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    Default Skagg's former Gilchrist F-5 for sale - NFI

    Just saw this over on Banjo Hangout, but didn't see it posted here: https://www.banjohangout.org/classified/75726

    NFI, just strange to see such a nice mandolin with that kind of provenance not listed at the Cafe....

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    Default Re: Skagg's former Gilchrist F-5 for sale - NFI

    I think it was in the classifieds here a few weeks ago?

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    Default Re: Skagg's former Gilchrist F-5 for sale - NFI

    Think the seller will get $27.5K for it? That's substantial, even for a Gilchrist.
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    Default Re: Skagg's former Gilchrist F-5 for sale - NFI

    Quote Originally Posted by allenhopkins View Post
    Think the seller will get $27.5K for it? That's substantial, even for a Gilchrist.
    Maybe...maybe not...the seller's probably hoping that the "was owned new by Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame member, Ricky Skaggs" mojo works to his $$ advantage IMHO...
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    Overpriced

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgarrity View Post
    Overpriced
    Agreed. I was just musing on Allen's question and speculating into the seller's quote. I was told long ago that you can ask for anything as long as you're willing/ready to hear "No." for the answer. I think he's way above the used market value based on the asking prices seen here in the classifieds...just my two cents.
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    Default Re: Skagg's former Gilchrist F-5 for sale - NFI

    From the discussion thread on Banjo Hangout. Looks like it'd be a fun one to pick on

    https://youtu.be/vP_p5dd6Ifs

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    Default Re: Skagg's former Gilchrist F-5 for sale - NFI

    Looks like a beauty, but $27 large? Uh, no.

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    Default Re: Skagg's former Gilchrist F-5 for sale - NFI

    Even the one I owned that's still at Shoenbergs is pretty high! An 82 close to Ronnie McCoury's Gil in sound! But I paid a ton less for what they want but if ya want that Ronnie sound go for it, I liked it but the neck was pretty big for me anyway that's why it went bye, bye!

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    Default Re: Skagg's former Gilchrist F-5 for sale - NFI

    I looked at the video a bit more closely and noticed some bubbling? in the finish. See 01:12. Optical illusion maybe, or a true finish issue.

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    The Gilchrist for sale in post #1 is not the same one Andy is playing in the video via post #7

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