Buying a Guqin online from China?

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  1. Layne Matz

    Layne Matz Well-Known Member

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    Im interested in buying a Guqin, they tend to be very expensive online but I read buying from chinese sites and wholesalers is far cheaper. I wouldnt mind geyitng a low quality one to start with and build a second one if neccissary- but at least I'd have the cheap one as a point of reference. Any thoughts?

    Here is the listing
    https://shop.tbfocus.com/item.php?id=590828707339#4219146127928











    Wasnt sure where tbis should be posted.... If at all
     
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  2. PixMix

    PixMix Well-Known Member

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    I would try and find someone who is at least a bit of knowledgeable and experienced with guqin. The crap quality you can get from some Chinese sites is beyond believable. The tremendous improvement in quality of some Chinese made guitar brands (Squier, Epiphone, PRS, etc.) isn't shared across the board with all Chinese products.
     
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    AngelDeVille Well-Known Member

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    I would look for a made in USA model, it will be least likely to neck dive.
     
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    Whoaaaaa! Extremely cool machines.
     
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  6. Layne Matz

    Layne Matz Well-Known Member

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    I couldnt tell if that was a joke or not...:thumb:
     
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    Norton Well-Known Member

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    Oh no. I’ve never seen one of those in action before. Super interesting!
     
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  9. Layne Matz

    Layne Matz Well-Known Member

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    I haven't watched tv in years, but that was hilarious. I am pretty certain that isnt a Guqin though...
     

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