Worst Gear Purchase. Ever!?

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The Roadie 3 (not II ) tuner/winder is up there on the list.

Pre-ordered on their crowd-sourced path.
The things appeared on Amazon before my pre-order arrived.
I emailed to complain, it shipped almost immediately.

Works no better than the Tronical tuners... actually less accurate. Better off with an Ernie Ball motorized winder and a Peterson clip-on.
 
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Turbo Rat
I prefer my rats be stainless steel.

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I don't feel like I've made many bad gear purchases.

I bought one of those Gibson recording cord things when they came out.
That thing is stupid and it sucks, but I think it was like a hundred bucks or something, so not a very big deal.

I guess my worst gear purchase would have to be the Fender Blues Deluxe amp.
It's a great amp, but not for me.
I'm a home player, and I can turn it up loud here, but that thing is just too much amp for my basement space.
If I turn it up it sounds glorious, but my windows rattle at that volume and my ears get fatigued quickly from it.
It basically sits there looking pretty.
 

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The Roadie II tuner/winder is up there on the list.

Pre-ordered on their crowd-sourced path.
The things appeared on Amazon before my pre-order arrived.
I emailed to complain, it shipped almost immediately.

Works no better than the Tronical tuners... actually less accurate. Better off with an Ernie Ball motorized winder and a Peterson clip-on.
I keep seeing promos for the Roadie 3.
I don't think it's something I'd bite on, but it's good to know that they're not worth their salt.
 

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Agile guitars (les paul copies)

both of them had issues and Agile/Rondo blew me off when I told them the fretboards were cracked on both of them.

I know some people love Agile guitars but I thought they were crap.
 

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Back in the day I paid decent $$ for a used Axe Fx Ultra....

The tiny ass interface/editing window and overall layout drove me crazy....

For my mental well being I sold it as fast as possible.....
 

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2015 Les Paul Junior with the wide neck, bogus P90-S, robot tuners, and brass zero fret. QC was great on it, but just couldn't deal with the rest of it.
 

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1985 Fender Jazz bass. Didn’t know about all the weird stuff going on at Fender at the time. I was expecting a ‘70s Jazz Bass I used to have, this MIJ POS was like a cheap toy. Kept it about a week, traded it in for a proper 1971 Jazz, Lake Placid Blue, maple fingerboard, white MOP inlays. Damn it was beautiful
 

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