#1
Hi,
Basically I am building a guitar for a school project and as part of the research it is
recommended that we do a questionaire. So if possible could you please take a minute to fill this out so I can get building faster! The qestionaire will finish when a substantial mount of people have filled it out (say 20+) so please get answering!
Thanks in advance..

Questionnaire (mark with an [x])


1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [ ]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [ ]
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [ ]
Flat [ ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [ ]
Tenon [ ]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [ ]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[ ]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [ ]
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
#2
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [ ]
No [x]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [x]
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [ ]
Flat [x]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [x]
Tenon [ ]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [x]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[x]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [x]
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
i used to be a mod, then i took an arrow in the knee.
#3
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [ ]
No [x]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [x]
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [x]
Flat [ ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [ ]
Tenon [x]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [x]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[ ]
No[x]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [ ]
£1000-2000 [x]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
#4
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [X]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [X]
Radical [ ] (maybe depending on what the design was)

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [X]
Flat [ ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [ ]
Tenon [X]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [X]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[X]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [X]
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
#5
. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [x]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [ ]
Radical [x]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [ ]
Flat [x]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [x]
Tenon []

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [x]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[ ]
No[x]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [ ]
£1000-2000 [x]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
#6
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [x]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [x]
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [x]
Flat [ ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [ ]
Tenon [x]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [x]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[x]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [x]
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
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Shwiggity.
#7
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [x]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [ ]
Radical [x]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [ ]
Flat [x]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [x]
Tenon [ ]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [x]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[ ]
No[x]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [x]
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
#9
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [x]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [x]
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [x]
Flat [ ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [x]
Tenon [ ]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [x]
Single-coil [x] (h/s/h ftw!)

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[x]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [x]
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
#10
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [X]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [X]
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [ ]
Flat [X]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [X]
Tenon [ ]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [X]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[X]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [ ]
£1000-2000 [X]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
Enjoi <--- Friend me
Quote by Scowmoo
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#11
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [z ]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [ ]
Radical [z]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [ ]
Flat [z ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on []
Tenon [z ]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [ z]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[ ]
No[z ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [ z]
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]

the first one was confusing...
CuSO4

"I don't have an instrument, I don't have a great voice, I just have some nice clothes maybe." paul rutherford
Last edited by Hereiwas at Oct 4, 2008,
#12
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [X]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [X]
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [X]
Flat [ ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [ ]
Tenon [X]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [X]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[X]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [X]
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
#13
This isgreat, never expected so many replies so quickly!
Just need a few more thanks!
#14
Quote by Pie-z

1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [X]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [X]
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [X]
Flat [ ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [ ]
Tenon [X]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [X]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[X]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [X]
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]


lemme guess. you're on a commercial project and you choose to build a guitar & sell it, right?? and the one who gets the most bucks win?
#15
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [x]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [x]
Radical [x]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [x]
Flat [ ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [x]
Tenon [ ]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [x]
Single-coil [x]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[x]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [ ]
£1000-2000 [x]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]

i chose both for some because idlike the choice.
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#16
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [x]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [x]
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [x]
Flat [ ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [ ]
Tenon [x]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [x]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[ ]
No[x]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [x]
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]

Good Luck!
#17
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [x]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [ ]
Radical [x]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [x]
Flat [ ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [x]
Tenon [ ]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [x]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[x]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [ ]
£1000-2000 [x] But I don't have any money right now...
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
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#18
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [x]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [x]
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [ ]
Flat [x]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [x]
Tenon [ ]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [x]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[x]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [ ]
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
American [x]
#19
Thanks guys, just keep 'em coming, then I can get designing. Just need to hit 20!
And
Quote by Duncan_amateur
lemme guess. you're on a commercial project and you choose to build a guitar & sell it, right?? and the one who gets the most bucks win?

What?
I'm in school, and its a good way to collect part of the primary research!
#20
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [x]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [x]
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [x]
Flat []

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [x]
Tenon [ ]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [x] (both? as in H/S/H)
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[x]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [x]
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
#21
Hi,
Basically I am building a guitar for a school project and as part of the research it is
recommended that we do a questionaire. So if possible could you please take a minute to fill this out so I can get building faster! The qestionaire will finish when a substantial mount of people have filled it out (say 20+) so please get answering!
Thanks in advance..

Questionnaire (mark with an [x])


1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [x ]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [ ]
Radical [x ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [ ]
Flat [x ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [ x]
Tenon [ ]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [ x]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[ ]
No[x ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [ ]
£1000-2000 [x ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]


its kinda hd to tell how much i would pay as a guitar could have everyhting i just listed and still suck...

but i listed about what i would pay
#22
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [X]
No []

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [X] A little Less-Than-Traditional for me.
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [X]
Flat [ ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [X]
Tenon [ ]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [x]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[ ]
No[X] No, because Series/Parallel switching is better.

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [X] I'm 13 I don't have a ton of money at my disposal.
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
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Ibanez RG3120 Prestige (Dimarzio Titans)
Squier Vintage Modified 70s Jazz V
Audient iD22 interface
Peavey Revalver 4, UAD Friedman BE100/DS40
Adam S3A monitors
Quote by Anonden
You CAN play anything with anything....but some guitars sound right for some things, and not for others. Single coils sound retarded for metal, though those who are apeshit about harpsichord probably beg to differ.
#23
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [ ]
No [x]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [x]
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [x]
Flat [ ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [ ]
Tenon [x]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [x]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[x]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [ ]
£1000-2000 [x]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
#24
1. Imagining you need/want a new guitar would you buy one that was designed to be more lightweight but also looked and sounded good ?
Yes [X]
No [ ]

2. Would you prefer that it fitted in with traditional designs (Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul etc.), or was more radical?
Traditional [X]
Radical [ ]

3. Would you prefer a carved top or a flat top?
Carved [X]
Flat [ ]

4. Would you prefer a bolt-on or tenon joint neck?
Bolt on [ ]
Tenon [X]

5. Would have humbucking pickups or single-coil pickups?
Humbucking [X]
Single-coil [ ]

6. If you chose humbucking pickups, would you like coil tap(s)
Yes[X]
No[ ]

7. How much would you be willing to pay?
£0-£1000 [X]
£1000-2000 [ ]
£2000-£3000 [ ]
£3000-£4000[ ]
£4000+ [ ]
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