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Seen these around trademe: https://www.trademe.co.nz/music-instrum ... 92ba1c-001

Anyone have any further info? One of those names that's super hard to google

That 'goldplated' seller though... :think:

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Avoid the seller like the plague, he seems like a nutter!!

You're probably better off buying a Harley Benton if you wanna spend that kind of cash, or a second-hand Squier Classic Vibe :)

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Answered your own question there at the end. Steer clear.

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To me, that looks like a pretty bad Chinese strat copy that someone has stuck a piece of veneer onto the headstock. On that veneer the word 'capo' has been poorly burnt. I would advise to avoid and I believe the seller is a pretty dodgy bugger going off some of the posts about him here.
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"CAPO will be manufacturing further types of guitars and from low pricing up to high end depending on consumer demand"

Someone should ask him about his manufacturing facilities!
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Follow everyone's advice and steer clear!
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Probably just those $200 kitsets chucked together

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“Supported by Mr Glynn” - really?

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Jake wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:30 am
“Supported by Mr Glynn” - really?
I heard from Glynn about a week ago and he told me that since COVID he no longer does setups or repairs
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Mini Forklift wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:39 am
Jake wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:30 am
“Supported by Mr Glynn” - really?
I heard from Glynn about a week ago and he told me that since COVID he no longer does setups or repairs
I wonder if him and the other luthier mentioned are aware their names are on those listings...

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My guess is Chinese kits, finished and assembled here, wood looks cheap...

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The LP is based on high end original SG specs.

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So from a quick bit of sleuthing, the LP at least appears to be built from an Artist Guitars kit, same wood spec etc... the Strats I imagine are the same deal, or perhaps worse given theres a glued on logo, it might be a cheap chinese guitar with the logo covered up...

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Mini Forklift wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:39 am
Jake wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:30 am
“Supported by Mr Glynn” - really?
I heard from Glynn about a week ago and he told me that since COVID he no longer does setups or repairs
Is he just doing pickups?
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H671 wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:24 pm
Is he just doing pickups?
Yip as hes working from home.

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