I'm considering getting an acoustic, and I've always been a sucker for flashy instruments.
So I seen these on (yes, I know...) eBay, and think they're lovely.
Reviews all over the place are mixed, but err on the side of being bad. There aren't a ton of reviews though, and the very nature of reviews is that someone is more likely to post a review if they hate something than if they like it, and he does indeed sell a lot of stuff, and has a lot of positive feedback. When someone likes something, they tell their friends. When someone hates something, they whine about it on the internet. So my findings there are inconclusive, and I still kinda want one.
So, I know this isn't likely to be a terribly great instrument, but I was wondering what it would take to make this instrument be better. I would imagine that it would likely need bridge work, sound post adjusting, etc (granting that it doesn't crack within the first week I have it).
Any ideas as to what might be needed from something like this to make it decent? Any estimates as to what I can expect to pay a luthier to do such things?
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