#1
Yeah so I'm thinking of buying a used Gibson, and decided to make this
Name as many advantages and Disadvantages to buying a used guitar.
Not including the price drop.
#2
Advantages your getting a guitar for really cheap.
Disadvantages - it could have problems that you dont know about till later on and no warrenty.


EDIT:

Advantages - lets say if you buy an older model of a gibson Lp studio it would be better quality for the money. and some times theres pick up upgrades.
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#3
Advantage: It's broken in
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Disadvantages - it could have problems that you dont know about till later on and no warrenty.
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#4
Disadvantage- you dont know the stories behind the scars =[

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#5
Gibsons feel really yucky when they're brand new. Used ones are a thousand times more comfortable.
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#6
haha good luck for a price drop on a gibson.. they have really good resale values..

get a faded one.. they're a ton cheaper and have the same sound...

anyways

Advantages: good guitar, less price

Disadvantages: might be faulty
#8
where are you going to buy it. i got a very limated warrenty, very limited. when i bought one of my guitars from music store. pawn shop or an individ. no such luck but if the price is right and you already know something about guitars , there is no down side imo.
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#9
They're selling it for a reason. Look into that.
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They're selling it for a reason. Look into that.

THis post has a very negative conotation to it. While it's important to be very cautious when buying used, you don't want to be overly paranoid.
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#11
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Disadvantages - it could have problems that you dont know about till later on and no warrenty.



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#12
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Gibsons feel really yucky when they're brand new. Used ones are a thousand times more comfortable.


Only the ones with the nitrocellulose finish.

Good god I swear the first long sessions I had with my Gibson when I first bought it were disgusting. It was like the neck was sweating all over my hands.

Of course its perfectly broken in now