Who, me opinionated? Off topic? Hell, gear to loop with is right on topic as far as I am concerned. I've owned two Sticks during the last five years and currently using a 12 string. I've never played a Warr but have seen Brian Kenny-Fresno play one at least umpteen times. (San Fransico bay area) "Tone" is the major point of perceived difference between Sticks and Warrs mostly because of the different hardware and pickups. That and the fact that a Warr, with that massive body, weighs considerably more than a Stick. Warr fans claim the body provides the tone. I feel that most of the tone is dictated by the effects you pump the signal through. I have heard both Stick and Warr played clean and swear they both sound reasonably the same. Other differences: The fret board of a Stick is flat, the Warr is slightly curved like a guitar. Strings on a Stick are parallel whereas on a Warr they flare out slightly towards the bridge. The Stick is, how do you say, kind of plain looking, the Warr is admittedly drop-jaw gorgeous in its styling. A 12 string Stick goes for about $2,000 new, the Warr around $4,000. I will remain a Stick player! Two months ago I saw Emmett Chapman demo his new 10 string graphite Stick with a newly designed passive pickup (see the www.stick.com web page for more) and was nearly wetting my pants with desire. LOOP CONTENT ============ The Stick, a bunch of FX units, and two EDP's has provided me with endless musical fun and enjoyment. That will only be topped, by spiritual enlightenment, when my Againiator arrives. The marketing rep told me yesterday that it will dispense Whisky, Whiskey, and Aqua Vita depending on how long you hold down the "Swill" button! -Allan on 7/12/01 4:57 PM, Mark Landman at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > Dear Looping Friends- > > Though I realize we are now all officially in Repeater lust again, I'd > appreciate any of you with experience in Warr Guitar vs. Stick could >share > your knowledge with me.. > > Basically I'm looking for opinions on relative merits, tone, sound, etc. >I > recognize Warr players will have one perception and Stickplayers another, > and that's o.k. And if you've played/used both, that'd be even better!