Anybody going to Guitar center this weekend?

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  1. slash38

    slash38 Active Member

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    For Columbus day weekend sale, anyone heading down to there local gc for some new equipment? I know i am.:slash::dude:
     
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    I was all excited about the 15% discount until I read the list of manufacturers not participating, including Marshall. :(

     
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    Nope.

    And I don't shop at WalMart either! :rofl:
     
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    Far Rider Hendrixian VIP Member

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    They got my money earlier this week :)
     
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    Guitar Center does feel like the "Walmart" supercenter of music shops, but I have to say that they have treated me very good each time I've been in. However, I am an American, so that means the next time I go in and they give me the cold shoulder I'll end up boycotting them like they rubbed their nutsack on my V before handing it back to me.
    :D
     
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    I may stop by this weekend. My local GC has always treated me great. I never feel pressured or hassled and they always stop what they are doing when I need help (not that I expect them to drop everything for me, but they do).
     
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    Yea, thats the reason i keep going back. I love the GC by me.
     
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    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Out of curiosity, did you head over to 14th Street today? :hmm:
     
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    I'm on a weekender with my wife. I went into the local GC and found a cabinet that I'm going back for when they open tomorrow.
     
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    My GC has a 2466 for $799...with the 15%, it might be worth it! I just sold my 2266 last year for $800!!! I miss the damn thing.
     
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    I went.... I spent.
     
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    Im actually going today haha. Maybe ill run into you?
     
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    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Ha, no ... I'm going to use football as an excuse to stay home & avoid the temptation. :)
     
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    The closest Guitar Denter is almost four hours away from me.

    And I never go there.

    Go Figure.
     
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    I like GC. They have lots of stuff to try. I dont know any other store I can walk into that has this kind of variety.
     
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    I didn't see it happen, but I seem them whose down the side walk and that was it.
     
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    Didn't get my cabinet. It seems that the Guitar Center in Chattanooga, TN has to put a 20-day police hold on all used merchandise before they can sell it, yet all this gear is sitting on the sales floor with a price on it. I found a Traynor 2x12 cab with a separate removable baffle for each speaker. It looked brand-new and had a pair of greenbacks in it for $199. I was ready to pay the dude and walk out the door and then he's like, "you know this has 8 days left on police hold before you can pick it up, right?" I didn't even buy a set of strings from them. I had already checked it out on Saturday night and waited around Chattanooga until they opened at 12 noon today just to buy the damned thing. They had a couple of used pedals I tried to buy. Nope. Those were on police hold. I really wanted that cab, but not bad enough for a 500 mile trip to pick it up next week. I might have had them ship it but to hell with it. I can live without it.

    I know they can't do anything about the police hold, it's the law. I don't think that merchandise should be on the sales floor with a price on it until you can actually buy it though. They could have saved me a hell of a lot of trouble if they'd mentioned that on Saturday night.
     
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