Whether it’s your very first
1. Why are you
This is a very important question you need to ask yourself. If you already have a
2. What’s your price range?
The very first thing you have to ask yourself is how much do you want to spend. Having this figured out early on will save you lots of time when searching your local
3. Acoustic or electric?
This is a definite up front question you’ll need to be asking yourself. Do you want to get an acoustic
4. What type of body?
If you decide to go with an acoustic
5. Used or new?
It’s always a great idea to buy used when you know what you’re getting into. And just like buying a used car, you should only buy a used
6. Should you shop online or in-store?
Right, right. It’s really awesome buying stuff online. But while you totally can grab a
7. Should you stick to top brands?
You might think you need to start with a Fender or Taylor in order to appease the rock gods. But if this is your first purchase, don’t worry about names. In fact, when you’re searching for a
8. How about fun-sized?
You might think ¾ size guitars are just for kids. But whoever told you that is a bald- faced liar! These guitars, like the Baby Taylor have incredible sound, are super fun to play, and are really easy to travel with. Next time you find yourself in a music shop, make sure to sit down with one of these guitars. You’ll be shocked at its unassuming awesomeness and, then, you’ll probably buy one.
9. What else do you need?
Just like new shoes don’t come with socks (and why don’t they??), guitars require some accessories. You’ll probably need to grab a small amp,
10. Now what?
Many folks buy a
What else do you think about when buying a
by John Lombard