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Where do you buy used pedals??

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by DopplerShift, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. DopplerShift


    Apr 19, 2005
    Chicago Area
    Here's where I go:

    talkbass.com (obviously)
    guitarcenter.com (used section)

    What else is there???
  2. Busker


    Jan 22, 2007
    Pawn shops
  3. andvari7


    Aug 28, 2004
    I mostly go through the Bay, but I've gone to local shops with varying degrees of success (in that I found, according to the travel brochure, "Gambling With Effects (Literally), Or:" a Deluxe Electric Mistress).
  4. JoshC


    Nov 19, 2006
    Lancaster, PA
    I've bought used from:

    harmony central
    the gear page
    tonefactor forums

    That's it. I guess I am not a real ebay or craigslist person. I've always preferred forums.
  5. whoatherechunk


    Apr 4, 2008
    chris' guitars.
  6. DopplerShift


    Apr 19, 2005
    Chicago Area
    I haven't tried the gear page or tonefactor beore. I'll check those out.

    I personally like selling on Craigslist because it's usually no frills easy local deals. You don't have to ship paypal etc.
  7. DopplerShift


    Apr 19, 2005
    Chicago Area
    This one looks good too. Thanks.
  8. Joe Gress

    Joe Gress

    Dec 22, 2005
    Pueblo, CO
    Talkbass mostly.
  9. BioDriver

    BioDriver A Cinderella story

    Aug 29, 2008
    Austin, TX
    There's this place in Houston called Rockin' Robin Guitars that I used to buy my pedals from, but now that I'm in OK I'm relying on eBay and pawn shops.
  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 think I've bought all of my used pedals right here on TalkBass. Just got my Sadowsky DI today. Never been burned once. Well, maybe a little on a dbx preamp, but not enough to result in negative feedback.
  11. Talkbass or Ebay for me. I've purchased a couple of hundred items between the two and havn't really had any issues yet.

    I buy most my new stuff from Ebay too now I think about it
  12. derelicte


    Dec 25, 2007
  13. kaputsport


    Nov 14, 2007
    Carlisle, PA
    Atypical, not a typical...
    Ebay, Talkbass, Japan...

    Where ever a good deal is. I just picked up a Human gear Animato directly from Japan...

  14. DopplerShift


    Apr 19, 2005
    Chicago Area
    Where do you shop for stuff in Japan??
  15. I no longer can drive... so my options have shrunk drastically.. however I feel that patience and through research can overcome alot of that . . .

    Sam Ash Music


    Used gear stores
  16. Willy2911


    Sep 11, 2008
    OC California
    I have bought some good used gear off of Craigslist
  17. Outlaw_son


    Mar 8, 2007
    I get my used pedals from ebay or local pawnshops.
  18. Guest043

    Guest043 Guest

    Apr 8, 2008
    ive bought a lot of used pedals on ebay..

    korg G5
    DOD FX25
    visual sound jekyll and hyde
    boss oc-2
    boss bass chorus
  19. Younger relatives...
  20. There's a pawn shop down the road that's owned by a former soundman/sax player who knows what he's doing. He prices at 1/2 of retail max. I bought a practically new Boss CEB-3 for $40 and change, and there's a monitor down there for $60 that I might pick up. Most of the guitars are sub $150, including a very nice Squier Jazz.

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