Musical Equipment

Used instruments can truly vary in condition from ones that are in mint shape and almost new to ones which have been through the mill and back a few times. By the time someone gives up an instrument, that musical device's best days may be behind it. However, there are enough in very acceptable condition to make it worth your time to seek out and buy used musical instruments where you can find them.
It goes without saying that used music equipment is way cheaper compared to getting new pieces. But how much do you actually save? A used microKORG synthesizer, for example, costs between $150 to $300—this is about 25 percent to 60 percent off retail price of a brand-new synthesizer! This is just one example of the money you can save when buying your music equipment locally at Tampa Gun & Pawn.
The reason people are reluctant to buy used music equipment is because they think that one must have a high-quality instrument in order to have a successful learning experience. Consequently, they think that brand-new instruments are of better quality compared to a used one. Contrary to popular belief, used music equipment are actually of good quality, reliable and very much functional, allowing beginners to start learning the basics and slowly develop their skills without having to invest so much initially.

To make sure that you can really get value for each cent you will spend, it is highly suggested that you do your homework first: read about the music equipment or instrument that you are planning to buy. Find out the things you have to check to know if the snare or keyboard would be of service to you or not. For example, the electric guitar should not have rusty pick-ups. Tampa Gun & Pawn will allow you to plug in any equipment in order to ensure it works. You can also check repair guides so you can ask questions relevant to the instrument you wish to purchase.

If you know someone who can check an instrument for you, it would also be a good idea to consult him or her before you buy used music equipment, Tampa Gun & Pawn are not professionals in the music industry. Lastly, be sure to look around. Compare the features and prices of the particular music equipment or instrument you are looking for so you’ll know you are getting a good deal.

At a time when every cent counts, it is very much practical to buy used music equipment. It not only saves you money but also lets you improve your skills and explore your talents at the price you can afford. Tampa Gun & Pawn is happy to sell you your next instrument or musical accessory!

Brands we Carry:

  • Fender
  • Gibson
  • Guild
  • Ovation
  • Martin
  • Yamaha