Oral surgeon's quest to reimagine the garage-band guitar

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11 Responses to “Oral surgeon's quest to reimagine the garage-band guitar”

  1. John Smith says:

    There are almost no not ugly parts to these guitars.

  2. Charlie B says:

    Ha!  I have a silvertone acoustic!  My friend Jehan refuses to work on it, although he keeps our other guitars (which aren’t exactly high-end machines) in shape for me.

  3. Pope Ratzo says:

    The headstocks are cool, but that overgrown horn makes the body look like a five-year old’s rendering of an electric guitar.

    Danelectro and Vox guitars were pretty.  These guitars are not pretty. 

    If you really want to see the garage-band guitar re-imagined, look at the low-end guitars from diPinto or the high-end guitars from Fano.

  4. EH says:

    Mosrite Precision Paul

  5. momus_98 says:

    “…the first thing I’d do is go to a pawn shop in the worst part of town…”

    No, gosh, no! I always advise people to go to pawn shops in the more affluent areas of town. Rich people have better stuff to shed.

  6. winkybb says:

    Those old cheap giutars do not have “magical tones”. Distinctive in their thin-ness, fret buzz and/or lack of proper intonation they may be, but magical-toned they are not. Their appeal lies elsewhere.

  7. Ladyfingers says:

    I’ll stick with Cort. Amazing necks, excellent construction, great tone, massive range of features, and half the price of a major brand guitar.

  8. Gabriel Meister says:

    I can’t hear the words “oral surgeon” without thinking of this video dating skit from SNL from when I was a kid — NEEDLEMAN:  http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xkwult_saturday-night-live-needleman-the-dentist_fun#.UZBzM9VsPQo

  9. James Cash says:

     Love these.  I have seen some of these in a
    Gainesville
    Pawn Shop

    .  I should’ve picked them up when I had the chance.

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