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Guitar Center Story of the Day! DEAL!

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by rossiman, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. rossiman

    rossiman

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    So I was out of town visiting my girlfriend this weekend and decided to stop in at the local GC to get my four string fix.

    Im always looking for deals, Id rather spend my money on an instrument than an Amp (have bought and sold almost 20 basses, never had an amp HA)...whenever i practice i either do it unplugged or through my stereo system...........

    Anyways I always knew if I ever went for a rig I'd go GK. So im in the GC and I see a GALLIEN KRUEGER 1001RB MII brand new sittin there with a price reduction tag...the price was too good to be true and I was in a bit of a hurry so I played a Pbass and Stingray through it and decided to just take it (even though I dont have a Cab at all)

    When I got home a couple of hours ago I finally figured out why that price was so good when I looked at my receipt...they had it marked it as a GK Backline 600.....

    Got the Brand New 1001RB mark II for $249
  2. SunnBass

    SunnBass All these blankets saved my life. Supporting Member

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    You sir, are one lucky a$$hole.

    Congrats.

    :bassist:
  3. VeganThump

    VeganThump Supporting Member

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    Somebody is gonna get fired for that mistake!
  4. rossiman

    rossiman

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    actually it was $249 and they threw in a set of GHS boomers for $5 extra
  5. FourBanger

    FourBanger

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    The $500 you saved should get you a nice 115 or 210 cab to go with it!
  6. B-string

    B-string Supporting Member

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    O M G !

    I got nothin' else.
  7. fender68

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    OMG!!! Way to go man!!! I think I'll go throw up now!! Lol I'm so jealous!!!
  8. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive Supporting Member

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    Ignorance by retailers goes both directions; for all the complaints about GC not having knowledgeable bass staff, no one complains about glaring errors when they result in killer deals.
  9. Staccato

    Staccato Supporting Member

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    No, wait...really? You're kidding, right? What a deal, Congrats! :bassist:
  10. mjac28

    mjac28 50th Anniversary Ed Sullivan February 9, 1964 Gold Supporting Member

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    If it breaks don't take it back there :) congrats don't worry they made that money up on the next guy.
  11. bryan gibson

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    And I though I did good this week-picked up a minty Crate 50w 112 combo for $50. You win:)
  12. Kmonk

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    I once bought a new Stingray 5 string at GC for $750. They had put the wrong price on it.
  13. AdamR

    AdamR Supporting Member

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    I believe the rule is no picture no amp !
  14. punkjazzben

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    Pics or it didn't happen!

    But seriously, that's awesome. If it was a mum and dad shop I'd feel bad, but not in this case.
  15. Bassdirty

    Bassdirty

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    Awesome.
    that is a great 1st amp. (a great amp period) I used to have that baby..runnin thru a swr goliath 410..friggin sweet.
    now whatcha gonna get for cabs?..

    great score..thanks for gettin em for all the times we all got screwed by GC.
    ;)
  16. basscooker

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    start wearing a helmet, karma won't let that go too long without coming back around. but sweet score.
  17. Jim C

    Jim C Supporting Member

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    Congrats
  18. JimiLL

    JimiLL Supporting Member

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    This kinda give me an idea......
  19. Thick McRunfast

    Thick McRunfast Supporting Member

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    So some poor shlub made a horrible mistake?

    I'd be taking it back. That's just what I'd do
  20. rossiman

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    [​IMG]

    Here it is! sounds great. I asked for the original box but they said they had it so long the box was gone (but i bet they were talking about the Backline box, this puppy is brand new)

    Would like to keep it, will probably flip it. I always pictured having a 410,115 GK rig. But ive always pooled my funds into instruments (kind of sad that I play unplugged or through home theater system when I can, but Im only 22 and dont really gig)

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