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I am going to Calgary this weekend. Any good shops for lefties, electric or acoustic?

How about used sites? I've looked at Kijiji but is there a big Facebook group out there like in Saskatchewan?
 

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I haven't been there in few months, but I vaguely recall Guitar Center on McLeoad trail having a section for lefty electrics. (I only noticed as they had more than a couple)

Maybe call around first?
 

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You will see some lefties--but often only a handful.
I know the L&M locations have a lefty section--but it's not always labelled--and sometimes they're mixed in.
I'd say calling around may help.
L&M (3 locations), Axe & Guitar Works (4 locations if you count the Cross Iron Mills Mall location near Balzac)--and maybe Vintage.
there are some others, but I haven't been to them in a while--so I can' say.
I find Music Centre Canada a waste of time, personally--but if they have lefties--hey --check them out.
 

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Thanks guys. I might check out the L&M's and Vintage.

The guys up in Saskatoon told me they try to carry as many lefties as they can. Thats where I found my SG and it is probably the nicest lefty I've played all together.
 

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I find Music Centre Canada a waste of time, personally--but if they have lefties--hey --check them out.
I know. Its a shame as I have one a minute from my house. I've never found anything I could use there including strings, picks or tubes. The selection sucks. They do stock Music Man which is cool and Duecenburg guitars which I usually love. Sales guy was insulted that I pointed out a 3500$ Duece was unplayable.
 

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I know. Its a shame as I have one a minute from my house. I've never found anything I could use there including strings, picks or tubes. The selection sucks. They do stock Music Man which is cool and Duecenburg guitars which I usually love. Sales guy was insulted that I pointed out a 3500$ Duece was unplayable.
Even when they have stuff I use it eitehr has no price or the price is high.
I've also seen fake Gibsons there among the used guitars--although that was a few years back
 

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I just got back from Calgary. No luck. Stopped at L&M in the north and they had the same lefties I see all over the place. Vintage Music wasn't open when we showed up there either.
 

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I just got back from Calgary. No luck. Stopped at L&M in the north and they had the same lefties I see all over the place. Vintage Music wasn't open when we showed up there either.
Give the manager of the NE Calgary L&M a call (Larry)
He has a knack for finding just what you need.
Had a friend looking for a CS 50's Tele that "had to be just right" Larry found him a baby blue & blonde that fit the bill.
May take him a few weeks, but, the guy knows his stuff.


Best mediocre guitarist in Calgary.
 
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