Trying to shoot the sun... with a pellet gun

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Post by Iceman on Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:15 pm

Withholding comment for the moment. I shall allow the listing to speak for itself...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/WESTONE-Dynasty-Matsumoku-guitar-1984yr-/120840120890?pt=Guitar&hash=item1c22a1ea3a
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Post by hobster on Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:00 pm

Geez, these prices are getting ridiculous! That sucka is not only beaten up pretty bad its in Hong Kong! $ 850 w/ shipping affraid
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Post by Barry on Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:33 pm

Big friggin' sigh Sad

I think we need to ignore "mainstream" sites like eBay for our Mats fix. It's obvious that there will not be any deals there anymore. Your best bet is Kijiji/CL and the like. Seen a few Spectrums here lately for reasonable money.

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Post by gittarasaurus on Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:49 am

i guess we should be 'glad' that so much is unique to Matsumoku guitars or we would be seeing counterfeit westones coming from china next
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Post by The Chad on Mon Jan 09, 2012 9:29 am

Makes me sick, these high pricing idiots. Not ALL are 390's or 350's, people of the world!
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Post by gittarasaurus on Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:22 am

The Chad wrote:Makes me sick, these high pricing idiots. Not ALL are 390's or 350's, people of the world!

a teacher i used to know said to me, "remember, half of the people out there are average or less....." Shocked

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Post by hobster on Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:12 am

Barry wrote:Big friggin' sigh Sad

I think we need to ignore "mainstream" sites like eBay for our Mats fix. It's obvious that there will not be any deals there anymore. Your best bet is Kijiji/CL and the like. Seen a few Spectrums here lately for reasonable money.

I came to this conclusion a while ago. There are great deals out there on craigslist but ebay no longer (or few and far between). I think most sellers on ebay are hip to our great guitars and the prices keep going up whereas some people still don't know what they are. Its pretty easy to research the internet though.
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Post by Iceman on Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:54 pm

gittarasaurus wrote:i guess we should be 'glad' that so much is unique to Matsumoku guitars or we would be seeing counterfeit westones coming from china next



(Psssssfft -- guurrrrrgllleee) <------... Coke being shot through nose before the ---> lol! lol! lol!


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Post by PaulS on Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:44 pm

But these are asking prices, not selling prices - just because someone asks for a silly amount, doesn't mean it is worth it, or that someone is paying that. If Westies were suddenly selling for vast sums on eBay I could understand why you are starting to hyperventilate but they aren't.

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Post by Barry on Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:16 pm

Oh but they are selling, particularly the top end models!

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Post by The Chad on Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:32 pm

gittarasaurus wrote:
The Chad wrote:Makes me sick, these high pricing idiots. Not ALL are 390's or 350's, people of the world!

a teacher i used to know said to me, "remember, half of the people out there are average or less....." Shocked


Hmmm, a teacher. Who would've that been... Barry?! Laughing
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