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Old 07-09-2008, 06:33 PM
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Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


I need a quick answer to this!I've actually just shelled out for a 2007 7VWH and it passes every sign of being genuine.I have one very small query about the monkey grip though i've never heard people point out before.I was going to post a pic but i couldn't get them small enough to put on this site lol!!,every pic said oh its too big,too big,anyhoo,my query is about the rear of the monkey grip,the cutaway part where your middle fingertips would go,it seems just a little bit different?The monkey grip hole is the correct size,and is in the correct place but there is a bit more cut out just where the very tips of your fingers would go if you were carrying it!It seems to be cut out right to the very edge of the guitar,whereas most others i have seen just stop slightly short of the edge of the guitar?I needed to get a quick answer to this but i had decided to buy it as it was taking so long to get pics on this site!Don't know if this will work for a pic? http://www.photobox.co.uk/my/album?a...&uploader=http

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Old 07-09-2008, 06:44 PM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


Why arent there enough screws holding the covers on?
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Old 07-09-2008, 06:53 PM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


It's just there's so much right with this guitar it can't be wrong!Correct pups,tremolo,headstock swoop,team j craft serial,position of monkey grip,control knobs,neck etc,etc
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Old 07-09-2008, 06:57 PM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


I am no expert but that AANJ does not look right nor do the horns. I uploaded them to my photobucket here they are.



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Old 07-09-2008, 07:00 PM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


very chibanez to me.
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Old 07-09-2008, 07:04 PM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


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The cover of the input cavity doesn't look right, either.
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Old 07-09-2008, 08:02 PM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


That is a fake...

Sorry.
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Old 07-09-2008, 08:19 PM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


370067267875

I told the seller it was a fake, he claimed he paid 1100pounds for it at Soundcontrol. I told him I didn't care, either close the auction or I'd turn it in the Ibanez to have closed, and his claim was against Soundcontrol. He said he didn't know and would end the auction.

If you paid Paypal immediately file a claim to have the payment stopped. If you paid some other way it'/s time to call the bobbies. He is intentionally trying to defraud you as he knew it was fake when he sold it.
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Old 07-09-2008, 08:26 PM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


Yeah, fake, they became better every day...
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Old 07-09-2008, 08:41 PM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


Fake
Always check the jemsite photos section for the Jem your after and you cant go wrong. You can tell by the rear cavity of the Jack....
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Old 07-09-2008, 11:02 PM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


That ANNJ didnt look quote right to me, but not as bad as some of the fakes I've seen.
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Old 07-10-2008, 03:17 AM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


I spent lots of time on this site seraching and checking all your information on fakes before i bought this and to me,it looked more real than all the pics of fakes i have found on this site,I was 95% sure it was real.It was the complete front of this guitar that made me buy it.All the fake pics on this site were 'obvious' fakes,no borderline cases.All the fake pics were all covered in gold,shorter swooshes on the headstock,the wrong trem unit,misplaced monkeygrip,wrong serial colour.placement etcjust obvious fakes!Whereas this one from the front looked genuine!The only tiny niggles i had were the rear of the monkey grip and the look of the jack cover,even the trem cover at the rear had the cutouts,although i did miss the 4 screws holding it on,doh!!!I've opened a dispute with Paypal so i'll keep you all updated.I would like to know if any of you have ant pics of fakes that look as good from the front as this one,i haven't seen one!
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Old 07-10-2008, 03:31 AM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


thats very unlucky, did you pay the £1100 tha rich mentioned? You can get brand new 7vwh for 1400 on websites if that helps.
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Old 07-10-2008, 03:32 AM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


I would call Paypal immediately to ask if his withdrawl has been stopped. If he wasn't able to withdraw the money yet then it's there to recover.

ANY even tiny difference is all you need to know something isn't real.

They get closer and closer every batch. At some point they will get to the point only an in person inspection will be able to tell.
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Old 07-10-2008, 04:52 AM
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Re: Thinking about 7VWH,monkey grip query?


hopefully they won't be able to replicate DiMarzios, the wiring parts and the bridge as well, or at that point we'll be wondering if it's worth to get the "real" one...
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