Hey UG community, I'm doing a statistics investigation for a math class and I decided to compare the color of one's main guitar (the one that you instinctively reach for) and their main genre (blues, jazz, rock, metal etc.). Can you tell me your main guitar's color (sunburst, red, blue, black, natural) and whether you play classic rock (Led Zeppelin, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, etc.), Jazz (i.e. Pat Metheny, George Benson, Mike Stern) or Punk (The Clash, Sex Pistols, The Ramones)?
Last edited by BenRNi at Mar 11, 2014,
For your survey, you might want to narrow the options to a few broad musical genres- some genres are very balkanized, so your analysis could be bogged down in minutia.

Also, IME, UG seems to be very metal oriented, so you may want to post about your study on multiple guitar sites to get better data.
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Thanks for the input. I'll definitely check out some other sites and narrow it down.
Blue and I play Punk, Metal, Classic rock
2002 PRS CE22
2013 G&L ASAT Deluxe
2009 Epiphone G-400 (SH-4)
Marshall JCM2000 DSL100
Krank 1980 Jr 20watt
Krank Rev 4x12 (eminence V12)
GFS Greenie/Digitech Bad Monkey
Morley Bad Horsie 2
MXR Smart Gate
Red. Rock (blues).
Epi G400 '66 Reissue
w/ Airline Vintage Voiced Single Coil Pickups
Well, when I'm mainly playing rock (not currently, but have spent long periods focused in that genre in the past) I reach for my heritage cherry (red) guitar.
Telecaster - SG - Jaguar
Princeton Reverb, Extra Reverb
P-Bass - Mustang Bass
Apogee Duet 2 - Ableton Suite
White: rock, metal, blues, jazz
ESP E-II Horizon FR
Gibson Flying V HET SET
ESP Eclipse II FM JB/Jazz
ESP M-II Deluxe EMG 81/SA
Marshall JCM2000 DSL/ JCM800 1960a cab
Mesa Mark V 25
I use 2 guitars equally.

Azure blue metallic: rock, post-rock, indie rock, punk, pop-punk.

Cherry sunburst: rock, alternative metal, melodic metalcore, progressive metal.
Squier "VMC" Stratocaster
PRS SE Singlecut
tc electronic polytune
CMAT MODS Signa Drive
Blakemore Effects Deus Ex Machina
DIY gaussmarkov Dr. Boogey
EHX Small Clone
Mooer ShimVerb
DIY Beavis Devolt
T-REX Fuel Tank Chameleon
Ampeg GVT52-112
I have a cherry red SG and a matte white Ibanez, I play rock, blues, metal, alternative and jazz with both.
Fluorescent Pink - Hard rock.

An Ibanez RG 25th Anniversary Model, to be more specific.
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alternative rock- black with red accents first act (my only electric)
country (or anything else really) black epiphone
I have an ocean water burst, black, and white guitar. I play metal
'93 Gibson LP Studio (498T/490R)-Ebony
'14 Gibson LP Standard (JB/Jazz)-Ocean Water Perimeter
Epi MKH LP Custom-7 (SD Custom Shop JB-7)-Ebony

Maxon od808|Boss NS-2|Boss CE-5|
Line6 G55|Korg Pitchblack Pro

JVM 210h|1960a(V30/G12t-75)
Black, I play metal (who could have seen that coming).
Last edited by JackovSlayer at Mar 11, 2014,
2 main guitars (singles, humbuckers) black, red. of course that is right now. I have had guitars of all kinds of colors over the years and don't really care that much. I play classic hard rock and blues rock
Tobaccoburst (orange?) - a little bit of everything, mainly hard rock.

And looking back on it, the 3 other guitars I own/have owned have been red; same genres played as before.
This post may contain my opinion and/or inaccurate information.

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Mesa/Boogie Mark V
Voltage S212 w/ V30's
Strymon Timeline
CMATMods Signa Drive
TC Electronics Corona & Hall of Fame
2 guitars - 1 is a crazy sparkle blue and the other is a honey blonde (cream) - i play mostly surf and some old metal.
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