The Axe Palace (Nick's New Store)

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  1. zimbloth

    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    Yup! Here's what I can say so far....

    It will be a modestly sized boutique shop in/near Boston, specializing in custom shop/high-end guitars and boutique/high-end tube amps. My goal is to cater to the sevenstring community as well. The store is called The Axe Palace. Here are some of the brands I plan on being an official dealer for:

    Amps: VHT, Diezel, Bogner, Framus, Brunetti, Orange, & more.
    Guitars: Bernie Rico Jr, Caparison, Parker, Vigier, Jackson, Washburn, PRS, and more.
    Pickups: Bare Knuckle Pickups, Seymour Duncan, DiMarzio.

    As the owner of the company, I can definitely make sure to hook you guys up with great deals. I'm going going to be placing orders soon, but I can tell you there will be a few one of a kind 7-strings in that initial order :metal:

    Get in touch with me if any of those brands interests you, I'll post more details as they become available. I'm hoping the physical store can open soon, with a location to be confirmed as soon as next week. It should be a great thing for people in New England, as it's really hard to find places to walk in and try out custom shop guitars or high-end amps like Diezel, Orange, VHT, Framus, etc. In a perfect scenario, we'd hope to try to become sort of the DCGL of the east if you will, but focused more on a select few brands I feel like I can get behind.

    I'm really excited about this, I believe this is a great opportunity for me and the community as well. Definitely stay tuned and feel free to ask any questions or whatever. Wish me luck! :)
     
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    Blood Tempest Eschaton Mémoire Contributor

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    Good luck! That's amazing!!! Keep us updated! GOOD LUCK!
     
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    Awesome :yesway:
     
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    Sweet! I'll have to plan a pilgrimage to your soon-to-be-hallowed halls whenever my wife visits her Boston friends. Expect a pop-in from me once you've opened!
     
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    fucking awesome :lol:
    are you going to deal ibanez just so you can sell xiphos 7's and nothing else? :lol:
    is it all going to be your used gear? :lol:

    naw but badass man :yesway:, good stuff
    btw im really interested in the orange rockerverbs for sure mang
     
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    best of luck mate :metal:
     
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    darren Decibel Guitars Forum MVP

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    Very cool.

    Do you have a name for the store yet?

    Here are my suggestions:

    The GAS Station
    "Honey, i'll be back later... i'm going to The GAS Station."

    "What's this $1749 charge on your credit card from The GAS Station?" "I did a LOT of driving that day!"

    Gearwhores
    Need i say more?

    NOCODE
    Number One Cause Of Divorces Everywhere

    :D
     
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  9. zimbloth

    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    Oh yeah! Good call, I'll bring up Brunetti to him when we talk next. That would be sweet :metal:

    Cool man that would be awesome. It should be a fun place. There'll be some ridiculous guitars and amps out there to crank up and jam through. We should have a website up sometime soon too, once we start receiving gear :)

    Not sure about Ibane yet :) Yeah the Rockerverbs are really cool, we'll order 1-2 of those if I recall, along with the Tiny Terror, Thunderverb and a bunch of cool cabs (in orange and black).

    :lol: awesome name suggestions! No I don't have a name yet, I'm going to brainstorm on that this week :)

    Thanks bro :)
     
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    B Lopez Vescere bracis meis.

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    darren, those rule :rofl:
     
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    Naren OldschoolGhettostyle

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    Congrats, Nick. That sounds like an exciting and promising prospect. :metal:

    Hilarious. :lol:
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    Thanks for the suggestion but I don't think I'd carry Madison at this time. I don't want to carry TOO many brands at first while I try to make a name for myself. Madisons might be cool but I have ever played those, and I just don't know how easy it would be to move them.

    Thanks though, I am totally open for suggestions and things like that :yesway:
     
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    Justin Bailey SS.org Regular

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    Awesome man, it'll be nice to finally be able to test out some orang amps, and specifically some Caparisons! I'll be there opening day!
     
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    Blood Tempest Eschaton Mémoire Contributor

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    No problem dude. I can totally see your viewpoint that since they are unknown, they would be a ton more difficult to sell than say a Peavey 5150 or VHT Deliverance. Maybe once you guys take off and start killin' it :yesway:
     
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    Shawn Ibanez Guitars Forum MVP

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    Awesome, Nick, good luck. :yesway: Nice stuff too! :hbang:
     
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    Sounds very cool. :metal: Hope it all goes to plan. :)
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    Sweet! What are some Caparison models you think people would be interested in most? That's one of the brands I'm not really an expert on yet. I like those TAT snow cloud models, the Christopher Amott signature, and the flat black Angelus HGS model. I assume the Dellingers, Horus, etc models are sweet as well. Perhaps we'd order a 7-string too.
     
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    DDDorian Mantis Toboggan, M.D Super Moderator

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    Break a leg, man! I quite dig the Dr. Z stuff I've heard, so it's cool to see that make the list. Suggestion one, if I may: KXK! Their reputation on this board is great, but they seem pretty unknown elsewhere. I imagine that if people get a chance to actually try one in the flesh rather than just speculating about them on messageboards you'd be able to shift as many as you can order. Kinda surprised I'm the first to mention them, actually. Anyway, once again, good luck!
     
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