335 Type Cost?

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  1. TGwaH

    TGwaH Member

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    About a year ago I thought had finally settled on a Sheraton II to satiate 335 lust. However, it was not meant to be.

    The first electric guitar I ever remember seeing was Michael J Fox playing his anachronistic ES-335 in Back to the Future when I was 4. Though in retrospect, it may have been a 345.

    Regardless, as much as I wanted this Sheraton to do it for me it's not a 335. Furthermore, it's too. . . fancy for lack of a better word. The block inlays, the neck binding, the gold hardware, none of that ever did it for me.

    To that end, I'm looking at getting a nice second hand 335. This is the first guitar I'm spendig over 1K on and am researchng obsessively.

    I'm just wondering what I should be looking at roughly for the following:

    - 335
    - 335 Satin
    - 333
    - Heritage 535
    - Epiphone Elitist 335
    - Orville 335

    I've a rough idea, but man prices are all over the place.
     
  2. Flyin' Brian

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    You should be able to pick up a nice Heritage 535 for 1500-1600.
     
  3. Pat Healy

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    If you look in the emporium, I've seen two nice 335 types today....an Edwards for 1100 and a Gibson for 1500. Approximately.
     
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    I picked up a used Heritge 535 four $1k here on the emporium a few years ago. Best $1k I've ever spent. If you're patient, you could probably score one for $1200.
     
  5. supa-fuzz

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    Take a look at the Yamaha SA2200, extremely high quality "335" type
     
  6. Fitzer

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    Don't forget about the ES-333.
     
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    I also had a Sheraton II that just didn't have the 335 neck profile. I did buy a 1990 mint condition 61RI sunburst ES335 and sold the EPI a few years ago
     
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    My Hamer was $400 used with HSC and another $100 for a pair of used Seth Lovers.

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  10. cutaway

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    if you're REALLY wanting a 335, just get one. save up and buy one. it sounds like that's the only thing that'll do it for you. don't screw around. we've all done this. wanted a guitar and spent $$ and time trying to sidestep the actual guitar. just get it over with and you'll sleep better at night. trust me.

    the 335 neck, though, is rather slim. make sure you play one first.
     
  11. TGwaH

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    Thanks for all the responses everyone. These prices are fairly inline with what I was thinking.

    I've played a couple 335s and the neck is one of the reasons I was never able to bond with the Sheraton... the neck on that is like a basebal bat!
     
  12. Tele Wacker

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    I love my Epi Dot 335. It's a good one.
     
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    that looks purty!
    what model is it?
     
  15. TGwaH

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    I think that may be a Hamer Echotone
     
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    Ooh, I want a $100 pair of Seth Lovers!
     

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