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FAQ: What Should I Look for When Buying an Acoustic Guitar?

buying acoustic

And we’re back with another installment of the popular Guitar Adventures series, Questions Beginner Guitarists Ask! While last week I shared some interesting tips on how to buy an electric guitar, this week we’ll focus our attention on my personal favorite: the acoustic guitar.

What Should I Look For When Buying a Beginner Electric Guitar?

Shopping for the best beginner electric guitar

In continuing this series on Frequently Asked Questions for beginner guitarists,┬átoday we’re going to discuss a great question that I’ve heard from quite a few people who have been in the market for a new beginner electric guitar – either for themselves or for their friend/child/etc.

5 Easy Steps to Lower an Acoustic Guitar’s Action

lower an acoustic guitar's action

Action on a guitar is often described by most guitarist as its “playability”. Technically speaking, the action of a guitar is the distance between the string and the frets. If it’s too high, you need to lower an acoustic guitar’s action.