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398Re: WTB: Korg Mono/Poly

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  • joe-joe
    Feb 8 2:51 PM
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      its price and demand. that is true with anything. i agree some are
      over priced but for the most part all is fair. save your cash and hope
      for the best. the synth is well worth it.


      --- In korg_mono-poly@yahoogroups.com, "underpressure116"
      <underpressure116@...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In korg_mono-poly@yahoogroups.com, Florian Anwander
      > <fanwander@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hello Mike
      > >
      > > it really sounds like you are under pressure.
      > > I cannot confirm that the price of the MonoPoly inflated very much
      the
      > > last ten years. I started looking for one in 1998, and back then they
      > > costed here in Germany around 1000 to 1100 DeutschMarks (450-500
      > Euros).
      > > Today you will get a good Monopoly for 600 Euros. I think this is not
      > > too bad. And a MP is really worth that money. It is well built, I
      > has no
      > > known problems like the Polysix with its battery, or the ProOne
      with
      > > its keyboard. I am taking the MP since ten years on stage and it
      never
      > > showed a single failure.
      > >
      > > I can definitely recommend it and I can tell you it is worth saving
      > your
      > > money.
      > >
      > >
      > > Florian
      >
      >
      > I absolutely agree, but I can't FIND a decent priced one anywhere.
      > Also, I am in the US, so 600 Euro is pretty ridiculous for me. the
      > Mono/Poly cost about $400-500 USD in 1998 (about $250 in 1993!).
      >
      > It's not that I don't want to pay or anything like that, it's just
      > that I cannot pay such a large amount at once. It's simply not in the
      > cards right now. And I have no credit, so I can't get any kind of a
      loan.
      >
      > I'm definitely going to get one, it's just a matter of procuring it.
      > I was thinking about the Polysix, but I decided I really didn't want
      > to have to settle. Especially when it's concerning such a large chunk
      > of change.
      >
      > I'm hoping someone has one who is willing to let it go for a
      > reasonable price and is willing to work out some way of paying for it.
      > Like I said, I can make payments monthly or something along those
      > lines, I just can't drop $800+ at one time while paying for school and
      > such.
      >
      >
      > PS: My screenname is named after the Queen song. ;-)
      >
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