What's the best deal you've had?

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I bought a 1962 fender precision bass in 1980 for £90, that's about $140 i still have it but it does not leave the house much.
 

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I'm trading my Ibanez Jemini for a 4U rack/case with a Tc Electronics M300 Multi effects/reverb and an Alesis 3630 Compressor/gate.

I have no use for the Jemini, I bought it because I always wanted one. It cost me £70.

Now I get to ditch my pedal board but putting my EQ in a drawer in the rack and running with the stock footswitch for my 5150. Making a 2 channel switch for the Multi effects.
 

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A Peavey Signature series guitar upgraded with a set of Seymour Duncan JB pickups for $60. It even came with the original pickups. Best $60 I've ever spent.
 

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A Peavey Signature series guitar upgraded with a set of Seymour Duncan JB pickups for $60. It even came with the original pickups. Best $60 I've ever spent.
That's a dang fine guitar. My sis n law has a peavey sig gold top with SD pups in it. I helped her find it I'm glad she's got it....I wish I had it. Lol. Oh she paid much more but still got a good deal.
 

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I got an American Floyd Rose Classic Strat years ago from a guy i knew for 100 bucks... Not BSn... Sold it for 1200... I hate strats!
 

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November 2012.

It was a dark and stormy night... :shock:

wait...

no it wasn't...it was sunny and the e-mail flew into
my mail box. :wow:

Ah, Sam Ash has Gibson Les Paul Studio 70s Tributes,
Traditional Weight Relief (8.59lbs)
2-Dual Blade Alnico Mini Humbuckers
60s Slim Taper, thin-to-thick with volute neck
$529. shipped!!!

I wait 2 hours and the GT was gone. Damn. Settled, at that
price, for a Satin Cherry. Had it in three days...love it. :cool:
That's the best deal I've gotten too!
Except I got a floor model GT from guitarcenter.

When I ended up selling it, I had it listed for $600 for weeks with no e-mails at all. Dropped it to $550 and I got a dozen in a day.
 

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You do need to act fast for sure!!
Yup, my co-worker told me about a Dan-electro looking guitar at the local second hand store. Thinking it was probably a recent chinese RI I asked about the color. He said "brown", I said "see ya" (they didn't reissue brown ones) and off I went, going a bit faster than i should have. I ended up with a '61 Silvertone U1 for $39.95.
Another time I caught a Craigslist ad for a butchered '52 telecaster (not a RI either) for $400.00. I had the guy sent me pix (it was the middle of the night) and after seeing them I decided that I didn't want it but that he should ask way more than that. It went for $1,600 and then was fliped on ebay for around $4.5K, according to forum member J@S.
 

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I've got a crap load of deals:

'80 Gibson "Jimmy Wallace" '58RI Quilted Sunburst LP Standard Pre-RI Proto w/ Original Cali Girl Case (scored in '84) $500
'79 Fender SF Champ (scored in '88) $80
'72 Fender Custom Tele ( gift from dying steel player in '95 ) FREE
'01 Landgraff Dynamic Overdrive "Flame Paint" (scored in '04) FREE
'03 Hughes & Kettner Triamp MK II Head (scored in '05) $250
'74 Fender Sunburst Jazz Bass (scored in '08) $64.64
'79 Fender Black P-Bass (scored in '09) $180
'05 Hohner B2B headless bass (scored in '09) $48
'99 Takamine CD 132 SC w/ padded case (scored in '09) $250
'88 Peavey Dyna Unity Bass (scored in '10) $149
'79 Fender Blonde P-Bass w/OHSC (scored in '10) $250
'77 Westbury Performer SG (scored in '10) $40
'02 Alvarez Yairi DY-40 w/ OHSC (Scored in '10) $250
'98 Parker US Nitefly (scored in '10) $180
'07 Boulder Creek ECR1-B Solitaire Acoustic/Electric (scored in '10) $239
'89 Fender "Longhorn" Jazz Bass w/ OHSC (scored in '12) $315
'90 Fender MIJ 57RI P-Bass (scored in '12) $125
'96 Larrivee D-05 W/ OHSC (scored in '12) $207
'77 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe W/ OHSC (scored in '13) $750
'69/'70 Gibson ES-335 (scored in '13) Barter deal- my cost $165
'78 Fender Walnut P-Bass (scored in '14) $250
'89 Gibson Heritage Cherry Sunburst w/ OHSC (scored in '14) $1075
'10 Fender Olympic White American Standard Strat w/ OHSC (scored in '14) $750
'09 Fender Sunburst American Special Strat w/ Original 70's orange line molded Case (scored in '14) $400
'73 Fender SF Deluxe Reverb (scored in '14) $600
Boss DM-3 Delay (scored in '09) $25
Roland Cube Bass 100 rig (scored in '11) $99
Line 6 Pod X3 Live Processor new in Box (scored in '11) $115
Sennheiser 441 Dynamic Mic (scored in '11) $35
Beyerdynamic M 201 TG Dynamic Directional (scored in '11) $29
70's Electra Guitars (3) (scored in '12) all 3 for $750
80's Boss CE-2 Chorus Pedal (scored in '13) $25
 

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Best ones so far:
Late 1970s DiMarzio PAF: ca $45
1986 Ibanez Roadstar II: ca $292
 

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NEW!!! MXR dyna comp for 20 bucks at best buy......best buy
 

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A used and (badly) modded JMP 1959 Marshall for 200 Euros - actually the first amp that I modded after I bought it. The dealer was reluctant to sell it to me because it sounded so bad. I then went and took everything out that was not on the factory schematic. When I was done it sounded like a good hot-rodded Marshall. That was back in 2001 and I still have that amp. Don't think I will let that one go.

Cheers Stephan
 

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1968 Gibson 345 and 1968 Fender blonde Super Reverb both for $300.

70's era Gibson Les Paul Custom (supposedly owned by Paul Kossof) that I got in trade for the only known BC Rich Explorer.

A pair of vintage Altec Boleros 890C for $30.
 

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Got this 1997 Les Paul custom for $2000


And both Voodoo 4x12 cabs for $500.00 for the pair off of craigs list.
 

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In 2008 I bought my brand new JVM410H for $1550 out the door-not a floor model, not b-stock, etc. Came with everything in it's original packaging from Marshall. The salesman from the store I bought it (Best Buy) said that back then the JVM410H just wasn't selling, so I could have it for $1550.

No way you can buy a new JVM410H brand new from a brick and mortar store or online for that price today.
 

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