What the hell Gibson :'D

Discussion in 'Guitars' started by GuitarIV, Dec 14, 2019.

  1. Gunner64

    Gunner64 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    You didn't read the lefty comments. Most places don't have lefty guitars in stock, and the only way to try one is to order one from a trusted seller who accepts returns. Lefties don't have some of the luxuries righties do.
     
  2. South Park

    South Park Well-Known Member

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    Sometimes orders like that things aren’t done right .
     
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  3. stringtree

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    Sorry for your friends bandmate misfortune.

    Truly a bad deal. I'm in the camp of returning it too, for full refund!

    2.500 is to much money spent to be getting a guitar in that kind of shape.

    Wonder what the rest of the guitar looks and plays like......
    Agree, who is the retailer....
     
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  4. Adieu

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    Actually... on the used market, the best bargains are often lefties
     
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    Not the usual level of quality you expect from Gibson.
     
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    ricksdisconnected Well-Known Member

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  7. Gunner64

    Gunner64 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    That may well be. But finding a lefty used or otherwise locally to try before you buy is tough. Especially the exact model one is looking for. Hence situations like the op's.
     
  8. tallcoolone

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    If I were a lefty I’d go to see Steve @ Wildwood in Colorado. For an instrument you plan on owning for the rest of your life it’s worth a plane ticket IMO.
     
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    Let's see more pictures. Headstock, coa, whole enchilada, etc. That doesn't look like a new guitar to me, more like a scam (and a poor attempt at a fret job).
     
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    depends on how you look at it.
     
  11. stringtree

    stringtree Well-Known Member

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    Ditto 4Horseman! :dude:
     
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    I buy without playing first from SW, they sent exact pics and followed up with phone calls and emails to make sure I’m 100% happy with everything....but everybody already knows SW is gtg.
     
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    I wonder, when i see something so blatantly shitty like that if it isn't sabotage. Some pissed off employees sticking it to the man???
     
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    Why? I have ordered a Kiesel sight unseen and the guitar arrived flawless for half the price of a Gibson. For $2500 it should be perfect except for maybe setup preferences.
     
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    I tried out what could have been a nice 2018 SG Standard at Guitar Center last year. In that same exact area, where the fretboard meets the nut, about a 3mm x 3mm *chunk* of wood was missing. MISSING. Not shipping damage. Didn't happen in the store. It was clearly assembled as I saw it.

    I bet the same zipperhead that banged that guitar out banged your friend's out too.
     
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    I have a Carvin DC that plays great, sounds even better. My only real complain about Kiesel is I don't like most of the body shapes they offer. The builds are great.
     
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    Which model DC?
     
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    8 string. Damn the most strings i can handle are 7 and that is stretching it big time.
     
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