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"comes pre tuned" lol so if I show up and the guitar isn't tuned, can I bargain more of a price?

 

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Went to guitar center because my mom and sister went shopping at a mall. I have to say this guitar played amazingly and the color is gorgeous. Wish I had the 500 to take it home :(

 

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Then I played this Explorer. Great playing, but the back was covered in pink marks and they wanted just below new price for it. As I playing it, something felt off. Look at the stopbar and yep, strings were sliding around. No angle, no tension. I asked a floor guy why they didn't do anything he's like it allows for easier bending... Wtf?

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It's YOU Fuzzy "Buddy" Fred. [flapper]

 

I kind of dig that turquoise color. Reminds me of the 1957 Chevy Bel Air my dad used to own. Cut my teeth on that car... literally. [woot]

 

Seriously, I am looking up refin prices for my next planned purchase... Do I want that blue guitar? Hell yeah.

 

maybe my Les Paul can get that refin.... hmmmmmm [biggrin]

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€pi did a run of Casinos in that tourquoise color a while back and I almost scored one for $200. It was sweet.

 

This is a Riviera, that color is sweet. I've been trying to find the cheapest places for refins I'm seriously considering getting my LP refinished in a Pelham Blue, get a Sheraton and have that one go to this turquoise. I love weird blues

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You should look for one of the old "teal blue flip-flop" finished LP Studios or SG Specials. They're hard to find but that finish is soooo sweet. I almost got one of those SGs too haha.

 

I've wanted a tourquoise guitar for a while.

 

Chicago Music Exchange used to have a few, but they wanted like 1500 for them. Not gonna pay that for a used special

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That's the thing about them.. They're really sweet but everyone wants way too much for them. I've found one for a good price but I didn't have the cash. I really wanted to get it and throw some p90s in it.

 

My 5 year goal is to get a mid 60s SG with original P90s.

 

I'd rather just refinish my LP, its gonna be a nifty guitar when I'm done with it. Bigsby, DeArmond and TV Jones pickups, might add a third pickup to it

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"comes pre tuned" lol so if I show up and the guitar isn't tuned, can I bargain more of a price?

 

a89fdfa4.jpg

 

Went to guitar center because my mom and sister went shopping at a mall. I have to say this guitar played amazingly and the color is gorgeous. Wish I had the 500 to take it home :(

 

fe9865ba.jpg

 

Then I played this Explorer. Great playing, but the back was covered in pink marks and they wanted just below new price for it. As I playing it, something felt off. Look at the stopbar and yep, strings were sliding around. No angle, no tension. I asked a floor guy why they didn't do anything he's like it allows for easier bending... Wtf?

 

Tell the guy who said that the guitar comes pre-tuned, thats its not tuned to the tuning you wanted.

 

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I'd rather just refinish my LP, its gonna be a nifty guitar when I'm done with it. Bigsby, DeArmond and TV Jones pickups, might add a third pickup to it

 

Sounds sweeeet.

 

By the way my drummer was just telling me about a Greenhornes show coming up. I'm definately gonna go and the tickets are $10 so I'm pretty stoked. Not as sweet as seeing them with the Black Keys but still pretty awesome.

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I'd rather just refinish my LP, its gonna be a nifty guitar when I'm done with it. Bigsby, DeArmond and TV Jones pickups, might add a third pickup to it

 

Sounds sweeeet.

 

By the way my drummer was just telling me about a Greenhornes show coming up. I'm definately gonna go and the tickets are $10 so I'm pretty stoked. Not as sweet as seeing them with the Black Keys but still pretty awesome.

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Sounds sweeeet.

 

By the way my drummer was just telling me about a Greenhornes show coming up. I'm definately gonna go and the tickets are $10 so I'm pretty stoked. Not as sweet as seeing them with the Black Keys but still pretty awesome.

 

They have a show coming up in Chicago. Tix are like 15 bucks, but its 21+

 

No joke, I love the Black Keys, but the Greenhornes were astounding. They sounded so good. You will enjoy it

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