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Old 11-27-2012, 02:35 PM   #1
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Question Where would I find a beat up guitar?

I'm looking for an old beat up guitar to fix up, but I can't find one anywhere. Do you guys have any suggestions on where to look?
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:42 PM   #2
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craigslist? Ebay? Specifically looking for beaten up guitars is something of a niche thing though so you might not have much luck...
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:11 PM   #3
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Pawn shop, all the misspent and ugly ass guitars of the world end up there.
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:28 PM   #4
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Holy shit that's a lot of Kramers. And yeah TS, craigslist, ebay, kijiji, pawn shops, these are all good places.
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:41 PM   #5
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:42 PM   #6
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:51 PM   #7
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Pawn shop, all the misspent and ugly ass guitars of the world end up there.

I call it "well used." Lol. Or if still in decent shaped, "loved." But yeah Pawn Shops are great to start with, plus you can talk'em down on the price.
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:11 PM   #8
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ebay, or craigslist I guess if you want to risk getting raped. The best bet is to find a good pawn shop, but that's not always easy. I'd buy a cheapskate new guitar, destroy it myself then upgrade it. It would be fun.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:03 PM   #9
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You could put an ad up on Craig's List saying you are looking for a junker guitar. Some college kid with a trashed Squier Strat is bound to contact you sooner or later.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:19 PM   #10
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any classified website.

also, I've had luck picking up project guitars from shops with trade in policies, schools and music schools. A local shop in town will give a minimum trade on any guitar, and they get some real beaters. I've had tonnes of luck buying from local junior highs and whatnot who have music programs that involve guitars- they never maintain their guitars properly and cry foul when the things quit working (usually pretty minor stuff...). Their loss, your gain.
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:05 PM   #11
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