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#1
ok we see comments and threads about this being heavier than that. older vs newer, wood vs wood, etc.

Let's put some myths to rest and toss some guitars on a scale and see what they really weigh.

POST A PIC OF YOUR GUITAR ON A SCALE. it's not that tough, you can do it.

here is a heavily modd'd MIJ 80's strat. 8 lbs or 3.6 kilos



2011 les paul studio, 60's tribute. (Chambered) 7.4 lbs or 3.35 kilos



1997 PRS Custom 24 - 8 lbs or 3.6 kilos


let's see some of yours, who has a 13 pound shoulder killer?

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Last edited by gregs1020 at Jun 30, 2011,
#3
whatever is local to you. it's not hard to convert unless you're stacking rice grains on a lever.

here is an 86 LP standard, which is weight relieved. (swiss cheese holes)

9lbs = 4.08kg
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Last edited by gregs1020 at Jun 29, 2011,
#4
Quote by Way Cool JR.
I think you would have to weigh the guitar standing up to get an accurate reading, most of the weight of the neck is off of the scales. Just see if it reads different that way.

My digital scales wont way anything as light as a guitar. So I have to weigh my self with the guitar and subtract my normal weight from it to get the total of the guitar.


lol, as long as the neck or any other part isnt on the ground, it doesnt matter
#5
I really like this thread idea actually. I don't have a camera, but my Ibanez S570b weighs about 4 kg, or close to 9 pounds.
#6
Sorry theyre dark. i think all the ones so far including mine are rounded numbers, so its hard to say accurately what weights are. my artcore im guessing is rounded down a bit, and the custom build rounded up (its really light especially compared to the artcore)

Custom build (strat body shaved and chambered with new top and back)

6 lbs = 2.72kg

Artcore AF73


8 lbs = 3.63kg
Last edited by xadioriderx at Jul 2, 2011,
#9
Quote by xadioriderx
whatttt, 4 lbs? really?

Nope, 4 kilogrammes! Metric system dude
It's about 8.8 lbs
#11
Quote by conor-figgy
Nope, 4 kilogrammes! Metric system dude
It's about 8.8 lbs


wowww.. im not american.... hahaha
what are these kilograms you speak of? you speak english, dont you use lbs?

can anyone beat my 6lbs? im sure there are some
Last edited by xadioriderx at Jun 29, 2011,
#14
Quote by AcousticMirror
enough with the fat guitars greg. show the skinny teen girl.

Send me that Goldie with the secksi back and I will.

I got the hb1 with me. I think its like 2.4 kilos. : o: ! !
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#16
^ stand on the scale yourself. note weight.

then hold guitar while on scale. note weight.

subtract.

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#17
My BC Rich is 3.1kg. My RG2228 is only 4kg. It's pretty thin for an eight.

3.1kg = 6.83lbs
4kg = 8.82lbs
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#20
Can we please have some rules? Like saying what system you are using and converting into the opposite and posting both?

- sincerely, a poster using the clearly superior metric system.
#21
Sounds like a plan.

I'm editing a few posts upstream to include both units, but let's try to include the two in the future. It just takes a second on google.
#22
1993 CIJ Stratocaster - 8.3lbs
2005 Swamp Ash Warmoth Tele - 7.9lbs
Roc8995's Mother - 320.7lbs
OBEY THE MIGHTY SHITKICKER
#23
Quote by JustRooster
Roc8995's Mother - 320.7lbs


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#24
Oh man, so it's going to be like that? Are you sure you want to play the Guess who can edit your posts game?
#26
Quote by Nugma
Can we please have some rules? Like saying what system you are using and converting into the opposite and posting both?

- sincerely, a poster using the clearly superior metric system.

is dividing by 2.2046 that difficult?
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#27
Quote by Roc8995
Oh man, so it's going to be like that? Are you sure you want to play the Guess who can edit your posts game?



I know where you live (roughly).
OBEY THE MIGHTY SHITKICKER
#28
Quote by Way Cool JR.
(All Strat shaped guitars)
'08 Schecter Damien Special FR (Mahogany/Maple cap): 8.8 lb = 3.99kg
'10 Gary Kramer Custom (Alder): 8.7 lb = 3.95 kg
'86 Cort Performer (Plywood): 8 lb = 3.63kg

I want to see someone way an Explorer and an ML, I always hear everyone say their soooo heavy.


TBH, I find my ML's really light, it's the cheap one though(basswood/maple), so that's prolly why. I can't weigh it right now, sadly, but I'll see about it later!
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#29
As soon as I can locate a bathroom scale I'll post the weights on my ML's and the Razorback. And a few other guitars that I feel like weighing
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#30
Quote by JustRooster
I know where you live (roughly).


Nukes will work.

Not in the situation where I could weigh my guitars right now, but I'll have a go at it soon.

The beauty is not that light though. (Might just show you guys my main guitar anyway, why not )
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The actual correct answer
#31
One of the lightest guitars in the thread so far, a Rice Custom telecaster. It's a semi-hollowbody made of 100+ year old reclaimed yellow pine. 6.2lbs = 2.81 kg.

And on the other end of the scale, the heaviest one so far. This bruiser is a '94 Les Paul standard with a vibramate and a bigsby B7. 10.2 lbs = 4.63kg.
#33
Quote by Roc8995
One of the lightest guitars in the thread so far, a Rice Custom telecaster. It's a semi-hollowbody made of 100+ year old reclaimed yellow pine. 6.2lbs = 2.81 kg.


holy shit your scale is a Taylor?

great guitars colin.
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#34
come on you lazy kids.

put your guitar on a scale and weigh it!

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#38


Scale used: Taylor luggage scale (in pounds)

Carvin DC127 (red)



Carvin Bolt (walnut)



Harper (custom handmade)

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Last edited by OldRocker at Jul 5, 2011,
#39
^ damn that harper is light! nice stuff, that first carvin is light too but holy cow.

Quote by Roc8995
Gretsch Black Falcon: 7.8 lbs = 3.54 kg.

i was waiting for this one. and damn if any guitar can pull off the sparkle binding it's that one.

PRS SC Hollowbody 6 pounds or 2.72 kg.


yay i'm lighter than the pinecaster!
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Last edited by gregs1020 at Jul 12, 2011,
#40
The walnut on my Bolt is pretty hefty.

I was surprised at the weight of the Harper. I had no idea what my guitars weigh til then.
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