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Are you still a slut if you rent?
Old 1st August 2005
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Are you still a slut if you rent?

I was getting ready to purchase a nice SF12 for ~ 2K when I found out I could rent one for $60/day. Given that I rarley would use it (just to track drums) which I do only 2-3x per year - it would be pure slutiness to buy one when I could rent it for the gigs.

Am I losing the idea? Or am I getting smarter?
Old 1st August 2005
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If you rental cost for the year is less than buying for a piece that gets minimal use, rental makes sence to me.
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Rent it, we won't tell
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I guess if I am slutty enough to know and want to use a stereo ribbon for drum tracking - that's pretty slutty. thumbsup
Old 1st August 2005
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why not? if you rent something, sqeeze the **** out of it and deliver a product, whats wrong with that? i buy everything because i need to get much experience with the tools. sometimes it takes a longer time to discover the real strength of some gear. but if you know what you want, rent it, make the job and save money you are a true slut. thumbsup
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A true Slut does not think about the practicality of renting.

They buy and rationalize. Buy and rationalize. Buy and rationalize.

And sell on Ebay to buy more.
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🎧 15 years
I wouldn't call it so much still being a slut as being slightly downgraded to a tease.



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🎧 15 years
Quote:
Originally Posted by Produceher
A true Slut does not think about the practicality of renting.

They buy and rationalize. Buy and rationalize. Buy and rationalize.

And sell on Ebay to buy more.



Okay I'm new around here, but ^ is a big slut.
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