Need help deciding on my first guitar

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Need help deciding on my first guitar

Post by Moeka » September 6th, 2018, 1:56 pm

Heyas everyone, absolute beginner here, always wanted to start learning guiar. I’m finally tying the knot and buying my first guitar, just can’t decide on which to buy. Currently stuck between the Parker Fly and the Tokai Talbo. They’re both absolute beauties, fit in my budget and are played by some of my favorite artists (Reeves Gabrels played the Parker Fly and Susumu Hirasawa played the Tokai Talbo.) Any input and help is greatly appreciated, thanks in advance!

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Re: Need help deciding on my first guitar

Post by Robert_S » September 9th, 2018, 8:09 am

Wow, $1000+ for a first guitar? You must be doing pretty well for yourself. I tend to be more conservative. My first guitar, as an absolute beginner, cost $220, but it was also a package deal with an amp, picks, tuner, etc. My next was a second hand in mint condition for $550.

I never spend huge amounts of money on gear that has a learning curve. I may not continue it, so then the money is wasted.

I advise to tone it down (nyuk nyuk), but if you're all fired up to spend the money, I'd probably go with the Tokai, which I think looks better.
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