How to Buy a Guitar for a Beginner

Acoustic or Electric?

Tips on whether to choose an electric or acoustic guitar.

How Much Should You Spend?

Tips on how much to spend on your first guitar. Includes pros and cons of various price points.

Research Before You Buy

Researching a guitar before you purchase is essential to ensure that you get the more for your money. Includes information on where to find reviews and more.

Where to Buy a Guitar

Suggestions on places to buy locally and online, and the pitfalls associated with each.

Problems to Avoid

Checking a guitar for various problems is essential to make sure that you aren't getting ripped off. This article includes a list of common problems and how to check them.

Buying a Left-Handed Guitar

The pros and cons of buying a left-handed guitar, and why you may want to consider a right-handed instrument.