CRAZY GUITARS

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The Original Guitar Used on Ozzy Osbourne’s Crazy Train ?

Maybe not so crazy huh ?

Darth Maul ESP

Only ESP can pull this out !! The eyes and mouth are so creepy... I can't decide whether I like it or not !

Tennis Racket Guitar

Do you remember when you were a kid pretending to play guitar with a tennis racket ? I know you did because I did it too ! Well now you could do that with an actual tennis racket guitar from Swinger Guitars... Not sure I want one but it sure looks funny !

Transformer Guitar… Kinda !

Something has to be done for the tuning pegs... That will never work !

Roach Lapsteel

Probably not the easiest bodyshape to play either as a standard guitar or a lapsteel...

Space Invaders Guitar

I don't know which one is the weirdest : the guitar or the guitar player ? Here is a pic of the guitar itself made by French luthiers Jacobacci brothers... For some reason it really reminds me of Space Invaders characters!!

Enough Strings is Enough !!

24-string bass guitar madness... via

Snake Guitar

Impressive skills but carved guitars always make me smile...

Shonky Graffiti One Guitar

What a weird guitar seen on ebay... That's a confusing one because I want to give props to the builder for building a guitar but I also want to take a jigsaw and rectify the shape of the body and the headstock !!

Flying Y Guitar !!

These are made from recycled carbon-fiber frames of bikes which is kinda cool but don't try to play beyond the 12th fret !!

Intonation is off

A new customer came into the shop today. His '58 Gibson Acoustic needed adjustment. He says the intonation is off and he can't get it to tune. I open the case and see the bridge. Note that the strings are epoxied into the holes.... Ugh!

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CUSTOM WORKS & REPAIRS

Ben Simon’s Guitar2D2

Man I love Ben Simon's work but his vision of guitars is sure weird, and funny !! Here is his own description of the Guitar2-D2: Guitar2d2 - built in keyboard and drum machine from the 80’s, 3 amplifiers, fuzz and phasor effects. 11 strings, 11 jacks, 5 speakers and...

PICKUPS MADNESS

STRINGS THEORY

Stringing Failure

Not entirely sure that this is good for your strings... (From ebay)

AMPS & EFFECTS

Need More Cowbell ?

Wampler Pedals found the answer to every musical problem... And it's now in pedal form.

USELESS JUNK

Pickini

Best use of guitar picks ever !

FUNNY STUFF

SIGNS, LABELS & NAMES

Folk Guitarists are Dangerous…

... You better be warned when there is one in the premises!!

HACKS & GUIT-ART

Acoustic Guitar Recycling

I'm sure that happened to all of us... Feeling like this hamster trapped in our guitar routine. Am I right? via

GUITAR FAIL QUOTES

Vibrato is the ketchup of music

Vibrato on every note is like putting ketchup all over the musicAmsterdam Masterclasses I guess that means bends on every note would be like putting mayonnaise all over the music, right ?

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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