New Monoprice guitars

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  1. Ecoaster

    Ecoaster Junior Member

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    Monoprice just rolled out their new guitar line. The Les Paul models come in two different (polyurethane) finishes with maple / mahogany body, mahogany neck, and "blackwood" fingerboard. They have two ceramic humbuckers and a set neck. Heckstock has the "INDIO" logo rather than Monoprice. More expensive than their previous Route 66 guitars- with a regular price of $229.

    They also have new Strat and Tele models too.

    Interesting... but no reviews yet!

    https://www.monoprice.com/category?c_id=115&cp_id=11501&cs_id=1150101

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    sjturbo Senior Member

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    Interesting! Looks nice! Appears to have a straight string pull, maybe less tuning issues.
     
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    sjturbo Senior Member

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    The price is a bit scary low. At that price it seems like you would hope for the body and neck to be ok and replace everything else. But I do like the straight string pull and the black quilt looks very nice. Need to see more photos and a detailed description.
     
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    Review on another forum says his is very light, like 6lbs. The flame isnt as pronounced as the monoprice photo shows and the tuners could be better. Other then that he says everything else is good, including fretwork.
    The headstock and lightweight kind of kills it for me.
     
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    Gold_topped Senior Member

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    I can't do the headstock. It's also basswood.
     
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    I'm liking the green Tele :hmm:

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    Thomas/Sweden Senior Member

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    Has Andy priced them? Monoprie, must be his price.
     
  8. Ecoaster

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    Do you have a link?

    I think the previous Monoprice guitars were in the $100-$150 range... so this is a significant bump. Still pretty cheap, but I think less likely to be an impulse buy.

    From what I've been able to tell, they aren't eligible for the site-wide % off coupon codes either.
     
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    please re-read the rules (#15)
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    No coupons yet. I would think there will be some in the future. Im not rushing out to buy one.
     
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