1991 Flying V Optical Illusion, Or...?

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  1. CCK

    CCK Senior Member

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    http://www.ebay.com/itm/1991-Gibson...006267?hash=item4b14f2d6fb:g:TpAAAOSwWxNY2p9h
    Is it just me, or does the action on this Flying V look extraordinarily high on about the 8th photograph, where it is lying across the arms of a chair. I guess lying with only the body and headstock supported in that position would raise the action a bit, but it looks like you could slide your finger between the strings and the fretboard at about the 10th fret.

    If this happens to belong to one of the fellow MLP brethren, I mean no disparagement, but that photograph isn't very flattering... I'm just looking for a good deal on a V:)

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  2. HardCore Troubadour

    HardCore Troubadour Senior Member

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    why not just ask him?

    I can not see the photos where I am, (will look later) but a guitar laying across the arms of a chair should not put enough weight/pressure on the neck to bend it forward to a noticeable difference in the action string/height.

    might just be one of those optimal conclusions?
     
  3. Alligatorbling

    Alligatorbling ★AstroCat★ Premium Member MLP Vendor V.I.P. Member

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    yeah thats pretty high action.
     
  4. I Break Things

    I Break Things Senior Member

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    That looks about 3 or 4 times higher than my action on my LP :wow:
     

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