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Buying Your First Guitar, Part 2: Electric Guitar and Bass

Ready to go electric? Here’s everything you need to know.

Ready to plug in and begin blasting out some great music? We’ve put together a couple of cool videos that give you everything you need to know when shopping for your first electric guitar or bass.

You’ll learn about all the essentials, including components, materials, body styles, neck types and “scale lengths” — important factors that allow you to purchase the best instrument for your needs. We even tell you the kinds of things to look for when auditioning guitars, basses and amps at your local music store.

So what are you waiting for? Dive right in and start rattling those walls!

This is the second installment of a three-part video series called “Buying Your First Guitar.” You can find Part 1 here and Part 3 here


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