Cool stores etc. In Florida

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  1. Tokyo tapes

    Tokyo tapes Member

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    Will be going to Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Miami soon and would like to hear if there are any cool stores worth visiting? Boutique, regular and vintage- everything is interesting :)

    Ulf
     
  2. Funky54

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    None left in Orlando that I know of and I live here.
     
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    Florida is controlled by Guitar Center and Sam Ash. All the best independants I knew of have closed.
     
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    yup

    nothing cool that i've seen. I usually drive to tampa to get second hand gear though. All the cool stuff I find on CL is usually in Tampa or Wh0relando
     
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    if you decide to go to Pensacola, go to Blues Angel music and say hi to Jim for me...
     
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    I remember Thoroughbred in the 70's......crap Im old.
     
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    ^^^ Elliot sold to Sam Ash a while ago.
     
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    There was a cool shop with lots of vintage somewhere in Tampa and they had a satillite in downtown ST Pete that just closed. they were better than nothing. He always had a few blackface mid 60's fenders and some nice 70's Pauls on the wall.
     
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    What about the Guitar Factory in Orlando? I'm pretty sure Doug and Billy are still in business and they usually have a few cool things. If you don't mind driving to Holly Hill there's a pretty cool hole in the wall called the Guitar Attic. They usually have some nice guitars used and some decent amps.
     
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    MAE Music in Ft Lauderdale is one of the best in So FL. There's also a place called Extreme Guitar or something like that, they had some real high end stuff (Private Stocks, etc)

    The GC is Hallandale has some nice high end gear. Not a ton, but high quality stuff...

    Given all the people and wealth there, there's not much at all. I have way better stores here in the Raleigh area than they do in South Florida.
     

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