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Ibanez (pointy) 236 61.62%
Ibanez (3/3) 6 1.57%
ESP (specify) 16 4.18%
Jackson 31 8.09%
Gibson 3/3 11 2.87%
PRS 22 5.74%
Strat style 24 6.27%
other (specify) 31 8.09%
headless 6 1.57%
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post #31 of 139 (permalink) Old 06-18-2002, 08:56 PM
 
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I personally like the F-series on a 7-string. The top one is the "Sharkfin" one, which I also don't like much. As for the pointy one, it's ok, but I like the version I'm seeing in my head. I'll brb, gotta edit photo. lol
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post #32 of 139 (permalink) Old 06-18-2002, 09:01 PM
 
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This is how I've seen it before (except 7-string), I think it looks cool. (About crappy pic, I edited it using MS Paint )
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post #33 of 139 (permalink) Old 06-21-2002, 03:55 AM
 
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I prefer the non-rounded knife-edge....that sharkfin just makes me want to break the guitar.
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post #34 of 139 (permalink) Old 06-21-2002, 08:34 PM
 
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I voted "other", I like Explorer headstocks. Ibanez pointy is probably second.
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post #35 of 139 (permalink) Old 07-01-2002, 05:29 PM
 
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i love the jem headstocks but my total fav will always be the reverse pointed jackson. i started with jackson, maybe that is why. i'm still in love with steve vai's pink jackson from back in the day. he just sold it on ebay as well...few months back!
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post #36 of 139 (permalink) Old 10-27-2002, 01:21 PM
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ibanez or ESP; i don't know
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post #37 of 139 (permalink) Old 10-28-2002, 05:44 AM
 
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had to vote "other" as the answer is, as others have said, ibanez pointy reverse.

no question.

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post #38 of 139 (permalink) Old 11-08-2002, 08:54 AM
 
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Ibanez 6 in-line for sure. I used to like Jackson headstocks but I guess I grew out of it. The reverse Jackson/Kramer bananas look like hockey sticks.
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post #39 of 139 (permalink) Old 11-08-2002, 10:41 AM
 
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Ah, too many headstocks to pick just one favourite. I'm partial to tilt-back headstocks with straight string pull from the nut to the tuners, either 3+3 (or 4+3) or six (or seven) inline.

I quite like Carvin's current inline and 7-string headstocks. Other favourites include:

- ESP's old pointy headstock that was more like a Jackson but not as angled (straighter string pull)... this one also looked great reversed, though i've grown out of my reverse headstock phase

- ESP's more fluid 3+3 and 4+3 designs are also quite nice, and go very well with the super-strat body style

- PRS has a really distinctive headstock design that looks great on their guitars and really gave them a unique identity

- The "classic" Kramer design (basically a Fender with the big circle lopped off... similar designs used by Pensa/Suhr) is a nice twist on the original, and Tom Anderson's (and Schecter's) compact 6-inline is very nice as well.
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post #40 of 139 (permalink) Old 11-10-2002, 08:43 AM
 
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Ibanez's everywhere RULEZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
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post #41 of 139 (permalink) Old 12-06-2002, 07:12 PM
 
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I always liked EVH's one on his Kramer hacked up guitars - always looked nice to me.

Parker's quite novel and a bit different

But my favorite has to be mine (like EVH's but my guitar builder put my name on it - NOT at my request but quite cool)
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post #42 of 139 (permalink) Old 01-13-2003, 04:06 PM
 
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ESP or BCRich

Man... When i first saw Kirk Hammett ESP KH-2's headstock i thought that this guitar is a guitar for me. Really. The body is quite similar to other speed-guitars, but the headstock rocks !!! Especially if you look at if from the view of the player or from behind.

And check out BC Rich Warlock Head... This with horns. I would say YEAH !!!
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post #43 of 139 (permalink) Old 01-13-2003, 06:28 PM
 
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And I don't know why, but I don't really like reversed headstocks. Too impractical to look cool to me. I guess it's like watching someone take a kick to the groin, just too painful.
I hear you! Something about a reversed headstock that just hurts my eyes.
Ummm...Eddie, aren't you the one with all the PGMs?
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And I don't know why, but I don't really like reversed headstocks. Too impractical to look cool to me. I guess it's like watching someone take a kick to the groin, just too painful.
I hear you! Something about a reversed headstock that just hurts my eyes.
Ummm...Eddie, aren't you the one with all the PGMs?
Gotta love bringing up old threads.
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post #45 of 139 (permalink) Old 01-24-2003, 12:09 AM
 
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Pointy Ibanez - I've never seen ANY headstock I thought looked cooler. I really dig the reversed ones, too. The Charvel/Jackson headstock would be a close second.
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