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30th Street Guitars

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236 W. 30th St., New York, NY 10001 40.748881 -73.99353
nr. Seventh Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-868-2660 Send to Phone

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Official Website

30thstreetguitars.com

Hours

Mon-Wed, 11am-6pm; Thu, 11am-8pm; Fri, 11am-6pm; Sat, 11am-5pm; Sun, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at 28th St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Profile

Drawing a deeply loyal clientele of local musicians, finger-picking carpetbaggers, and front-page rock stars, this one-stop guitar shop’s been hosting impromptu jams and encouraging ambient noise since 1997. If it’s old and American, you’ll find it hanging in the 800-plus selection of used and vintage guitars. Acoustic and electric styles date anywhere from six months to forty years old, and the well-preserved stock is consistently in flux. Beyond the multicolored stretch of glossy Fenders and Gibsons (the two most popular brands), gently used amps, pedals, and pickups round out the store’s sizable offerings—all fair game for touching and tinkering with musical abandon. 30th Street also offers expert repairs and restoration work on site, wherein traditional woes like action adjustments and tougher plights like revamping warped necks are tackled with equal fervor.

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