Salvation Army Explorer

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  1. 'Hege

    'Hege Senior Member

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    Well, I can check that off my bucket list.
    Salvation Army Store Find.
    1998 MIK Epi Explorer
    If you would have told me, I would have said "No Way"..... but here she is..... WAY.
    And check out that receipt for my new "Collectible" hahahaa
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  2. Caretaker

    Caretaker Premium Member

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    Cool find.
    Congrats.
     
  3. chasenblues

    chasenblues Senior Member

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    Dang that's a bargain!!
     
  4. Kong

    Kong Senior Member

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    Stop THIEF!!!! Awesome score CONGRATS!
     
  5. C_Becker

    C_Becker Dat Gibson smell Premium Member

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    Damn man, you just stole from the salvation army, how does that feel ? :lol:
    Haha, J/K nice find, congratulations !

    How are the stock pickups in those ? Never got to play a MIK Epi.





    P.S. You'll burn in hell :laugh2:
     
  6. 'Hege

    'Hege Senior Member

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    Dude I paid asking price! Didn't even haggle (can you imagine) and then they gave me 25% off for being a senior.:laugh2:
    It was just the right place at the right moment. A picture of the back of the guitar as they put the sticker on it and put it on that rack, another pic as I moved (ran) to the other aisle to grab it.

    This one has some electric issues, neck pickup non func at the moment. Will be either a quick fix or an upgrade.:naughty:

    I've had a couple MIK Epis. Something about those Korean necks. Always nice. Pickups, not remarkable bad or good, but always very serviceable in my opinion.

    Thanks for checking it out!
    'Hege
     
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  7. Alligatorbling

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

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    say whhhaaat?! nice!
     
  8. AK Epi Player

    AK Epi Player Senior Member

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    And, you got a strap too? :bowdown

    Unbelievable score!!! Every time I see one, I miss mine even more.

    Congrats!
     
  9. rockstar232007

    rockstar232007 Senior Member

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    No case. No deal.

    J/K! Great score!:thumb:
     
  10. SiriusAbbott

    SiriusAbbott Senior Member

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    wow...just wow.....nice score
     
  11. jay1williams

    jay1williams Senior Member

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    Outstanding, Congrats!!!!
     
  12. Brians Evil Twin

    Brians Evil Twin Poophoria Sōtō Zen V.I.P. Member

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    I was gonna razz you for not getting the sr discount but you did!

    Congrats!
     
  13. Who

    Who are you? Who who who who.... Premium Member

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    The S.A. gives that because they know they will get most of your stuff back for free from your kids in a few years.













    Because you're old.


















    :iough:














    :laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2:



    I couldn't resist! Nice score. I'll give you $150 for it. :D
     
  14. 'Hege

    'Hege Senior Member

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    :lol: Why I love this place hahahaa
     
  15. gsmacleod

    gsmacleod Senior Member

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    Wow! Nice find - HNGD!

    Shane
     
  16. Kong

    Kong Senior Member

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    Man I've been wanting to do a Clapton cut explorer for a while. If I made a score like this I'd be trying out my bandsaw skills.

    Something like this:

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  17. Who

    Who are you? Who who who who.... Premium Member

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    I think the Clapton cut destroys much of what makes an Explorer an Explorer.

    If you have to get out the saw, go all-in and do an EVH. ;)
     
  18. Kong

    Kong Senior Member

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    I really dig the lines, I don't even know why but I love the look. If I get a steal on one we'll find out, but I'm not chopping up the one I have now ... I think Eddie's is hideous though, just sayin.
     
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    lucky bastage.
     
  20. Mr Insane

    Mr Insane Senior Member

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    Lucky bastard!

    EVH said he ruined the tone when he cut his up.
     

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