#1
I know it's been said many times, BUT Bellevue American Music in Bellevue, WA truly does have an outstanding selection of guitars you just do not see anywhere.
#2
Hmm. Just joined this month. I'm going to say it's an ad.

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Alvarez dreadnought
Gibson SG
EC-1000
Homemade Strat (seymour duncan classic stack p/ups)
Vox Tonelab (original desktop model) with full board footswitch
Vox AD50
Avatar V30 4x12 cab