#1
Anybody try one of Hardluck Kings guitars? Seems like a lot of guitar for little money. Was thinking that one would make a good club guitar, but don't want to waste the time and money if I have to upgrade everything.
#2
Not tried em myself but I'm guessing someone like JustRooster or DannyAlcatraz has though
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#3
Samick factory imports with a different headstock for that particular importer to sell to dealers at super low prices so the dealer can get a 40% profit their quick-turnaround beginners.

I haven't played one personally, but I wouldn't expect much. Rondo Music has plenty of Agile guitars that we're all fond of for that sub-$400 mark. Otherwise, go used!
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#4
Seen 'em online, never in person. Seem to be a bargain brand.
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