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Post by grogg Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:53 pm

Which of your Westies do you play the most and why?

Me its my Thunder1 originally cos its the cheapest and didnt mind knocking it about cos its solid, no poncey finishes. Have tweaked it and get really great tone and playability.

I appreciate this might not be the right section of the forum but it follows the previous thread.
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Post by fish Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:42 pm

My Session II because it was the only Westone I had for the last 22 or so years, until last week that is, now my Pantera X300 will have to do a bit of catching up :arrow:
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Post by caucajun Mon Jan 31, 2011 8:15 pm

PRESTY 2-FITTY! DAWWWWG! Razz
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Post by Guest Mon Jan 31, 2011 8:46 pm

Unfortunately none for me at the moment.

The 390 still needs to be wet sanded and assembled

The 350 is getting a fret job.

The 300 was stripped of its hardware and paint yesterday and is ready to begin its transformation into a 12 string.

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Post by Warrn Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:35 pm

Either my Spectrum GT bass or my red Rail bass. I use the red Rail often at band practice and mostly the Spectrum at home. But I switch stuff around a lot.
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Post by hypothetic Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:54 pm

Pantera X300... GREAT sound, GREAT response. She's my baby.
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Post by bowenjaybee Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:10 am

I play my '84 Spectrum II the most, It plays great and I love the slim neck.
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Post by Westbone Tue Feb 01, 2011 6:06 am

Thunder II passive with PEQ controls. The dogs bollx Twisted Evil
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Post by hypothetic Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:28 am

Hey Westbone. Is that a X350 in your sig pic?
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Post by corsair Tue Feb 01, 2011 9:01 am

Spectrum LX/MX simply because they're the only two I have here in Jersey... soon to be joined by a Spectrum SP1012!! Although the Specs are the only guitars I have here, I strongly suspect that I would be piddling about on a Spectrum of some sort anyway; I have a few of them .... why? Because I like them... a lot!! Laughing
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Spectrum LX, MX, {Jersey}

Spectrum GT, ST and GTBass. Genesis II. Clipper CL4112 (x2). Electra Phoenix X195. Vantage VA900. Vantage Invader II. {New Zealand}

Vantage AV310. {U.S.}

Spectrum II SP1012 {Scotland, temporarily!!}
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Post by Westbone Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:56 pm

hypothetic wrote:Hey Westbone. Is that a X350 in your sig pic?

Very observant hypo.

It just that the 350 it's almost mint and only goes out on special occasions.
The Thunder II is just to hand, always. Like the 24 3/4 scale also.
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Post by colt933 Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:00 am

X390 and Rainbow II.
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Post by Barry Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:43 am

hypothetic wrote:Hey Westbone. Is that a X350 in your sig pic?
...or are you just happy to see me? What a Face

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Post by hobster Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:52 am

bowenjaybee wrote:I play my '84 Spectrum II the most, It plays great and I love the slim neck.

Ditto, i play my 84 Concord sx the most, love that neck!
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Post by electricdruid Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:28 pm

Customised Paduak - Schaller bridge, Seymour Duncan JB in the bridge and Jazz in the neck - nice big dunlop frets and dropped the tone & active. Laughing
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Post by thunder1 Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:26 pm

> Which of your Westies do you play the most and why?
My Thunder 1 lefty.

> and why?
coz it's the only one I own Crying or Very sad

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I keep it tuned in Open G - great for blues and Stones stuff.
The next most played is my Vantage VP820...

On the lookout for another "woodie" Mat, but lefties are few and far between...

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Post by Annoying Twit Sat Feb 12, 2011 3:33 am

Thunder 2A, because it's the only one I have.
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Post by corsair Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:00 am

thunder1 wrote:On the lookout for another "woodie" Mat, but lefties are few and far between...

There's a leftie in New Zealand for sale at the moment....

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Music-instruments/Instruments/Guitar-bass/Electric-guitars/auction-353852442.htm

... but you'll have to get someone in NZ to bid, win and send to you, eh!!
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Post by THEBARRON Sat Feb 12, 2011 9:03 am

#1 Spectrum LX, She is in 440 standard tuning & has a more playability than the Thunder 1.(trem, fine tune,ect..)

#2 Thunder 1, Down tuned to D, found she has more GRUNT! for the heavy stuff.
I love them both.
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Post by challpa Sat Feb 12, 2011 9:22 am

I have a prestige 250 which without a doubt is the nicest guitar I ever played ( only one close was a PRS similar to santana plays - cant remember model )
but the one I play the most is my new Rainbow 1 - never been so addicted to a new (old ) guitar before - just love the tone
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Post by IanO Sat Feb 12, 2011 3:38 pm

thunder1 - you've just missed this on ebay, finished on the 9th Feb
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Post by Philby Sun Feb 13, 2011 6:43 pm

My Concord because it's the only Westie I have. But she's a beauty, with one of the finest necks I've ever played.
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Post by Iceman Wed Feb 23, 2011 8:55 pm

One key to a happy marriage is that if you don't play but can buy for your wife who does....open the wallet boys. Watching her play her x390 soothes my soul. Razz Smile Very Happy Laughing
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Post by sandmangeck Fri Feb 25, 2011 3:32 am

Westone Genesis Anniv. Bass. Because It's amazing! Tone for days. Playability.
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Post by chaypup Wed Apr 27, 2011 5:59 am

Even though I GASsed for ages for my Thunder III, and I love it's looks the most, I tend to play the Superheadless the most. It's a shoerter scale and I like the string tension better, so it's just nicer to play.
My Thunder I, sadly is getting no play at the moment and may have to go to someone who'll use it Neutral

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