorry, I've never been able to post photos here. Same color as the red Eric Johnson fender I sold last year, but an up-grade in sound, volume, and finishing. Paul even fixed the funky Fender Strat jack.
No biggy I was just looking for an in context shot (in your space )

If you would like to post photos, there are a few options I could walk you through them ? PM me. so as not side track this thread.
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I've always played both, there was never a time when I didn't. Of course, it's not an equal split: sometimes one or the other will get most of the playing time for short periods, but I will always go right back to the other, usually within days. For me, they both provide bliss in their own ways. One thing I do that might be odd just occurred to me, though: I never play both on the same day. (unless our band has a gig) If I pick up an acoustic, that's all I'll play that day. I have no idea why.
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I've never in my life owned as many electric guitars at one time as I do acoustics. I love playing them though. I play my ASAT when I can and when it fits into my agenda. I'm looking to add another or two. It's still 80/20 split between acoustic and electric and in that 20 about 10 of it is electric bass.

Then there is the 50/50 split between playing drums and stringed instruments.

I'm not sure where I'm finding the time to earn a living.
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I played my strat today, and I couldnít be happier. Itís a 21 year old VooDoo strat I bought new in Ď97. Probably the best guitar I own, acoustic or electric.
OT: OMG, it just hit me that my Strat is also old enough to vote, and my other electric is 30. Is this what it feels like to have no GAS - or should I get a Les Paul to balance the herd?
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