Re: WOW what a bargain...
- From: Twibil <nowayjose6@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 12:19:01 -0800 (PST)
On Feb 18, 3:48 am, "Monster Zero" <rockin...@xxxxxxxxxxxx <remove
Also love folks who list something as "perfect condition" until you get
ready to go pick up the item then they tell you it's missing stuff or is
damaged in some way or another.
Sometimes they don't even bother doing that.
I answered an ad for a banjo last week that read, "1930's Vega 5-
string banjo in good condition. $200."
Upon inspection it turned out to be a cheaply-made Asian pirate copy
that was probably built in the '70s. It had a badly warped neck -and
no trussrod- it had one missing tuner, several missing hooks and
tension nuts, no strings, sported various dings, and had a broken
When I asked the elderly owner why he'd advertised it as being in
"good condition" he said "There's nothin' serious wrong with it!"
Other than the fact that it was worth maybe $1 for the remaining
functional parts, he was correct.
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