Best guitar stores to check out in Vegas?

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  1. Nihilist Entombed

    Nihilist Entombed Senior Member

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    Hit me with your recommendations and tell me about them. :thumb:
     
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    gibsonguitar1988 Senior Member

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    Only one I know about is Cowtown.
     
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    Cowtown is cool, but a bit small. They have all kinds of stuff though, from vintage to boutique, I would also be a bit weary if you're going to be walking or taking the bus, it's kinda in the ghetto. J & E guitars looks cool but I've never been, same for Ed Romans shop and AJ guitars. There honestly ain't a lot to choose from out here.
     
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    There's a pretty big GC there. I went into there onetime and found about 15 R9s for sale along with R8s, R0s and R7s. This was about 7 years ago though. :rolleyes:
     
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    Its still there, at the end of the strip, past Mandalay Bay in the Towne Center plaza.

    Local pawnshops can be good at times too.
     
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    Tone deaf Senior Member

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    Olympic Garden...
     
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    bilbarstow Premium Member

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    Don't bother with Ed Roman. It was "by appointment only" the last time I was there. Time before that they had virtually EVERY guitar behind velvet ropes with a "Don't touch" sign/policy and all of the employees were ruder than an old maiden aunt.

    They seemed to have a policy that customers were to be chased away !
     
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    That's the one! In that (new) shopping center. :dude:
     
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    Gmal Senior Member

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    That place from pawnstars
     
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    LOL! I remember this when I lived there and went there a few times. Felt more out of place there, then at any GC.
     
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    Their stuff is gaudy, and they're rarely there. I remember when that place was a dump, and they weren't on TV. The old man is a douche.
     
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    Nihilist Entombed Senior Member

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    This is good to know. There's one place like that here in NYC. **** that place.
     
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    You can still find a nice selection of those in the GC Platinum Room here. The last time I was in that GC, about four weeks ago, I looked in the Platinum Room and saw seven R9s, four R8s, four R0s, and a 68RI Custom.
     
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    I went in there last week, a friend from out of town wanted to see it.

    They had a 1952 Les Paul in excellent shape, all things considered. Very playable, too. A little beyond my means, though, at $17,000 . . .
     
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    There is Sam Ash on Maryland parkway, RM guitars on Spring Mountain rd, JE guitars on sunset rd.
    http://www.jeguitars.com
     
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    lǎo​wài It's All About the Maos Premium Member

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    In Vegas, I'd be looking at pawn shops. No advice for you.

    C'mon. Name names. Roman guitars is supposedly the dooshiest place on Earth.
     
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    Is this bump for real? What timing :facepalm:
     
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    And who the hell are you?
     
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    His pimp
     

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