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Just had to book a last minute flight for a business meeting in florida.Just wondered if anybody had any tips on where to look for that elusive vinyl?

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Yes, more likely to find it in the UK these days. :wub:

Try Ft Lauderdale flea market if it's still on.

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Miami also has a flee market, but I agree if you are in or around Orlando the chances are slim of finding a shop that even sells vinyl. I am going in May, if you have any luck post the result.

I think one prominent Northern Soul DJ rents out a villa over there, maybe he has a few tunes to keep him company, you could rob them if you get his address.

Ed

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Miami also has a flee market, but I agree if you are in or around Orlando the chances are slim of finding a shop that even sells vinyl. I am going in May, if you have any luck post the result.

I think one prominent Northern Soul DJ rents out a villa over there, maybe he has a few tunes to keep him company, you could rob them if you get his address.

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I think Russ Winstanley has an uncle down there, who gets him all the good sounds... shhh.gif:wub::):wub:

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I think Russ Winstanley has an uncle down there, who gets him all the good sounds... whistling.gif   :wicked:   :shhh:   :lol:

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There is a good record shop on NORTH ORANGE AVENUE,ORLANDO its called vinyl heaven loads of cheapies in the store you wont find rare stuff its been picked through a good few times.the shop sits back in a parade on the left hand side of road as you go up N Orange Ave.dont be put off as your driving the road splits in 2 just keep going on the Right fork,its way past the downtown area..also a good one is at West Melbourne on the coast ,go past cape canaveral its signposted the shop is on the main drag through town.got some bits out of there 2 years ago.also pick up yellow pages for ST Petes on gulf coast there is a warehouse containing over 1 million records,you have to phone up when there & make an app to get in i never did the Mrs wouldnt let me,she gets pissed of waiting outside. Good Luck..

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You just missed the Orlando Record Fair. (It was crap anyway!) :angry: :angry:

You can get EVERY Floridian Record Shop that sells vinyl here:

www.vinylrecordguide.com

Even though I live here, I'm happy to post the record shops mate........You'll be lucky to still find a couple of Ric Tic issues nowadays! :lol:wink.gif

Bananas is the wharehouse referred to in the earlier post. Worth a look but they use the "guide" prices nowadays. :wicked::wicked:

Good luck anyway mate.

Regards,

Dave

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.got some bits out of there 2 years ago.also pick up yellow pages for ST Petes on gulf coast there is a warehouse containing over 1 million records,you have to phone up when there & make an app to get in

That will be Bananas, I think everyone has been in there, had some great stuff late 80's but probably the first place people go.

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.got some bits out of there 2 years ago.also pick up yellow pages for ST Petes on gulf coast there is a warehouse containing over 1 million records,you have to phone up when there & make an app to get in

That will be Bananas, I think everyone has been in there, had some great stuff late 80's but probably the first place people go.

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Thanks to everybody for the advice.I don,t think that i,ll bother hunting now :wicked:

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.got some bits out of there 2 years ago.also pick up yellow pages for ST Petes on gulf coast there is a warehouse containing over 1 million records,you have to phone up when there & make an app to get in

That will be Bananas, I think everyone has been in there, had some great stuff late 80's but probably the first place people go.

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yeah, i went there a few years ago. Soon as you walk in you get the feeling that the place has been pillaged. And just far too many records...i bought about 6 records and that was just to show i had something for my 6 hours in there.

If you go look through any records that he hasnt been through and put away yet.

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I got the Detroit Sound Album with Jumpin' At The Go Go on it in Woolworths in Jacksonville in 1978, but I think it would be a long shot to go there!

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There is a good record shop on NORTH ORANGE AVENUE,ORLANDO its called vinyl heaven loads of cheapies in the store you wont find rare stuff its been picked through a good few times.the shop sits back in a parade on the left hand side of road as you go up N Orange Ave.dont be put off as your driving the road splits in 2 just keep going on the Right fork,its way past the downtown area..also a good one is at West Melbourne on the coast ,go past cape canaveral its signposted the shop is on the main drag through town.got some bits out of there 2 years ago.also pick up yellow pages for ST Petes on gulf coast there is a warehouse containing over 1 million records,you have to phone up when there & make an app to get in i never did the Mrs wouldnt let me,she gets pissed of waiting outside. Good Luck..

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Your time would be better spent in Universal Studios, the above has been cleared out many times over the years as has Bananas in st Petes.

Better to look in Discoveries or Goldmine & find people selling in the area & give them a visit.

Other good way is to search EBay for sellers in the area you are going, see what they have for sale, if it looks like they may have quantities of 45s arrange to give them a visit.

The above has worked well for me over the years.

Ian

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A bit of a maybe this one but theres a guy on the beach area on the main aux rd that runsadjacent to the beach rd prob 2/3 miles outside centre, south, called Jack Howard. He used to have a shop there selling entirely 8 track carts. Downstairs though used to be crammed full of 45's. Dont know of anyone seeing him lately.

He's a right prick but ive been three times, the last 12 years ago, each time highly delighted wishing id bought more than the two and a half thou each time. Dont even know if hes still alive, one thing is he was too tight to sell the lot, he'd rather rot with it and charge mugs like me $2 a time. As far as 8 tr5acks, he boasted he got a million in stock, p-lus others in storage. Might be worth trying to find him.

If not the phone book then its hit and miss as i couldn,t ever remember where a thing was once i'd finished shopping.

Ft Laud main shopping Mall has another vinyl dealer, but pricey now i'll bet?

Good luck.

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