Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: Ebay Amazement

  1. #1
    Registered User Gary Hedrick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Martinsville, Indiana formerly of Brown County
    Posts
    1,357

    Default Ebay Amazement

    As an engineer I have often heard this definition of stupidity
    "Doing the same thing over and over expecting a different outcome"

    Several threads have appeared on this "tortuous" story of the F4 peghead and it's associated case but this dude doesn't give up!!

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Gibs...YAAOSwDKtY1mEJ

    Change the deal on the listing with the peghead.....list the case and list the case. Simply amazing to me...

  2. #2
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Sugar Grove,PA
    Posts
    917
    Blog Entries
    1

    Default Re: Ebay Amazement

    Quote Originally Posted by Gary Hedrick View Post
    As an engineer I have often heard this definition of stupidity
    "Doing the same thing over and over expecting a different outcome"

    Several threads have appeared on this "tortuous" story of the F4 peghead and it's associated case but this dude doesn't give up!!

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Gibs...YAAOSwDKtY1mEJ

    Change the deal on the listing with the peghead.....list the case and list the case. Simply amazing to me...
    I hear ya buddy, this is also posted on reverb.com!

  3. The following members say thank you to bluegrasser78 for this post:


  4. #3

    Default Re: Ebay Amazement

    poor fella thinks he struck gold........and if he sells it for that price, he has!

  5. The following members say thank you to Jeff Mando for this post:


  6. #4
    Registered User Al Trujillo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2015
    Location
    Southern Colorado
    Posts
    337

    Default Re: Ebay Amazement

    Somebody ought to jump on that case. I mean, seriously...jump on it.

  7. The following members say thank you to Al Trujillo for this post:


  8. #5
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Greer, SC
    Posts
    125

    Default Re: Ebay Amazement

    I've got a red line guitar case in that condition I will let go for half the money.

  9. #6
    Needs Improvement Tobin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Kerrville, TX
    Posts
    3,570

    Default Re: Ebay Amazement

    The seller is missing a golden opportunity to enhance the description of his item. Being able to tune the treble side strings with the case closed is a HUGE advantage!
    1917 Gibson F4
    1918 Gibson H4
    2013 Ellis F5
    2013 Pava A5

  10. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Tobin For This Useful Post:


  11. #7
    Registered User MikeZito's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Location
    Connecticut, USA
    Posts
    91

    Default Re: Ebay Amazement

    It says 'Make An Offer' - do you think he would take $25.00, including shipping?
    For now, making do on mandolin with a Loar 310-F and a Washburn M1SDL . . . .
    . . . otherwise, still looking at a dozen other fretted instruments, including 1 Fender, 1 Squire, 2 Gibson's, 2 Epiphone's, 1 Hofner, 1 Music Man and 3 Rickenbacker's.

  12. #8

    Default Re: Ebay Amazement

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeZito View Post
    It says 'Make An Offer' - do you think he would take $25.00, including shipping?
    Quite a gamble -- he might say yes, then YOU would be stuck with it!

    Actually, a couple years ago I found an old 50's Gibson chipboard case in the closet that was falling apart, had tons of duct tape on it, ugly, etc. I was gonna throw it out, but that little light bulb went off -- eBay! -- the case was worthless, but I thought the hinges, latches, and the handle might be worth something. I put that stuff up for auction and I think it brought $40 or so........so, it pays to take out the trash once in a while, I mean, recycle.....................

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •