Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Newport Beach, California, USA
Be careful - Fake Chinese RG1527
One of my students purchased what he thought was an RG1527 but it was just a counterfeit Chinese knockoff that someone had done a good job of adding an Ibby decal to. Guys, if you are buying from a third party and not a reputable dealer, please make certain to either possess the knowledge or bring someone who knows the differences between a counterfeit and the genuine article. No way to return it, but thankfully it was decently built and once I replaced the springs, set it up, and threw in the old stock pups from my own 1527 it sounds "okay" so it isn't a total loss, though not worth the $350 he paid for it.