Whats the most you've ever paid for an Electric Guitar?

Discussion in 'Other Guitars' started by MrSinister, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. dbrian66

    dbrian66 Squier-holic

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    48
    Jul 14, 2017
    Maryland, USA
    Yeah, I'm pretty sure. That was 22 years ago so maybe the memory is off a little bit. I know I paid $1000 for the Les Paul, and I remember thinking that I paid the same amount for the SG. I'll have to see if I can dig up a sales slip.
     
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  2. jackdragbean

    jackdragbean Squier-holic

    Nov 16, 2011
    Mississippi
    $550 and I sold it. Go figure.
     
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  3. Eddie

    Eddie Dr. Squier

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    Nov 5, 2016
    New York
    I have an $800 pre-owned PRS S2. It's sitting in the case not being used. Don't know what to do with it ...
     
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  4. IronSchef

    IronSchef Squier-holic

    Age:
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    Jun 18, 2012
    Flew here on my Dragonfly
    Most expensive for me was a RW 60s strat, new, for $899 ... prob the best guitar purchase ever for me, as it’s still far and away the one I play most often, more than a year after the “honeymoon” phase
     
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  5. Luvs2yoko

    Luvs2yoko Squier-holic

    Jan 19, 2014
    Pa
    image.jpeg Jackson soloist bikini beach. 1000 bucks in 1990. Long gone.
     
  6. Chefbaze

    Chefbaze Squier-Meister

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    Feb 22, 2018
    Brooklyn, New York
    That PRS is about to give birth to your next 8 squiers.
     
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  7. Eddie

    Eddie Dr. Squier

    Age:
    48
    Nov 5, 2016
    New York
    Don't laugh ... probably closer to 12 NC's. :)

    I just don't trust putting it up on Reverb. ebay has a $500 selling limit.

    I'll probably just hold on to it for a bit.
     
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  8. Luvs2yoko

    Luvs2yoko Squier-holic

    Jan 19, 2014
    Pa
    8? Try 18.
     
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  9. My recollection has me thinking. only because I bought a rather expensive amp and cab at the same time. o_O
    Cheers, Barrie.
     
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  10. Davis Sharp

    Davis Sharp Squier-holic

    Jan 7, 2016
    Maryland, USA
  11. mikesr1963

    mikesr1963 Squier-Nut

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    May 6, 2016
    Virginia
  12. AngelDeVille

    AngelDeVille Squier-Meister

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    Jan 29, 2017
    ABQ
    ****ing LOVE it!

    Can I say ****ing?

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  13. Bluzy

    Bluzy Squier-Meister

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    52
    233
    Nov 20, 2017
    Hudson Valley, NY
    $400 and still wondering if it was the right choice.
     
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  14. kjmac

    kjmac Squier-Meister

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    Aug 14, 2017
    Omaha, NE
    I spent $400 once for a Kramer Assault Plus SD. It came with a beautiful maple top, Seymore Duncan Pickups, locking tuners, and a nice hard case. Still one of the best deals I ever made on a guitar. She's a real shredder. The rest of my guitars go downhill from there. :)

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  15. dbrian66

    dbrian66 Squier-holic

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    48
    Jul 14, 2017
    Maryland, USA
    Don't get rid of it!! Those are great guitars. Just remember your regret you have over the white Les Paul. Learn from your mistakes! LOL
     
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  16. jskeen

    jskeen Squier-holic

    Feb 9, 2016
    Texas
    I've traded north of a grand worth of gear (Resale value) for a single'86 LP classic a while back. I kept it for 2 days before the guy I suspected would want it came and picked it up. But Cash money? I handed 5 $20's to a pawn shop for a J Mascis jazzmaster once. I actually gave up a Benjamin for a Custom Craft LP copy (but I knew it had a legit gibson Tim Shaw paf in it. I usually trade for anything over about 50 bucks.
     
  17. Ace38

    Ace38 Squier-Meister

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    47
    349
    Jul 19, 2016
    Tulsa, OK.
    $650 for my 02 Epi Ace Frehley Les Paul.
     
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  18. vinbur

    vinbur Squier-Meister

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    199
    Sep 30, 2017
    nebraska
    $240 for a Hamer T51 Tele. Traded it for a Schecter Tempest that is by far my favorite guitar. I did buy an Alvarez Yairi from guitar center for $500. But, when they were preparing to ship it they realized it was damaged so they refunded my money. One of those deals that i thought was probably to good to be true.
     
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  19. DoctorBB

    DoctorBB Squier-Meister

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    Mar 2, 2016
    Beaumont, TX
    Worked retail all through high school, even while playing football and running track, to save $800 for my first new guitar in 1978. A walnut Gibson ES335.
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  20. ElRey67

    ElRey67 Squier-holic

    Jan 10, 2016
    Chandler, AZ
    In 98, bought this Gibson Les Paul Classic Goldtop brand new for $1425. Still have it,
    My number 1.
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