Gear you hate buying

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  1. FutureProf88

    FutureProf88 Well-Known Member

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    What's the gear that you don't like buying? Like stuff that you have to buy but you don't get any "oh boy oh boy oh boy!" moments when you get it.

    For me it's: Strings, mic stands, picks, speaker cables (though for some reason if I get a new really long guitar cable I am excited about it.... oddly), power supply components
     
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    anitoli Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Used to be tampons and Kotex.............
     
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    Nothing I can think of. I don't really suffer from GAS and don't buy much gear so I don't mind at all when it's time to re up on little things like picks and strings. :)
     
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    What do you use those for???
     
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    MarshallDog Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Same here not really fun items to buy at all!
     
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    anitoli Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Married, you know how it goes.
     
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    I get excited just receiving picks and/or strings. Larger purchases just amplify my excitement. I’m weird like that, I guess. I just love to play guitar.
     
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    FleshOnGear Well-Known Member

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    Hate buying pedal boards, cables, power supplies. Oddly, I’m a strings and picks junky
     
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    Bullet holes.
     
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    MarshallDog Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    LOL!!!!
     
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    MonstersOfTheMidway Well-Known Member

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    For me, it would probably be picks. Even with straps I pay special attention to details like comfort, material(s), quality, holes for strap buttons, etc. But with picks, it's pretty much automatic/little thought involved.
     
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    I really like to buy anything. I just don't like paying, but it is what it is...
     
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    Cables. Because i already have so many. I just reluctantly bought another a couple weeks ago. Out of my whole stash i didn't own a true Y cable. I had stereo in to Y but not mono. I wanted to try the Y cable method instead of jumping the channels on my SV20H so now i own another cable.
     
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    MarshallDog Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    The things we do :sad:
     
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    anitoli Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    I should say when i was married, no longer.
     
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    MarshallDog Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Ahh, I see you had it with those bullet hole pluggers and what they require:agreed:
     
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    Cables

    Either overpriced, fragile AF, or BOTH
     
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    Cables , GC over priced , picked over and crappy . I just bought cables before Xmas . The store sucked !
     
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    Buying cables does suck so that's why I make my own, it's at least 50% cheaper maybe more. I use mogami W2524 and nuetrik plugs.
     
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    I dislike buying anything from a salesman or a saleswoman.

    They're there to sell...........anything from a brick to a car.

    As they're hawking the item, I want to buy my toy and be somewhere else.
     
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