Being a big fan of Stratocaster® guitars and Seymour Duncan® pickups, any list of outrageously insane guitars certainly needs to include The Fabulous Fifty Million Dollar Trinaural Stratocaster™ (a personal favorite), which I hereby nominate, which is fabulous . . .
The Fabulous Fifty Million Dollar Trinaural Stratocaster™
In its current configuration, there are two channels (L, R), which are output via a TRS-style stereo jack and then are split into two monaural outputs, which feed two separate sets of effects pedals, each of which has a stereo output, thereby creating in real-time something that I call the "Wall of Guitars™" . . .
The left-channel is a Little 59™ and a Lipstick Tube for Strat®, and the right-channel is a Lipstick Tube for Strat, with all the pickups being "bridge output", since I like hot pickups . . .
The stock Fender® American Deluxe Stratocaster (circa 1999) TONE controls (left-channel) are replaced with Rothstein™ "mid-scoop" TONE controls, and the TONE control with the Really Big Knob™ is a Rothstein "mid scoop" Varitone™-style TONE control with a rotary switch, and an additional set of Rothstein "mid-scoop" TONE controls are provided for the right-channel Lipstick Tube for Strat pickup, with the lower part of the dual-concentric control at the far-right of the lower-section of the Fender chrome pickguard operating a Black Ice™ passive overdrive device, which is fabulous . . .
And this is a Surf Whammys song about the Really Big Knob--noting that The Surf Whammys™ is my pretend Rock and Roll band, which actually is me doing everything here in the sound isolation studio, which is approximately the size of a walk-in closet (7' wide by 12' long by 7' high) and is where I spend most of my time while visiting your planet--which is as fabulous as it is mixed expressly for listening with iPod® earphones or studio-quality headphones like the SONY® MDR-7506 . . .
"Really Big Knob" (The Surf Whammys™) -- MP3
The current plan is to move everything to a significantly higher level by adding 3 more Seymour Duncan pickups (Duckbuckers™, Hot Rails™, and JB Jr.™), thereby transforming The Fabulous Fifty Million Dollar Trinaural Stratocaster into a truly mind-boggling guitar that has a grand total of 6 pickups and 5 channels, all with pretty much the same number of knobs, since I will use mini dual-concentric controls ("stacked pots", if you prefer) for everything except the Really Big Knob, which in part requires moving all the components from the stock Rothstein "mid-scoop" TONE controls to mini dual-concentric potentiometers--noting that I plan to add approximately 10 mini-toggle switches, at least 5 of which probably will be mini-4P3T or whatever switches, provided there is enough space for them underneath the pickguard, which at least in theory is possible, because there are billions and billions of different types of switches and stuff, which I discovered after devising a way to get the sound isolation studio setup as a TOP SECRET skunkworks type of entity, at least insofar as all the major electronic component manufacturers and suppliers are concerned, which is one of the many reasons it is so important to stay awake during English classes, as well as to own and to use a dictionary, when visiting this planet and learning its primary language, which is fabulous . . .
And as a gift to the people of your planet, I am documenting everything, complete with photographs of the various modding steps, in a topic in the GuitarZone.com FORUM, which is fabulous . . .
Fabulous Stratocaster Modification Project (GuitarZone.com FORUM)