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Old January 3rd, 2013, 04:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Good deal on original Fender Wide Range Humbuckers?

Hey all,
A buddy of mine has a whole slough of old parts stashed away, and among this collection is a pair of '73 Fender WRHB's, complete with original wiring harness. (2 pots and a 3-way switch) He's asking $250 for the whole package, and that sounds pretty fair to me. Is this something I should pick up? I hear pretty good things about them, but have no idea what the going rate is these days. So, should I buy them now and keep them until I find a guitar to put them in, or pass? Thanks in advance for the help!

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Old January 3rd, 2013, 06:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old January 3rd, 2013, 06:18 AM   #3 (permalink)
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That's a hot deal. Buy them, buy him dinner, and hope he's still your pal when he finds out what they're worth! I feel like the last one I saw on the bay was like $300 for one.
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Old January 3rd, 2013, 08:06 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I've seen them as cheap as $250 each. Your buddy is offering you a great deal (assuming they work).
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