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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 12:12 pm 
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Pikasso 42 string guitar.
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The Pikasso Guitar is a custom-made instrument created by Canadian luthier Linda Manzer. This 42-string guitar with three necks has been popularized by jazz artist Pat Metheny

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 12:15 pm 
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Ultra Zone Guitar
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Invented by Steve Vai, the “Ultra Zone” guitar was built in 2001 by Alistair Hay of Emerald Guitars in Ireland. Finished in Triflash paint, the reptile-like paint job turns from gold to green to red (depending on how the light hits it).

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The Glass Harmonica- non electric and operated by a foot power has a sublime sound. Oh yeah, and invented by Ben Franklin

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQemvyyJ--g

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 4:58 pm 
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Anything by Marco Antônio Guimarães from UAKTI, an instrument designer and builder:

Uakti | Krishna I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yZijDmnLuY

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Harp guitar. RIP Michael Hedges and his fabulous cover of Sofa #1.

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The largest drum kit in the world.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:09 am 
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Largest sax ever made:

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 3:56 pm 
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Maybe not extraordinary, but I thought Jack White's homemade guitar was pretty cool.

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