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Anyone out there have pictures of thier first guitar?

My first guitar was actually a nylon string accoustic, I didn't really ever play it but I do remember filling it up with gas and flying it around like a jet engine. I later filled it with Jello and had to get rid of it after it started to stink.

My next guitar was a hand me down Kiss Army guitar. It didn't play very well and the action was so high it was painfull to play. That guitar might be still around if it survived the house fire at my mother's house a few years back. (which incidently, had nothing to do with my first guitar).

What I consider to be my first real guitar was a Sears Harmony guitar that I got for Christmas in 1983, when I was fourteen years old. I remember playing it pretty much constantly for a couple of years. The string sadle height adjustment screws where sticking out as I had the action set as low as I could get it, and they would chew at the sides of my right hand until I started to bleed.

I started this thread because I recently came accross a picture of the guitar - here it is all pimped out with a jolly roger sticker and three black tophats. If anyone knows the whereabouts of this thing, I would be interested in buying it back (I think I sold it to buy an Anjo Les Paul in Dartmouth , N.S)

 

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Holy hair batman.. I lived in Dartmouth untill like..two months ago. Now Im in Hali. My first was a Peavey Raptor. I have a pic bootin around here somewhere. I'll edit it in later. I'll keep a look out for your guitar.
 

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My first guitar was an El Degas SG copy when I was 10 years old taking lessons at the Ontario Consevatory of Music.
I am 43 now and still have that guitar.

Mark

 

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First axe was a Suzuki acoustic with chainsaw action and no tone. Second axe was a Kent electric which had great action and no tone. Third axe was a Gianinni acoustic which was surprisingly good, chunky neck but low action and decent tone. Fourth axe was a Fender 12 string with decent action and mediocre tone. Fifth axe was a Yamaha LesPaul-ish electric. After that I'm not sure but what followed were...Tele Deluxe, Fender lapsteel, Tele bass, Mustang bass, Goya Strat, Washburn dreadnought, Takamine classical, Takamine dreadnought, Thunderbird bass...then a blur of acoustics, electrics, basses, mandolins, banjos...

There's no cure.

Peace, Mooh.
 

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My first guitar was a Samick acoustic. I don't know the real name of that type of guitar but I thing it's a 3/4, there's only 18 frets on it and the sound was horrible. One of my friend still keep it in is appartment only for fashion! :p My second one was a Les Paul-ish buy from a friend for weed and a couple of bucks. That guitar as a butterfly on the headstock. The action and the tone was worst thant a cat in a blender. After that a change very fast, a Vantage strat-ish who only played Nirvana cover. A Jackson Performer who just give me headache because of that stupid locking tremolo but played the metal thing very well! Now, with your help, I discover many thing and sound that I want to experiment. I'm only a bedroom player but guitar and music are my passion so rock on !!!!
 

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No picture but it was a Squier strat Jaguar or something, white. Pretty crap but brought me lots of joy...especially once I got my first amp (SS fender) and a Metal Zone hah! I still love the strat shape to this day, beautiful. Drool
 

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First guitar was a 3/4 acoustic. No idea the brand name, I had it till my little bro smashed it trying to be a rock star. Second was my grandfathers Kent classical(still have it, not really playable anymore). Third and my first electric was a no name Randy Rhodes style V. It wasn't too bad. I have no idea where it is now, but I wish I did. I know it got broken and I got a new neck for it. But I never put it back together.
 

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i got my first guitar when i was 5. was a crappy classical guitar that i bought for 10 pounds at a church auction in 1993 or 94. my first electric i got in 94 when I was 6 years old and it was an encore coaster strat copy which felt like i played forever. my first REAL electric guitar I bought in 2002 and was a made in mexico Fender Telecaster. still playing it woo.
 

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Long gone but this is pretty close. Only difference is mine had a white pickup and all six strings.

 

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First guitar was an acoustic from Consumers Distributing (man I hated that place! Fill out a form to purchase a product, stand in line, get to the counter/cashier only to find out what you wanted wasn't in stock!!). Okay, back on track... Next came a terrible Hondo Strat copy picked up used for $50. Bad electronics (1 'bucker and 1 volume knob), the volume was more of an on/off switch, if it wasn't cranked there was no sound. The strings buzzed all over the place as some of the frets were really worn.
My first real guitar came along when I was 14 - a bright yellow Ibanez EX series. Still have it too:
 

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This was my first electric guitar. 40 years ago. An AGS from the Eaton's catalogue and the best guitar $39 could buy. The Gainsborough hanging on the wall shows I had good taste in both art and clothing. Buddy Holly, eat your heart out!



Now THAT is a fabulous pic.
Pete
 

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My first guitar was a used Mansfield LP Custom copy I got for $70 in a local music store. The salesman offered me to try it but I declined as I had no clue on how to play the damn thing.

Back home, I stored it in my room closet; when my mother found it, I said it belonged to a friend. The funny thing is that this friend also bought an electric in the same period and told his mother it was mine!

I first heard this guitar using a Big Muff through an old stereo; that was awfull and I discovered that one PU was dead. I later bought Gibson PUs and I must admit it was a decent guitar, besides being slightly microphonic.

I was 17 and determined!:D
 

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First guitar was an acoustic from Consumers Distributing
There is a place that I haven't thought about for awhile. I received my first guitar as a grade eight graduation present. A Suzuki from Wilson and Lee in Oshawa. It wasn't a chainsaw like the previous poster. I sold it when I bought my next one a Martin D28S from Grunn guitars in Nashville. It was dumb to sell that one.. heck both of them are gone.

But the present arsenal is nothing to complain about.

66 tele
Tokai 335 clone
Yamaha 450S acoustic
Suzuki Three's parlour guitar
Hammond A100
two Leslie 31H's
Hammond M3
Leslie 760
Leslie 125
King 3B trombone
 
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