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Madison or Milwaukee shop for consignment?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by high mileage, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. high mileage

    high mileage

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    I haven't been a working bass player for more than three years. Most of the action that my gear has seen since then is dusting off the cases - I've just moved on to other things.

    Do any of you from the area have a recommendation for a good shop to start consigning gear? It's some nicer-quality stuff like Lakland, MM, etc. Let me be clear that I'm not trying to circumvent the rules about classified ads here, I've been a supporting member and sold here in the past, but at this point would rather just have someone else handle the sale for me. I'm willing to pay for that convenience - but I want the 'right' shop. Looking for one that's trustworthy of course, but also gets a lot of serious bass players from either area.

    Not having part of the scene, I'm not sure who's "it" anymore. I live an hour and a half from either city but they'll have a better chance than anything around here. Looking at Cream City outside of Milwaukee, but wondering about others. I like that Cream City posts their inventory online so I can keep an eye on it (or feel like it :) ).

    Thanks.
  2. RawOrange

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    In my experience, Cream City is the most "high end" shop around and would most likely be your best bet to find people to purchase the gear you're describing. I am not sure if they do consignment though.
  3. high mileage

    high mileage

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    They do - they even list the terms on their website, which makes me think they're looking for this kind of business. Another point in their favor.

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