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Old 12-03-2017, 05:28 PM
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Default Reputable online guitar dealers?

The title says it all, do any of you guys who regularly buy acoustic guitars online have a certain dealer you know you can trust?
Iím a bit wary of buying an acoustic online, as I know guitars can vary greatly. However, I was wondering if there are any online dealers with a decent return policy and good customer satisfaction that is known amongst this forum.
I want to buy a blueridge parlor (341) that I cannot find anywhere near me.
I know many of you regularly buy online, and was hoping for some recommendations/advice.
Thanks!
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Old 12-03-2017, 05:31 PM
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I buy from Sweetwater. Good customer service,decent prices. I don't know if they have blueridge or not. They are in Illinois.
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Old 12-03-2017, 05:39 PM
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The title says it all, do any of you guys who regularly buy acoustic guitars online have a certain dealer you know you can trust?
Iím a bit wary of buying an acoustic online, as I know guitars can vary greatly. However, I was wondering if there are any online dealers with a decent return policy and good customer satisfaction that is known amongst this forum.
I want to buy a blueridge parlor (341) that I cannot find anywhere near me.
I know many of you regularly buy online, and was hoping for some recommendations/advice.
Thanks!
Don't know if guitar center sells Blueridge but I have ordered numerous used guitars on-line from them and they have always been very clearly and accurately described by their sales staff and their return policy is fantastic -- you have, I think, 45 days to try it and, if you don't like it, simply take it to your closest guitar center and return it (or mail it back if that's the case).
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Old 12-03-2017, 06:32 PM
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Sweetwater is great!
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Old 12-03-2017, 06:36 PM
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Sweetwater is great!
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Old 12-03-2017, 06:46 PM
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I prefer to buy from dealers who not only sell, but have top notch in house service to insure proper inspection and set up.

3 I would buy from, sight unseen, with full trust in their descriptions are..

Elderly Instruments
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Old 12-03-2017, 06:58 PM
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I would try Maury's Music. He's a forum sponsor here, is well thought of, carries Blue Ridge, and I think offers a 14 day return period. His final price is great too.. There are some other forum sponsors well thought of, but not sure the carry BR or offer as long a return period, but they might.

I have bought from Sweetwater, GCenter, etc., but they aren't as flexible in pricing, but their return policies are good.
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Old 12-03-2017, 07:18 PM
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I have purchased 2 guitars from Sweetwater and have been very happy. They offer very attractive financing.
Also Ted at LA Guitars would be a top choice, especially if you need any guidance in your selection. Ted is a sponsor here and frequently takes the time to contribute on this forum.
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3 guitars purchased from Wildwood Guitars in CO and 1 purchased from LA Guitar Sales. Loved dealing with both. Great service, communication, and pricing.
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Maury's Music has been great to deal with.
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Shoreline is awesome - John will ensure you get top notch service and advice from a fellow guitar player.
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Call Maury...he'll take good care of you.
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Old 12-03-2017, 08:39 PM
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You arenít going to beat Mauryís for an online Blueridge purchase.
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Old 12-03-2017, 08:42 PM
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Sweetwater is fantastic.
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Old 12-03-2017, 08:46 PM
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Sounds like a good case for Maury's. I've purchased a couple guitars from them recently w/ good success. Tim was very helpful.

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