Need help fast...is this real?

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by highrise, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. Rick51

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    Looks good to me. If you can inspect, check out the pickups.
     
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  2. highrise

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  3. BeardoCI

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    Looks like someone priced it up using the LTD models as a guideline!
     
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  4. highrise

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    Does the inlay on the fret board look correct?
     
  5. DeuceII

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    Flag inlays, yes, with ESP at 12th fret. It seems like it. Do you have a way of checking the serial number?
     
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  6. DeuceII

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    I just googled the ESP standard series serial numbers and it seems to all check out. Seems legit. Score!
     
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  7. sbpark

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    Theres a white Eclipse Standard on Craigslist in my area for $1,800!
     
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  8. T Dizz

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    Serial looks legit.standard series.damn scoop it up!
     
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  10. highrise

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    What SHOULD the back look like???
     
  11. sbpark

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    I'd ask less questions and start driving.
     
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  12. highrise

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    Knowledgeable members on other forums or saying that it's fake
     
  13. sbpark

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    disregard my previous comment then!
     
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  14. highrise

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    It was a 1.5hr drive...I was in the parking lot to meet when I saw that it wasn't real...1.5hrs home.

    Thanks all!
     
  15. DeuceII

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    What did other forums say, what tipped them off? Seller has deleted it already from CL.
     
  16. highrise

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    Logo, headstock shape, truss rod cover, pickups...etc.

    Which is EXACTLY the reason I was asking. I'm pretty good with recognizing Chibsons...but I'm NOT good with ESPs. I've never owned one. I was hoping to change that today, but sadly, it wasn't to be.
     
  17. Carbohydrates

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    Just outta curiousity, what did you say to him when you were face to face with a fake?
     
  18. sbpark

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    We've all been there. I've driven further only to find it was a fake, not as promised, etc. Also had a guy call me an hour into a drive and tell me he "just sold it" even though we made arrangements and settled on a price. Unfortunately with Craigslist, that's how it goes. You in some, you lose some!
     
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