Anybody ever heard of Barbara Guitars?

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  1. pickslide

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    More Chinese knock-offs?
     
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    The cheapest one they list as available has a $1200 list price and some run as high as $2,700. They also have a Nashville "Plant". That could mean anything, from true US manufacture to a receiving warehouse where pre-sale setup is done.

    We'll just have to wait and see if anyone buys one and gives a review.

    EDIT: The website does imply they make the guitars in the US.
     
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    The guy is... less than reputable. The Guitar From Hell listed above was mine. I spent $1500 on it like an idiot because... well because I was an idiot, and thought it was "custom".

    suffice to say, it was not, and I got raped.
     
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    Gotcha. They are selling a 335 type guitar on ebay for under $500, but there is only one pic with no detail. Based on your experience I will just pass.
     
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    Wasn't that the guy who took an import Washburn, changed a few things, and tried to sell it as a custom built guitar?
     
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    yup.
     
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    wow. That's a heckuva story. I looked @ the site and my only conclusion is that Bill is fat and bald.
     
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    Don't know about their product, but design-wise, that site is brutal.
     
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    Their website looks totally cheezy. I'd risk buying picks from a website like that.
     
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    LOL. The title of their homepage (in the browser header bar) reads: "PersonalWebKit.com Web Site". Looks like they spared no expense!
     
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