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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-14-2008, 06:17 PM Thread Starter
 
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Worth it?

Should I buy it as a restoration model? How is the 450 series?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-14-2008, 10:18 PM
 
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Re: Worth it?

Trem and pickups are pooh, but the rest is good if you like the Wizard II neck profile. Upgrade the trem and pickups and you'll have a nice guitar.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-15-2008, 04:10 AM
 
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Re: Worth it?

After spending money on a better trem and pickups, you'll have spent more than what you'd get a used 550 or 570 for in the first place. And that's if you could retrofit a better trem without any routing.

Hold out for a 500 series.
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