Why do we...

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  1. Svet

    Svet Senior Member

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    as private owners go through lengths to conceal the serial numbers of our guitars if posting pictures to forums or ads? Retailers freely post this information for prospective buyers to choose an exact instrument on the upper tier categories. What am I missing here? Why do we hide this information?
     
  2. VictorB

    VictorB Formerly LZF Super Mod

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    So others can't steal the photos for phony Craigslist and ebay ads.

    Without a full serial number, the faker will have a hard time finding out certain info (the year of production) to create the fake ad.
     
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  3. Bobby Mahogany

    Bobby Mahogany Senior Member

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    I can show you my cereal but I would never show you my serial.
     
  4. Svet

    Svet Senior Member

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    Doh, Gotcha! Im a tart!
     
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    poncho Banned

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    It's not too late to get yer social, is it? Er, I'm doing a survey for 'school'
     
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    Svet Senior Member

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    LOL alright alright, Im not that much of a tart
     
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    acstorfer Senior Member

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    I'd be more worried if someone local got a hold of my serial number and then went to the police claiming I stole it from them. They can go in saying my guitar is serial blah blah blah and then it turns out their word against mine.
     
  8. kevinpaul

    kevinpaul Senior Member

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    All those bad things take brass balls. So many have brass balls when they need dope.
     
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