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    $80 20th Anniversary Silhouette!!! (Pawn Shop Find)

    I just came across what I'm pretty sure is a legit 20th Anniversary MM Silhouette for 80 bucks at a pawn shop! Sadly the case is missing, and it needs work, but I think somebody dropped the ball when pricing it! Just hit the floor today. Dirty, a little surface rust, few scuffs on the back, and warped neck (currently) but I think I got a slammin' deal!!! What say you?



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    EIGHTY DOLLARS?!? HOLY MOLY, that's the score of the century. I'll offer you $240 for it. Come on: Triple your money in one day! How can you pass that up?!?

    Kidding.

    Really awesome score. Congrats!



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    How bad is the neck warped?
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    Quote Originally Posted by xjbebop View Post
    How bad is the neck warped?
    It's visible, hard to photograph though.



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    Is it warped, or just back bowed? Best way to picture a warped neck is from the headstock down towards the bridge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tbonesullivan View Post
    Is it warped, or just back bowed? Best way to picture a warped neck is from the headstock down towards the bridge.
    I guess back bowed would be more accurate.

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    No Way !
    The Neck doesn't look warped to me. I'd just take it all apart and give it a thorough cleaning and polishing.
    If they sold it for 80 Bucks, i wonder how much the poor guy that sold it to the shop got.
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    *holding a ruler up to the monitor* It doesn't look too bad. As long as the truss rod is functional...

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    that is an insanely great deal. congrats bro!

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    Wow man congrats on that steal!!!! Where did you score it??

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    Quote Originally Posted by dave1812 View Post
    No Way !
    The Neck doesn't look warped to me. I'd just take it all apart and give it a thorough cleaning and polishing.
    If they sold it for 80 Bucks, i wonder how much the poor guy that sold it to the shop got.
    $30 or $40?

    Either stolen or someone really hit some very bad luck in a very big hurry.

    If the neck is just back bowed and not actually twisted, it can be fixed by a good luthier. If it's sent back to music man they may even replace it (you would pay for the new one of course but...).
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    Quote Originally Posted by GWDavis28 View Post
    Wow man congrats on that steal!!!! Where did you score it??

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    A Cash America pawn shop in Arlington TX. I've gotten good deals there before, and they tend to have some pretty good stuff, but it's usually priced accordingly.

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    Wow, that is an epic score. Congrats!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shabazz18 View Post
    A Cash America pawn shop in Arlington TX. I've gotten good deals there before, and they tend to have some pretty good stuff, but it's usually priced accordingly.
    Nice!! There aren't too many pawn shops up here in Mass.

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