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Buffalo, NY... Setup

Discussion in 'Setup & Repair [DB]' started by Mr.Phil, Oct 9, 2006.

  1. Mr.Phil


    Apr 9, 2005
    Upstate NY
    Hey... I was wondering if anyone knew of a good setup shop in the Buffalo, NY area. I need to have a new sound post installed and I'm a little weary of just trying the yellow pages. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
  2. John Sprague

    John Sprague Sam Shen's US Distributor

    Mar 10, 2003
    Rochester, NY
    Sales Manager, CSC Products Inc.
    There's Marc Monaco:

    Monaco's Violin Shop
    2333 Niagara Falls Blvd.
    Amherst, NY 14228

    Boyd Jacklyn is an excellent violin luthier, I don't know if he speaks bass though:

    Boyd Jacklin
    422 Niagara Falls Blvd.
    Buffalo, NY 14223

    Same with Joseph's:

    Joseph's Violin Shop
    3764 Seneca St.
    West Seneca, NY 14224

    And you can always visit us outside Rochester if you're in a driving mood. 585-377-9560.
  3. Mr.Phil


    Apr 9, 2005
    Upstate NY
    Thank you very much for the reply. I'll call around tomorrow and see what I can figure out. Rochester would be a bit of a haul for this adventure, but when I'm in the market for another upright, I'll definately come and check it out Thanks again!
  4. prelims222


    Sep 20, 2004
    Southeast US
    Hey Mr. Phil,

    It's your bass, and you want to take good care of it. Paul and Jesse up in Rochester did a great job on my old bass when I was living in Buffalo. It's only a bit more than an hour and well worth it. Otherwise, your next best bet is heinls in Toronto and I don't know what getting over the border with a bass is like right now.

    Boyd is an excellent violin guy, and I know a dude who takes his Testore Bass to him for minor tweaks, but I would go with Paul if I can.
  5. kontrabass


    Sep 29, 2004
    What ever happened to Mr. Bresciani?

    His website is down and his principal position is up for grabs. What gives?
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