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post #82 of Old 10-17-2013
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Re: do you carry an acoustic Guitar?

Seems like if you are only strumming open chords, then an inexpensively made guitar will work fine. But when you are dependent on staying in tune all the way up the neck playing open strings at the same time playing string fingered on the 12th, 14th, etc frets, then a well made guitar is most important (BTW: well made does not necessarily equate to "really expensiive"). Also, when play up around the 7th to 15th frets, you don't want the action really high plus not buzzing on adjacent frets. Hence, a well made guitar is necessary when using the whole neck.

I usually pick up really cheap guitars when in the shop just to see if I can make them sound good. Most of the time, they don't work acceptably well. They go out of tune up the neck and the action is usually really high starting at the 7th fret and up.

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