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Old 11-09-2019, 09:55 AM
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Default A test of Anti-GAS will power

EVERY day on my commute to/from my day job I have to drive right past Gruhn's Guitars, Carter's Vintage Guitars, and Rumble Seat Music in Nashville.

Not....sure....how....long....I.....can.....resist ....

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I'd end up spending so much time in there playing Martins I can't afford the staff would blacklist me.
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I hear ya.
The Minor Chord is down the street from my work.
I pass it twice every weekday.
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Really surprised how reasonable some of those second hand Gibsons are at that vintage shop, they don't seem to command the sky high prices of Martins. If I ever go to Nashville (which I'd love to) I'll definitely go there.
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I live fairly close to Nashville. However I don't think it's possible to find guitar bargains bearing the name Gibson/ Martin. As of a dozen years ago it was still possible to fine those little Gibson LG=1's for almost pennies. Now they're well over two grand. Sadly the stout after market price does not make them any better than when they were new. I seem to remember being at a NY guitar show and finding them at $200.00.
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EVERY day on my commute to/from my day job I have to drive right past Gruhn's Guitars, Carter's Vintage Guitars, and Rumble Seat Music in Nashville.

Not....sure....how....long....I.....can.....resist ....
I'm don't think you should resist. I live on an island in Canada and couldn't resist. I bought a decades old Guild F50R from Gruhn and had it shipped here. Obviously I have little self control but I love that guitar.
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Fear not,...... they're each optical illusions.
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I find the best cure for gas is buying a guitar. It takes my mind off of my desire to buy a guitar. Works all the time.
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EVERY day on my commute to/from my day job I have to drive right past Gruhn's Guitars, Carter's Vintage Guitars, and Rumble Seat Music in Nashville.

Not....sure....how....long....I.....can.....resist ....


Kryptonite Avenue right there. You're doomed.
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Its a wonder you make it to work at all!
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Old 11-10-2019, 09:10 AM
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Ha ha. You've got three GAS stations between home and work. Couldn't be more convenient for you!

But seriously, I totally sympathize, living just a few blocks from Rudy's Guitars in New York. I pass by the shop at least three times a week and feel that magnetic pull.

As Oscar Wilde once said, "I can resist everything except temptation."

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I think I'm glad I live in a music store desert - I have no temptation except what I find on the internet. It's much easier to resist that way.
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