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Discussion in 'Welcome Wagon' started by Ormesherg, Mar 7, 2021.

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  1. Ormesherg

    Ormesherg TDPRI Member

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    Hi Guys, turning 50 in June and decided on a tele, recently took a course from Guthrie Trapp and need a tele in my life. Going for a pro 2 and wondering why these are approx 1500 in USD and GBP? Currently shopping around for the best deal. Looking forward to joining this forum. Currently a long term member of the Hamer guitar forum with a Hamer Diablo I've had for 27 yrs. Yes I know nothing like a tele

    Cheers

    Geoff
     
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  2. Stringbanger

    Stringbanger Telefied Ad Free Member

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    Welcome to the fold! Could you post a pic of your Hamer?

    Sb
     
  3. Dog Bite

    Dog Bite Tele-Meister

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    Welcome
     
  4. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Howdy!
     
  5. Ormesherg

    Ormesherg TDPRI Member

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    Here she is

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  6. teletimetx

    teletimetx Doctor of Teleocity

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    Welcome aboard!

    FWIW, the Pro II seems to be selling for 1500 because that’s what people are paying, so far.

    I f you’re not in a rush, and don’t have your sight set in a particular color, sometimes deals will come along at clearance time. Might be a little too early for that. I see some of the original Pro models for sale over here at 1100-1200 ask price, so maybe look for used.
     
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  7. blue17

    blue17 Tele-Meister

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    Welcome!

    They tend to be cheaper in the U.S. because of a couple things,

    1. They're made in the U.S., so shipping and customs are expensive
    2. Here stateside, we pay sales tax on top of the marked price, whereas in the U.K., VAT is included
    3. Can't speak fully to this one, but from my short time living in London, things just tend to cost a bit more across the board.

    If it helps, we pay about twice as much for a Marshall amp as you.
     
  8. 68Telebass

    68Telebass Friend of Leo's

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    Welcome aboard from Sunny Arizona!! Good luck with the Quest!!
     
  9. Ormesherg

    Ormesherg TDPRI Member

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    Thanks for the info all, I'll keep you posted what I end up with
     
  10. unixfish

    unixfish Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Nice Hamer. Welcome aboard.
     
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    Welcome from Albuquerque New Mexico USA:D good luck on your search. From the pic, I see your guitar keeper has a touch of Jerry Garcia on him:rolleyes:
     
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    FrankJames Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    Welcome to the forum !!
     
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    Always a pleasure to see another hamerfanboy!
     
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    myteleplaysjazz Tele-Holic

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    Welcome to the board.
     
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    Welcome

    Sweet hamer!
     
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    tery Doctor of Teleocity

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    Welcome to TDPRI :)
     
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