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  • The old desert island fantasy

    Say you can only keep one axe, one amp, one pedal, what is really essential to your playing style?

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  • #2
    Yamaha SG
    Laney LC15

    don't need any pedals.

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    • #3

      My old '67 Super Reverb, my '81 Strat, and my Boss ME-50. 

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      • #4
        Desert island? Well then I will take a Hamer Duotone for the guitar, a super fancy preamp (even my Pod X3 would be fine, but maybe an AxeFX since we're fantasizing), and a nice PA system for the "amp."

        But really, I'm ok with my AC30 and any of my guitars (we'll go with my 339) and an overdrive pedal.
        Guitars: 3 Fender Strats, Fender Jazzmaster, Squier Bullet, 2 Gibson Les Pauls, Gibson ES-339, Gibson Les Paul Jr. Special, Epiphone Les Paul, Epiphone Dot, Epiphone SG, PRS SE Custom 24, Ibanez AS73, Hamer Duotone, Larrivee D-03R, Takamine EG5013S, 1951 Epiphone Devon, Ibanez SR305 (bass)Pedal Chain: BBE Green Screamer -> MXR Distortion III -> Boss CE-5 -> EH Stereo Pulsar -> Boss DD-20 -> BBE Boosta GrandeAmps: Vox AC4, AC15, AC30, Pathfinder 10, DA5SoundCloud

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        • #5

          The nicest Line 6 Variax model they make.

          Whatever amp has the most built-in effects and amp modeling with the best sound quality.

          Wah pedal. :cattongue:

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          • BydoEmpire
            BydoEmpire commented
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            My custom Suhr Set Neck Modern

            My Dr. Z MAZ 38 Studio Deluxe

            My Fulltone Fulldrive 2

             

            Tempted to say an Axe FX 2 or Kemper instead of the Dr. Z, but not having played either it's hard to commit.


        • #6

          les paul.  marshall.  maybe a delay pedal (since i could crank the **************** out of a marshall on a desert island to get distortion).

          but i would be happy with just a really nice acoustic, as long as it had some upper fret access.

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          • J-E-M
            J-E-M commented
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            My strat, a Laney, and my BAT Pharaoh.


        • #7
          Fender Mustang
          Roland BC-60
          Boss OD3

          That was surprisingly easy.
          Electrics: Fender '73 Mustang RI, Epiphone Inspired by John Lennon Casino, Gibson 60s Tribute Les Paul Studio, Daisy Rock Retro-H Deluxe, Squier Hello Kitty Strat x2Acoustics: Taylor 316CE-LTD, Seagull Entourage Rustic CW QITBasses: Squier Badtz Maru Bronco Bass, Aria CSB-300, Fender Mustang Bass RIAmps: Vox TB18C1, Vox Pathfinder 210, Peavey Transtube Envoy, Ampeg Micro VR StackMy Band: http://mittensband.com

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          • #8
            Ampeg Dan Armstrong, Music Man HD212 150, Vox ToneLab SE.
            Guitars: Ampeg Dan Armstrongs, Fender Telecasters, Stratocasters, Epiphone Les Paul, G-400, EG-1275, Dots, Gibson SG, Squier Stratocasters, Telecasters, OLP MM1s, etc.Amps: Marshall JCM 2000 DSL 50/1960A, Ampeg VL-502/VLA, Music Man HD150 212, etc.Effects: Vox ToneLab SE, etc.Influences: Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Ronnie Wood, Paul Kantner, Eric Clapton, Rich Robinson, Jimmy Page, Pete Townshend, The Edge, etc.

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            • #9

              Martin HD-28.

              This isn't one of those "there won't be power" things, but I realy feel if it's just me on a desert island an acoustic will be far more versatile, less ear fatiquing, and just better to accompnay myself with.

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              • Marko
                Marko commented
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                Limited to one guitar, amp and pedal, I

            • #10
              Oh accessory, max grip nylon Jazz IIIs. One will last forever, yet I have around 100 b/c I'm scared of running out, or they will stop making them lol!
              Information is not knowledge
              Knowledge is not wisdom
              Wisdom is not truth
              Truth is not beauty
              Beauty is not love
              Love is not music.
              Music Is The Best.

              - Frank Zappa

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