Best Electric Guitar For Beginners & Pros -
The Fender Stratocaster
The Fender Stratocaster is not only a great guitar to play for advanced guitarists, but it is also perfect for beginners. Its incredible versatility, appearance, quality, and the amount of enjoyment it presents, make the Fender Stratocaster the greatest, most beloved, and most legendary guitar ever.
In comparison to most counterfeit Strats its action is brilliantly adjustable to the customer's preferences. What I love so much about it is that you can set the action very flat, which is perfect for all those who want to or already do play fast sequences. A flat action is a very important aspect with playing the guitar because it reduces the distance between strings and neck, and thus increases both your speed and the ease or effortlessness regarding to playing!
But I want to point out as well that playing with a bottleneck requires a larger distance between neck and strings, for otherwise the strings start to buzz when they are pressed down and begin to touch the frets due to their vibration.
Another great thing about a Fender Stratocaster is that its fingerboard is not as round as that of many cheaper guitars which means that the strings are largely flush with each other. Hence it provides you with maximal enjoyment of playing due to the additional speed and ease playing the guitar gains through this.
In addition to that it has a great appearance, unsurpassed quality, and is absolutely durable.
Another thing I can tell you from my own experience with electric guitars is that if you buy a cheap guitar as a beginner, you're getting more and more discontented with its quality the better you get. So, it's advisable to buy a great and totally satisfying guitar the same instead of purchasing a cheap one first, and later on the great one you could have had in the first place -- at least that's what I recommend anyone who is at least somewhat ambitious.
And one third great and very important aspect is that a Fender Stratocaster lends itself to many different uses with regard to a variety of guitar-sounds. In contrast to guitars that are equipped with humbuckers, the Strat's sound gets 100% clean if you put down the volume control to four or less in spite of using a hard rock overdrive-sound. And yes, you can even generate heavy rock and heavy metal sounds with a Fender, and it's easier than most people think.
So, all in all a Fender Stratocaster is the perfect guitar to have for both beginners and pros as it offers a maximum of enjoyment of playing, no matter what sound or what style you're playing, and it's a guitar which to play you will never grow weary of!
(c) Linus Schachten 2010 (Hamburg, Germany). All Rights Reserved Worldwide.
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