How To Buy A New Guitar
By Peter Lenkefi, Fri Dec 9th
So, you want to know how to buy a new guitar. Whether you arejust learning to play the guitar or you've been playing for sometime, choosing to buy a new guitar can be one of the mostexciting experiences.
You will soon learn that people have their own opinions aboutthe type of new guitar to buy. You will need to consider what isimportant to you. In addition, learning how to buy a new guitaris similar to buying a new pair of shoes. They are better oncethey have been used a bit.
In guitar terms, they need to have a good "setup."
There are essentially three types of guitars on the market:electric, acoustic, and classical. You can also find acousticguitars that have pickups. These are properly calledacoustic-electric guitars.
If you're are just learning to play the guitar you may beinterested in purchasing a brand new guitar instead of a usedone. You may think that there is much more trouble associatedwith purchasing a used guitar.
You shouldn't have to worry about the general condition, butthere are some tips for how to buy a new guitar that can saveyou a headache and point you in the right direction.
Getting Your Money's Worth
One aspect of new guitars that you will learn quickly---they'renot cheap. As with anything you buy, the highest price doesn'tnecessarily correspond to the best. When you are considering howto buy a new guitar, the best deal that you want to secure isone where you get a quality guitar with the lowest pricespossible. Quality in terms of the guitar relate to itsconstruction and tone.
When you look at the construction, notice the wood