Am I cured of GAS ?

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  1. DrBGood

    DrBGood Well-Known Member

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    Since my latest Epi SG400 acquisition, I stopped scouring local ads, eBay, GC, Craigslist, Reverb and such for guitars.
    I haven't done it for amps either, since I got my two Vox amps AD60VT and MV50.

    Could it be ? Could it ? GAS GONE ?
     
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    SEE A DOCTOR! IMMEDIATELY!
     
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    Can I self see myself ?
     
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    I think a second opinion is required here. This is way too serious to be taken lightly.
     
  5. DaveInSoCal

    DaveInSoCal Active Member

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    There is no cure for GAS, you have simply gone into remission. I'm sure you will have a flare up soon! :rofl:

    Regarding the Epi G-400, that usually leads to a serious condition known as GMS (Guitar Modification Syndrome). Also chronic and expensive!
    I actually acquired it from a Squier Stratocaster, it's full blown now.
     
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    Good luck with that! :rofl:
     
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    I have terminal case of GAS. Whenever I buy something, my wife kills me.
     
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    cerebral gasket Well-Known Member

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    It's possible.
    Ever since I acquired my two SG Classics, nothing else really interests me. I favor them over all the guitars I had in the past which include Flying V, Explorer, LP Special, LP Traditional, Strat, Tele. The SG does everything I need it to do.
     
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    Have you looked at the new PRS Satana SE 2019 model that is just now shipping?
     
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    ...maybe you want to take up bass?
     
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    Gas is very shrewd Doc. You guitar GAS may come to an end. But pedal GAS can begin. Or a new tube amp can "light youur fire" again :naughty::naughty:
     
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    You're in the Eye of the Hurricane of GAS right now. Be prepared... :thumb:
     
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    I was never a pedal hoarder. My amps give me pretty much the tonal experience I like. I've had a old Ibanez DF7 Chorus forever and it's now embeded in my tone palette.

    As for tube amps, I learned how not to want one.
    Not to worry, I'm too far up North to fear hurricanes.

    The thing is, When I practice/noodle/play, I have these 5 great guitars and 3 amps at arm's lenght and every now and then, for short periods, I keep changing from one to the other. This way I don't have time to ponder if my tone should benefit from GAS. It's actually a very nice place to be, no GAS in the air, just colored tones, like sunrise and sunset.
     
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    Good luck with the GAS !
     
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    If I remember correctly you got a stunning G-400 Vintage without without veneer and nice grain (the red one). Now you got another one just like that (but in brown). What makes you think you won't go for a third one some day? :D
     
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    They only came in those two colours, no need to buy another.

    After the recent purchase of my Firebird I reckon I'm done with guitars for the foreseeable future. I'm fairly well set for amps too.

    I have gotten into building pedals though, so there's still that to spend money on, and I might even build myself an amp someday.
     
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    What Mr plankton said, only those two colors :cool:

    But if anything, I might eventually sell the red one. Might, I said ...
     
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    Do you ship to Germany?:naughty:
     
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    Reported this post for ignorance.
     
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    Lack of GAS..... Does that make you a drummer?:smile:
     
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