Rudy's on 48th Street NYC is closing

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Robo Sapien Noisemaker
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July 31st. End of an era on 48th Street.
 

rumbletone

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Noooooooooo! End of an Era for sure. That was my only reason to ever go north of 14th Street.....
 

leftyaxeman

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What a shame! I bought my 1st Strat from them in Jan/1980. The salesman was Matt, what a gem of a guy, had no issue with me trying out over 20 strats. Manny's didn't want to let me try 1, so I went down the block to Rudy's and spent my money there. Sad news.
 

lugnut111

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I've never been to New York but Rudy's was one of those iconic stores you always heard about. Along with Manny's & Uminov's, it was one of the NYC guitar stores I hoped to visit one day. Sad to hear it's closing.
 

pbmw

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It is the passing of an era.
I have fond memories of 48th st.
Bought my first Strat from Manny's in 1966.
 




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