What does this mean??

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  1. coreytree

    coreytree Tele-Meister

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    Assuming it means "Don't throw this guitar in the trash". Maybe because of some materials that aren't supposed to go into a landfill, like heavy metals or some such, but I'm only guessing. Odds that I would throw any guitar in the trash are exceedingly slim, regardless.

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    24 track Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    I think you nailed it!
     
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    Yep. That sticker is required in other countries than the USA - I believe it's an EU requirement.
     
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    The next symbol, a garbage can with an X through it, indicates compliance with the WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Directive. The WEEE Directive is upheld by 27 states in the European Union and represents their desire that devices like the your guitar be disposed of in an environmentally friendly way, rather than thrown in the trash as electronic waste.
     
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    Looks like a WEEE problem
     
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    Same with the tube cages that are now on most amps.
     
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    Nailed on neck. Interesting to see if it lasts!
     
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    A couple of my guitars have been known to cause cancer in California.

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    Don't throw guitars away in Europe.
    Don't go to California.
    Ok, I've got it.
     
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    It could mean that you shouldn't play trash on that guitar. That's how I've always read it.
     
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    Typical - anything enjoyable is no good for you!
     
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    Wrighty Friend of Leo's

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    Don’t live in California ‘cos you’ll get cancer. Don’t move to Europe ‘cos you won’t be able to dispose of it so you’ll still get cancer. Bottom line, for God sakes, don’t buy a guitar!
     
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    Always remember to dispose of your WEEE responsibly.
     
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    WEEE'll alright y then.
     
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    EVERYTHING I enjoy isn't good for me lol.

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    Your guitars, or playing?;):p:lol:
     
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    That’s why I don’t buy new guitars. I need to be able to play trash. It’s all I play...
     
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