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Buying Your Child's First Guitar? This Might Help

Published 6 April 2022

After a couple of months of playing my guitars, my son finally asked to buy his own...

Dan here, hello and welcome to my vlog!
I was really happy when my son, Zac, started showing an interest in playing guitar. As you can imagine, I have a nice guitar or two kicking around the house that he can play, but Zac had reached a point where he wanted his own.

What I quickly discovered is that there were a few things I needed to keep in mind during the search, not least of which was: "This is a guitar for my son, not for me!".

So if you're looking to buying your child's first instrument, I made this video to suggest a few things that might come in handy. Enjoy the video!

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Interesting bits & go-to sections
0:00 Meet Zac
0:30 Zac discovers guitar
1:25 "Dad, I want to buy my own guitar"
2:07 Road Trip to Andertons
2:30 Danish Pete: ultimate guitar shop assistant
3:10 Guitar store staff
3:40 We thought Zac wanted a Strat?
4:20 The most important question
4:30 And the winner is - Squier Jaguar!
5:25 What you need to remember
6:00 Make sure the guitar is set up to play
7:07 The two most important factors
8:00 Thanks for watching

Guitars in this episode:
• Fender EOB Stratocaster
• Squier Jaguar

Amps in this episode:
• Yamaha THR 10

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