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  1. madrigal77

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    So I dropped by BB today to look for a case for my GF's phone, and of course went over to the music area while I was in there. There's an LTD EC-401VF marked for $199!! (about $160 USD) I thought it must be a mistake, but the guy was like yep, BB is blowing them out "because they don't know how to sell guitars" :lol:. I didn't expect to be getting a guitar, but I couldn't say no at that price. The pups are worth that alone. Needs a bit of a setup and a fret polishing, but it plays nice and sounds great. I haven't owned a guitar with passives in it for like 10 years :lol:

    I dunno of this is just a local or Canadian thing, but check with your BB. They had some other LTD's on blowout for super cheap too.

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    beautiful guitar and a steal at this price.

    HNGD!
     
  3. feraledge

    feraledge Heard the Good News about Maple Fretboards?

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    That is a berserk price! How many did they have?
     
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    WOW good find, lucky you :eek:

    HNGD

    you can always get EMGs with chrome covers to keep the traditional look :agreed:

    Thats what I did with my LTD ec-256vf.... put some JH set and the only way you can notice is close as they have pole pieces instead of screws, and the emg logo on them offcourse
     
  5. madrigal77

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    This was the only one. I've seen it there for something like 2 years? If I remember correctly it was originally over $700!!!
    Thanks!! I have the Hetset in my Eclipse, and I love them. But this came with the JB/59 combo and they sound great too. I've actually kinda been wanting a guitar with passives and standard tuning for a while now, and this fits the bill nicely.

    I forgot to mention that this is a full thickness model to boot!!
     
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    Are those listed on the BB canadian website?
     
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    tylerpond05 Mormon Metalhead

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    Dude, thats freaking insane!!! I was looking at a used goldtop version for 300 at GC! Congrats on the new guitar.
     
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    I'm amazed that was still around… i haven't seen any musical instruments in the Best Buys around here for months. They got out of that game quite a while ago, even before they decided to shut down Future Shop.

    Amazing deal on that! Anything 400-series and up should be a solid instrument. :yesway:
     
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    $200 NEW!?!? Amazing. A steal like this for a new instrument is outstanding.
    Not to mention, the 400 series in Canada is starting to go up in price by quite a bit. They tend to range from $700-1000 now.
     
  10. Alex Kenivel

    Alex Kenivel Stunt Guitar

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    That axe looks smooth as silk. And I guess abbreviated thread titles aren't subject to capzlok editing.

    HNGD
     
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    Blue1970Cutlass emberwolfmusic.com

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    Damn what a steal! Congrats
     
  12. madrigal77

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    Yep. Long&Mcquade has it listed with a DiMarzio set that costs $40 more than the JB/59 set for $1k!! :nuts::eek:
     
  13. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Totally expected an X-Series Jackson or Iron Label Ibanez with a title like that. Pleasantly surprised though. :yesway:
     
  14. madrigal77

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    Changed the plastics to black. I think it looks a lot better.

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    Also the maple cap is a lot thicker than I was expecting:

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    noUser01 Still can't play.

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    Dude, that's insane. I had an EC-1000 for a long time and it was a great guitar for the price (just under $1,000 CDN), I'm sure that thing is no different. Congrats on that steal!
     
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    Awesome deal!

    I am kinda starting to want one of those myself.....

    Best Buy never sold guitars near me, only strings and cables.
     
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    Those 401VFs are underrated Les Paul clones. I LOVED the one I tried. :yum:
     
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    This is really making me want to get an ec series esp. How thick is the neck on this one?
     
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    Wow, the black pickup rings make it looks SO much better in my opinion!
     
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    I may drop by this week-end.
     

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