One of the fun parts to playing the guitar is learning new techniques and discovering sounds that may be new to you – guitar slides are one way to do this. If you want to get some unique sounds that you couldn’t get on your own you are going to love guitar slides. There are a number of sizes as well as various materials for guitar slides, each bringing a slight change to your music. There is a lot to consider when you are buying a slide, every little detail can make a big difference. Things like the weight are even a factor, especially when it comes to doing a solo.