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They Say Guitar Has a Feminine Body Shape…

Kozm guitars took it way too literally !! This guitar not only has a feminine body shape but it also has nipples, and a clit !! This guitar by Jeff Kosmoski aka Kozm Guitars is the SB-3. This is the first design he came up with using 3D CAD solid-modeling programs....

Suit of Armor

This one came from the Darwin Awards thread at the Ibanez Collectors site. Words fail.

Is it a Bass, a Guitar, a Banjo, a Mandolin or a Violin?

You may have some concerns about the playability ! Funny how the higher you move, the more firearm-ish it looks !

I’ve Been Hypnotized For 2 Hours by This Guitar

Really... Clic the picture for a larger view then stare at it ! Bye Bye... See ya in 2 hours! The guitar is a Charvel that was exhibited at NAMM 2010 next to a Clockwork Orange movie label ! Source

This iPod Guitar Should Please Apple Fans

Recipe to make a promotional guitar : Take the item you want to promote Upscale the item to the size of a guitar body Build a guitar around the item-shaped body It doesn't work for every items but it works just fine for an iPod. This one was on sale on Ebay... I...

Les Skulls Guitar

As you may know, we love carved guitars at Guitar Fail. They never cease to amaze ! Our chuckles are always up to the amazing craftmanship involved in their making ! This one is some scary Les Paul guitar ! Even the knobs, the switch and the pickups rings are...

You Don’t Wanna Mess With These Guys…

No you don't ! I wouldn't want to mess with them, they look like they can chop down a tree or a foe with equal ease. Looks like they're ready to rock the stage, and possibly conquer a planet or two. I'm pretty sure they're in the wrong band, they should be in a...

Someone Should be Punished for the Flycaster Abomination

It is hard to believe but as a matter of fact someone committed a crime against both  the Telecaster, and the Flying V guitars ! Spotted by the guys at Guitar Blog.

Ready to Explore the Explorer ?

I've seen simpler interfaces on a nuclear reactor. I'm pretty sure you could run a small city with all the controls on that guitar. Not sure what kind of music you can play with this guitar but it must require an engineers degree to operate it. How many knobs would...

Who Wants a Slice of ESPizza ?

Spotted this picture on Guitar World's facebook page... It seems totally made for a Ninja Turtle !! Makes me think that I'm hungry... Pizzaaaaaa ! For over 8 years, Andrew W.K. dreamed of creating a guitar made out of a slice of pizza. The dream finally came true...

Beauty in Imperfection ?

Who needs precision when you have a guitar that's close enough? Looks like the guitar maker ran out of supplies and just said 'Meh ! That's good enough!' The transparent pickguard that showcases the inner workings of the guitar is a good idea. At least, you can see...

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An Ode to Creativity or Fertility ?

I heard that this guitar is really fertile. It's got plenty of seeds for making sweet music. I guess the giant sperm on the guitar represent the creative juices flowing into it. Or maybe it's just a reminder of where good ideas go to die. But, you know what they say :...

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Humbuckers Madness

6 guitars and 24 humbuckers, I'm pretty sure you'll never run out of sound options with that much firepower. I bet if you played all 6 at once, it would create a sonic boom that could bring down buildings. That must be one loud family - Source

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Trump-Carved Guitar Making Strings Great Again?

It's not a guitar, it's a covfefe ! Given the reptilian skin they gave it, it's not sure if that's a poorly executed taxidermy project of Donald Trump, or an attempt to subtly disclose the real nature of Donald Trump. Who knows ? At least it's not as bad as a...

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CUSTOM WORKS & REPAIRS

Horrifying Headstock Rework

I found this photo in a Kijiji ad for an Epiphone Les Paul. It looks like someone used an axe to cut the open book headstock. The decal looks like a piece cut from an ad and Krazy Glued to the headstock. Amateur hour at it's finest.

