Spring and summer bring with it a desire to roll down the windows in your car, turn on the stereo and hit the road. It’s when many people decide it’s time to upgrade their automotive entertainment. But why wait till the warm weather to begin? Winter is as good a time as any to get some work done on your car audio, so that when that Spring fever hits, you will be ready to roll!
It may be a bit early to realistically think Spring is just around the corner, considering we are still buried in multiple feet of snow, but it will eventually arrive! And with that will come all the pursuits of warmer weather, of which car audio is definitely a part. We can almost imagine driving with the windows down, sporting a pair of sunglasses and cranking up the tunes. Almost…
Car Audio is one of those unique product categories its owners always seem to be in need of upgrading. By the time you’ve selected and installed your new system, there is already a better amplifier, or a more efficient subwoofer, or a head unit with more advanced features available. While some vehicle owners are quite satisfied with the stock factory stereo that came installed at the point of purchase, for others it’s a hobby in need of perpetual amendment and improvement. And there is certainly no lack of upgrades, as new and exciting products hit the store shelves with predictable regularity.
While many people may not think of a trip to the local Pawn Shop as exciting, these shops are a goldmine for the treasure hunter in all of us. Pawn shops have been around for thousands of years, the first shops originating in China. Their original purpose was, and remains, a way for people to turn their possessions into cash either by selling them outright, or " Pawning" them. This means getting a loan based on the value of the item.
With spring upon us, many of us get that itch to upgrade our car audio equipment. Perhaps you are looking at getting a new head unit, stepping up your speakers or adding a subwoofer. In any case, Metro Pawn & Gun is where you need to go. Car audio equipment is a very popular product category in our shop, so you can sell or pawn your existing equipment for some quick cash which you can then use to purchase the equipment you want at a discounted price. We always have a fine selection of car audio gear on hand, so chances are you will find exactly what you’ve been looking for. We have assembled a few tips so you can get top dollar for your equipment:
Car audio has come a long way since its formative early days. When radio broadcasting began in 1920, vacuum tube radio receivers became available as well, sparking what could be referred to as a "radio craze". Everyone had to have this amazing new technology - many car owners even installed home radio sets in their vehicles as a novelty. This led to the eventual commercial introduction of the purpose-built car radio in the 1930s, and automotive stereo systems have continued to evolve in complexity and performance ever since.
Minneapolis and St Paul are alive and full of fun. The long winter is becoming a quick fleeting memory as the roads are full of convertible cars, people riding bicycles, and many people are enjoying the lakes and rivers.