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Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Torren61, Mar 17, 2020.

  1. jhundt

    jhundt Doctor of Teleocity

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    just imagine how bad you would feel if you thought you were getting a 1956 Fender, and the seller sent you a 1954 instead!
     
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  2. MilwMark

    MilwMark Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    Looks like a guitar in very good condition to me.

    Returned without playing it?

    Despite the offer of a partial refund (which he would have increased if you asked, no doubt)?

    Wow.

    Glad I'll NEVER sell a guitar online.
     
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  3. tamer_of_banthas

    tamer_of_banthas Tele-Holic

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    the discrepancy in the stated year of the guitar could be an honest mistake. i owned 2 Fenders for over 10 years and was off on my "born on date" estimate by 4 years on the one, and 2 years on the other.
     
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  4. Torren61

    Torren61 Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

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    It was difficult to capture everything in a few iPhone pictures. I felt like the guitar was kinda raggedy.
     
  5. boredguy6060

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    I don’t think you’re ever going to be happy with it, send it back.
     
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  6. chris m.

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    I had to pay for a guy to return a 1988 PRS CE-24 to me because it had a three piece body, not a one piece body. This never came up in our prior message exchanges. But in order to retain an unblemished seller rating I ate the cost. This situation is different, of course....
     
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  7. Torren61

    Torren61 Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

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    Damn, that's rough... I wouldn't have done that to you.
     
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    Never realised that second hand Duesenbergs cost so much.

    Always ask lots of questions about condition including asking for additional photos.
     
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  9. Torren61

    Torren61 Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

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    I'm reading the bodies and necks are made in China. I never thought to check into that before. I thought they were made in Germany. God, I would have been SO disappointed if the guitar had been in good condition and I had found out about that.
     
  10. stevemc

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    they are cool looking that's for sure.a little pricey.i think you're paying for bling.
     
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    The guitars are made in Korea in the same factory that makes Reverend and Italia, Mirr Music. They are sent to Germany where they are fitted with German hardware and electronics and set up. I’d go the used Reverend route as they can be had for a song and they’re great guitars.
     
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    ...
     
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  13. Torren61

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    Update: Money refunded, lessons learned by all and the seller and I are not fighting. Good guy.
     
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    That’s good news
     
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    Send it back before he changes his mind - Run Away!
     
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  16. DaveG_NJ

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    I buy and sell a lot of guitars on Reverb and previously eBay and I can say that, that as a rule, someone who's owned and played an instrument for a while honestly tends to not see the flaws over time and someone who is new to an instrument can give it the most critical forensic scrutiny. I have forced myself when selling to go over an instrument from every angle and look at it as a buyer is going to.

    I just recently sold the first guitar I bought on Reverb. I remember giving the seller some grief because he didn't mention some dings on the back. We agreed to disagree at the time. Now, when I was preparing to list the guitar for sale, I remembered that transaction, but for the life of me had trouble finding those dings! I did finally find them, and put pics as best I could in my ad, but honestly, I can see now how the original seller missed them. LOL.
     
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    Don’t want to upset anyone who has one but I really think Duesenburgs seem overpriced considering how much of the manufacture is done in the Far East. A PRS SE is made in the Far East and set up in the US or Europe and seems much better value for money.
     
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