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 Re: WWBW
Author: Jennetningle 
Date:   2019-01-07 00:34

I actually can speak to this exact question - shortly AFTER WWBW pulled up its roots in South Bend and became basically a warehouse with a phone room I bought a professional Bulgheroni Opera oboe from them. At that moment in time, WWBW was the only US importer for Bulgheroni, and I had played Opera oboes at several previous conventions and knew I wanted one.

It took a lot of phone calls and complexity to explain what I really wanted, which was to have ALL of the Opera Oboes in stock shipped to me so I could choose. I had to front ALL of the money for the multiple oboes, including sales tax, which meant that I had to use two or three different credit cards. I think I bumped into a trial cap, too, and ended up only able to try two oboes. And all of this took at least a week of calling and calling back.

But when I got the oboes, they were in great shape, totally playable, and I did not have trouble returning the one I didn't want. Maybe there was a restock fee?

The interaction was on the whole not good. The people in the phone room were yahoos for the most part. But I did ultimately get a great oboe out of it. If WWBW is your ONLY option for the oboe you want, as it was for me, I wouldn't fear using them. But I bet there's another, better choice.

My Two Cents

Jennet

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Jennet Ingle
<www.jennetingle.com>
<www.proneoboe.com>

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