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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-04-2010, 12:00 AM Thread Starter
 
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That's a terrible fake, unfortunately there are a lot of those trading hands in AU.
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You bought that in Aus? Wow.

Yes, that's a fake. A very bad fake. I'm hoping you didn't pay much for it, or can get your money back.
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Agree totally, the body is clearly not authentic, I'm wondering about the neck though... that looks plausable as a Jem Jr neck.

If you can be bothered, or even care at this point, you could remove the neck and look at the heel? Unsure if 555 / Jem Jr necks actually get stamped but I should imagine they might?

Not that it really matters in the long run however as I fear you've been quite badly misguided. Go get yer coins back
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post #5 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-04-2010, 04:06 AM
 
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Hi,

Yes, is a fake,

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post #6 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-04-2010, 04:23 AM Thread Starter
 
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Ok well thats what I thought thats fine I only paid $300 for it and it comes with a hardcase which ill keep. I might see how the guitar goes though. What would the sound be like though? Just wondering...

Also how do you identify fakes - For in the future as this one looked geniune to me. Thanks for all involved huntsman
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The biggest give away is that one is red.
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Fake as pamela anderson's boobs.
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If someone is selling a Jem for $300 that's probably a good tip off.
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jem555 neck with fake body...look try to see the body model under the neck construction and the year....

i've never seen that **** in my life....the most tragic in here it's the input AND the colour!
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Ok thanks to everyone thats replied so your saying that the neck is real or might be real? But the body is a definite fake?
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There is nothing about that that's real.
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jem555 neck with fake body!
hmmm, neck is fake too.
300$ is seriously expensive for a 15$ case.
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The neck is also a fake.

Everything about it is fake. $300AUD is seriously way too much. You would be better off attempting to get your money back, and putting the $300 towards a run of the mill Samick or Yamaha or something.
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No Sh*t Sherlock
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