I'm 8 minutes away from winning or losing a Classic Vibe Starcaster. Recommendations if I lose?

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  1. _MementoMori_

    _MementoMori_ Tele-Afflicted

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    Nice try, Big Brother.
    For other models, I mean. I love the Starcaster but I'm really just hunting for a cool semi-hollow in general. Pickups don't matter. Brand doesn't really matter. I don't want a full hollow, though. Price range is $300 - $600, and used/vintage is okay.

    I'm fairly certain I'm gonna get sniped on this Starcaster, but my bid is at my max for used.
     
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    Well you've got to let us know if you get it!

    It's not made new these days, I think, but I love my Epiphone ES Les Paul.
     
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    By now you should have gotten it!
     
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    Nice try, Big Brother.
    3 minutes!
     
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    Oh my, oh my, I...
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  6. _MementoMori_

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    Nice try, Big Brother.
    Got it! Now to start scheming on upgrades...

    Oh, obligatory pic for whoever hasn't seen one of these:

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  8. _MementoMori_

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    Nice try, Big Brother.
    I'm impressed by your ability to quickly find and post GIFs perfect for the occasion.
     
  9. Willie Johnson

    Willie Johnson Tele-Afflicted

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    Find a new one from some online retailer--they're great guitars. I love my CV Starcaster!
     
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  10. telemnemonics

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    Upgrades?
    I know what I'd do but I try not to be mean in NGD threads!
     
  11. _MementoMori_

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    Nice try, Big Brother.
    Haha. These get that reaction a lot. I'm reserving judgment on the size of the neck, and I genuinely like the headstock.
     
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    I do have a soft spot for some funny guitars…

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    Most of the traditional and common semi’s put me out with the 3X3 tuners… I just can’t abide tuning upside down.
    I like the Starcaster headstock.
    I’d like to have one of the older Coronado’s but my wallet says no $ for that.
     
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  14. Dave Hicks

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    Congrats! Headstock always reminds me of...

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  15. Tele-beeb

    Tele-beeb Friend of Leo's

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    Ok… I’m diggin’ the strobe tuner. We had one of those in the late 70’s early 80’s. Is it a Conn?
     
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    yes an old Conn and I can’t believe it still works!
     
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    Okay, so you got it but I'd still happily point out some alternatives.

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    Before you dive into the rabbit hole of replacement WRHBs, you may want to check this out:
     
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    ...if you are a trem-type, I'd plop a Duesenberg Les Trem II on it!!
     
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    I was gonna say Martini win or lose but congrats
     
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