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#1 User is offline   Trinaldo33 

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 08:44 AM

Has anyone purchased anything from " music shop everything for the musician" aka rmfkm.com .
They have some unbelievable deals.
I get there emails all the time.
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#2 User is offline   Kaiser Bill 

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Posted 28 June 2018 - 11:32 AM

I was taken in by one of these cheap guitar sites. Yes, I knew they weren't real American made guitars, but the finishes were delightful. Long story short, I accidentally ordered two of the same guitar. Their site was super slow, so I hit send again. I ended up with two of the exact same guitars. I have been trying to cancel my order for the past week. They do not respond, but they do promise a 10% charge for cancelled orders. That in itself is a rip off because they aren't actually "re-stocking" ANYTHING. The guitars haven't shipped. Should I ever be billed, you can bet I will contest the charge. Buyer beware of MUSIC SHOPS FOR MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND RECORDING EQUIPMENT.
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#3 User is offline   sparquelito 

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Posted 30 June 2018 - 05:24 PM

I prefer to buy in-person.
I like to touch, hold, and play every guitar I intend to purchase.

That said, I am willing to buy online as long as I trust the seller implicitly.


My rank-order of websites I am willing to trust:

1. Sweetwater

2. A tie; Zzounds and American Musical Supply

and,
3. Amazon Prime.

eBay?
Never.

Craigslist?
Cash only, local only, and in-person. In a very public place.
No PayPal, ever.

That is all.

:unsure:

This post has been edited by sparquelito: 30 June 2018 - 05:25 PM

Am I alone in this?

Am I alone?
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