Guess who got a job at Mesa/Boogie?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Benjamin Strange, Jul 20, 2004.

  1. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    That's right. Me. :)

    I start after I get back from the Dallas/Ft. Worth TB getogether. They were trying to just get me in the door, so I didn't exactly get the job I wanted (which was customer service/artist relations) - I'm starting on the actual assembly line. Yup, little old me will be putting your amps together for you. They are going to try to move me into the customer service position after a while, but this will at least get my foot in the door and learn the ropes.

    The only downside: I have to be there at 6AM, Monday through Thursday. That means I will have to wake up at 4:30 AM just to get there on time. :eek: But I will be off by 4PM every day, and have a three day weekend, every weekend. Not to mention DISCOUNTS!!!!

    So I guess now I am the official Boogieman on TB. :hyper: :hyper: :hyper:
  2. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    [Harvey Korman voice]
    You know you were Always one of my favorites! And I mean it! Not like those others...
    [/Harvey Korman voice][​IMG]
  3. Davehenning


    Aug 9, 2001
    Los Angeles
    The boogieman does exist!!

  4. Lockout


    Dec 24, 2002
    It's about time! I've always been surprised that you didn't work for 'em, especially with that rig of yours. :D
  5. Transverz

    Transverz believer of the Low End Theory

    May 3, 2004
    Los Angeles, CA
    Congrats... always great to hear of people doing what they love doing, AND getting paid for it.

    :crying: WHY ME?!?!?!?!

    Okay, I'm fine, really. :D

    Actually, I'm inspired. Thanks!


  6. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
  7. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
  8. That definately rocks. Discount eh? Want to be my best friend?
  9. kyo


    Jul 6, 2004
    maybe they will let you take home a super-b stock or two :bassist:
  10. Passinwind

    Passinwind I Know Nothing Supporting Member

    Congrats. I remember well how exciting it was to go to work at Fender.

    So now the quality control stickers are gonna say BS on 'em, huh? :eyebrow:
  11. Joey3313


    Nov 28, 2003

    Free amps for all!

    Maybe you could organize some sort of deal for TB members.
  12. Dr. PhunkyPants

    Dr. PhunkyPants Guest

    Aug 11, 2002
    That's great...congratulations. And best of luck!
  13. Congratulations! You know, I have a bit of a soft spot for the MB folks. I bought a brand new Bass 400 w/ Road Ready 2x15 and a matching case for the head in the late '80s and they STILL send me a Christmas card to this day. Best of luck!
  14. xyllion

    xyllion Commercial User

    Jan 14, 2003
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Owner, Looperlative Audio Products
    Congrats! Didn't realize that you were a local. I'm down here at the south end of the bay.
  15. Transverz

    Transverz believer of the Low End Theory

    May 3, 2004
    Los Angeles, CA
    WOW! Now THAT'S working hard at getting repeat customers!

    I used to get free birthday scoops from Baskin Robbins... :meh:

  16. DougP


    Sep 4, 2001

    Johnny Cashs' song "One Piece At A Time" comes to mind. LOL
  17. geeyza


    Apr 6, 2004
    sounds really cool.niceone of luck
  18. nsh50a


    May 11, 2004
    Columbia, MO
    It's not to bad, I have to get up at 4:30 every day to be in clinic, work till 6:30, and usually have to work on one of the weekend days. Youll get use to your schedule soon enough. It sounds like a pretty sweet gig. Now I know who to go to If i need help with my new bass 400+ ;)
  19. Congatarulations, my next tequila shot will be for you!