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The Best Salesman?

Postby madvillebirdman » Sat Dec 26, 2020 3:08 am

Who is the best salesman? I used to know several, but all of them quit a few years back. After my recent insane nightmare with online build #14, I almost don't want to order another guitar from this company. But, if they have a really good salesman like the ones I used to deal with, I would consider ordering build 15. I miss the build reliability, guitar quality, and superior customer service of the old Carvin guitars. We used to be appreciated for more than just our money. I really hope they can pull this company out of the negative nosedive. Thanks for any help and happy jams to all.

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Re: The Best Salesman?

Postby spudmunkey » Sat Dec 26, 2020 10:57 am

Chris Hong sends to get the most kudos.

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Re: The Best Salesman?

Postby ElfDude » Sat Dec 26, 2020 12:04 pm

And Mike Jones has always taken good care of me.
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Re: The Best Salesman?

Postby amispy » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:05 am

Honestly, all the guys are great. They'll spend as much time talking to you as you need.

I use Keith for my bass orders and Chris for my guitar orders. I've gotten a build or two from Mike too. I've never worked up an order with Flock though I hear he's good.

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Re: The Best Salesman?

Postby helldorado » Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:03 am

I've had many good experiences with Chris Hong. Granted, I think you can find anybody on a bad day or just have two personalities that don't jive, but I've never found anybody I've ever spoken with at Kiesel to be unreasonable.

From the 4 salespeople I'm aware of, Chris, Mike, Flock and Keith; Keith is the only one I don't have any familiarity with because I've either never engaged with him through FB or phone conversation. If you have a strong idea of what you want and only have some basic questions, it really doesn't matter who you go with IMO. If you want more help and guidance on what you might want to consider for a build, then I think Chris is great for the 80's and proggy shred people, Mike is good for your modern musicians and Flock is amazing for those vintage and outside the box builds.

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Re: The Best Salesman?

Postby spudmunkey » Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:43 am

If I remember right, Keith is their bass and international guy.

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Re: The Best Salesman?

Postby WFPPtheSound » Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:10 pm

I've ordered with Keith, Chris, and Mike. All awesome dudes!
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Re: The Best Salesman?

Postby mikeyK » Fri Jan 01, 2021 2:09 pm

I had a really good experience with Flock when I placed an in-person order back in 2017. I had a very good idea of what I wanted from my Ultra V but he made some last minute suggestions which I was really glad about (things like blackburst edges and deep-body binding etc).

I don't know any of the other sales people.

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Re: The Best Salesman?

Postby gumbynotpokey » Fri Jan 01, 2021 4:55 pm

Experience with Keith and Mike. Top notch.

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Re: The Best Salesman?

Postby Doctor Doug » Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:43 am

I ordered both of my CS's through Chris Hong and it was great both times.
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Re: The Best Salesman?

Postby madvillebirdman » Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:17 am

Thanks all! I was going to call Mike today, but I just noticed the DC127 has been removed from the guitar lineup. I sure hope Jeff didn't kill this model off. Might be time for a Sully build. Too many foolish changes going on at this place.

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Re: The Best Salesman?

Postby helldorado » Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:19 am

madvillebirdman wrote:Thanks all! I was going to call Mike today, but I just noticed the DC127 has been removed from the guitar lineup. I sure hope Jeff didn't kill this model off. Might be time for a Sully build. Too many foolish changes going on at this place.


DC127 was discontinued at the end of 2020.

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