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Tyler from South Korea?

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by pjrhd28, Jan 8, 2019.

  1. pjrhd28

    pjrhd28 Silver Supporting Member

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    No insights, but with the protection between Reverb and Paypal, there's little risk as a buyer. You might end up wasting some time and not having the guitar, but that's about the worst of it. Feedback seems solid though. Sure is a killer finish too—that might be my favorite shmear color.
     
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    Music Force is a dealer for Tyler. I follow their FB feed. They order the coolest Tylers.
     
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    It's brand new at a dealer there. Why not call a dealer here & place an order if it's not in stock? Just asking.
     
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    I worked in South Korea for two years. Music Force is the official dealer of PRS, Suhr, Tom Anderson and many boutique brands. They have an outlet in the expensive Gangnam area near Gangnam Finance Center. You can fully trust these guys.

    But there is always risk involved in international purchase anyway.
     
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    That's a fair point; but I really don't like ordering guitars and one online dealer said depending on what i wanted, it could be 4 months for a new Tyler.
     
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    Only 4 months?
     
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    Is that price what you would pay if you ordered from a US dealer?
    I know Tylers are pricey, but that seems kind of high, or I'm just out of the loop...
     
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    Music Force is a top-tier shop that has a very good reputation over here for an incredible selection and fine service. But not sure why someone in the States would feel the need to purchase a guitar is such a roundabout way, though.

    I know several local session guitarists who made their investment back quite a while back (Tylers were the "in" guitar over here roughly c.2000 ~ 2010 or so, and are still frequently moved about on the used market) and many ended up with some fairly unique and/or personalized Tylers, but other than a collector's piece, ordering from Music Force wouldn't otherwise seem to be a practical route to go. VAT already paid + shipping cost back would make it all the more expensive, n'est pas?
     
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    Exactly. I mean the finish is cool in all, but shipping isn't worth it. Just 4 months? I'll wait.
     
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    Eddie Berman had three sweet used Tyler’s for sale on Facebook.
    It was under his name. I think he use to work for Soundpure. Not sure if he still does.
     
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    Only 4 months? Last I enquired at a dealer, it was 12 or more..
     
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    But at least with Tyler you will get a guitar! Unlike some others I’ve heard of.
     
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    They are legit !! very good selection~..
     
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