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Trade In Trade Up Save 10 percent on something new when you trade in used or vintage gear for trade credit. View exclusions and limitations Trade In Trade Up Save 10 percent on something new when you trade in used or vintage gear for trade credit. View exclusions and limitations


for your used & vintage gear


Beyond $1000 will be paid with a check or Guitar Center Visa® Prepaid Card*

Save on the Gear You Really Need When You Trade Your Old Rig

Outgrown, outdated or no longer needed, sometimes our gear has served us well, but it's time for it to move on. Look around the rehearsal space, studio or garage and turn the stuff you're not using into the gear you need. You can get same-day payment if you'd like to just take the money, or trade up to a new piece.

Save time and money when you trade with Guitar Center

  • No packing or shipping
  • No waiting for an auction to close and no deadbeat bidders
  • Sell or trade when it fits your schedule–no waiting for potential buyers
  • Stay safe from the unknown with a transaction away from your home or rehearsal space

Once you arrive at the store, here's how it works

Non-qualifying Items for Trade In

Acoustic Pianos, Custom-Built Cables or Snakes, Copyrighted Material (Software, Books, Videos and DVDs), Computers and Consumer Electronics, Snakes and Switching Systems, Analog Tape Recorders, Wireless Units, Guitar Parts, Strings, Drum Sticks and Drum Heads, Upright Acoustic Basses, Large Recording and Live Sound Mixers, Studio Furniture, Lighting Gear, Drum Hardware (low-end), Turntables (other than Technics), Stand-Alone Digital Hard Disk Recorders, DAT and CD Recorders, Band and Orchestra Instruments

*Cash payment is based on availability and varies by store. Due to legal restrictions, cash payment is not available at these stores: Greensboro, NC and Rockville, MD.

This optional offer is not a MetaBank,® N.A. or Visa® product or service.

**Cards are issued by MetaBank,® National Association, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. This card can be used everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted within the U.S. only.

Exclusions and limitations for discount offer: Not to be used in conjunction with other coupons, promotions or offers. No cash value. Excludes already discounted and clearance items, price matches, used/vintage, tax/shipping charges, scratch and dent, gift cards and musician services (Pro Coverage, Repairs, Rentals and Lessons).

Products from the following manufacturers are excluded from discount offer: A Designs, ADAM, ADAM Audio, Aguilar, Allen & Heath, Alvarez, Ampeg, Antelope Audio, Apogee, Apple, Arturia, Ashdown, Ashly Audio, Avantone, Avid, BAE, Barefoot Sound, Beetronics FX, Blackstar, Bose, Boss, Burl Audio, Caparison Guitars, Catalinbread, Chapman, Crate, Cusack Music, D'Angelico, D.W. Fearn, Dangerous Music, Dean Markley, Deering, Duesenberg USA, Earthquaker Devices, Earthworks, Electro-Harmonix, Elysia, Empress Effects, Epiphone, Ernie Ball Music Man, EVH, Fender, Fender Custom Shop, FOCAL, Focusrite, Fostex, Friedman, Fulltone, Fulltone Custom Shop, Gallien-Krueger, Gibson, Gibson Custom, Godin, Golden Age Project, GoPro, HeadRush, Heritage Audio, iConnectivity, ISP Technologies, iZotope, JHS Pedals, Johnson, Keeley, Kemper, Korg, Kramer, Kurzweil, Kush Audio, LaChapell Audio, Lag Guitars, Lakland, Lewitt Audio Microphones, Lindell Audio, Lucida, Mackie, Manley, Marshall, Martin, Meris, METRIC HALO, Millennia, Milkman Sound, Mojave Audio, Moog, MOTU, Native Instruments, Neumann, Nord, Novation, Orange Amplifiers, Paiste, Pettyjohn Electronics, Phoenix Audio, Primacoustic, PRS, Palatino, QSC, Radial Engineering, Randall, Rane, Reloop, Reverend, RME, Rockett Pedals, Roland, Roland Cloud, Royer, Ruach Music, S.E. Shires, Savannah, se Electronics, Seagull, Sennheiser, Sequential, SERATO, Shure, Slate Digital, Slate Pro Audio, Slate Media Technology, Softube, Soundbrenner, Source Audio, Spector, Squier, Steinberger, Steven Slate Drums, Strandberg, Studiologic, Supro, Suzuki, Taylor, Teenage Engineering, Telefunken, Teletronix, The Loar, Toft Audio Designs, Tone King, Tube-Tech, VHT, Voodoo Lab, Vox, Walrus Audio, Wampler, Warm Audio, WESTONE, Xotic Effects, Yamaha, ZT, Zvex.

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