Gear you have sold and bought again, maybe even multiple times

Tankman

Subtly not giving a F*ck
#22
I'd never have to sell gear again!!
I've felt like this before. I can afford gear these days. I still sell unused gear. In the end, you don't really need that much. I always thought I wanted a big cabinet full of pedals, just to be able to pick & mix whenever I like. I sold everything. For live and home I use the HX Effects. I have saved 2 or 3 pedals I really like that are unique and for the studio our bass player owns the studio and owns said cabinet of pedals for me to use. So why own it myself.
 
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Chili Hobbes

So much time, and so little to do.
#23
I haven't done this myself, but I am current owner of a rather fetching, if a little too yellow, Ibanez that I'm the 8th or so person who has bought it, but only the 4th different owner as it did the rounds on these very forums. A lot.
 

Lonestar

SC Relics Guitars
#24
Oh dear... my list is reasonably long but I’ll highlight a few key pieces..

Marshall DSL 401C. I’ve owned this amp 4 times. Tbh, I usually sold it to fund “something better”. I even sold it to buy the head and cab version only to find that the combo was the reason I liked it in the first place.

Mesa boogie Lonestar. Sold the first one to bankroll my business. I promised myself to get one again once the business had stabilised. I’m happy to say that I’ve owned mine for about 8 months now and I don’t plan on letting it go.
 
#27
I bought an Ibby RGD2127fx (fixed bridge) a few years back. Liked it but didn’t play it much as I wasn’t downtuning so didn’t dig the extra stretch and string tension so sold it with strong suspicion I’d regret it.
About a year after selling I discovered drop a and drop g# and wanted another. As an added testicular blow, I could not find that model (fixed bridge) so ended up buying the UC version

I now have a slightly nicer guitar (BKP Aftermaths SS frets and an ebony board) and a lot less cash in my bank. It’s a lovely guitar so I say buggerit, you live n learn :D
 

bad alice

Easily distracted and...OHLOOKAGUITAR!!!
#28
I bought an Ibby RGD2127fx (fixed bridge) a few years back. Liked it but didn’t play it much as I wasn’t downtuning so didn’t dig the extra stretch and string tension so sold it with strong suspicion I’d regret it.
About a year after selling I discovered drop a and drop g# and wanted another. As an added testicular blow, I could not find that model (fixed bridge) so ended up buying the UC version

I now have a slightly nicer guitar (BKP Aftermaths SS frets and an ebony board) and a lot less cash in my bank. It’s a lovely guitar so I say buggerit, you live n learn :D
Aaaah, there’s nothing like an Ibby model number to bring out the bohemian romantic in me;)
So...I think I need some pics to help me properly visualise the pang in your heart at the loss of the RGD21883bbdttts4/377ddvs/3333.9926 *runs away giggling* that you had to sell.
Plus some pics of the newer BKP laden bad boy that took its place.
:)
 
#29
Aaaah, there’s nothing like an Ibby model number to bring out the bohemian romantic in me;)
So...I think I need some pics to help me properly visualise the pang in your heart at the loss of the RGD21883bbdttts4/377ddvs/3333.9926 *runs away giggling* that you had to sell.
Plus some pics of the newer BKP laden bad boy that took its place.
:)
Haha that’s pure mischief that is. I made the effort to look up the model number, you expect me to also provide pics of two almost identical matt black guitars?!?! :D

Mebbe later ;)

On a more serious note, I skipped the s5527 or whatever it’s called that was in between. I still have it but couldn’t for the life of me remember the name :D
 

DrJazztap

Well-Known Member
#30
I'm terrible for this wirh pedals. I think "It can't have been that bad" and then buy it again and go yeah it was.
I've had (from memory)

2 metal zones (god that was 18 years ago)
2 big box q trons
3 big muff usa pedals (third is staying put)
2 ts9's
2 ehx hot tubes fuzz pedals (great sounding valve fuzz pedal which is microphonic with a god awful 3 pin power adaptor)
2 line6 echoparks
2 mxr dynacomps
 

mirage2101

Well-Known Member
#31
I was at the point of selling my Princeton and Gibson so I could get a prs... decided to plug them in once more and they’re not going. I’ll just wait and save up. I think I’d regret letting them go.
 

JayXanderB

B.C. Rich fanboi
#32
My Pacifica should count butnone that I've definitely had two of is the Jackson Adrian Smith SDX but the second one was pants compared to the first. One I do want another of though is a Yamaha Wes Borland CV820WB. Sold it to fund a custom guitar that never materialised :(:(:(
 

Tankman

Subtly not giving a F*ck
#33
Aaaah, there’s nothing like an Ibby model number to bring out the bohemian romantic in me;)
So...I think I need some pics to help me properly visualise the pang in your heart at the loss of the RGD21883bbdttts4/377ddvs/3333.9926 *runs away giggling* that you had to sell.
Plus some pics of the newer BKP laden bad boy that took its place.
:)
Ibby item codes are really not that bad once you get the hang of them. You can actually tell a lot about the specs in an Ibanez from that code.

RGD2127FX tells me it's a Prestige 7-string with a fixed bridge.

Take another example of a longer item code:

RGDIX6MPB-SPB. RGD tells me it's the extende 26.5" scale RG, IX tells me it's from the Iron Label series, 6 tells me it's a 6-string. M stands for maple fretboard. PB stands for Poplar Burl Top and SPB is the color code. There also the RGDIX6MPBL-SPB which tells me it's a lefty.

This is applicable for all models. It's really not that bad. :D
 
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