Some guitars are too funny not to post

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  1. bostjan

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    That'd actually be kind of a cool mountain dulcimer, if you could figure out how to make the bridge fit.

    Also, maybe it's an optical illusion, or my vision is just off, but it looks to me like the neck is curved to the right a little bit. Not that it'd mean anything, seeing as how it's a guitar that failed QC and was cut in half.
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    When you hear folks talk about long vs. short tenon necks, this is what they're talking about.

    It's been a pretty hot topic since the early 70's when they started.

    To a lot of folks it's worth upgrading to the higher tier models to get the long tenon. While I would prefer a long tenon, my favorite Gibson ES models I've owned have both had a short Tenon, a 97' ES135 and 01' ES137.
     
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    it could be. It oculd also just be that the thinner you cut wood, the more likely it will move, and the fact that the back isn't a square (it has 1/2 of the neck profile, to the far right side is very thin) probably doesn't help. in fact, thinking about it a bit, I do believe that it would be more likely to bow out to the right. It could entirely be lens distortion, though, too.
     
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    Yeah, those are all equally good explanations, IMO.
     
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    I wonder if someone else in the world has or is selling the other half...
     
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    Gibson ain't got nothing on this guy!
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    KnightBrolaire gearwhoricus americanus

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    all it needs is a speaker and you can have a guitar/rig that fits in your guitar case :p
     
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    Motorcycle seat.
     
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    i've heard of guitars with on-board/built-in effects, but this takes the cake...

     
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    Not so much funny, but quirky. I like how they inverted the jack plate.

    [​IMG]
     
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    They look deflated. And the Jack's are the blow holes. Kinda cool.
     
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    You can tell that those are skateboards, right?
     
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    sure....yeah....I knew that....phh...of course...
     
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    Skatecasters.
     
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    Don't know why, but made me think of this:
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    ^ Only 2 wheels?
     
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    Yeah, they were all the rage with the kids here a year or two ago, so probably 5 years ago everywhere else :lol:

    I never tried one. It just seems to me to be too difficult to try to balance on a skateboard with two swiveling shopping cart wheels. Watching kids use them, they gain momentum by rocking the front and back alternately right and left, rather than kicking off, but I've never seen anyone get up to any sort of impressive speed on such a thing. I think it's (or it was) just a trend.
     
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    i was seeing kids on those like 10 years ago (or something prettty similar called the ripstik). I guess it's like how heelies (shoes with wheels in the heels came back) :lol:
     
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    So if you're on a flat parking lot or sidewalk those 2 wheel wiggle-boards look both dumb and exhausting...

    ...however! I have seen this guy using them when I used to live somewhere pretty hilly, and it did actually look pretty awesome. You've got tighter control than a skateboard, so you can almost use it 'like a snowboard' to zig zag down the hill and prevent yourself from moving too quickly and feeling dangerous or out of control. (skateboarders and longboarders do actually do this buy you gotta slide out the wheels which I guess deteriorates them, besides requiring a sorta high skill level just to do the trick) Then when you get to the bottom of a hill you let yourself speed up and give a little wiggle to get up the next the next hill before you skate down the other side.
     

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