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Posted: 16 Jun 08, 09:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have recently seen a Red Special copy in Denmark Street (London) for sale for £2999

I can't make out where it's from, it is not a 'Super' and they say it's from America, so it could be an RS version I suppose.

The quality is great until you look closely at the neck which has some rather overly heavy lacquer on it that has not been coated evenly, having said that it is a very high spec guitar as the price would suggest so worth a look.

It's in Andy's (or what used to be Andy's now name has changed I think)


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Posted: 17 Jun 08, 09:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Just out of interest I checked it out again and it is indeed an RS version from the USA.

Frankly a very good copy, however the neck does worry me as it seems as if the finish has been applied a little over eagerly, that being said it does play well (had a trial on an AC30 that happened to be sitting by it)

If you are in the market for a high end RS version this would be worth looking into... but you may be paying for it for a while at £2999!



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Posted: 18 Jun 08, 12:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm seriously considering going for the super.


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Posted: 23 Jun 08, 08:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have to say so am I, this RS version looks and feels just great, the neck is a shame but it makes no difference to the playing, you only see it when the light hits it at a certain point.

Nevertheless I would be really interested to play a Super just to compare.

If you go for it post some pics


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