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    Can you guys please help me, i', gonna buy a guitar from the internet, its used, not new, for about 530$

    Is it a overprize?

    Give me some thoughs why I should buy a Wolfgang Special anyway, whats good and bad about them, and whats the diffrence between them and the other Wolfgang guitars?

    Please answer =)

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    Is this the USA Special or the Korean?
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    Quote Originally Posted by h*bunter
    Is this the USA Special or the Korean?
    I have the USA and love it. I think the Korean has "EXP" in the name, if you need to know how to tell the difference.
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    If it's the USA version, than yes that's a good price. I grabbed mine for about 525, or something like that, and it's my favorite guitar. I like it better than my Wolf Standard, and I payed a ton for that axe.

    I could go all day about the pro's and con's, but I don't have time cuz I'm at work. You can use the search option and look up old threads that we've had on the subject.

    And you can go to www.harmony-central.com and read the many reviews on the Wolf Special.
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    To give ya the quick rundown...

    Wolfgang Standard:

    Archtop
    Birdseye Maple Neck
    10 degree angled headstock
    Basswood body with either basswood, flame maple, or in rare cases, quilted maple top
    2 knobs, 1-Volume, 1-tone
    Built in United States

    Wolfgang Special:

    Non-archtop
    Rock Maple Neck
    non-10 degree angled headstock
    Basswood body with either basswood or flame maple top
    1 knob, Volume
    Solid colors built in U.S., transparent finishes built in Korea
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    Quote Originally Posted by fast98dodge
    To give ya the quick rundown...

    Wolfgang Standard:

    Archtop
    Birdseye Maple Neck
    10 degree angled headstock
    Basswood body with either basswood, flame maple, or in rare cases, quilted maple top
    2 knobs, 1-Volume, 1-tone
    Built in United States

    Wolfgang Special:

    Non-archtop
    Rock Maple Neck
    non-10 degree angled headstock
    Basswood body with either basswood or flame maple top
    1 knob, Volume
    Solid colors built in U.S., transparent finishes built in Korea
    Transparent finishes are not all built in Korea!
    USA are Flame tops
    Korea are Photo quilt tops with a Cheaper Floyd Rose
    Also Eddies sig on the back of the USA necks are branded or burned into the neck!
    The Korean ones have a decal of Ed's sig!
    Hope this helps!

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    Hey guys, i really can't tell if its a EXP (Korean) or a USA Version, but i have some pics, if you guys can tell, look at it


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    bad luck man, its an EXP

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    Well anyway, i've just discover another Wolfgang, and this is a begged Wolfie Standard, for AROUND - 900$ maybe a little bit les. SO i wonder, is it maybe a good buy to?


    Should i stick with that one instead, please answer me guys, really anxious to know!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lodewijk5150
    Well anyway, i've just discover another Wolfgang, and this is a begged Wolfie Standard, for AROUND - 900$ maybe a little bit les. SO i wonder, is it maybe a good buy to?


    Should i stick with that one instead, please answer me guys, really anxious to know!
    Thats a great deal!!!!!

    what colour?

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    Quote Originally Posted by stratovarious
    Thats a great deal!!!!!

    what colour?
    I agree. I payed over a grand for my standard.

    Stay away from the EXP!!
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    Hey I have Raptor EXP and it rocks!!!

    ..with it being my only guitar that is

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    Quote Originally Posted by WinterlessIceness
    Hey I have Raptor EXP and it rocks!!!

    ..with it being my only guitar that is
    Pipe down, son. I've had two EXP's, and had to sell them both. They're both ok guitars, and can be used in a live setting, but once you play a USA model you'll instantly hear and feel the difference.
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    Damn this buying of mine seems to never end =)

    I've found that Wolfgang Standard, which is Black and seems to be in good shape, for only 900$ its really good.

    But for me, a important thing is that Floyd Rose, and i'll miss it bad on that Wolfgang Standard, but anyway, its so great quality, so I have a hard time choose.

    Because I've found another Wolfgang Special for about the same price as the first one I found (but it was an EXP) this might be an Wolfgang SPecial USA, If It now would reveal to be a USA version, which one should i go for?

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    Heres one picture of the Wolfgang Special (EXP/Or not thats to be revealed soon) which I can get for about 650$.

    - http://ou812.pwn.nu/7699064320.jpg

    And heres a picture of the Wolfgang Standard which I can get for about 900$

    - http://ou812.pwn.nu/PeaveyStandard.JPG



    WHICH ONE SHALL I GO FOR?

 

 

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