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#214026 - 01/24/08 02:10 PM Yam U1E - Decent price?
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Registered: 01/22/08
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Hi folks; new here, though I've been visiting for a while.

Considering buying a U1E whose seller is asking $1500; I am told it is 18yrs. old and in excellent condition. From what research I've done, this would seem to be a fairly good deal, assuming everything is as the seller describes. I'm going to look at it this weekend, and if I like it, I'll go back with a tech. In the meantime, I just wanted to see if anyone would care to share any insight.
I'm also not quite sure of the differrence b/w the U1 and U1E...

Thanks in advance

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#214027 - 01/24/08 02:23 PM Re: Yam U1E - Decent price?
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If your technician gives it the thumbs up I would say that is a heck of a deal. Good Luck!

#214028 - 01/24/08 02:38 PM Re: Yam U1E - Decent price?
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U1E is not of gray market but sold via a Yamaha authorized dealer in the states. Great deal if it checks out /tech approval.I would move quickly and verify serial # with Yamaha USA website.
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#214029 - 01/24/08 03:40 PM Re: Yam U1E - Decent price?
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Either grey or not, if you tech approves, it is a steal.
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#214030 - 01/24/08 06:37 PM Re: Yam U1E - Decent price?
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Thanks for the input, folks; I'll be checking it out this weekend...



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