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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-18-2015, 06:36 PM Thread Starter
 
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A celebration for my new acquisition

Wednesday, June 17 2015. It's 12:56:00pm. Sitting on the toilet. Fully clothed, mind you. Sink faucet has been open and running since 12:55:59pm. My thumb is hovering and I've been going back and forth between 550.00 or 590.00, knowing that 590.00 is my absolute max but I'm pushing for 600.00 anyways. The tally so far has stopped ticking up, finally resting at 510.00 at 12:54pm. Thumb hovering.
12:56:32, 12:56:33, no change. All I can hear is the sink, and my pulse as the rush starts to mount. 510 is there, solid and unchanging. I think, someone's either really good or really overconfident. 12:56:48, 12:56:49. Still early. It ends at 12:57:00 and I'm not overconfident so I'm not running the risk that someone else is just like me. Sitting on the toilet. Fully clothed, mind you.
I have been watching for 4 days. Waiting. Not interacting or participating. Just watching. Waiting. Saliva begins to taste like steel. 12:56:54, 12:56:55, the time to strike is now. Thumb is no longer hovering and descends to press Submit. 12:56:57, Confirm. A load screen, heart is fully in the throat wondering, did it work? It's an iPad 1st gen I'm on and it's very likely it didn't make it in time. 12:57:00 and a confirmation message that says "Bid Submitted, You are now in the lead!", then a second later another banner that says "You Won!". I won...I won?...OH MY GOD I WON!
I won.
Ibanez RG550mxx-DY in 9/10 condition with matching 20th Anniversary case, case candy including tags, booklet, pouch, picks, tremolo arm and strap, as well as some supplemental tools that the seller - an instrument dealer in Illinois, is throwing in. Got it at a real steal
And that, ladies and gentleworms, is a successful sniping mission.
It is coming home to MA to join the rest of the waiting family.
Current living relatives at home. Model, color, condition, customizations if any, accessories

Ibanez RG3550mz-DY (Desert Yellow). 9/10. EMG Het Set Bridge & Neck, EMG middle single coil, no tone knob, single volume relocated to tone pot. Prestige case, case candy.

Ibanez RG2550z-GW (Galaxy White). 9/10. Stock. Prestige case, case candy.

Ibanez RG655-CA (Candy Apple Red). 9/10. Stock. Prestige case, tremolo arm.

Ibanez RG550rxx-BK (Black). 7.5/10. Stock. RFR (For some reason lol) 20th Anniversary Case, RFR strap, tremolo arm.

(Ibanez RG550mxx-DY (Desert Yellow). 9/10. Stock. Matching 20th Anniversay case, case candy.)

Non Ibanez:

Dean Dime CFH Dean From Hell ML Tribute. 9/10. Stock. Matching Dime Tribute case, case candy.

Jackson Kelly KE3r-TB (Trans Blue). 8/10. Stock. Case, tremolo arm.

Jackson Kelly STD-DMB (Dark Metallic Blue). 7.5/10. Stock. Case, tremolo arm.

Fender Squier Bullet Stratocaster TBS (Tobacco Sunburst). 9/10. H-S-S pickup config. Stock. Gig bag, tremolo arm.

Thanks for reading!

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-19-2015, 06:58 AM
 
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-20-2015, 05:51 AM
 
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Re: A celebration for my new acquisition

Great bidding tactics! I hope you enjoy your new guitar and what a bargain it was, gotta love it when you get such a beautiful instrument so cheap
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