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The OH MY GOD! I BOUGHT ONE OF SONIC YOUTH´S STOLEN GUITARS thread

Post by Sauerkraut » Wed Apr 15, 2009 6:50 am

(I figured I start a special thread for this since the story is too big to be hidden in another thread)

I was just looking at Sonic Youth´s guitars.. when I noticed this guitar (http://www.sonicyouth.com/mustang/eq/gtr32.html):

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Now compare it to this.. the guitar Fenderbob got me via Ebay.. (Ebay thread: index.php/topic,22176.0.html & Fenderbob´s pictures thread: index.php/topic,22433.0.html)

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It´s Lee Ranaldo´s stolen Mustang!!!

:o :o :o
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Post by dug » Wed Apr 15, 2009 6:51 am

I would contact the band, but I wouldn't give the guitar back.  :wtf:

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Post by snatflazin » Wed Apr 15, 2009 6:52 am

welp... I'd say that's pretty close.  You should contact the band... maybe they'd do something nice for you or something. If they even still care about their stolen equipment.

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Post by Sauerkraut » Wed Apr 15, 2009 6:53 am

I plan to contact them and sell it back if they want it
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Post by Soiouz » Wed Apr 15, 2009 6:55 am

Fuck.  :wtf:


That sure is 100% the same guitar!  ;)


You should definitely try and contact the band, IMO... you can see from there. Geez....    Keep us posted.

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Post by dug » Wed Apr 15, 2009 6:55 am

Sauerkraut wrote: I plan to contact them and sell it back if they want it (for just what I paid for it of course).
Send them the pic of Nolan holding jerkers starcaster for randsom. You could photoshop the mustang into the picture.

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Post by eupat » Wed Apr 15, 2009 6:56 am

that's amazing
for sure it's this one  :o
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Post by northern_dirt » Wed Apr 15, 2009 6:59 am

Same guitar...
Ass play, everyday..

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Post by Stereordinary » Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:02 am

That is amazing.  I gotta say though, props to whoever restored it, be they the thief or otherwise.  That guitars looks fantastic.
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Post by akezys » Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:08 am

Yeah - contact them asap. Hey - maybe you'll get to meet up with Lee and jam? :P

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Post by slavemaster » Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:10 am

Send a private message to Mr. Mastery in the mastery bridge thread, he will give you the telephone of Ranaldo ;) Also, IIRC, the tech guy of Sonic Youth is also a member of the forum, so I believe he would pitch in.
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Post by jop » Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:12 am

stereordinary wrote: That is amazing.  I gotta say though, props to whoever restored it, be they the thief or otherwise.  That guitars looks fantastic.
I agree, but I think it'd be hard to sell a guitar that basically has scribbeled 'Sonic Youth' all over it. I think this explains the ridiculously low BIN too, it was just to make sure it was gone fast. :)

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Post by panoramic » Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:19 am

DUDE HOLY SHIT, GIVE ME THAT GUITAR
i used to be cool

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Post by Sauerkraut » Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:20 am

slavemaster wrote: Send a private message to Mr. Mastery in the mastery bridge thread, he will give you the telephone of Ranaldo ;) Also, IIRC, the tech guy of Sonic Youth is also a member of the forum, so I believe he would pitch in.
I sent e-mails to the contact management and the webmaster of sonicyouth.com.. not the best choices I guess, but I didn´t really know where to start.
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Post by Gw10101 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:22 am

wow, that's just crazy!

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