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Just bought my first Fender 5 min. ago

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by DJS, May 23, 2011.

  1. DJS


    Feb 10, 2010
    Rochester, NY
    Picked up an American Standard 3 Tone Sunburst with maple for $1020, shipped out the door. Musician's Friend is honoring their 15% off coupon (from which Fender is normally excluded) but only if you call and ask. This would have cost me $1300 out the door at the local GC with tax.

    This is a huge upgrade for me. To say I am excited is an insult to the word excited. :hyper::hyper::bassist::bassist:
  2. RickeyC


    Jan 17, 2011
    PICTURE!!!!!! ;)
  3. mate. you'll LOVE it
  4. spaz21387


    Feb 25, 2008
    Portland oregon
    also with gc they wont give you the skb hardshell case thats included. They make you pay extra for the case.
  5. Anomalous Bass

    Anomalous Bass

    Mar 29, 2011
    Musicians Friend = Guitar Center

    Both will also honor the coupons most of the time in store or if you call. You just have to ask.
  6. Antny


    Jan 30, 2011
    New York
    No Pics = No Bass. :p
  7. pacojas

    pacojas "FYYA BUN"

    Oct 11, 2009
    yeah, but GC charges tax in the state of Cali. i window shop and test stuff there then run home and order from MF, ftw!
  8. Anomalous Bass

    Anomalous Bass

    Mar 29, 2011
    GC charges tax in any state they have a store, so yeah, that can be annoying. lol

    Personally, itd take more then an ok deal for me to buy from GC or MF. Not to detract from the OP but you can usually find things cheaper elsewhere regardless of sales if you just look.
  9. No sales tax in Oregon :D
  10. OldDog52

    OldDog52 Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 1, 2011
    Also no money for schools. :D :meh:
  11. gitlvr


    Nov 13, 2009
    No. Va., USA
    American Standard 3 tone Sunburst with maple what? P? J? Pics?
  12. Staccato

    Staccato Low End Advocate

    Aug 14, 2009

    Have fun during the honeymoon!
  13. BassBob1


    Dec 21, 2010
    this was not the case when i bought my american standard j in 2008(played one in the store and had them order another that i unboxed and tested when it showed up at the store to decide if i wanted it). I also don't know anyone who has had that issue with the guitar center by me.

    to the OP congrats! is it s P or J?
  14. Well, we still have income tax.

    Our schools need a lot more than just money...
  15. giacomini


    Dec 14, 2008
    Florianopolis - Brazil
    Endorsing: Copetti Guitars
  16. Gotta P

    Gotta P

    Mar 26, 2011
    Congrats on your Fender something!
  17. Lazerrus


    Dec 18, 2010
    Easy guys. He's so excited he probably didn't think about posting pics.
  18. Uh, he just ordered it to be shipped from MUSICIAN'S FRIEND. I think that means he doesn't physically HAVE it yet. Ergo, no pix even if he wanted to post some.
  19. sps500

    sps500 In Memoriam

    May 19, 2008
    Jazz or Precision!
  20. Sleeq


    Feb 13, 2008
    No pics, no bass.

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