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I once went on a sea kayaking trip with some friends to a small island off the west coast of Canada. One friend, a diehard musician type, brought his guitar along wrapped in seventeen garbage bags and lashed to the back of his kayak. How much easier it would have been to bring along an inflateable (there is an "e" isn't there) guitar: the Fender Inflatercaster.
grackle, May 11 2001

Baschet Freres http://www.baschet....esfreresbaschet.php
Venerable French builders of sculptural musical instruments, including inflatable guitars. [td, May 11 2001, last modified Oct 21 2004]

Chrysalis Guitars https://web.archive...ain_Index_Page.html
Modular guitars with inflatable bodies. [td, May 11 2001, last modified Oct 21 2004]


       Yes, there is an 'e'. But only one. Your friend might wish to try one of the several 'travelling' guitars available. I have a Pignose Traveler, which is cute, useful, and battery-powered. (It, however, *does* have two 'E's. </guitarists' joke>)
angel, May 15 2001

       Easily made by taking a standard air guitar and covering with plastic.
sirrobin, May 15 2001

       [sirrobin]: Yes, brilliant!
angel, May 15 2001

       Rod's Tiger, I will reward you with the respectful groan you were looking for.
RobGraham, May 15 2001

       Baked. At least twice.   

       Chrysalis Guitars makes modular guitars that include an inflatable body.   

       Francois and Bernard Baschet have made inflatable guitars since the 1950s.   

       See the links.
td, May 15 2001

       your musician friend should have purchased the guitar sea kayak. Same as other sea kayak, but has six strings that can be pulled out/retracted over the opening to create a very large and long guitar. I bet that's not baked!
sh4linux, May 15 2001

       That's hilarious brave sirrobin.   

       Wow...Chrystalis...very cool td.
grackle, May 16 2001

       Rain Song Guitars are water resilient
thumbwax, May 16 2001


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