astro64 wrote:Much less time than it takes to sell one
I like to say guitars are easy to buy, hard to sell. R
Laudiesdad69 wrote:The last time I went CG shopping I found a guitar that I liked, but wasn't in love with. And as I am usually impulsive I decided to wait and think on it. The guitar was an electric CG that I needed for work. Well, I returned the next day, and it was gone.
Turns out I found the same guitar dirt cheap online in another country. So I ordered it. With shipping it was 1/3 the price of the one in my local store. Price was the reason I was hesitant to begin with, so when I saw the same thing on the bay at such a low price, I went for it.
Usually though, I play it for a couple of days in the store before I buy. There isn't a big demand for CG where I am so I tell the shop owner to call me if anyone comes in looking to buy one that I am seriously interested in. At my favorite shop, I can buy and then have 30 days to make up my mind as to whether or not to keep it and really try it at home. That's in case of buyers remorse.
There is also something called seller's remorse. This happened to a person I know who traded her Ramirez in to our favorite local dealer. She really wished she wouldn't have sold it, but by the time she got around to buying her guitar back from the dealer, I had already bought it. I mean, I discovered her Ramirez the evening before around closing time, and I was back the next day, before they opened. That was the fastest I've ever bought a CG. I played it for ten minutes and I knew it was "the one". That was after the store had closed, and I came back the next morning with my Les Paul in tow and traded straight across for it. It is the best CG I have.
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