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Acoustic Guitar – Find One Under $1000

When choosing the correct acoustic guitar for yourself there are a lot of variables and choices out there. Factors like your playing style to your build will be huge when finding the right guitar for you. But how do you know for sure which guitar is the one for you if you’re just starting out?

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Simple Shortcuts for Switching Between Chords

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Switching Between Chords

Chords are usually the first thing we learn on guitar and they build the foundation for a lot of what we do. I remember the first time I strummed a chord all the way through and it rang through my room and all the strings sounded clean. It’s a great and proud feeling that instills a feeling a progress and I see that in my students. It’s a great feeling every single time. But getting these chords to ring out nicely without any muted strings is only the first step in the journey of guitar and rhythm playing.

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Protect Your New Guitar: 5 Simple Steps

How to Protect Your Investment

When it comes to keeping your new guitar protected sometimes you just can’t win forever; I mean you have anything from the weather getting to it and completely ruining that beautifully sculpted wood, to Billie Joe getting hold of it and someone reminding him it’s time to go, not a pretty sight either way. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t at least try to protect it from disaster. Here are five great tips for giving your new baby the best chance for a good long life.

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5 Best Acoustic Guitars Under $500

If you are on the hunt for a great acoustic guitar it is a good idea to do some research before hand so you know exactly what you want. There is a huge variety out there so we narrowed it down to the 5 best acoustic guitars under $500. All of these guitars would be excellent for any skill level from beginners to experts, making them awesome gifts as well. 

Best Acoustic Guitars:

Fender T-Bucket 300CE

Starting off, the first guitar on our list of the best acoustic guitars is the . This dreadnought acoustic-electric guitar has a beautiful flame maple top with laminated mahogany back and sides, as well as a mahogany C shaped neck and a rosewood fingerboard. This is a great sounding, sturdy guitar and definitely the way to go.

Yamaha FG850

Next, we have the all mahogany,. The Yamaha FG series really does an awesome job of proving that you can get one of the best acoustic guitars for a pretty reasonable price. And, because of the full mahogany body, you are really getting a steal on this guitar.

Epiphone AJ-220SCE

The third guitar we have is a little less money than the previous, however, the is still a choice you that you will not regret. Whether you are using it with an amp or just as an acoustic, it has a nice sound to it. The vintage sunburst is a great way to finish up this guitar.

Yamaha CG122MCH

If you are more interested in a classic guitar, the is the perfect choice for anyone. Especially important is the  solid cedar top and 3-ply neck construction to make the neck stronger. Designed to be high end in sound quality, performance, and playability at a surprisingly low price, you are going to love this guitar.

Fender FA-100

Finally, if you don’t want to spend a lot of money the is a great way to keep the cost down and still getting a reliable guitar. It’s a well built acoustic guitar, and as long as you take care of it, you’ll have it for years.


What do you think? Have you played any of these guitars? Do you have any other recommendations? We love to hear your feedback!

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