Anybody like sunburst? I seem to.

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Re: Anybody like sunburst? I seem to.

Post by Larry Mal » Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:12 am

He also got a law degree from the university I work at, I also think he recorded the Velvet Underground playing at the university also.

Edit: here you go- he recorded a version of Sister Ray/Foggy Notion at the university I work for.
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Re: Anybody like sunburst? I seem to.

Post by Maggieo » Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:19 pm

Larry Mal wrote:
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He also got a law degree from the university I work at, I also think he recorded the Velvet Underground playing at the university also.

Edit: here you go- he recorded a version of Sister Ray/Foggy Notion at the university I work for.
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Re: Anybody like sunburst? I seem to.

Post by windmill » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:46 pm

Its funny how finicky we can get.

Not a fan of sunburst on solid body guitars but think it is the natural colour for semi-hollow and hollow body gibson -style guitars used for jazz.

I had a similiar thing happen with black.

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Post by PixMix » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:58 pm

I like them too. I have a few other ones, but here are a couple:

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Post by mgeek » Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:28 pm

Horsefeather wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:00 am
I have come to love sunburst! I'm considering this pretty wacky color combo. I've shown it to only one other person and she didn't like it at all and said she was surprised I did. Does anyone here think this looks cool?


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Post by andy » Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:46 am

Apparently, I also love sunburst:
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Post by Larry Mal » Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:25 pm

I am very jealous of that pedal steel.
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Post by wproffitt » Sat Jul 04, 2020 3:30 pm

andy wrote:
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Apparently, I also love sunburst:
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Re: Anybody like sunburst? I seem to.

Post by andy » Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:50 pm

It is! This one is from 1959 and I would seriously recommend getting one! I got lucky. This one was my grandmother's.
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Post by torsion+wave » Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:08 pm

Wow! Larry, that is an incredible collection of sunburst electric guitars you have there! They’re all beautiful! Please continue to take good care of them!

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Re: Anybody like sunburst? I seem to.

Post by fuzzjunkie » Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:14 am

I like the French Polish look that Gibson uses a lot on the hollow and semi-hollow guitars, some Gretsch get that look right as well, and Rickenbacker’s Fireglow, if that counts as sunburst.

The other Gibson bursts that they use on Les Pauls, like the Cherry burst, I don’t care for much, probably one reason I never cared for Les Pauls. I’d be okay with one of the faded ones like Honey Burst or Heritage Burst, or whatever the call those, but I would probably just go Gold Top if I wanted a Les Paul.

I am not a fan of Fender’s Target Burst at all. It reminds me of 1970s Sears catalog guitars.

Not a sunburst, but I think I would prefer that Green and Black burst on old Greco guitars or a Marlin burst over any of the Fender sunbursts. My 1962 Jaguar is a chipped up and faded sunburst. Most of the red is gone. I love the sound of it, but I don’t sit and look at it, because I usually start to think how much better looking it would be in a custom color.

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Re: Anybody like sunburst? I seem to.

Post by BoringPostcards » Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:32 pm

PixMix wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:58 pm
I like them too. I have a few other ones, but here are a couple:

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Re: Anybody like sunburst? I seem to.

Post by PixMix » Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:33 pm

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I love that SG and Mustang. Awesome.


Thanks! I've come around big time on SGs.

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Post by crianlarich » Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:45 am

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As long as it's the right kind of sunburst?
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Re: Anybody like sunburst? I seem to.

Post by Horsefeather » Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:20 am

mgeek wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:28 pm
Horsefeather wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:00 am
I have come to love sunburst! I'm considering this pretty wacky color combo. I've shown it to only one other person and she didn't like it at all and said she was surprised I did. Does anyone here think this looks cool?


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I like it, what is it?
It's a design I've been toying with that's a reworked strat shape (rounder butt, shallower horns..) with a custom vibrato that is an evolution of the Mustang/JM hybrid I made in real life. This is a rendering of a digital model. I've yet to build it (or any other guitar) in real life.

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