Where is a good place to buy and try pedals in N.Y.C

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  1. bullet6759

    bullet6759 Silver Supporting Member

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    Where is a good place to buy and try pedals in N.Y.C ?
     
  2. Bobby D

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    Ludlow Guitars

    Main Drag Music in Brooklyn
     
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  3. Jahn

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    Agree with the above, plus 30th st. Guitars.
     
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  5. Ilduce

    Ilduce And now for something completely different! Supporting Member

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    30th street guitars has a great selection, 234 W 27th St
     
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    Ludlow has just about anything you could think of. Their selection is probably 3 to 4 times the size of what main drag has. Both are great though.
     
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    I find it kind of ironic that 30th Street Guitars have an address on 27th street.
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    Ludlow - great selection, and they have a separate booth where you can crank it up to try it out.
     
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    This one.
    They moved from 30th to 27th recently.
     
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    Ludlow for sure. Cases and cases of great stuff.
     
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  12. JPIndustrie

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    Honestly...

    a few good places mentioned in manhattan above...

    but my favorite is Pedal Geek out in Queens, (www.pedalgeek.com), really on the border of Queens/Nassau on Jericho turnpike. Very small one man shop that has IMO some of the largest selections in the 5 boros of boutique pedals/amps/guitars, also very good customer service too.
     
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    Ludlow. Great selection, great guys. Good eats when you're done trying and buying pedals around the shop.
     
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    Not sure their pedal collection but glad to have seen the famous Manny's Music when staying in NYC. Bought a guitar there, as so many of my heros did.
     
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    But Manny's is no longer there. In fact, I think the whole Musician's Row is gone now.
     
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    Yep. I think Rudys was the last one left and even they moved last year
     
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    New boutique pedals: Ludlow
    Used collectible pedals: Southside Guitars
     
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    jnepo1 Silver Supporting Member

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    Rudy's Music in Soho, the basement has an array of good pedals including Spaceman and other boutique names. People are so in awe with the main floor and that Ridy is always around wanting to jam with customers that they don't realize there is the basement level.
     
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    As a New York City citizen and avowed pedal enthusiast, no place beats Sam Ash on 34th between 8th and 9th Ave.

    Big selection and staff always totally willing to let you try out anything.
     
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    Clark GriswoId Supporting Member

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    +1 on Ludlow- they have cases of pedals
     
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