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Re: Return of the Gibson shocker thread!

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Green Bastard wrote: Thu Aug 27, 2020 5:27 pm That sg is mean.
Have the Gibson sorted their shit out, nearly a year without new release shockers in here, or has everyone given up caring.
Epiphone is shining bright, new Gibsons seem good too :thumbup:
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A dude on FB bought and imported a R8 from CME paid about $10k to get it imported and arrived today by aramex/UPS with the headstock snapped

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Wait wrong thread...

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KNNZ wrote: Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:01 pm A dude on FB bought and imported a R8 from CME paid about $10k to get it imported and arrived today by aramex/UPS with the headstock snapped
Oh boy, thats gonna sting!
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Re: Return of the Gibson shocker thread!

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jeremyb wrote: Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:02 pm
KNNZ wrote: Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:01 pm A dude on FB bought and imported a R8 from CME paid about $10k to get it imported and arrived today by aramex/UPS with the headstock snapped
Oh boy, thats gonna sting!
yeah one of the down sides to offshore buying but then it is probably something that you could not get here. He got it through a very well known store (chicago music exchange) so hopefully they come through for him
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thats more an aramex shocker... hope it was insured!
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Yeah, unless it's insured specifically for more Aramex is only liable for a maximum of two grand as per NZ law.
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Terexgeek wrote: Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:17 pm Yeah, unless it's insured specifically for more Aramex is only liable for a maximum of two grand as per NZ law.
they have already said as much when he contacted them. CME said on their website INSURANCE: Your package(s) is fully insured if found to be lost in transit, damaged, or defective upon receipt. A replacement or full refund will be provided. Hope this turns out to be the case for him
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Re: Return of the Gibson shocker thread!

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willow13 wrote: Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:24 pm
Terexgeek wrote: Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:17 pm Yeah, unless it's insured specifically for more Aramex is only liable for a maximum of two grand as per NZ law.
they have already said as much when he contacted them. CME said on their website INSURANCE: Your package(s) is fully insured if found to be lost in transit, damaged, or defective upon receipt. A replacement or full refund will be provided. Hope this turns out to be the case for him
Hell yes, they sound like well prepared shippers, fingers crossed for a good outcome.
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Wouldn't mind one of these

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Nice little vid on repairing a headstock break...

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jeremyb wrote: Tue Dec 08, 2020 5:15 pm Nice little vid on repairing a headstock break...

I love that channel, been following for ages. Excellent presentation!

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Green Bastard wrote: Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:51 pm Image
Wouldn't mind one of these
That looks awesome

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Mini Forklift wrote: Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:45 pm
Green Bastard wrote: Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:51 pm Image
Wouldn't mind one of these
That looks awesome
Fucking pricey though. Think it was 7k-ish

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Now this would be serious bragging rights! 8)

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