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#687342 - 05/30/07 09:33 PM I just snagged a Kawai ESX on eBay
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Hope I wasn't bidding against someone here, but I just won the ESX for $255. Seems like a pretty good deal to me since the stand and bench came with it, too.

Now I'll have a portable decent quality piano to travel with.
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#687343 - 05/31/07 09:44 AM Re: I just snagged a Kawai ESX on eBay
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Wow - what a coincidence. I just sold a broken one to some sucker on ebay.

Just kidding \:\) . How much were those things brand new?

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#687344 - 05/31/07 09:56 AM Re: I just snagged a Kawai ESX on eBay
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Originally posted by Eternal:
Wow - what a coincidence. I just sold a broken one to some sucker on ebay.

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LOL!! \:D \:D

Congratulations, OnTheWeb-- sounds like you got a good deal indeed. And the good news is that even if it turns out to be a lemon, it's only $255. Seems like a pretty good risk-benefit ratio to me.
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#687345 - 05/31/07 10:14 AM Re: I just snagged a Kawai ESX on eBay
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Eternal:
Wow - what a coincidence. I just sold a broken one to some sucker on ebay.

Just kidding \:\) . How much were those things brand new? [/b]
They seem to have been right around $1000, maybe a little less. I saw some old adds where ESX closeouts used to go around $600. The seller will warranty it for 2 years for $25. If it breaks or can't be repaired at their expense, including they pay shipping, the full purchase price is refunded.
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#687346 - 05/31/07 10:21 AM Re: I just snagged a Kawai ESX on eBay
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Congratulations, OnTheWeb-- sounds like you got a good deal indeed. And the good news is that even if it turns out to be a lemon, it's only $255. Seems like a pretty good risk-benefit ratio to me. [/QB]
There were 9 bidders, I didn't think it would go for that low, I thought it was worth right around $350 -- you can't even buy a casioPx110 for that. Plus it has all the jacks and computer ports I need. In a few days we'll find out how I did.
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#2049304 - 03/16/13 07:43 PM Re: I just snagged a Kawai ESX on eBay [Re: OnTheWeb]
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Registered: 03/16/13
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Loc: USA
Hi OnTheWeb,

I'm a newbie here on the form. I just purchased a used Kawai ES-X from a local pawn shop. I have to say that the action is good; I'm getting addicted to this DP!

I'm interested in learning how things are going on your end with the ES-X.

By the way, I haven't been able to find a music rest for my ES-X. I guess it's hard to find accessories for such an old board. Are you using any music rest? If so, can you provide some details?

Thanks.

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#2049310 - 03/16/13 07:48 PM Re: I just snagged a Kawai ESX on eBay [Re: OnTheWeb]
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Congrats on the new keyboard!!
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#2049360 - 03/16/13 09:35 PM Re: I just snagged a Kawai ESX on eBay [Re: OnTheWeb]
o0Ampy0o Offline
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Piagineer,

Welcome but do not hold your breath waiting for a response from OnTheWeb.

OnTheWeb has not posted in the forum since 2008.

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#2049393 - 03/16/13 10:41 PM Re: I just snagged a Kawai ESX on eBay [Re: OnTheWeb]
piagineer Offline
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Registered: 03/16/13
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@LarryShone Thanks (if that was addressed to me :-?)

@o0Ampy0o Indeed, that particular post was from 2007 :-( Thanks for pointing that out.

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