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Do you name your guitars?

Post by mandoismetal » Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:59 am

I used to have a black ibanez prestige that I named the "Sancha". Needless to say, my wife was not very pleased with that name. I have a new Axe coming in and I can't figure out a name for it.

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Re: Do you name your guitars?

Post by thunda1216 » Sun Mar 02, 2014 4:24 pm

:twisted: they are all named "bitch." except for the tele. It's "son of a bitch."
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Post by elvis » Mon Mar 03, 2014 2:25 pm

Never. My ex always wondered why not. She called them my mistresses.
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Post by Jackie » Mon Mar 03, 2014 4:19 pm

elvis wrote:She called them my mistresses.
And then women argue they're not all the same :lol:

I refer to some of them with a kind of nickname, but nothing very settled. I call my SG "Satan" for obvious reasons for example :D
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Re: Do you name your guitars?

Post by THTH » Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:37 am

Only my Les Paul has a nickname, since it previously belonged to a well known guitarist and all my friends refer to it as "The Sykes".

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Post by Elpelotero » Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:47 am

My first one from high school my buddies and I called "jack the ripper." My blue and gold prs I call Wolverine after my school mascot from back in the day.
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Re: Do you name your guitars?

Post by elvis » Tue Mar 04, 2014 2:04 pm

Under what circumstances would you actually use a guitar name without giggling?

"Hand me Jack the Ripper."
"I'm going to give this crowd some Sancha!"
"c'mon Sykes, let's get 'em!"

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Post by talltxguy » Tue Mar 04, 2014 3:35 pm

When I first began playing, I would name a guitar. That kind of got old quickly though. Haven't named them in many years.
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Post by Lord High Warlock » Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:20 pm

When I was younger, I never did. When I got back into playing a few years ago (after a 10 year hiatus), I started to. It just seemed like the natural thing to do as I sifted through guitars.
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Re: Do you name your guitars?

Post by dodger916 » Thu Mar 27, 2014 11:16 pm

I whisper their names in the night, but I don't really share them with friends.
At times the notion seems right, but most times it feels like pretend.

They seem to deserve such a treat, but run when I reach out my hand.
They vanish before its complete, it's clearly not part of the plan.

Yes and no, I guess. Sometimes I think I want to name them more than they want to be named!

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Re: Do you name your guitars?

Post by lookslikemeband » Sat Mar 29, 2014 11:36 am

Yep.. name them all.

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Re: Do you name your guitars?

Post by chris osborne » Tue Apr 08, 2014 7:05 pm

Never even considered it, lol.

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Re: Do you name your guitars?

Post by Quiffmiester » Thu Apr 10, 2014 4:20 pm

Yes, but only with my current axe. He's called 'Vincent', but pronounced 'van-sonne' as it's a french guitar.
Under what circumstances would you actually use a guitar name without giggling?

"Hand me Jack the Ripper."
"I'm going to give this crowd some Sancha!"
"c'mon Sykes, let's get 'em!"
"I'm just off to play with van-sonne in the bedroom - please don't interrupt"

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Re: Do you name your guitars?

Post by bandit2013 » Fri May 09, 2014 5:36 am

My guitars all have the same name, Mine.

So no, I do not assign a name to my guitars, cars, amps, or body parts. However my dog and cat have names other than dog and cat so I am not that primitive.

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Re: Do you name your guitars?

Post by swbo101 » Fri May 09, 2014 1:45 pm

chris osborne wrote:Never even considered it, lol.
That says it all for me.
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