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Awaiting NGD - 65 Reissue Mustang

 
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 11:48 am    Post subject: Awaiting NGD - 65 Reissue Mustang Reply with quote

I guess it's no secret I like the Mustang line of guitars, I think I have a bit of a problem tbh.

Anyway, I signed up to that Experian credit thing and saw how my credit score is poor due to not having any credit previously. Few days and a 0% card later I'm anxiously awaiting a Dakota Red 65 Reissue Mustang to arrive.

I thought I'd post this now so you can anticipate this with me. It's the first time I've bought a guitar online completley blind and I'm nervous in case I get a shit one.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 11:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congrats . Mustangs are great . I have 2 . It'll be 3 by Thanksgiving . Most likely a Thinline Mustang to keep some diversity . Red. Very Happy
Only issue you might ( MIGHT ) have with ordering online ( at least for me ) is it might be in need of an intonation set up . Not a big deal .
Enjoy it .
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2014 12:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rox wrote:
Congrats . Mustangs are great . I have 2 . It'll be 3 by Thanksgiving . Most likely a Thinline Mustang to keep some diversity . Red. Very Happy
Only issue you might ( MIGHT ) have with ordering online ( at least for me ) is it might be in need of an intonation set up . Not a big deal .
Enjoy it .


Totally agree.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This was meant to arrive on Friday but has been lost by DPD. A day of phonecalls ahead I think. DPD say I need to contact the shop, the shop say it's DPD. Le sigh.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2014 9:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You have to contact the shop so they can give you details/number of the delivery, then they can sort it out.

It shouldn't be a problem to see who's at fault.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2014 10:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

JordanD wrote:
This was meant to arrive on Friday but has been lost by DPD. A day of phonecalls ahead I think. DPD say I need to contact the shop, the shop say it's DPD. Le sigh.


that is SHIT customer service on the shops behalf. they should be the ones calling the delivery people not you.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2014 11:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

robroe wrote:
JordanD wrote:
This was meant to arrive on Friday but has been lost by DPD. A day of phonecalls ahead I think. DPD say I need to contact the shop, the shop say it's DPD. Le sigh.


that is SHIT customer service on the shops behalf. they should be the ones calling the delivery people not you.


I spoke to the shop this morning and they are chasin it up. They said in worst case scenario they will send me the one from the Manchester store as opposed to Leeds where this disappearing-Stang has come from. Problem is I've played the one in the Manc store and it's a bit of a dud.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Don't take the dud. Tell them you want a refund. Hopefully they'll agree and perhaps you can try Ishibashi instead.

Edit: forgot about the duties... Overseas might not be the best deal. Still, I wouldn't settle for the dud.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DPD still haven't found it, I'm waiting on a phonecall today from the guy at Dawsons to tell me what the next step is. Won't be taking the dud.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, don't take the dud.

Reidy's in Blackburn(?) have them, as do GuitarGuitar in B'Ham.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well it could only be a dud from a bad set up . A set up and new strings makes a world of difference. As long as it hasn't been manhandled by every schlepp coming in the joint.
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