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post #1 of 33 (permalink) Old 01-30-2005, 10:08 PM Thread Starter
 
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Why do you sell your guitars?

Easy question.
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post #2 of 33 (permalink) Old 01-30-2005, 10:09 PM
 
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Re: Why do you sell your guitars?

To buy more.
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post #3 of 33 (permalink) Old 01-30-2005, 10:12 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Why do you sell your guitars?

So you sell 1 or 2 to buy 1 or 2 more?
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So you sell 1 or 2 to buy 1 or 2 more?
Why not? Tastes change, and there is no need to keep something around when there is another instrument out there that will suit your need better.
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post #5 of 33 (permalink) Old 01-31-2005, 12:56 AM
 
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Re: Why do you sell your guitars?

I never had to do it. And I hope will never need to...
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post #6 of 33 (permalink) Old 01-31-2005, 06:55 AM
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Funny, I have given more away then I sold.
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post #7 of 33 (permalink) Old 01-31-2005, 08:16 AM Thread Starter
 
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Jimbo how many and what have you sold that you wish you hadnt?
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Re: Why do you sell your guitars?

I sell because i need the cash in most instances

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Re: Why do you sell your guitars?

i genereally do it if i get a better deal. but come hell or high water..i will never ever sell my RG470. it's my first ibanez ever
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Re: Why do you sell your guitars?

I'm not loaded with cash, so sometimes I'm willing to trade or sell gear that I have to fund other guitars or projects. At the moment I'm thinking about selling 3 of my guitars and 2 amps to get a certain amp and a certain guitar that i want. For me, It all comes down to living and learning.
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Re: Why do you sell your guitars?

Boredom and curiosity. I've been through close to 300 guitars throughout the course of the past 14 years. I like to try different things and I like variety. Out of all of them, there are only 2 or 3 that I miss. They're just guitars after all
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I usually sell them to buy other guitars, or just trade them for other guitars. So far only once I sold a guitar because I needed something else (I sold a Starfield SJ Cabriolet to buy a Laney amp)
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post #13 of 33 (permalink) Old 01-31-2005, 11:46 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Why do you sell your guitars?

Heres a major blunder.A friend of mine sold his 1959-60 Les Paul for $1400.00 cash back in the early 70s.
I sold a 1960 Les Paul Special double cut for $400.00 in the 80s.
So selling my PBK and 1976 Les Paul Deluxe dont seem like a good idea.There is no way these will decrease in value IMHO.
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post #14 of 33 (permalink) Old 01-31-2005, 12:56 PM
 
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I' am on my 4th guitar in 4 years. :S
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Boredom and curiosity. I've been through close to 300 guitars throughout the course of the past 14 years. I like to try different things and I like variety. Out of all of them, there are only 2 or 3 that I miss. They're just guitars after all
I couldnt have said it better myself. That exactly my reason too. Most of the time I just get bored, or just fancy something different! Tastes change too of course. The question I always ask is......why not? You only live once - why not try everything you can!
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