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Someone's selling an Squier Bass for $600

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Starflyer59, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. CBNJ

    CBNJ Sorry brother.

    Feb 13, 2009
    New Jersey
    I think there's a bigger issue at hand.. what is Kijiji? :p
  2. Kijiji is like craigslist in Canada, it means village is swahilli.

    Is the most popular online classified ad site in the great white north.
  3. Given the utterly unrealistic asking price, methinks the seller would find any reasonable offer insulting.
  4. I guess he's asking 600$ for the bass AND the amp. Still it's hardly worth 300$ altogether, brand new.
  5. FunkHead

    FunkHead Supporting Member

    Mar 10, 2007
    There are Squiers that I would pay $600 for but that ain't one of 'em.
  6. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon.

    It is an Affinity. It is a $200 bass.

    Point is, he can ask $6,000 if he wants.
  7. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon.

  8. Hevy T

    Hevy T Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2011
    Lethbridge, AB Canada
    I live 2hrs from Calgary and I see that happen all the time here in lethbridge :rollno:
  9. Squires must be worth more than Squiers.
  10. Uncle K

    Uncle K The bass player doesn't get a sandwich Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2011
    Erie, PA
    The address says Windham, ME. I used to live in Brunswick which is pretty close, but still a few hours from Canada.
  11. Im tempted to as the white affinity jazz bass v dont pop up for sale that often.

    Kijiji is the gathering of super overprice sub par deal, but at the same time i have found some really good deals that i got a hold of (like my lakland DJ5 for $750) and deals i wish i had the money at the time to own (i had to pass a 2009 fender AM P5 for $700).
  12. FrenchBassQC

    FrenchBassQC Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Gatineau QC CA
    Yes they do...:(
  13. FrenchBassQC

    FrenchBassQC Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Gatineau QC CA
    That is it, he must be using a very old conversion rate from USD to CAD. :bag:
  14. Just like any other marketplace site (ebay, craigslist, even on here), there are ridiculous prices that pop up, along with amazingly good deals. I suppose if you really wanted the bass and amp, then send the guy a message and try to open up a dialogue with him. Otherwise, why waste the energy - just chuckle at the ad and move along to the next one.
  15. Bassamatic

    Bassamatic keepin' the beat since the 60's Supporting Member

    I guess anyone can have high in the sky hopes, but that has to be more than the new price. $200 for everything is about right.

    On the other hand, " a sucker is born every minute".

    I find sometimes when I see stupid prices, the person selling is a "sell it for you" business, or someone that buys and sells anything, and has no idea of what the real value is.
  16. nshuman

    nshuman Supporting Member

    Sep 4, 2012
    Montreal, Qc, Canada
    In Canada, Kijiji and Craigslist are filled with people who think they can sell their gear at full retail price just because they are not charging taxes. That includes the price of all the crappy accessories they were tricked into buying. Would not be surprised if that guy paid that bass, amp, strap, tuner, etc a LOT more than 600$. Just trying to pay their bad deals forward :) But, you can also find some good gems sometimes. I recently got a great deal on a T1M dual solo booster with buffer. That's also where I got a great deal on a PJB Briefcase. You just have to keep looking and looking, but, yeah, 90% of stuff is crazy overpriced, especially in the low end spectrum (epiphone, squier, etc).
  17. Just picked up a SansAmp Bass driver deluxe for 175.00 shipped off Kijiji which is a fair price. However there are a lot of other adds on there that just make you shake your head. Fellow on my local CL has been running an ad for 4 months on a Hercules Dual guitar stand, asking 5.00 less than new and not accepting offers.
  18. melikecookies

    melikecookies Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2012
  19. nshuman

    nshuman Supporting Member

    Sep 4, 2012
    Montreal, Qc, Canada

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