So I bought a Music Store

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Stu L., Jun 22, 2004.

  1. Stu L.

    Stu L. Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2001
    Corsicana, Texas
    After 2 and a half years of faithful service, I bought out my employer Monday. Dave's Music & Pro Audio is now Stu's Music & Sound. I am the boss, and all is good :D
  2. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    that's pretty cool, congrats :cool:
  3. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA
    Hey, that's awesome!!! You got more balls than I do. I don't think I could ever own my own business. If it's successful the money could be great but if it failed I'd probably end up putting a shotgun in my mouth.
  4. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    How did ya manage that? Just called up the boss, and said, "I don't feel like working today." He says, "Well, I really think that's too bad, but I need you to work today." Then you say, "Ahh, I really don't want to. I guess I'll just buy the place."

    But, yeah, not really. That is sweet. I would love to work in a music store again, but I can't survive on 6 bucks an hour with a crappy commission plan. PM me what kind of bass (and guitar) stuff you guys carry. I think it could be seen as advertising if you posted it. But the reason why i ask, is I will be needing gear for my band. I'd love to help out a fellow TB'er.
  5. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay

    Best of luck with that.
  6. bassturtle


    Apr 9, 2004
    Welcome to the club! I'll send you a bottle of'll need it ;)
  7. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    May I ask how you saved enough for that in 2.5 years when you are one year younger than I? By all means, congrats, I'm just impressed and confused.
  8. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Ramen noodles.
  9. Cool! Congrats.

    I'll take six pounds of music, please.

  10. bassturtle


    Apr 9, 2004
    It's easy. The bank puts a lean on everything you own, takes all the bonds/stocks you have, and gets your first born son in exchange for the money. That's how I did it anyway ;)
  11. Too bad I don't live closer,I need a job:)

    Good luck on the store!
  12. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Good luck man! I've seen a few stores "boutique" themselves out of business, be careful!
  13. vbass


    May 7, 2004
    Bay Area, CA
    Whoa congrats man, that is awesome! Good luck with the business.
  14. odie

    odie Supporting Member

    So I will be the first jerk who asks. Any TB discount?? :bag:
  15. FunkySpoo

    FunkySpoo Supporting Member

    Feb 6, 2002
    So..... you think he's got more than two??? :D
  16. bassturtle


    Apr 9, 2004
    Doesn't everyone have more than two? :eyebrow:
  17. FunkySpoo

    FunkySpoo Supporting Member

    Feb 6, 2002
    Some one else is going to have to check
  18. Your own store?

    That's great!

    I love to buy stuff through the mail, use it for a couple of days, break it, then return it and say this is the condition I got it in. :rollno:

    Where's your store located? :p :D

    Seriously, congratulations on becoming your own boss and much good luck.

    Mike ;)
  19. Humblerumble


    Feb 22, 2004
    yes Let us in on what you carry. were all a bunch of gear heads! were bass players!