Why some of us have to buy cheap guitars

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  1. Mike SS

    Mike SS Poster Extraordinaire

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    Had a similar occurrence with my granddaughter and a Fiesta Red Strat I owned. The only problem was she said "That's mine, Grandpa!" and would get very angry if she saw me playing it. My son-in-law has a video of her running up and clamping her hands on the fretboard to prevent me from playing "her" guitar.
     
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    There are some cheap guitars that work quite well. I began to appreciate them more once I started building my own. Once you get beyond the name brand stigma, you begin to look at them through the quality (or lack there of) of the materials that they are made from. Guitars in general have changed very little in the last 60 plus years. One thing for sure, there are certainly a lot more quality, playable, inexpensive guitars than there were back when I first started playing. There were two kinds then, "good and bad".
     
  3. Stringbanger

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    Me cheapy cheapy too. Picked up this Silvertone (Samick) for 100 dollar, made me holler. I bid on it on an online auction this passed October. I haven’t even played it yet because one of the tuning heads is stripped. I don’t have a good variety of tuning heads, so I’m taking it to a buddy’s place who has all kinds of tuners. It’s also missing a selector switch cover, and I’m sure he has one of them. Hopefully everything else will work.

    My first black guitar! Did I pay too much?:lol:

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    I like that reason.
     
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    My daughter broke her step-brother’s decent, German made guitar when she was a toddler, 20-odd years ago.
    She picked it up by the neck with the body in front of her face, tripped and hit the coffee table with it.
    It exploded apart, scaring her and completely ruining the guitar.
    It was sad/funny.
    I guess she hit it’s “pressure point”.
    Weird!
     
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  6. SweetClyde99

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    The cheap LPs were hard at work again this morning.
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    Girl children...they learn early!:)
     
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