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Ah! I have the baritone version of that! I like it a lot. I had some SD pups lying around and I swapped them out.

I was a bit annoyed when the "vintage white" turned out to look a lot more like beige in real life but I took to it with sandpaper and "relic"ed. :D Looks quite good! AMAZING value. And it's one of the few 30" baritones I've seen (they're usually 27-ish inches)
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jennz wrote: Sun Jan 14, 2024 8:50 am
Slowy wrote: Sat Jan 13, 2024 2:31 pm
Zaulkin wrote: Sat Jan 13, 2024 1:55 pm Once you have the experience and know what you like, there's plenty of good guitars out there.
This is one of the benefits of being old. :D
I agree but the fingers are getting old too ! ................
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What I want to know is, when is the Aria Pro III coming out? I had an Aria Pro II in 1987, so nothing has changed…and what happened to the Aria Pro I?
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Most of the $400-$1000 so called entry level guitars I’ve played have been really good, when you get down to sub $200 it starts to get a bit hairy like cheap tuners and plywood etc but I think even then if you know how to do a basic fret job and setup most can be turned into gigable guitars.
One of my favourites to play at home is a Vintage V6 Strat which cost me $300.

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Reg18 wrote: Mon Jan 15, 2024 6:49 am Most of the $400-$1000 so called entry level guitars I’ve played have been really good, when you get down to sub $200 it starts to get a bit hairy like cheap tuners and plywood etc but I think even then if you know how to do a basic fret job and setup most can be turned into gigable guitars.
One of my favourites to play at home is a Vintage V6 Strat which cost me $300.
Legit. Most value is to be had in the 400-800 range these days I reckon if you're looking for very good entry-mid level model.
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Vince wrote: Sun Jan 14, 2024 1:28 pm Ah! I have the baritone version of that! I like it a lot. I had some SD pups lying around and I swapped them out.

I was a bit annoyed when the "vintage white" turned out to look a lot more like beige in real life but I took to it with sandpaper and "relic"ed. :D Looks quite good! AMAZING value. And it's one of the few 30" baritones I've seen (they're usually 27-ish inches)
Wow I would love to see a pic of it

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jennz wrote: Mon Jan 15, 2024 2:47 pm Wow I would love to see a pic of it
I'm still sanding bits and pieces though. :)
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Very very nice, no frills. Solid!

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