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Squier P-bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Squier, Apr 16, 2001.

  1. Squier


    Apr 16, 2001
    Northants, UK
    Was my Squier p-bass affinity worth £500 (USD $700)

    Please tell me someone

    Thanx :)
  2. Certainly NOT! About £150-175 at the most...
  3. Squier


    Apr 16, 2001
    Northants, UK
    can you please tell me how much it is worth so i can go give the music shop owner a fist full?

    Thanx :)
  4. If some music shop owner charged you 500 quid for an affinity P bass, have no worries...it is a clear case of misrepresentation...you could ddrag him through the courts and string him up to dry. Go and politely point out that he owes you 350 quid and you want it back right now...
  5. Squier


    Apr 16, 2001
    Northants, UK
    ill ask him politely first
    thanx for your help any way, i had a suspision that he might have over charged me
  6. MJB


    Mar 17, 2000
  7. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    Basses are a lot more expensive in the UK than in the US. As Andy said, £150-£175 would seem reasonable.
  8. I got my pricing off a UK shop's website...finish seems to make a difference.
  9. About $450 Canadian gets you a MIM Jazz here in Vancouver. $390 gets you a Squier Affinity w/ practice amp beginner set.
  10. Squier


    Apr 16, 2001
    Northants, UK
    it just so happens that i have been down to the shop today and sorted something out with the owner. he agreed that i was over charged and refunded me £375. good bargin in the end :)
  11. Squier


    Apr 16, 2001
    Northants, UK
    after all, i wouldnt consider myself an expert on basses, being the beginner that i am, so would you say it is a good bass?
  12. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    It's a decent beginner bass. If you wound up getting it for £125, I think that you got a pretty good deal.

    Welcome to Talkbass, and start practicing.;)
  13. Yes, you got a good deal. Well done for sorting it out smoothly...
  14. Squier


    Apr 16, 2001
    Northants, UK
    Thanks Alot. If it werent for you ,Andy, i would have been ripped off completely.

    Youve Been a great help
  15. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Dude, I feel relieved for you. the Squier Affinity P-bass is quite good for the money, but not the kind of money they charged you.

    See, We're not completely useless.:D

    Will C.:cool:

  16. Makes you feel all warm and tingly, don't it?

    Squier, happy to help...
  17. Gia


    Feb 28, 2001
    i got the exact same bass in england for 105 pounds. (my keyboard doesn't have the sign :) )
  18. Taurus


    Feb 2, 2001
    I think you got lucky that the dealer did the "right" thing and refunded most of your money.I don't know that you would have even had any legal recourse since there is usually "buyer beware" on most things.Cant say that I'd trust him now though unless he made an honest mistake[not bloody likely] on the price.

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