The best blues guitar gear: get the sound of your heroes with these essential guitars, amps and pedals

Fender Stratocaster electric guitar
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If you've got a hankering to play the blues, but don't know where to start with the gear, we have the best blues guitar gear guide around.

We've got the best electric guitars, and the best acoustic guitars, too. There are a heap of amplifier options to cater for all budgets, and – last but not least – a cornucopia of pedalboard options to give your tone that little extra hot sauce.

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