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Post by corsair Mon May 14, 2018 4:50 pm

Ok, chaps - don't get panicy; I know there's no such thing but there IS in the Phoenix line and I'd quite like one, preferably in rag order so that I can restore/refinish it.
If our North American members would keep in mind that Corsair would like an Electra Phoenix X175JB OR X145VS when visiting guitar shops, second hand shops or pawn shops, I would be ever so grateful!!

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Post by Barry Mon May 14, 2018 8:48 pm

You do know the new resurrected Electra line has just what you're after eh?
Phoenix S-S-S

I'm sure Chad will be along soon to extol the virtues of the new Phoenix too. Wink

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Post by corsair Tue May 15, 2018 2:36 am

Yeah, mate... I do, and as much as I'd love a new, sparkly guitar, I'm not gigging and can't justify it. I can, however, justify the purchase of a beat up, old guitar seven ways from Sunday....

And if it was to be a new Electra, then it would be a Talon...

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Post by Barry Tue May 15, 2018 12:35 pm

corsair wrote:..I can, however, justify the purchase of a beat up, old guitar seven ways from Sunday....
Ah yes, the cheep bastid gene defense.
I have used it with good results too Pirouette

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Post by Westbone Tue May 15, 2018 4:39 pm

Just get a decent Strat.... Wink
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Post by corsair Tue May 15, 2018 6:13 pm

I have one. I want a Phoenix. :-)

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Post by The Chad Wed May 16, 2018 1:29 pm

The new ones are great, absolutely.  And they sell for CHEAP on the secondhand market, surprisingly.  They feel and sound the business, too. 

But there's nothing like the old ones, I understand that.  Smile
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Post by gittarasaurus Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:38 pm

aaaaaaaaand here ya go!  ->   reverb
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Post by Barry Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:30 pm

Well spotted Mike.
Poor baby looks like it was used to shovel gravel! tongue

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Post by corsair Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:38 am

Yep; I see that one on eBay as well... given it's condition and taking shipping into consideration, I'm gonna offer considerably less than that...

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Post by Barry Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:34 am

Godspeed my son.
Yay verily shall it be resurrected in the Land of Oz.

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