Sunday, April 23, 2006

Buying a Second Hand Guitar

By: Max Cane

If you are on a budget, but still want to buy a decent guitar,
you should look into purchasing a used guitar. For little money
you can buy a quality guitar that will be able to suit all of
your needs.

Used Fender basses or used Fender Stratocaster guitars can be
had for relatively cheap compared with buying a new one. This is
the route that a lot of people go when they are looking for
their first guitar. The best place to find a used guitar is at a
music store that is specialized in selling second hand
equipment. If you can't find a store like this in your area, you
may also want to search the internet. There are hundreds of
online stores that sell used instruments.

Used, cheap electric guitars are also a top seller. Brands like
Ibanez, Squier or Epiphone can be found for very little money.
Used Gibson guitars or a second hand Fender Stratocaster will
cost you probably more, but will still save you a lot of money.
In return you will get a top quality guitar which will last you
a very, very long time!

You may also be able to find used guitars at a flea market or
garage sale. The best way to go about doing this is find a large
flea market in your area, and frequent it as often as possible.
You will eventually come across what you are looking for.

Many people have also turned to eBay in order to find a second
hand guitar. EBay offers hundreds of guitars that you can bid
on. The best thing about using this service is that you can keep
an eye on each listing, and only purchase what you can afford.

A used guitar can be a great buy for anybody that is just
learning, or anybody who simply wants a new guitar. In most
cases you can buy a second hand guitar for half the price it
would cost you when buying it brand new. Ok it probably will
have some scratches on it, but the quality and the sound of the
instrument will still remain the same and that's what counts!

If you know where to look, and stay persistent you should not
have any problems at all finding a guitar that suits your needs.
Remember, stay patient until you find the guitar that suits your
needs and fits your budget.

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