Share your true guitar horror story for a chance to win a FREE Guitar Case Rack!
Step 1: Submit Your Story
Did your dog pee on your vintage Strat? Did your kid fingerpaint on your prized Les Paul? Did you fall off stage and break your favorite Gibson? Submit your sob story about a damaged guitar for a chance to win a FREE guitar case rack. Submit story below.
Step 2: Get Votes
(10/26/14 – 10/31/14)
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Step 3: Collect Your Prize!
(Results revealed on 11/1/14)
The top vote getter at the close of the voting window will win a free Studio™ Standard Guitar Case Rack! All other published contestants, regardless of how many votes you collect, will receive a $25 coupon at the conclusion of the contest.
- Word Count: between 75 and 300 words.
- Submissions must pertain to a true story of guitar damage or loss.
- All material should be in good taste, suitable for all ages, and free of profanity. We retain the right to reject any submission for any reason.
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My girlfriend’s cat mangled my vintage Telecaster!
In May ’06 my girlfriend and her cat moved in. I got a decent sized guitar collection, 11 and counting. I play rhythm guitar in a band and we use my house for practice so there’s always even more guitars strewn everywhere. This was never a problem for me until my girlfriend and her devil cat arrived.
Not even 3 weeks after the new living arrangement did I awake to find my prized possession, and soul, scarred for life. Her feline friend spent the night clawing the sides of my vintage 1975 Fender Telecaster Thinline guitar. Not just surface scratches. The cat clawed off a good 2” section of the finish around the jack input!!!
Needless to say, that’s the last day I left one of my guitars out of their case. And also the last day that cat remained un-neutered.
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