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#171666 - 08/31/12 12:32 PM [Off-Topic] jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1
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Gonna use the Guitar Sinner 15% of Labor Day coupon to buy one of these bad boys: http://www.guitarcenter.com/Casio-XW-P1-Performance-Synthesizer-107625675-i2383670.gc Been saving up for awhile.

Yes, it's a Casio and yes, it sounds fantastic (with very little Casio cheeze) - the B3 emulation is pretty solid though I might have to go with external distortion when and if I want that.

Stay tuned for some tunes.

-Scott

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#171667 - 08/31/12 02:19 PM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: rockstar_not]
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I bought one when they first became available. Great little keyboard for under $500. Besides it's versatility, I love that it's only 11 lbs. I just bought a Gator case for from MF. The 49 key case just fits. On the gig I've been using just the pre-sets. Haven't gotten too far into the synth features yet. It's nice for practicing also without bothering anyone. Later, Ray
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#171668 - 08/31/12 02:45 PM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: rockstar_not]
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Gonna use the Guitar Sinner 15% of Labor Day coupon to buy one of these bad boys: http://www.guitarcenter.com/Casio-XW-P1-Performance-Synthesizer-107625675-i2383670.gc Been saving up for awhile.

Yes, it's a Casio and yes, it sounds fantastic (with very little Casio cheeze) - the B3 emulation is pretty solid though I might have to go with external distortion when and if I want that.

Stay tuned for some tunes.

-Scott



I doubt that the coupon will work. Read the fine print."some exclusions apply" then check who has opted out of the coupon deals. MOST of the manufactures.
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#171669 - 08/31/12 03:11 PM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: silvertones]
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Scott, pay heed to what John said. GC is VERY tricky like that!
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#171670 - 08/31/12 03:27 PM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: MarioD]
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Now that's one way to take the wind out of one's sail! Casio is an opt-out manufacturer. I'm still gonna try. I think Raymb1 did this with Guitar Center when he bought his and they still honored it at the local store.

-Scott

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#171671 - 08/31/12 03:28 PM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: silvertones]
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#171672 - 08/31/12 07:02 PM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: robsmusic]
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FYI: Casio is excluded

http://www.guitarcenter.com/GC-Coupon-Details-g25685t0.gc




Scott, PM me I have a personal 20% off coupon good for a couple days which I sure you could try the codes to see if they would work.



I just sent it to you, let us know if it works for you.
Dan


Edited by jazzmandan (08/31/12 07:09 PM)

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#171673 - 08/31/12 09:17 PM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: MusicStudent]
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I've called them out on this and even they confirm that it's just short of a scam. Sorry.
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#171674 - 08/31/12 11:47 PM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: silvertones]
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I bought my Casio XW-P1 at GC with a 13% discount they had going on at the time. Later, Ray
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#171675 - 09/01/12 09:31 AM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: raymb1]
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Dan,

I tried and it says that the code doesn't exist. I appreciate the effort!

-Scott

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#171676 - 09/01/12 09:35 AM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: rockstar_not]
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Scott, I sent you more details. Good luck. I know this is a very big sale weekend at MF and GS and those keyboards are their big sellers so the coupon may not work on it, but it is valid - a call to MF with the detials I provided will clear it up.

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#171677 - 09/01/12 10:01 AM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: MusicStudent]
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Update, used online chat with MF and they helped out online with a 15% one time coupon that was usable on this axe. Ordered. And now the really hard wait begins!

BTW, anyone want to buy an M-Audio Oxygen 49 controller keyboard? I have one now for a really good deal! Make me an offer.

-Scott

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#171678 - 09/01/12 10:09 AM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: rockstar_not]
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Congrats, GAS strikes again. No tax and free expedited shipping (3-5 days) for you I hope.
I ordered my Rode mic on thursday morning and on the tracking it is about 12 miles from my home now in a UPS station. OhBoy, may see it today...

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#171679 - 09/01/12 10:38 AM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: rockstar_not]
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You'll have lots of fun with the many features of the XW-P1!! After 4 months I'm still knocked out by everything it does. Later, Ray
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#171680 - 09/01/12 10:39 AM [Off-Topic] Re: jazzed that I'm finally buying the Casio XW-P1 [Re: MusicStudent]
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Dan, back in the day when I built my first computer for DAW use, I nickle and dimed the whole thing from probably 4 or 5 different vendors. I got to the point where I could hear the UPS truck coming from a few blocks over and my palms would get all sweaty!

I've been a very good boy as it pertains to music equipment purchase. We now have our firstborn in college. This is the first keyboard I have purchased with a sound engine inside for personal use since 1989, when I bought my die-hard Ensoniq VFX-SD. I did buy a Casio WK-200 for my kids last Christmas, which I have used a couple of times (quite impressed with it).

As for expedited shipping, I don't think so - but I did get free shipping. It will probably be here next Saturday or the following Monday - I'm guessing.

Now the savings begins to purchase an Epiphone Nighthawk Custom in either Honeyburst, Fireburst or Trans Amber. http://www.musiciansfriend.com/guitars/epiphone-nighthawk-electric-guitar What a great guitar for the money.

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