#1
ok guys, so gear is in my sig. but my friend is trying to sell me his esp ex-50 to me for the lowly sum of only $20 U.S. awesome right? he does say it's missing the tune-o-matic bridge, but it's still got the stopbar tailpiece. so that's like... 20 bucks on ebay right?

and seeing as all the strings are off, and have been off for a while, i'm assuming it needs a setup as well.

so you guys think it's worth the hassle? with a little modification, could this guitar become decent, and if not, is at least worth as a backup guitar?

i'd probably keep this in drop c, and my epi in standard...
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#2
yes
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#5
these are pretty good with a setup and pickup change. i say do it.
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#6
lol ok. good to know.

one thing, he said the color was kind've a green...

but from the pictures i've seen, this comes in black and silver... did they ever do a production run with green?
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#7
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lol ok. good to know.

one thing, he said the color was kind've a green...

but from the pictures i've seen, this comes in black and silver... did they ever do a production run with green?

I dont know, but for $20 you have nothing to lose. just get it.
#8
Next he'll be saying "Oh.. I forgot.. it doesn't have a body or a neck... Just some molded tuners..." But, I'd say he painted it or something... I don't think they came in green.. Unless it's actually black, and he is one of those people that never sees black and goes "THAT'S DARK GREEEN!!!!!"
#9
The silver version of the EX-50 could be mistaken for slightly greenish in certain lighting, I suppose. Never seen a live one, so I wouldn't know, but the picture on ESP's site suggests that this may be the case.

Regardless, it's definitely worth $20. A new bridge, new strings and a setup will still not cost nowhere near as much as a new one would cost.
#10
WHY NOT?!?!??!

Setup - $60 at MOST
Bridge - $20
Guitar - $20

$100 for a pretty cool guitar. Yeah, you win!
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#11
I'd say get it...if you don't like it; set it up at put it on craigslist and make some cash.
#12
^^^ +1

Worse case scenario you make a profit
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