Everyone knows that the higher the guitar price, the better the guitar’s quality and sound. But some guitars have that $1000 quality for the price of $300. I’m going to show you some more affordable guitars under $500. Hopefully, this will help you pick an excellent affordable guitar.
#1 Gretsch G2210 Streamliner Junior Jet Club
This guitar is popular to many for its light-weight and vibrant sound. It comes equipped with Broad’tron pickups with a master tone control and volume.
It offers a comfortable and versatile play style. Which gives any player a good experience. It’s available in multiple finishes.
#2 Ibanez Artcore series AS53 Semi-Hollow
This affordable semi hollow guitar allows the user to play the crisp and versatile sound of their choosing. It’s equipped with ACH Humbuckers pickups, a 3 way
switch, master volume and tone controls.
It’s affordability and quality makes it a great choice for guitarists willing to try a semi hollow.
#3 Squier Paranormal Series Baritone Cabronita Telecaster
A brand new reimagining of the classic telecaster. The paranormal series alters classic and iconic designs for a new audience.
It’s contains Fender alnico single coil soap bar pickups. It a design is that of a Cabronita telecaster.
It’s designed for easy playability making it an excellent choices very any levels of guitarists.
#4 Epiphone Les Paul Junior
A reissue design of the iconic les Paul Junior. First released in 1954, it offered many the ability to learn guitar.
Even though it’s smaller, it stills offer the recognizable Les Paul sound. Equipped with P90 Single coil pick ups, as wells as volume and tone controls.
It’s shape is the same cutaway as Gibson Les Paul. For those who want the Les Paul Gibson sound, but more affordable.
#5 Danelectro ‘59 Model
This semi hollow guitar was prominent in early rock n roll. It’s model is based off the same design when it was created. Giving the vintage look and sound.
The equipment and electronics also produce a vintage type sound. It has a 2 single coil Lipstick pick ups, a 3 way pickup selector, volume and tone controls.
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