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    china counterfeit made Axis

    Hi has anyone seen these
    music man axis Picture - More Detailed Picture about Ernie Ball Music man AXis eletric guitar AAAAA grade quilted maple top floyd rose bridge Picture in Guitar from Aishenghuo Store | Aliexpress.com | Alibaba Group
    Ernie Ball Music man AXis eletric guitar AAAAA grade quilted maple top floyd rose bridge-in Guitar from Sports & Entertainment on Aliexpress.com | Alibaba Group

    They look really good , you can get the guitar with hard case for 285 us dollars.
    I can't believe that Ernie ball music man, are not or can not do nothing about this counterfeiting.
    they even say made in SAN LUIS OBISPO CALIFORNIA USA.

    I must admit I'm very tempted to get get one just to see what its like.

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    $285 is overpriced for $100 worth of parts, including crappy wood, fit and finish...

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    That neck looks horrific. 12th fret dot markers are misplaced, neck heel is wrong, headstock shape is wrong, crappy fake decals not even applied straight. I shudder to think of how crappy the fretwork could be.

    Let's be very clear - not only are these illegal knockoffs, they are a waste of money.
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    wait, QUINTUPLE A grade!? How are we gonna keep up with these guys?

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    Well China wants to "build an open economy, ensure free and inclusive trade, (and) oppose all forms of protectionism."

    China's Xi positions himself as free trade and climate champion - CNN.com

    With this sort of counterfeit products, the open economy is a fraud

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    But it comes with a certificate of authenticity. And just look at that packing job.
    My stuff:
    2007 Axis Pacific Blue Burst (9/25/07)
    2016 Axis Super Sport Starry Night PDN (11/23/16)
    1989 Fender HM Strat HSS Blackstone
    2016 Gibson Les Paul Studio Deluxe Caribbean Night
    1996 Washburn N2 Padauk Stain
    SBMM JP70 Trans Purpleburst
    SBMM S.U.B. SB4 Black
    A half-dozen pawn shop beaters no one cares about

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    Last edited by Magic Jason; 05-15-2017 at 03:24 PM.
    AL SSS BFR Pinkburst
    AL SSS PDN 2014 Neptune Blue
    AL HH PDN 2016 Starry Night
    AL MM90 Black

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magic Jason View Post
    I can't wait to get my hands on such a fantastic instrument:
    Is that a new neck upgrade? Trying to figure out how those missing chunks on the edges help with playability. And loving those "extended range" frets. When you can see the fret sprout in the promo photo, you know it's quality.
    My stuff:
    2007 Axis Pacific Blue Burst (9/25/07)
    2016 Axis Super Sport Starry Night PDN (11/23/16)
    1989 Fender HM Strat HSS Blackstone
    2016 Gibson Les Paul Studio Deluxe Caribbean Night
    1996 Washburn N2 Padauk Stain
    SBMM JP70 Trans Purpleburst
    SBMM S.U.B. SB4 Black
    A half-dozen pawn shop beaters no one cares about

    http://mountainkingmusic.com
    http://spychocyco.blogspot.com

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    Is the EBMM factory not in HongKong? That's news to me.

    My music on iTunes, CDBaby and Amazon

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    Axis Hardtail Transparent Purple #89749 (3/28/97)
    Axis Hardtail Transparent Amber #G03900 (10/21/98)

    Valentine Satin Natural #G77122 (8/26/16)

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