Feeling deserted.

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by dmunson, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. wabash slim

    wabash slim Friend of Fred

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    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    Complaining or bragging?
     
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  2. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

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    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    I'm a Bronx Boy so whada you think .....fagetabowdit
     
  3. Scooter127

    Scooter127 Synchromatic

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    Feb 25, 2019
    USA
    My nearest shop is about 20 minutes away and it great for kids learning guitar and renting band instruments but for a Joe Shmo guitar player like me their selection sucks. They're only good for when I need strings ASAP, a condition I try to avoid.

    The next closest is a pretty decent store but is 30 minutes away. Good prices on amps and guitars but they always seem lightly stocked.

    Two Guitar centers are about 35 minutes (meh shop) and 60 minutes (good shop) away. Sam Ash is probably an hour, depends on traffic around ATL.

    I'm kinda boned in general.
     
  4. MTurner

    MTurner Friend of Fred

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    63
    Aug 17, 2010
    Clayton, North Carolina, USA
    You ever go to the Ken Stanton Music in May-retta? Our own @TSims1 seems to regard them highly...
     
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  5. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Friend of Fred

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    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    Dry your tears. This will save you much money...
     
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  6. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta

    They aren’t a huge place, but are always well stocked......typically really strong Gretsch, Fender, Gibson, and PRS offerings. I like all of those. :)
     
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  7. Scooter127

    Scooter127 Synchromatic

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    Feb 25, 2019
    USA
    Marietta is a over an hour away, with incredibly awful and annoying traffic the whole way. There needs to be one helluva compelling reason for me to go there, lol.
     
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  8. Scooter127

    Scooter127 Synchromatic

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    Feb 25, 2019
    USA
    If I'm in the area I'll check em out, along with those surplus stores that amuse the heck out of me. It also means sliding over to Acworth for some JD's BBQ.
     
  9. rake_ether

    rake_ether Electromatic

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    Aug 24, 2019
    Athens, GA USA
    Metro Atlanta seems to have a good number of guitar stores. Here in Athens we have a couple of mom and pops downtown (as well as a GC) and one is a Gretsch dealer (yay).
     
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  10. Scooter127

    Scooter127 Synchromatic

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    Feb 25, 2019
    USA
    I'm in Cumming, about a mile and a half or so from Buford Dam.

    Town Center Music, in Suwanee, and GC in Lawrenceville, are both Gretsch dealers.

    I haven't been your way in a long darned time. Years. The last time i was that way may well have been Larry Munson's funeral service 'between the hedges.' I used to love going to Franklin's gun store, mainly because of the oddball stuff I'd find there.
     
  11. MTurner

    MTurner Friend of Fred

    Age:
    63
    Aug 17, 2010
    Clayton, North Carolina, USA
    May I safely assume you are a Bulldogs fan?
     
  12. Jelly Roll Horton

    Jelly Roll Horton Synchromatic

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    Nov 10, 2017
    Portland, OR
    Sweetwater is a great source, in every way. I use them every time I can.

    {{Radd, a personal note: my granddaughter is applying to UC Santa Cruz. She lives in Berkeley and could attend there, but she prefers the course offerings in her prospective major at Santa Cruz. Ergo, UCSC. I hope she’s accepted! (She’s also considering Reed, which would be great for us as well as her. Reed is about 10 minutes from our house.)}}
     
  13. rake_ether

    rake_ether Electromatic

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    Aug 24, 2019
    Athens, GA USA
    Yes, but not rabid. The older I get the less important watching sports appeals to me.
     
  14. MTurner

    MTurner Friend of Fred

    Age:
    63
    Aug 17, 2010
    Clayton, North Carolina, USA
    I foam at the mouth.

    :D
     
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  15. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa cruz

    PM sent
     
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