Buying Equipment FAQ

We have tons of articles and advice on buying guitars and equipment. Many of the questions you may be thinking of asking might have already been answered here. On this page you will find the answers to questions asked about different types of equipment. This includes, but is not limited to, guitars, accessories and all of the cool tools that a total guitar freak has to have.

  • There are many packaged deals out there, mainly around $300. They generally come with a guitar, amp, picks, strings, gig bag, and all the other little things needed to get you started. The drawback of these is mainly quality. The second choice, if you have the extra money to spend, is to start off with a mid-range ($400 to $500 or so) guitar. This way you won’t have to spend more money for a nicer guitar later on. The drawback to this choice is that you are going to have to buy all those little things mentioned above.

    You’ll have to choose between electric and acoustic guitars. There are some differences that need explaining. To find out what they are, read the complete answer What kind of guitar should I buy? Guitar Noise has a lot of information on how to buy equipment. You should definitely browse through those articles if you are not sure about what to buy.

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