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Re: When to get better guitar?
« Reply #15 on: February 25, 2012, 09:10:57 pm »
@Majik: and what guitar is that? I only read "Tanglewood"...

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Re: When to get better guitar?
« Reply #16 on: February 25, 2012, 10:47:21 pm »
The OP has a Yamaha L Series LS6 concert acoustic, second-hand and beaten up a bit, but still a $800 when new.

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Re: When to get better guitar?
« Reply #17 on: February 25, 2012, 11:20:44 pm »
I apply the same test to guitars as motor bikes, cars, partners...... When you can't look at them in the morning and say you truly want them in your life - it's time to move on.
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Re: When to get better guitar?
« Reply #18 on: February 26, 2012, 04:35:17 am »
I played a guitar my mate bought for about $900 and it wasnt any better than mine
No offence, mate, but unless your mate was being seriously ripped off, I really doubt that. As a rule, the difference in quality and tone between $300 and $900 acoustics is massive.

There's a bit of confusion here no? Because it wasn't Stergulc that said that - it was -

I played a guitar my mate bought for about $900 and it wasnt any better than mine

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Re: When to get better guitar?
« Reply #19 on: February 26, 2012, 09:14:24 am »
The OP has a Yamaha L Series LS6 concert acoustic, second-hand and beaten up a bit, but still a $800 when new.

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Except the comparison wasn't about the OP; it was about a $300 budget and a Tanglewood fresh from the store. Hence my remark ;)

EDIT: Sorry, irishalkies, posted this before I saw your post ;)

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Re: When to get better guitar?
« Reply #20 on: February 26, 2012, 10:24:48 am »
Ah, sorry for confusing things.

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Re: When to get better guitar?
« Reply #21 on: February 26, 2012, 06:50:26 pm »
I bought a new one within a couple of months, have 3 now, have sold 1, and have broken 1. The truth is (for myself), the shotgun approach works best. You are more inclined to find something that you feel truly comfortable with. And when I found guitars that I really felt comfortable on, it made me want to play more. It's a personal thing, no?

This whole learning to play guitar thing is different for everybody.