Arlington Guitar Show pics 2021

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  1. deytookerjaabs

    deytookerjaabs Friend of Leo's

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    Maybe, maybe not. Guitar collecting is cheap compared other hobbies of mass wealth, age might be a factor in widespread interest but you only need a few younger folks with super-yacht pockets to get into the game to drive prices to oblivion.
     
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    They're in a side room with left handed saxophones and pianos ..
     
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    a lot of these dealers go to various shows, there’s still a pretty big vintage guitar community in Texas, and a lot of the dealers were from here, but they travel all over. Some of these guys have been showing some of these same guitars around the country (maybe the world?) for years.
     
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    I really like that 1956 Epiphone. No price shown.
     
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    Thanks for sharing. I wouldn't know what to do if I saw so many old original pieces like that.

    Do they actually get those prices they have posted?
     
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    +1 thanks for sharing. I'd take that 1943 D-28 for 65K but alas...I don't have 65K. I liked that 1960 Blonde w/rosewood fretboard Telecaster. At least it was only 27K I think. Sweet! And that mint Champ...
     
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    I've never seen a right handed piano .
     
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    More than me I’m sure!
     
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    I dunno, but I doubt they do very often. It’s all a dance.
     
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    Serious porn there
     
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    So many guitars, so little time!

    Thanks for the tour! :)
     
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    There's usually room to haggle at a guitar show. I suspect there's even more wiggle room later in the day.
     
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    Thank you! Wow. Almost like I was there ;) What a collection of vintage stuff! The prices though.... oye... to think of the gear I passed on back in the day cause it was beat up... o_O
     
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    Don't know if you noticed it, but one of the pics has a late 60's SG Melody Maker in blue with a price tag of about $4K. I can remember walking in a pawn shop when I was in high school and they had 5 or 6 of those hanging on the wall in various colors for probably a couple hundred a piece. Couldn't give them away. It's crazy to think about.
     
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    Very cool, and expensive!
    Can't tell if the SG tenor is one solid piece of wood, or several, but I just love the look of old Cherry mahogany
     
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    thank you for putting up the great pics.....
    just like being there......
    there has. or will never be a show like that in Ireland !!!
     
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    I know it's an Epi, but I'm lusting for the $399 Epi ' TV Yellow Special P-90
    as a possible next electric for me.

    Never played one or the real thing, but I've always felt like with the mix of all the 'old' music styles I play,
    it would just be a blast to play and hear what comes out, with one of these guitars
    - just based on design, components AND cool looks! ( always important!)
     
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    Thank you so much for the photos! I gave up attending shows like this when I decided I couldn't continue buying guitars and disposed of most of what I had. That doesn't mean that I don't have my own case of GAS to deal with, and your pics satisfied it really well! Thanks again!
     
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    I had an LP Junior. They’re fun, not like playing a Gibson….they’re light and not overbuilt like other Gibsons. The size and scale length is a lot like playing the Gibson version of a fender mustang. The pickups have a gnarly skanky bite to them.
     
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    Gorgeous pictures! thanks for sharing!
     
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