NOVA Guitar Stores..Where to go

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  1. dennyn23

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    Hey guys. I'm in Northern VA for the rest of the week and wanted some good places to go to try out some guitars, pickups, etc. Got anywhere good to go? I know there's a Guitar Center in Seven Corners, but are there any other good stores I should try? Thanks guys!
     
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    By the way, I'm staying in McLean. Anywhere close to there is preferred.
     
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    I haven't lived down that since the 80's, but there used to be some good pawn shops down around Glebe & Lee Hwy. Don't buy anything used from Washington Music in Rockville.... They sold me a hot guitar, didn't wait the 30 days for it to clear the police check. Maybe they learned a lesson from that...
     
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    Ok. Cool Thanks. Anyone got anywhere else I should check out?
     
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    Hit the yellow pages....
     
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    If you are looking for a mom and pop store that sells Fender and Gibson try Music City in Manassas, VA or if you are looking for Samick and other cheap guitars go to the store next to them called Music Outlet. And I'm not sure if this store is still around or not but also look for Classic Axe guitar shop in Manassas, VA. There is also Guitar Center in Fairfax, VA. I used to live in NOVA and worked at Music Outlet.
     
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    Thanks KRamone! Good selection there
     
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    Hey, I know that place. I lived on Clifton St. just off Lomond Drive (up by the Giant) back in '86-'87.