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When is the 20% off Sale for MF and GC?

Discussion in 'Hot Deals' started by jmattbassplaya, Nov 23, 2017.

  1. pcake

    pcake Supporting Member

    Sep 20, 2011
    Los Angeleez
    is the brand of item you tried to buy on the exclusion list? if so, getting 15% off using chat is better than no % off.
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  2. tlite


    Aug 18, 2016
    So, BF was a big meh. Playing a bit to my audience here, but it's the truth that I've found the best deals, quality gear, and service right here on the TB classifieds.

    Basically, we are awesome. :bassist:
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  3. mizzou541


    Jan 8, 2010
    Every year I get excited but it's never worth it. Even if I can get 20% off at MF, Sweetwater will likely give me 10-15% off if I call in and I won't have to pay sales tax there. So pretty much a break even + I get to deal with Sweetwater instead of MF.
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2017
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  4. mrb327


    Mar 6, 2013
    Nobody Knows
    Tried using the 15% on a few things I really wanted today and got the evil orange banner of death.

    Was able to use it for something I wanted, but not 20%
  5. The Regulator

    The Regulator

    Aug 10, 2005
    I've had success in the past with them giving me the discount on an excluded item. I called them and told them that the coupon wasn't working online for the item I was interested in purchasing (a Fender Neo 610 cab which was on sale at the time for $1,100). They asked me for my info and I guess they looked at my purchasing history and then applied the discount on their end. That was about 2 years ago with a 20% coupon. I don't think I've seen one since.
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  6. Fred312b

    Fred312b Proof that gear doesn't make you a better player Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2002
    Chicago, IL
    I got an email for 17% off with no minimum today...
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  7. jmattbassplaya

    jmattbassplaya Looking for a gig around East Islip, NY!

    Jan 13, 2008
    What's the code?
  8. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    The codes in today's 17% email are very specific, like passwords. Pretty sure they're intended for one person only, the one they're mailed to.

    I'd suggest getting on their mailing list. Pretty sure they'd send you one immediately. Especially if you put something in your cart, leave it there, and forget about it :). And sign up for the backstage pass program if you haven't already. It's an additional 8% store credit after you purchase something.
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  9. jmattbassplaya

    jmattbassplaya Looking for a gig around East Islip, NY!

    Jan 13, 2008
    I am on both. I've bought quite a bit in the past so maybe I'll get it later or maybe I deleted it by mistake.
  10. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    The email doesn’t come from musicians friend. Comes from an employee (sales person I guess). Ya probably did chuck it. I get them a lot from Guitar Center and usually think it’s them.
  11. jmattbassplaya

    jmattbassplaya Looking for a gig around East Islip, NY!

    Jan 13, 2008
    Found it :)
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  12. petrus61

    petrus61 Supporting Member

    Unfortunately, that leaves paypal out of the equation.
  13. tlite


    Aug 18, 2016

    But again, plenty of restricted items.
  14. Nice, works on Rickenbackers-To bad the one I want is out of stock tell June
  15. nutdog

    nutdog when I'm a good dog they sometimes throw me a bone

    Feb 19, 2009
    in the dog house
    I'm not sure what that means. In the past they would give me a code to use on the online order.
  16. petrus61

    petrus61 Supporting Member

    I've been told multiple times by them that I'd have to place the order directly with them over the phone with my bank issued card/credit card to receive the discount and that they couldn't give me a new code to apply to my order if I wanted to do it completely online. Maybe they were just being lazy or didn't know they could just give me a code.
  17. Jim C

    Jim C Is that what you meant to play or is this jazz? Supporting Member

    Nov 29, 2008
    Bethesda, MD
    Could be that they don't want to pay the CC fee.
    Not sure about huge vendors but is often times another 2 1/2% for retailers to pay for CC usage
  18. sears

    sears Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2005
    ec, md
    Also, there are sites that offer a small % rebate if you click through them. MF wants to cut those guys out if they're giving you a sweet deal.
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  19. Tewest86

    Tewest86 Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    New Orleans, LA
    I know it says restricted but this code works on the new Fender Elite Jazz Vs. I didn't try any other bass.
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  20. R&B

    R&B Both kinds of music: Rhythm AND Blues! Supporting Member

    MF, GC, Music123 and WWBW are the same company. Sales tax, returns, shipping and discount policies may vary.

    Thanks for all the info, guys. I did buy a SDOTD recently but in the interest of peace at home, I restricted my Black Friday purchasing to a cajon.

    And I agree that the TB Classifieds rock. :thumbsup:
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