8 String Fretless Acoustic/Electric on eBay (cheap!)

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  1. Eddie Loves You

    Eddie Loves You SS.org Regular

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    8 String Fretless Acoustic/Electric

    Starts at $150; pretty cheap if you ask me. I had one of these before and it actually played well. I'm surprised to see another one. Don't have the cash to bid on this so I thought I'd post for you guys.
     
  2. tbar

    tbar 8 String shredder

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    im so buying this.
     
  3. Customisbetter

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    those tuners looks uber cheap but i think it would be an awesome guitar to have.
     
  4. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    It's a Tennessee, EVERYTHING about it is "uber cheap". :lol:

    It's one of those eBay brands like Galveston and Antonasi.
     
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    Customisbetter WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot Contributor

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    but for 200 bucks can you really go wrong?
     
  6. lefty robb

    lefty robb Shred like a mofo Contributor

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    as cool as it is, I don't think I would touch it with a 10 foot pole, these brands are about as well put together as a chibanez.
     
  7. Galius

    Galius Mentally Guitarded

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    I dont know why, but this guitar reminds me of the part on Metalocalypse where there was the Estaban guitar spoof (Sergio Panperio) and the commercial is pushing the fact that " you can stand on the guitar, you can actually STAND ON THE GUITAR". Then after that all of band wanted to buy it ROFL.

    http://video.adultswim.com/metalocalypse/guitar-infomercial.html
     
  8. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    If it's REALLY burning a whole in your pocket, and you're great at doing your own acoustic set-ups (which can be a little more tricky/intensive than solidbody set-ups), and are ready to replace all the hardware, electronics, and possibly bridge saddle and nut. Then it's a great guitar to experiment with.

    Though personally, I'd rather take my lady out to a really nice steakhouse. :lol:
     
  9. Trespass

    Trespass AEADGBEA

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    I really want this guitar. Though I'm not too hot on it being a thinline guitar, or that shape. That, coupled with the fact it looks like it has a heavy plastic finish, might be a deal killer.

    I play freltess guitar, and am actively in the market for a fretless acoustic.
     
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    lefty robb Shred like a mofo Contributor

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    It probably is plastic, LOL.
     
  11. pink freud

    pink freud SS.org Regular

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    String-spacing? We don't need no stinkin' string-spacing!
     
  12. tbar

    tbar 8 String shredder

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    well, i won the auction on ebay!


    this crazy thing is mine to add to my collection of rare things with eight strings! Muahahhahahah!
     
  13. SYLrules88

    SYLrules88 I play drums!

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    if i didnt just buy pups for a guitar, i woulda been happy to engage in a bidding war!

    see if you can post photos from different angles and maybe a vid clip of her when you get her?
     
  14. tbar

    tbar 8 String shredder

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    ill definatly put up some video of it for sure!
     
  15. damigu

    damigu stay tuned

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    yes.

    it will have tuning stability problems due to cheap hardware, probably will have neck straightness issues (especially as the wood ages), likely to have plenty of other problems like intonation and string height that can't be corrected for via adjustments, etc, etc.

    i had a cheap acoustic for about 5 years. it made me almost entirely stop playing acoustic.

    yes, you can go *REALLY* wrong with a cheap/crappy instrument. and those tennessee brand ebay instruments are definitely cheap/crappy.
     

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