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 #10453  by acidrain30005
 Mon Nov 20, 2006 5:44 pm
Ditto.

 #10454  by confusions_prince
 Mon Nov 20, 2006 6:26 pm
$20 000 for a strap???

 #10458  by shakedown_04092
 Mon Nov 20, 2006 8:51 pm
That shit is pathetically, disturbingly, and OUTRAGEOUSLY priced. :shock:

I am offended. :mad:



:drink:

 #10461  by Jimkkc
 Tue Nov 21, 2006 8:06 am
And for that kind of dough, you would think that they could spring for new strings - and maybe even give the guitar(s) a little bit of cleaning - and besides those guitars are w/o a doubt (in my head anyways) the ugliest guitars Jerry used.

 #10467  by tigerstrat
 Tue Nov 21, 2006 9:58 am
Jimkkc wrote:And for that kind of dough, you would think that they could spring for new strings - and maybe even give the guitar(s) a little bit of cleaning - and besides those guitars are w/o a doubt (in my head anyways) the ugliest guitars Jerry used.
I'm sure they are just going by the general rule of antiques that the untouched condition from when Garcia last played it makes it higher in $ value.

So I wonder if the "1977" TB500 began its life with the UGB loop installed, and he just switched right over from the "1976" TB500...? ah- the problem I notice here is that he was already playing the "1977" by December 1976, possibly as early as October. Kind of like driving next year's model car?

 #10468  by hlblyhipy
 Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:11 am
one word shameful
peace Andrew

 #10470  by tigerstrat
 Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:28 am
Why would anyone take offense at a high pricetag applied to an ultrarare celebrity collectible?? It's not like they are gouging people on a staple of life, like beans, or rice or milk or bus fare. How about getting offended at the federal minimum wage?

Dang that '55 P-Bass is sweeeeeet. Wonder how they came by Kahn's stuff?

 #10472  by BlobWeird
 Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:28 pm
I see nothing wrong with the prices. Its what I would expect to pay for a legends belongings. And as for cleaning the guitar I wouldnt want it to be cleaned. And i wouldnt want the broken string replaced. Id take the guitar as is and put it up on my wall and thats how it would stay. Awesome stuff though. Wish I coulda bought Tiger. How sick would that be?

 #10480  by Jimkkc
 Tue Nov 21, 2006 8:29 pm
For my 0.02 worth, if I had the dough, I would clean the guitar up, put new strings on, and even (gasp) play the damn thing - why would I want to hang it a wall - if one wanted to honor Jerry's legacy, wouldn't playing the instruments be a better testament than building a shrine to his instruments?