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Bartolini Buying

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by King David, Dec 18, 2002.


  1. King David

    King David

    Dec 13, 1999
    Indiana
    I went to the Bartolini site and I did not find any dealers in Indiana. Is there a place online that stocks them (I am looking for a mm5 and a jazz). Can you buy direct from Bartolini?
     
  2. ganttbos

    ganttbos The Professor Supporting Member

    Dec 18, 2001
    New Orleans area
    Call Grasshopper at Bass Central, (800) 545-8813.
     
  3. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    I bought mine direct from the distributor

    Tom, at T.J. Wagner
    (domestic sales)
    Phone: (386) 517-6823

    Most of their sales are via dealers, but he does sells direct also. He was very friendly and gave me a pretty good deal.
     
  4. A word to the wise, if you don't mind.

    Always ask a dealer to check stock if you're ordering Bartolini hardware. It can take months to get something that's not P or J.

    I love Bartolini hardware, but I know someone who waited more than a year for a set of custom soapbars. I waited more than four months for a set of DC40-size replacements. I finally sold the bass and cancelled the order.
     
  5. mjw

    mjw

    Jun 12, 2001
    Spring, TX USA
    Just an FYI - email for details...
     
  6. berklee46

    berklee46 Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2000
    MA
    I've had nothing but great luck with Bart products from Jack Read.
    www.readcustom.com
    (978) 779-0075

    Good prices and a very nice guy to boot!
     
  7. Smac61

    Smac61

    Nov 24, 2002
    I just ordered a set of 9J's and a 2 band pre from Zack Russick. Good prices. Not in IN but close in Benton Harbor, MI I think...

    http://www.russick.com/parts/