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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 10-17-2006, 05:37 AM Thread Starter
 
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JEM VBK VALUE AND COOL FACTOR?

Hi People,

Not sure if this is the right place to start this thread....

How sought after is the Jem VBK, they look amazing to me.

Is this one of the 'cheaper' Jems and any idea how much a great condition VBK is worth without the case?

I have a really nice specimen which I'm thinking about selling.

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post #2 of 21 (permalink) Old 10-17-2006, 04:43 PM
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well as guy came to me and offered $900, but as JEM is a JEM they all the play great and it all comes down to preference. also, i hear a rumor that parts of the vine came from cloth from steve vai's couch... WTF?
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lol

that's a new one. The original Floral pattern Jems came from Steve's mom's curtains and the production ones are based on that design.

Who do you think would win in a fight....Steve's couch or his mom's curtains?

I'd have to go with the couch becuase it's heavier.

IMO, the VBK is one of the coolest Jems of that era. It draws attention, but subtly, not like the flourescent ones which just scream at you like an obnoxious 3 year old.

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WoW that was nicely said
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not like the flourescent ones which just scream at you like an obnoxious 3 year old.

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lol, that's one way of looking at a classic jem...
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Re: JEM VBK VALUE AND COOL FACTOR?

They are fantastic guitars. I couldn't be happier withh mine. I have had a $1000 offer for it. All Jems play great and this one is know exception. I have also been noticing around the forum that the VBK has been getting alot of positive attention.
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I have also been noticing around the forum that the VBK has been getting alot of positive attention.


How about I buck the trend and confess to not liking them? Doesn't stand out from the crowd enough, imo...
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there have been a few on the bay recently and I think they went for around £600
although im sure I have some change down the side of the sofa for yours
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there have been a few on the bay recently and I think they went for around 600
although im sure I have some change down the side of the sofa for yours

Great thanks. I will list this on the bay soon!
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I will pay at least 700 quid for a VBK, PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU WANT TO SELL!
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nearly had one before but max cottam put in a sniper bid at the end, shocking i though, seems as though other ppl had been watching it through, the JEM doesnt have to be in good condition by the way
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VBK...... nice, Simple like the VSBL! but what's this..... no pic???? Here..... look at this
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that's my number 1 baby....now I have a 7vwh, but I used a 7vbk for more than 10 years. Awesome guitar
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nearly had one before but max cottam put in a sniper bid at the end, shocking i though, seems as though other ppl had been watching it through, the JEM doesnt have to be in good condition by the way
Yeah...didn't realise you contacted the buyer to tell her it was worth 300 less than what she paid for, now you're offering 700...what gives???
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Re: JEM VBK VALUE AND COOL FACTOR?

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Who do you think would win in a fight....Steve's couch or his mom's curtains?

I'd have to go with the couch becuase it's heavier.



~K
Well, the arguement can be made that "If Paper > Rock THEN Curtains cover Couch"

Also Im a fan of VBK probably third favorite behind GMC and PBK.

Also I heard that part of the inlays was actually green chunks taken from the rainbow where Steve met the leprechaun who gave hium his guitar playing abilities, not sure if its true or not.
Maybe just a rumor.
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