What acoustic guitar do i buy my daughter?

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  1. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    someone told me once theres absolutely good one to get that makes it easier to learn or sumpin, i dunno?:coffee::dontknow: havent googled yet, just thought we needed a halfway decent thread also.
     
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    Satori Brah Well-Known Member

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    Guitar is not for girls. Buy her a piano.
     
  3. Mur

    Mur soon Gold

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    Esteban? :dontknow:

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    Shivvy Well-Known Member

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    thats what i got Lil shitty for Christmas
     
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    k4D3t Reverse Apache Master VIP

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    she'll enjoy this a lot more:

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  6. Teabag

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    What is your budget?
     
  7. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    i wanna fuck cheryl crowe
     
  8. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car?

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    Spanish guitar has nylon strings and hurts much less. The bridge tended to be wider though for small hands.
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    whatever it takes to make the bitch happy:rolleye:
     
  10. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    How old is she?
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    she's 17 & played the viola up until a couple years ago.
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    :c probably
     
  13. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    all my favorite gf's of my past played the piano....my wife doesnt:facepalm:
     
  14. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    If you think she's serious then get her something nice that isn't made of laminated wood.
     
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    I'm sure the Stern forum would be much more helpful than us.
     
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    Yamaha makes some decent inexpensive starter acoustic guitars.

    If she wants electric, a fender squire Strat will be good.

    FYI. No matter what you buy her, it will need to be properly "set up" by a guitar tech in order to play well. Even the most expensive guitars are nearly never perfect when they leave the music store. That usually costs around $75.
     
  18. Dream Theater

    Dream Theater DAWGS E-BULLY Squad Gold

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    If this is not a surprise gift for under the tree then I would suggest you take her to a place like Sam Ash, there they can let her try a few and see which one suits her.

    http://samashmusic.com/store-locations/
     
  19. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    Cheap guitars that buzz and go out of tune every 5 minutes only cause people to never want to play them. It's a big toss up over getting a good enough guitar to avoid this and spending too much in case this is a phase she's going to get tired of.
     
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