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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-29-2001, 01:49 AM Thread Starter
 
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What's with all the 555s on Ebay? - They're all over the pla

The lowest Buy It Now I've seen was 575, but that one came with a nice UVC1000(or whatever) case. Why the case is worth 275, I don't know...
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What's with all the 555s on Ebay?

My personal opinion is that people are unloading them because Ibanez has discontinued the 555's and the market on them is going to drop real soon.

Just my $.02
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What's with all the 555s on Ebay?

I've seen a couple listed with BINs of about $400. *They don't usually stay around too long though, as someone Buys Them Then.
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What's with all the 555s on Ebay?

What does "romanian" pricing mean?
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What's with all the 555s on Ebay?

It's a reference to a guy who's last name is "Roman" who's prices are a bit on the high side (and that's putting it lightly.) *He's the type of guy who will sell the entire Jem & Universe collection (and there's no gurantee that they are all real) for well over $140k.

That's well over $5,000 per guitar. *This must be that fuzzy math everyone was talking about a while ago.....

On the topic of the 555's I don't think that under $500 is too bad for the guitar. *If you buy a new RG for $569, you may have the Edge trem, but you don't have the DiMarzios, which will cost you at least an additional $200. *But now we will lead into the 555 debate, which is not what I set out to do by posting my thoughts on the 555.

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What's with all the 555s on Ebay?

The only issue I have is the korean neck.
The new Wizard necks with the bubinga stripe are extremely stable(so long as you follow the rules, leave it in the case after a temperature/humidity/location change, etc), but the consistency of Korean materials....
I was just going by the price list here on Jemsite.
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