There are plenty of great, affordable guitars available these days. With all the precise automation in guitar manufacturing, it’s difficult to find poorly made guitars. Here are three of five cool choices for less than $500. Read about the other two guitars right here.
Randy Collins brings his innovative playing to the Lâg Tramontane Series T100ASCEBLK. This model features a distinctive gloss black finish, a slim (shallow) cutaway auditorium body style and the StudioLâg built-in pickup and preamp system. In this demo, Randy uses a combination of traditional and tap-style techniques that really make the guitar shine!
In this new video, guitarist Tim McDonald demonstrates the Studio Lâg Plus preamp system. This is the preamp that is built into every Lâg 200, 300 and 400 Series Tramontane acoustic/electric guitar. The five presets offer spectacular tone for a variety of styles. Plus, there's a tuner, a bypass, an additional tone control and, of course, a volume knob.
Fender has introduced several new, limited-edition acoustic instruments. Models include the USA Select 1, Fender’s first acoustic guitar made in the US since the 1990s. Only 30 pieces are being released worldwide. The dreadnought guitar has a spruce top, flame maple back and sides, forward-shifted X bracing, gold hardware and a Fishman Sonitone pickup system.
Currently on the block through Heritage Auctions is a Martin 00-21 played by Elvis Presley during the early years of his career.This particular 00-21 was later given as a gift by Presley to actor and Hawaii Five-O star Jack Lord