Hey, anybody care to help identify this guitar?

Discussion in 'Performing Arts' started by JahNesta, Jan 26, 2005.

  1. JahNesta

    JahNesta Member

    Here's a picture of Isaac Brock from modest mouse playing live...does anyone have any clue what kind of guitar he's playing?? Thanks a lot.
  2. NaykidApe

    NaykidApe Bomb the Ban

    I don't see no pic. Must be an air guitar.
  3. JahNesta

    JahNesta Member

  4. NaykidApe

    NaykidApe Bomb the Ban

    I don't know squat about electic guitars but I''m gonna guess Les Paul.
  5. maybe a Schecter?

    nice looking guitar, anyway
  6. gnombient

    gnombient Member

    a PRS perhaps? I can't really see the headstock, so it's hard to tell...

    edit: I saw another pic of the same guitar, and it definitely looks like a PRS.
  7. Sebbi

    Sebbi Senior Member

    I'm pretty damn sure it's a Dean Hardtail. I know because I'm getting one in a couple of months.


  8. gnombient

    gnombient Member

    The shape of the headstock was what made me think it's a PRS, but the body seems a little different; it could be that it's a Hardtail. Brock doesn't appear on either the Dean or PRS websites in the "Artists" sections; that would have made things too easy, right?
  9. SimpleMan

    SimpleMan Member

    i'd def go with the dean hardtail
  10. blindhobosam

    blindhobosam The Legend

  11. JahNesta

    JahNesta Member

    Nah, man..take a look at those dean's...they have 2 humbuckers, this guitar has 2 single coils and a weird looking pickup in the bridge..a humbucker of some sort maybe..the cutaways are different as well...dang!
  12. Orsino2

    Orsino2 Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    The top cutaway horn isn't as long and the volume/tone controls and pickup selector don't match the dean. Most people have no idea what he plays. I've also seen him play a weird looking telecaster thing and lots of PRS-esque guitars.
  13. Its a custom guitar made by a luthier named Brian Wick or Wicks? from what I can gather.
  14. kindwoman

    kindwoman Sista Golden Hair

    Don't get a Dean, they're junk. They may be cheap, but my friend had one & it never stayed in tune, sounded like total shit. Plus I have a lot of friends that work in music stores, they aren't recommended.
  15. Sebbi

    Sebbi Senior Member

    I actually found this one working in a music store.


  16. jesikhaviolet

    jesikhaviolet Member

    looks like a prs to me
  17. Orsino2

    Orsino2 Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    Yeah, I figured it was custom.

    And yes, Deans are pieces of utter shit if it isn't one of the vintage Deans.

    To tell you the truth, I can get the same damn sound with a Strat set at the bridge pickup or a Tele....and a '65 Twin Reverb Reissue....
  18. soul dancin

    soul dancin Member

    i aint no pro .. but kinda looks like a maton - australian guitar
  19. dedhead95

    dedhead95 The Wizard of Rhythm

    thinking Paul Reed Smith
  20. Orsino2

    Orsino2 Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    Matons... oooo... I love their acoustics... I played a Tommy Emmanuel signature model before. They're awesome. I still side with that it's a custom.

    Definately not a PRS.

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