a new guitar 2 begin wid..

Discussion in 'Beginner's Q&A Forum' started by jit3195, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. jit3195

    jit3195 New Member

    hii guys, m cmpltly novice bout buying a guitar!! so i want xpert's recommendation whether 2 go 4 acoustic spanish or acoustic hawaiian as a beginner.. i got a price list n some details bout d specific models of givson.. dnt knw whch 1 2 buy.. temme bout difference between f hole n round hole, touch pick up, cut a way.. donno nethn bout dis.. hlp required frm d xperts..!
  2. bcrich

    bcrich New Member

    whats the budget?
  3. guitardoctor

    guitardoctor Will Rx for food

    I'll answer some. Google is your friend, search google for more info.

    An f-hole looks like this: http://tinyurl.com/39w5aql

    Notice that the guitar has two holes in the body shaped like an f

    A round hole looks like this: http://tinyurl.com/3xcycwe

    f holes are typical of "archtop guitars". The tone differs compared to "flat top guitars". You need to hear it.

    Cutaway: A cutaway means that part of the body of guitar near the lower frets is shaped differently so that your fingers can touch the lower frets more easily.

    This is a cutaway guitar. http://tinyurl.com/24w4fzv Notice that you will have better access to the lowermost frets.

    Pickups: A plain acoustic guitar won't have a pickup, so don't worry about it.
  4. jit3195

    jit3195 New Member

    thx guys.. i hav olrdy own givson super special..sounds pretty gud.. took 2600/-..nw temme shuud i press the strings hard on fretboard as m gettin a sound like muted..
  5. guitardoctor

    guitardoctor Will Rx for food

    Now, learn to play, what else... If the sound is muted it might be a problem with the guitar or your technique... Ask your guitar teacher or whatever you're learning from.
  6. rickkkyrich

    rickkkyrich Guest

    put ur finger at the middle of the fret and press it hard enough to hear proper sound.
  7. aviral1990

    aviral1990 New Member

    search youtube,the best teacher...

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