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Old 11-15-2012, 09:36 PM   #101
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Originally Posted by monwobobbo
ok new perspective (at least in the guitar market). if it weren't for the used market, more specifically the vintage market then then there would be no market for new copies, repros etc. think about it a 59 LP goes for 200 grand or more. gibson says hey wait lets sell them a replica for a mere 5 grand and say look same thing but how much cheaper the new one is. so it can work both ways it isn't always against the manufacturer. there is a huge market for reto pedals and amps as well. all because people were willing to pay big money for the old ones on the secondary market.

That's a damn good point.

Originally Posted by Barricade_28
If she spends that money on more used items, then the person she's buying that used stuff from now has $500 they never had before. See what I'm saying? Eventually somebody down the chain is going to spend that cash on some kind of new, consumable item and thus infuse cash into the economy.

What if she spends it in her house payment instead? Or the loan for her car? (Honest questions, I have no clue how that would affect the economy)
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Old 11-16-2012, 08:29 PM   #102
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^ that's still giving the money to someone else, i.e. keeping it moving.
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Old 11-16-2012, 08:57 PM   #103
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:36 PM   #104
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really what is the point

all i know is i would not have the amps i have now if it were not for the second hand market
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