after 50 years, Alto Music closing Rockland Co. location...

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  1. johnkoz

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  2. IGuitUpIGuitDown

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    Biggest seller: Recording equipment

    Top selling guitar: Yamaha acoustic

    Yep.
     
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    I've been in the Middletown location. Bought some small stuff iirc. Nice store.
     
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    Middletown is my main local store. Poughkeepsie is always low on stock. Otherwise, Sweetwater.
     
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    Over the years, I had a couple of ****** experiences with the sales people there so I don't go often. Then I go again and get reminded why I don't go in there. Still sad to see small businesses go.

    The last time I was in there (this spring), they had a used Fuchs Modified Bassman on the floor for IIRC $699. I should have bought it on the spot.
     
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    Are they the same outfit as "proaudiostar"?
     
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    no sir
     
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    Never had any problem with Alto salespeople. Interesting.
     
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    Good to know.
     
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    They are opening another location.
     
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    Any idea where?
     
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    I'll try to find out. I mentioned it to my marketing guy, and that's what he said. No idea where, but I'll ask.
     
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    my buddies, guitarist & drummer, went up yesterday; scored some REALLY good deals; bought an analog Moog, and drummer sprung for a leesor keyboard for his kid and a couple of new cymbals...last day today
     
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    Earth.
     
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    The article sounded like just the Rockland store to me.
    I hope thats it.
    Phil is the man in Middletown.
     
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    Have to say I'm slightly bummed and I didn't even shop there that often. I went for a bit after Victors on 17 in NJ "closed" aka became a GuiTarget... sort of a haul for me but if I went there it was to buy something. Wish I had known they were shutting down & liquidating... I'd have made the trip, they're a little over an hour.
     
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