Anyone have a favorite Sweetwater bass rep?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by RedHotFuzz, Apr 2, 2014.

  1. RedHotFuzz


    Mar 16, 2014
    You can recommend?
  2. tjh


    Mar 22, 2006
    Derek Senestraro ... I have sent a couple folk his way with good results ... besides, he sends me candy with every purchase (but I am sure they all do .. nice touch though)
  3. hover


    Oct 4, 2008
    Dennis Konicki. Been my rep for 4 years.
  4. tedsalt

    tedsalt Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2010
    Kansas City
    Jeremy Clifford gets me the candy :)

    and the goods

    well, hopefully he'll get my Fender Rumble 500 head in and shipped ... :D
  5. MingusBass

    MingusBass Commercial User

    Sep 27, 2004
    Fort Wayne,Indiana
    Me. ;)
  6. generation zero

    generation zero

    Jul 24, 2012
    Andy Rice has been awesome to me. He's a bass player too, and he got me a sweet deal on the Mesa cab and even cut the shipping cost in half for me. And then there's the candy... :)
  7. generation zero

    generation zero

    Jul 24, 2012
    :cool: MingusBass = Andy Rice? :eyebrow: Too funny, if so!
  8. macmanlou

    macmanlou Don't push it. Just let it fall. Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2007
    Washington, DC Area
    +1 for Derek. He's gone above and beyond expectations every time.

    And Sweetwater's shipping department has always packed things properly, which has not been my experience with their biggest competitors.
  9. AMp'D.2play


    Feb 12, 2010
    A co-worker of mine has nothing but great things to say about Andy Rice. He's purchased a bunch of gear via Andy.
  10. tjh


    Mar 22, 2006
    Andrew ... tell Derek I gave him a nod on here please .. and maybe mention that I am set for gear for now, but I am out of Bit-O-Honeys?? ... thanks! ;)

    JAUQO III-X Inactive

    Jan 4, 2002
    Endorsing artist:see profile.

    :bassist: :)
  12. RedHotFuzz


    Mar 16, 2014
    Thanks guys! I've never been anything but impressed with Sweetwater so any of these recommendations would be great, but I guess I'd better go with the actual forum responder, Andy! ;)

    Email incoming.
  13. Tunaman


    Dec 26, 2004
    I like Sweetwater...
    I used Steve Ptak I think only once because I get better deals elsewhere unfortunately but I always gave Steve the 1st shot.

    Now I call RMC audiodirect for my PA & got a great deal... forgot to even give Sweetwater a chance.

    BTW RedhotFuzz... probably not the right section to post but the guys here are cool to answer anyway
  14. RedHotFuzz


    Mar 16, 2014
    Yeah, I went over the forum listing and didn't see an area that seemed more "appropriate" for this question. :confused:

    Then again, I posted a question regarding string recommendations for a Gretsch Junior Jet in the Basses section not realizing there is a dedicated forum for strings. Rookie mistake. :help:
  15. RedHotFuzz


    Mar 16, 2014
    If places like Musician's Friend (among others) simply forward you the boxed product as received from the manufacturer, why does anyone buy from them?

    I bought a Taylor GS Mini from Sweetwater last year and knowing it would be hand-inspected in-house before shipping to me gave me some valuable peace of mind. Nobody wants to deal with the return of a bum piece of equipment shipped by the manufacturer (see the other thread on this forum regarding the flawed finish on the brand new Rickenbacker).
  16. Robby Resnick has sold me probably 10 basses now over the past 6 years. Really good guy!
  17. RedHotFuzz


    Mar 16, 2014
    Holy moly Andy, how many guitar/bass reps do you guys have over there???
  18. Peepaleep

    Peepaleep Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2010
    Las Cruces, NM
    John Gillespie has always treated me very well.
  19. jmverdugo


    Oct 11, 2012
    Katy TX
    I deal with Justin L, I always thought it was just a name the would use for all their sales team, now I see tat is not the case, great service by Justin by the way.
  20. Peace Cee

    Peace Cee

    Feb 9, 2011
    Bob Furlong. Great guy. Man of his word.

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