PICKUPS MADNESS

Humbuckers Madness

6 guitars and 24 humbuckers, I'm pretty sure you'll never run out of sound options with that much firepower. I bet if you played all 6 at once, it would create a sonic boom that could bring down buildings. That must be one loud family - Source

STRINGS THEORY

Heavy Strings or Poorly Built Guitar ?

Let's see the bright side, it would make a nice storage box for your guitar stuff... You'd just have to find a way to keep the lid closed.

AMPS & EFFECTS

Cat Eye LEDs FX Pedal

I never thought I'd see this anytime soon but I was wrong... Cats are everywhere !!! Noise Kick FX is an effects pedal builder that builds hand-made, hand-painted pedals in Baltimore, Maryland. They offer some awesome and hilarious designs.

USELESS JUNK

Smartphones Make Stupid Guitars

It's kinda cool but it's way ugly too ! This phone guitar looks like the ultimate in portable noise pollution. Perfect for annoying your friends and family on the go. The Phone Guitar - Source The Phone Guitar was created by taping 5 phones onto a piece of wood along...

FUNNY STUFF

Say Wha Again… I Dare You !

I dare you ! I double dare you !! Say wha one more time !!There is a kind of allegory in this (pulp) fictional "dialog" between Jules Winnfield and Brett! "Go ahead! Dare to come near this wah wah pedal again! I'll kick your butt!" The wah wah effect is absolutely...

SIGNS, LABELS & NAMES

[Gear Names That Will Make You Blush] Bag Of Dicks Fuzz

I get it... Nowadays, it is pretty hard to catch the attention of people out there. Yet, can you picture yourself asking a retailer : "hey dude, do you have a bag of dicks in stock?"... The Bag of Dicks fuzz is a creation of Casey Gooby (via Fuzz Box Girl). It makes...

HACKS & GUIT-ART

Who Said Wall Hangers are Harmless to Guitar Necks?

Looks like Rudi Mantofani has finally solved the age-old problem of tall guitar players. These guitars are perfect for those 18-foot-tall guitarists out there. Finally they can shred in peace. I wonder if they come with extra long straps too. It would be fun to see an...

GUITAR FAIL QUOTES

Transparent Effect

The coolest thing about this pedal is that when you kick it on, you really don't hear a tonal difference... It's THAT transparent !From Premier Guitar's Soundgarden Rig Rundown Can't help myself laughing at this quote heard in Premier Guitar Soundgarden Rig Rundown...

ADS, CLASSIFIEDS & MEDIA

Vintage 1970s Dumble Handmade Amp-Speaker Cable : $2,995 Only !

Hell yeah... Vintage prices have gone insane ! Ever since the word got out about the so-called magic of the classic vintage instruments and equipment, prices have gone through the roof. Now, it seems that every other person on the street is a vintage gear collector....

DISASTERS & MASSACRES

Vintage Gibson Guitar Mangled by Airline Baggage Handlers

I would be so pissed if that was my guitar ! Dave Schneider's 1965 Gibson ES-335 got jammed and crushed in an elevator by baggage handlers at a Detroit airport. What a terrible experience it must have been. When he asked Delta staff not to check his approximately...

PERFORMANCES

Guitar Spin Fail Can Hurt !!

Ouch... That hurts ! What a dick move from the guitar to land on his balls ! Can't blame the guitar, though... Maybe she just felt dizzy from all that spinning. https://youtu.be/2efrxMOSINM

STORIES

This is NOT a Guitar !

Ok ! The simple fact that a quadriplegic man can move his fingers to use a video game controller is awesome news ! But still... This is NOT a guitar, dammit !

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Kirk Hammett’s Awkward Comment is… Very Awkward !

So, on the topic of KHDK guitar pedals he co-founded, Kirk thinks that "it's the first time you'll see a pedal company actually being driven by an actual guitar player." That comment is so awkward unless an "actual guitar player" can only be one who plays in a very...

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