EG700 solid body - is this a good model?

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EG700 solid body - is this a good model?

Post by royc » Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:09 pm

Hi, I'll be getting my first greco LP soon.. a 1978 EG700 :-)

It's got dings and scratches but I'll be getting it all stock (seller will put back the original pup and caps). Only known issue is a repositioned strap button at the neck (original hole is beside the new button). Any feedback on this model is highly appreciated.

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He initially offered it for US$609 but I'll be getting it for US$390 + he will have the pups potty waxed. He works just a few blocks away so there is no shipping cost nor taxes. Is this a good buy?

thanks!
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Post by sneakyjapan » Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:36 pm

pancake body?

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Post by royc » Tue Apr 01, 2008 8:43 pm

sneakyjapan wrote:pancake body?
solid body according to the seller

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Post by royc » Thu Apr 03, 2008 10:38 am

i guess no one here has tried this model to give any feedback. thanks anyway :-)

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Post by villager » Thu Apr 03, 2008 1:15 pm

i would guess pancake layered mahogony solid body, but for that price if its not got neck warpage, or any breaks its a good guitar

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Re: EG700 solid body - is this a good model?

Post by JohnA » Thu Apr 03, 2008 1:59 pm

royc wrote:..... but I'll be getting it for US$390 + he will have the pups potty waxed. He works just a few blocks away so there is no shipping cost nor taxes. Is this a good buy?

thanks!
You might as well steal it from him!!

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Post by royc » Thu Apr 03, 2008 4:36 pm

villager wrote:i would guess pancake layered mahogony solid body, but for that price if its not got neck warpage, or any breaks its a good guitar
he claims it is solid body and not pancake like other models. is there a way to verify? not that it matters to me but i just want to know when i become the new owner :wink:

he let me look at it before i made my downpayment and i didn't notice a neck warpage although in my excitement i didn't give it a detailed inspection (we were on the steps outside their building and i felt like a kid being handed a new toy).

thanks!!
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Re: EG700 solid body - is this a good model?

Post by royc » Thu Apr 03, 2008 4:40 pm

JohnA wrote:
royc wrote:..... but I'll be getting it for US$390 + he will have the pups potty waxed. He works just a few blocks away so there is no shipping cost nor taxes. Is this a good buy?

thanks!
You might as well steal it from him!!
lucky me then. he is ordering a new guitar from abroad and is pressured to sell his greco at that price in 2 payments. in my case i'm selling my photogenic brand lp at the price i got it to pay off the balance. now that i know the greco is a steal i will no longer hesitate to sell my photogenic below market price to get the greco :D

thanks!!

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Post by leadguitar_323 » Thu Apr 03, 2008 5:44 pm

Hi Royc, if you want to know if its pancaked, have a look at the side of the guitar you will easily see the seam... :)

Mick
so many guitars....so little money...

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Post by royc » Thu Apr 03, 2008 6:01 pm

leadguitar_323 wrote:Hi Royc, if you want to know if its pancaked, have a look at the side of the guitar you will easily see the seam... :)

Mick
thanks Mick! that's the first thing i'll do when i get it :-)

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