Post by premiumplus (Dave) on May 13, 2019 8:58:33 GMT -7
This is the first time I've ever bought a guitar online. It's an Epiphone Joe Bonamassa Limited Edition "Amos" Flying V.
Got the guitar in great shape, and it took me a few days to find out that I had a problem with it. The 21st fret is so low that when I play a note on it, it frets the 22nd fret instead...on all strings. Yeah, it took 5 days before I tried playing that high...but who'd have guessed? The neck is perfect except for that. Looking at it, it looks like there is a different type of fret wire in there...very strange.
So yesterday I emailed Sweetwater about it. They called this morning and I told the guy that I really dig this guitar, and want to keep it. I had considered either replacing the 21st fret or lowering the 22nd. It's light at 7lbs 3 oz, and has a great neck. I figured they'd have me ship it to them for repair, but he said they have one that weighs less...7lbs flat. He said they could get it to me tomorrow and I'd have 30 days to decide whether to keep it or not, plus they're sending a prepaid label for the return of the other V. How cool is that? I'm really impressed with their service.
It'll be here tomorrow. That's customer service right up there with Dr.Z. Very cool, thanks Sweetwater!
Cant beat that...yeah I don't sweat it anymore buying from them...I did return music man/valentine and my rep gave me some long winded really?...when he saw it in person he agreed with me...back when musicians friend was the only game in town...I bought lots of gibbys,epiphones from them...always retuned if no good.
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I've had nothing but good experiences with Sweetwater. when I ordered a custom LsL tele through them I got a call from my rep telling me that the guitar was in, but had a little chip in the paint/finish on the back of the guitar. I told them to ship it anyway and I would look at it for myself. The rep told me that if I decided to keep it that they were going to give me a 10% credit. That's a good bit of money on a custom built guitar!
When the guitar arrived, I had to scour the back visually even to see the tiny chip. When I did, it was literally the size of a pinhead. I just took a blue felt tip pin and touched the chipped spot. Problem solved and I got 10% off!
Post by Chilly Gibbons (Todd T.) on May 13, 2019 15:15:50 GMT -7
They’ve always been A++++ on every purchase for me as well. Wouldn’t hesitate to buy anything from them to include insanely expensive guitars. They are a first rate operation.
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Jaguarguy (Mike): Hey Gary - Joe Walsh used a G12 65 in his Galaxie and it sounds great!
Mar 25, 2019 23:05:29 GMT -7
GuitarZ: So, I cranked up the privacy protection on my browsers, facebook, etc. I have to say I miss the music ads and such. I really don't need ads for watches and other random stuff. Maybe the internet knowing me isn't such a bad thing.
Mar 26, 2019 14:01:24 GMT -7
hayesgary307: hanks alot (Mike) I have been going through a Vintage 30 in a open back pine cabinet and through a Marshall 1936 C/B 2-12 I'll check and see what kind of speakers are in the 1936. I've had for a long time and I have forgot whats in it . Thanks for you help
Mar 27, 2019 12:06:54 GMT -7
Joey Beverages: hayesgary307 try a Z 210 or Z 410 with Galaxie ... also, yes the G1265 is most tasty and excellent
Mar 28, 2019 6:03:29 GMT -7
The Bad Poodle: This may be a truism... when you work in a corporate structure, the worst decisions always come from the top.
Mar 29, 2019 16:26:10 GMT -7
Lefty: The fish rots from the head down.
Apr 1, 2019 13:26:26 GMT -7
TeeDawg: Bad Poodle..........truer words have never been said. Imagine what it's like working for NASA. This ain't the nasa that went to the moon fo sho.
Apr 26, 2019 5:59:08 GMT -7
brayks: I have been absent for waaay to long. hope all are doing well!
May 1, 2019 10:19:39 GMT -7
GuitarZ: I'm okay with the AARP letters. You're still living and breathing? What the heck am I to think when a funeral home sends me a free consultation offer? Ouch!
Jun 21, 2019 15:41:26 GMT -7
The Bad Poodle: I bought airline tickets online... now every few days i get emails that read "Your trip is almost here but aren't you forgetting something?? You don't have trip insurance!" and i'm thinking..."is there something i should know about your plane maintenance?"
Jun 21, 2019 16:02:32 GMT -7
GuitarZ: Reminds me of buying my Honda. When they tried to sell me the maintenance package, I said "Is your car not reliable?" Long story short my wife teamed up with the sales lady to buy the maint package. Never again!
Jun 21, 2019 16:16:53 GMT -7