Re: [AH] Buchla Music Easel Listed on Gearslutz Classifieds

From Mati
Sent Wed, Jul 5th 2006, 01:28

makes a lot more sense than the 20k system 100m that was posted.

/m


On Jul 4, 2006, at 5:12 PM, flux iv wrote:

> Wow Guido,
> That was very cool of you to include us all in on yr dealings. Nice  
> to see how things go on the top end of things. Oh for 20K for an  
> easel.
> Paul
>
>
> Mati wrote:
>
>> you should have spent the money on a new 911 Turbo and a laptop :)
>>
>> /m
>>
>> On Jul 4, 2006, at 7:56 AM, redacted@example.com wrote:
>>
>>> Let me bring everyone up to date on my Buchla saga.
>>>
>>> I bought a very large Moog from a gentleman in California for   
>>> $13,500 shipped.
>>>
>>> I took a Moog 15's worth of modules out of the system along with  
>>> a  Bode frequency shifter and the 960/962 combo. I already had a  
>>> fire  damaged 960/962 along with a Moog filter bank and a 921  
>>> oscillator  bank.
>>>
>>> I made a Moog 15 and extension cabinet with the "good" 960/962  
>>> and  the Bode.
>>>
>>> I traded Paul a "Moog 55's" worth of modules straight across for  
>>> a  large Buchla 200.
>>>
>>> Only three Buchla modules were damaged by the coke or coffee   
>>> spillage. The 219 keyboard and both Marfs. I sent those to JL in   
>>> Canada who, after six months, had not gotten them to work. So I   
>>> sold them...not working...to a gentleman in California for $11,500.
>>>
>>> I had aquired 3-259 "kits" from Don and had Julie Yarbrough  
>>> build  them for around $1000 each. I also had her build a 281  
>>> "kit". I put  those in the 200 along with my 208 and 218 from my  
>>> Music Easel. She  also refurbished the other modules for around  
>>> $2500 or so. I then  aquired two more 259's from David Kean for  
>>> $5000. I eventually sold  the original Buchla built 259's (for  
>>> what I paid)  because the  "kit" 259's sounded, worked and looked  
>>> better.
>>>
>>> I had Peter Grenader build a Milton for the Buchla. This was  
>>> around  $2000. I also bought a 221 touch keyboard from Kean for  
>>> $4000.
>>>
>>> I used the system for two years or so and got an offer I could  
>>> not  refuse for it, minus the Easel and Milton, for $46,000. I  
>>> took it.  I then sold that same cat my Milton for $1750. I also  
>>> sold the Moog  15 for $7500 and the 960 extension cab, MINUS the  
>>> Bode, for $5500.
>>>
>>> I sold the Bode to a very persistant gentleman in California  
>>> for.... $6,000!
>>>
>>>
>>> So let's do the math:
>>> I bought-
>>> large Moog $13,500
>>> Moog filter bank  $1750
>>> Moog 921 bank  $2000
>>> 2 Moog 15 cabs  $500
>>> Buchla restoration/modules $5500
>>> Buchla 221 $4000
>>>
>>> Total $27,500
>>>
>>>
>>> Traded a Moog 55's worth of modules for the 200.
>>>
>>> I sold the Moog 15 for $7500. Sold the extension Moog cab for   
>>> $5500. Sold the two Buchla modules for $11,500. Sold the Bode  
>>> for  $6,000. Sold the big 200 system for $46,000.
>>>
>>> Total $76,500
>>>
>>> I still have the Easel. I also aquired a mint Moog 35 last year,  
>>> so  I still have a "rig".
>>>
>>> I hope this brings everyone up to date on my Buchla 200/Easel  
>>> and  financial gossip.
>>>
>>> Guido
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