Acoustic Guitars

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    Acoustic Guitars

    Was at my brothers today and he had hung up on his basement wall, two acoustic guitars, an electric fender and my nephews ukele. I had a guitar I won at a benefit but my son snapped the neck when he was two using it as a climbing pole. I'm very interested in getting another one. I know good ones can be pricey, I'm just looking for opinions on decent priced ones. I'd just be strumming in the basement on random nights.
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    Played a Martin, played a Taylor, liked them both (didn't own them). College roommate had an Ovation, I had an Epiphone 12-string for years. I liked the Epiphone because of relatively short fingers. Yamaha is a good value if your fingers are long enough.

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    You'd be surprised at some of the deals Guitar Center has. Also, if you're just going to strum occasionally an off-brand would be a good idea. I suggest going to guitar center and check some out, get a feel for what is comfortable, what kind of action you're looking for.

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    For the price get an Ovation. Taylor is top of the line with a Martin second. JMO

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    Listen to this guy. Usually plays a Stonebridge.


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    For what you're looking for you can do a lot worse than a Yamaha. The price is right for their entry level stuff but the quality is a plus. You might have to make some sacrifices, like a composite neck, but for just keeping around to bang on it's nothing.

    Also worth keeping an eye on Craigslist. Can always find used guitars on there and sometimes for a steal.

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