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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-23-2007, 02:38 PM Thread Starter
 
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Thinking of selling my VSBL

hi all

i have a 2002 Vsbl..........in prestine condition...

with a ibanez hardcase

this one has the much prefered lo pro trem...

it has a personality of its own...

but due to me having to many guitars to play...the jem has become neglected

and wants a loving owner...who will play it everyday and give it the respect it deserves...

what sould i do keep it as a future investment or sell...

would be looking around £950-£1000

also is this price right for a prestine example

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post #2 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-23-2007, 02:43 PM
 
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To quote a game show, the price is right. BUT, used sales are terrible at the moment so you'd probably only hit £900 tops. May be worth waiting for the rut to die down
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Is this an actual "for sale" ad or just a I'm thinking of this being a "for sale" ad?
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post #4 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-23-2007, 02:51 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Thinking of selling my VSBL

nice one

i thought the price range from £900-£1000 was about right

my vsbl is almost perfect in condition

it would be a awesome buy for someone...........

or again should i pack it up and store it

as these might become a collectors item...

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Is this an actual "for sale" ad or just a I'm thinking of this being a "for sale" ad?
Opinion thread I think
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post #6 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-23-2007, 03:03 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Thinking of selling my VSBL

yep

opinion thread sell or keep

the vsbl is not for sale as of yet...

i'am just thinking of whats the best to do

the guitar is awesome but what do i do?
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Re: Thinking of selling my VSBL

If you can afford to keep it, do it.

Like I always say, unless Steve Vai gets caught being a pedo or something daft like that, Jem guitars should always hold their value at the VERY least.
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post #8 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-23-2007, 03:15 PM
 
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Keep it. You'll regret it later .
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Re: Thinking of selling my VSBL

DO NOT sell it right now. You'll lose big time. There are numerous reasons for this which I won't get into right now.

Wait until February or March depending on how long it takes for prices to bounce back.
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Re: Thinking of selling my VSBL

And isn't it strange, the lull is global and not just happening in one part of the world.
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as these might become a collectors item...
I don't think this will ever happen. Too many of them made.
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And isn't it strange, the lull is global and not just happening in one part of the world.
I've been buying a lot
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Good man
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Another vote for hanging on to it. I almost sold mine a couple years ago. Even though I don't play it, I'm glad I hung on to it.
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I don't think this will ever happen. Too many of them made.
That's difficult to say. They were only made for a few years, and only with the lo pro edge for a couple years. $1600 usd wasn't unheard of for a used one last summer. Considering the retail price at the end of their run was $999 usd indicates that there is collectible market for them. Maybe they aren't as collectible as the HAM, but they are more collectible than say the white model.

Will they ever be worth say... $10,000? That's probably unlikely, but who knows what will be a hot seller 40 years from now.
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