All tagged buying your first guitar
I'm certain that this next piece of advice will register will just about everyone:
Only buy a guitar if you're in love with it.
The trouble is, how do you find a guitar worthy of your admiration? Luckily, this post gets into all of the nerdy details.
The starter guitars that cost $200-$300 are the best for beginners.
There are guitars that are less than $200 that might be worth buying. On the other hand, if you pay more than $300, you're paying for better craftsmanship.
Fortunately, there are levels of craftsmanship based on price. The rest of this post will give you information on how to find a guitar with the best craftsmanship without breaking your bank account. Let's dive in!
There are a number of options you can exploit to get your first starter guitar.
If you're like most beginners, chances are that you'd rather not spend a pretty penny on a new one.
After all, you're just trying it out, right?
You have three choices: Buy, borrow, or rent. This post goes over the pros and cons of each. Ready?
Guitar action is also known as string action. It's a measurement of the length between the strings and the fretboard.
Guitar action is measured in small increments, as low as one ten thousandth of an inch. Believe me when I say it, having a guitar with string action that is higher by one ten thousandths of an inch makes a difference.
The rest of this blog post will go over, in detail, why having low guitar action is critical for extra guitar enjoyment. Let's destroy this topic together!
The best type of guitar depends upon something you already know a lot about: Your body size.
If you're petite, chances are you'll want a petite guitar to match it. Same goes if you're a lumberjack.
If you knew a little bit about the measurements of guitars, picking a guitar for your body size is a snap.
Luckily for you, the blog post will definitely help you choose the best type of guitar for the size of your body.
There are two main string materials: steel and nylon. You will find steel strings on acoustic guitars and electric guitars. You will find nylon strings on classical guitars.
Which is best for beginners: Nylon or steel string guitars? The answer to that question is simple: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
This post will help you which sound you like the best between steel strings and nylon strings. Bam!
The best type of guitar for you is the type you gravitate to the most.
If you like rock and roll, chances are you're going to want to get an electric guitar. Do you like singer-songwriters? Well, you'll do best with an acoustic.
If you have no clue what you're after, this blog will help you figure that out. Let's jump in!
It's simple: Just buy the type of guitar that you gravitate to.
If you're looking for some more information on which guitar is best for beginners, look no further. I'll be covering that in today's blog post.
Chances are that you've already heard guitar string buzz before. It sounds exactly like it's written: Buzzy.
This post goes over the potential causes of guitar string buzz, and it gives you two pieces of advice to fix it.
Let's hit it!