I need guitar advice - What type of guitar should I buy? - Jemsite
All Other Guitars (including Prestige) Discussion about other Ibanez Guitars not covered in the above topics. Includes J-Custom, USA-Custom, Prestige subforum.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-09-2001, 12:59 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Posts: 2
I need guitar advice - What type of guitar should I buy?

Hi everyone. I found this site when I was searching for Fender guitars on Yahoo. I know absolutely nothing about guitars, except for that I really want to learn how to play one. The thing is, I don't know what kind to buy. I think I want an electric/acoustic, and since Fender is one of the only brands I've heard of, I was thinking about buying a Telecoustic. After reading a few posts, it seems that maybe I shouldn't buy that model, since many of you had negative comments about it. Anyways, I'd just like some advice about what electric/acoustic is best for a total beginner like me. Thanks in advance for the help : )
PandaSweetie is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-09-2001, 01:53 PM
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Yorktown, VA
Posts: 417
I need guitar advice

In order for us to really give you good honest advice, we'd want to have an idea of your budget.
Admitedly, many of us in here are kind of partial to Ibanez, but can steer you in whatever direction will suit you best.
tomizm is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-09-2001, 01:55 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Posts: 2
I need guitar advice

Well, since I'm only 15 and don't have a job, I'd say the most I could pay is around $300. Can you even get a decent guitar for that much?
PandaSweetie is offline  
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-09-2001, 01:55 PM
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Posts: 202
I need guitar advice

The teleacoustic would be fine for a beginer guitar.
The reason a lot of us do not like it is that we are use to guitars that are built for way more money and higher standards. I've found much of the members of this site to enjoy the finer guitars in life I am one of those. Ask around and most of us will tell you that our first guitar was way worse than a telecoustic.
Ive played it and the stratacoustic or however you spell that. The necks are kinda a highbred between a Strat electric neck, and the high action of a acoustic. Therefore not feeling quite the same as any other guitar. Shoot i wouldnt mind having one of my own. Its one of those guitars you take to partys to fool around with.

buzz
tagg 7 is offline  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-09-2001, 09:09 PM
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Canada
Posts: 4,215
I need guitar advice

If you're considering the Fender Telecoustic, you might want to see if you can find a Godin Acousticaster second-hand. They're more solid-body than hollow-body, but they're very lively, great-sounding instruments and they work extremely well on stage.
darren wilson is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jemsite forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address

IMPORTANT: You will be required to activate your account so please ensure that your email address is correct.

If you do not receive your activation check your spam folder before using the CONTACT US form (at the bottom right of each page).



Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Looking for a type of guitar, please help! tm21 All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 2 02-13-2010 02:26 AM
WTB: Explorer type guitar - ESP EX/EXP! wandereruk05 Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear 1 01-23-2009 03:22 PM
WTB: OLP MM1 (or similar OLP EVH-type guitar) Davey Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear 0 02-16-2008 03:08 PM
What type of guitar is this? clar-v-d All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 4 01-16-2006 07:14 AM
best type of guitar metalguitarist7778 Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic 21 09-05-2005 02:28 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome