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SXs in UK

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by anonymous278347457, Feb 8, 2006.


  1. anonymous278347457

    anonymous278347457 Guest

    Feb 12, 2005
    Ive seen everyone recommend SXs here and i cant seem to find ANY shops in the uk that sell them.
    i kinda want to get a cheap guitar/bass and then just mess around with it.


    anyone know if you can get SXs here in UK, or recommend any good (equally cheap)alternatives
     
  2. dlloyd

    dlloyd zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Apr 21, 2004
    Scotland
    SX basses are built by a Chinese company then imported by an American retailer (Rondo?) who have them badged up as "SX".

    There's a UK retailer that does the same thing with exactly the same instruments, except they have them badged up as "Jim Deacon".
     
  3. Minger

    Minger

    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
    http://www.sxguitarspain.com/

    Try your luck there. The Sxguitar.com site is down, but the spain one works and someone ordered from there on here before...
     
  4. anonymous278347457

    anonymous278347457 Guest

    Feb 12, 2005
    thanks, ive found some. Except Jim deacon doesent sound half as cool as SX. anyway if i get one il probably sand down the headstock and put something else on.
     
  5. DaveBeny

    DaveBeny

    Mar 22, 2000
    London, UK
    One of the guitar shops on Denmark Street, London (NOT the Bass Cellar) has some SX jazz basses in stock.
     
  6. McCormacks in Glasgow has the odd SX, and a shedload of Jim Deacons. They sell 'em on ebay as well, I noticed recently. Mac's Music
     
  7. anonymous278347457

    anonymous278347457 Guest

    Feb 12, 2005

    By the looks of it Jim deacon's have differant headstocks to SXs
    http://www.hwaudio.co.uk/shop/product.asp?PLU=26098