Your First Guitar

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Talk To Bears, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. Talk To Bears

    Talk To Bears New Member

    What was your first guitar and amp you started with?

    A collage of my early gear here, circa early 70's

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  2. SolidFooting

    SolidFooting Member

    An Ovation Applause. I used it and abused it. Bought it at a church auction for $90 and never even bought a case.
  3. KjDouglas88

    KjDouglas88 New Member

    My First Guitar Was a Hand me down from My Uncle who started me on playing the Guitar. It was A Kramer Vanguard offset V Black With a Floyd Rose. Still have it just don't play it much anymore. Trying to keep it in the best condition I can.
  4. Voigtstr

    Voigtstr New Member

    Not sure why its on its side... on my web page it's the right way up! Borrowed a friends PRS SE first and then bought the epiphone goth.

  5. MarkM

    MarkM Member

    A cheap acoustic (I forget the brand), but after that, I bought a K-Yairi (which is still my favourite guitar), and then I bought a Telecaster and a cheap practise amp, a 5 watt Kornell amp (shortly followed by a Fender Twin, which I still own as well). This was 30 years ago, and cheap guitars and amps back then were utter crap. Nowadays you can buy very good instruments for a fraction of the price; the same is true with amps.
  6. Roppongen

    Roppongen New Member

    My first instrument was a violin, followed by a Harmony bass several years later, which turned into an old 1966 Fender Mustang before I changed to guitar.

    Univox Les Paul copy was followed by a 1974 Strat, which unfortunately never sees the light of the stage anymore due to having been pushed aside when I got my JEM and subsequently several RG's.

    For acoustic guitar my brother bought me a no namer from a yard sale with nylon strings which I replaced with a rosewood sided Giannini, then a couple of Ovations, followed by a lot of Adamas's, which I still have a few.
  7. Guitarmageddon

    Guitarmageddon New Member

    This was my first, a 1974 Premiere Tele copy 1974 1.jpg Premiere Tele copy 2.jpg Premiere Tele copy. Still have it hanging on a wall.
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  8. Diamondgirl

    Diamondgirl New Member

    An old Sears Silvertone-the same one Joe Walsh and Joan Jett started off with. Thank you Sears!!! one had amps in those days except for the pros. I want to take this opportunity to thank Joan publicly for letting me play with the Runaways until they found Cheri Curry. I got a good enough sense of what "being on stage and on display" (something guys dont have to deal with). Getting crap for being sexual...thats kinda what teen age girls are all about according to guys. Ugh. Glad I stayed close but chose not to be a "rockstar"
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  9. Rsquared

    Rsquared New Member

    My first was a Gibson Marauder. Natural finish with a white pickguard.

    Been long gone now, but every once in a while, I get nostalgic and think about finding one to replace it.
  10. Tort Gard

    Tort Gard New Member

    My first guitar was an unbranded nylon string acoustic that I "liberated" from my sister after she stopped taking lessons. Still have it. :)
  11. GuitarGirl

    GuitarGirl New Member

    A Seagull acoustic my sister gave up on using. Long story.
  12. Big Hoss

    Big Hoss Up note, down note, blue note, brown note.

    Just arrived this week. SX Hawk MN CAD and Behringer GTX60.

    Now bass guitar? Crate BX100 amp and 1984 Ibanez Roadstar II.

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