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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Tullykennedy, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. Tullykennedy

    Tullykennedy Supporting Member

    Oct 13, 2009
    I wanna send a big thanks out to Roger Sadowsky and Kevin Drexler for taking such good care of me through the years ...Sadowsky basses are the best basses period... First class basses, first class customer care ..... Thx for always going above and beyond for me....

    Tully Kennedy
  2. sps500

    sps500 In Memoriam

    May 19, 2008
    Best most consistent product and after sales of any bass company possibly? Gets my vote! :)
  3. Agreed. Best customer service in the business IMHO.
  4. Hounddog

    Hounddog Supporting Member

    Dec 2, 2004
    Southern, Illinois
    Sadowsky Featured Artist

    Your right. Sadowsky is the Best.
  5. pedroims


    Dec 19, 2007
    +1000 Agree, but dont forget Lakland, Genz Benz and Hartke, they have same outstanding customer service as Roger, having saying that I hope this year I can get either a Sadowsky or US Lakland
  6. Killens84

    Killens84 Supporting Member

    Sep 3, 2008
    Tully, what kind of body wood does your black Sadowsky P/J bass have? I know it has a rosewood fretboard, and I'm guessing it has an alder body.
  7. Jim Carr

    Jim Carr Dr. Jim Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2006
    Denton, TX or Kailua, HI
    fEARful Kool-Aid dispensing liberal academic card-carrying union member Musicians Local 72-147
    I love my NYC 4 string. I am very much indebted to Kevin Drexler who helped me figure out exactly what I needed. Roger has always been such a gentleman.

    If you like warm, I suggest a P/J with a brazilian rosewood fingerboard and chambered alder body.
    I also love the 9" Radius neck, too—very Jazz-like.
  8. +1000. Roger and his crew are tops!!!
  9. bmc


    Nov 15, 2003
    Kevin..the unsung here, known by so many. :D

    They consistently make me feel like I am the only customer they have. Thanks guys.
  10. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    I've never had anything but great service from Kevin and Roger. (Nino too, back in the day. He "broke in" my basses for me.)
  11. sps500

    sps500 In Memoriam

    May 19, 2008
    Even the rest of the staff find the time to talk to you about the build! So to me its a team effort and a brilliant one at that!
  12. bass12

    bass12 And Grace, too

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    Great product and great customer service. It doesn't get any better than what Roger and his team have to offer. And Kevin is a class act. He knows how to make a person feel like a truly valued customer without being an a** kisser.
  13. cheezewiz

    cheezewiz Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2002
    I couldn't agree more. I'm Sadowsky-less now, but won't always be!
  14. LeonD

    LeonD Supporting Member

    And their customer service is consistent.

    I started going into Roger's Manhattan shop in the mid eighties when I worked in NYC. As a young, crappy, hobbyist bass player, I was treated with respect and professionalism. And every time our paths have crossed, whether on the phone or in person, it's been the same.

    And it's not just Roger. Kevin and everyone else in the shop I've spoken with has the same level of professionalism.

    Not to mention, their basses rule. Basses come and go. I have some nice instrument in the basement but if the house is burning down and I can only take one, it's my Sadowsky that's coming with me.
  15. rugrat


    Nov 12, 2003
    Northwest Illinois
    I've always wanted a Sadowsky, but I could never find a dealer that does interest free financing. I pay for my equipment with my band income, and i just can't justify taking money out of savings.
  16. They are awesome basses! I even have a cool signature on mine! :bassist:
  17. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    So start stashing your band pay into your sock drawer until you have enough to get one.
  18. rugrat


    Nov 12, 2003
    Northwest Illinois
    I hear ya! LOL!
  19. NML1986


    Feb 25, 2012
    Lincoln UK
    I would love to get my hands on a Sadowsky, but out of my price range. :( When I win the lottery Roger and co will be getting a mass order. :hyper:
  20. Dickie

    Dickie It's such a fine line between stupid and clever. Supporting Member

    Aug 24, 2006
    Central VA.
    Best basses IMO, and I have had many, many others through the years. Right now, my NYC is getting all of my playing time and my Metro is a great back up.

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