Playing the guitar is fun, but you have to buy one first and then learn to play it. You can buy a new guitar if you want, but you could often find a better sound in a used guitar, and at a better price.
Before purchasing your musical instrument, you should figure out what you really need. There are a few major options – acoustic, electrical and classical. After choosing one of these categories, you can refine your choice and thinking of details like:
- A cutaway or no cutaway;
- Double humbucker or single coil for electric guitars, and so on.
To make a final decision, you can spend an hour or two in a local music store and try different guitars. You could also visit a website such as www.musicgoroundcoloradosprings.com, that sells used musical instruments online, but holding the guitar in your hands will tell you much more than watching to a picture on the computer screen.
Once you get a complete picture of what you want, you can start searching for that particular instrument online and in music stores as well. The key advice when buying online is to protect your money by knowing exactly what you are buying. Try to get a warranty allowing you to return the guitar if it is not what you expected.