Should I...?

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by AlbertaGriff, Nov 11, 2019.

  1. AlbertaGriff

    AlbertaGriff Tele-Afflicted

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    So I have the opportunity to buy a 2013 AV 52 Tele for under $1000 USD. I had one of the previous incarnations (an early 2012) but ended up trading it for a nice Les Paul after I picked up an AV 64 Tele, which I'll be keeping till I die. Oddly enough it was playing a 2013-2017 AV in a store that spurred me on to buying that pre 2013 AVRI.

    I wasn't really looking for another Tele, and don't need it. But it seems like a great deal on a great guitar that may not pop up again. It's got it's share of paint chips as they all do. Otherwise seems in good shape.

    Only thing that's changed for me lately is the 57 Tremolux I picked up recently... I figure the 50's style Tele would pair well with it...

    So what should I do? Pass or pick it up?
     
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  3. Dukex

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    What else could you spend that $1k on that you'd rather have? If nothing, then yes.
     
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  4. AlbertaGriff

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    A brown Princeton... but I keep waiting for 'good' deals on those.
     
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    For under 1000? I would if you have the option. Even if you don’t bond with it you could make a couple hundred on it from reverb I would bet. I see them move fast on reverb when they are lower than 1400. Even the ones that are 1600-1700 move but they might sit on there for a month.
     
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    You could get a Lil Dawg 6g2 ChocoPrince combo for those dollars. A head or chassis build for even less.

    Decisions, decisions...:)
     
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    Yeah thats what I thought too but my friend was having trouble getting more on reverb.

    However, he just got a higher local offer so I think the opportunity has passed.
     
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    Assuming it is original and that you have the cash, the rest is elementary.
     
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    I might even though I already have one. Especially, in good condition with case and candy.
     
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    I would jump on it, no doubt.
     
  12. AlbertaGriff

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    It sold while I napped! Thanks for the replies though!
     
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    Are you looking for affirmation from this group of gear heads? Hell buy 2
     
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