The Most Foolproof Cheap Electric Guitar to Give as a Present to a Beginner: The Epiphone Les Paul SL

Epiphone Les Paul SL

Gibson are the second biggest guitar company in the world (behind Fender), and they’re well known for making very expensive, fancy guitars, especially their Les Paul line. If you walk into a guitar store looking to spend $3000, there’s a good chance you’ll walk out with a Gibson, and more than likely, it’ll be a … Read moreThe Most Foolproof Cheap Electric Guitar to Give as a Present to a Beginner: The Epiphone Les Paul SL

Dean Playmate EVO Junior Solid Body Electric Review

PROS: Small 3/4 size is great for kids ages 8+. Fairly lightweight for a solid body. Nice looking high gloss finish. Excellent price for what you are getting. CONS: Since it is short scale it will go out of tune easily unless you change to a heavier gauge string. Some reports of issues with the … Read moreDean Playmate EVO Junior Solid Body Electric Review

SX RST 3TS Packages (1/2 and 3/4 Size)

For anyone who is looking for a beginner electric guitar package for a child, a decent budget option is the SX RST. You can get this series in a 1/2 size, 3/4 size or even full size instrument. I wouldn’t recommend the full size guitar because I think there are much better options available. For kids … Read moreSX RST 3TS Packages (1/2 and 3/4 Size)

Daisy Rock Debutante Short Scale Fantasy Electric Guitar Pack Review

If you are looking for a starter electric guitar for a girl between the ages of 6 to around 10 a good place to start is with Daisy Rock Guitars. They have a number of short scale (smaller) small necked, light weight instruments that are suitable for kids in this age range. Normally I wouldn’t say … Read moreDaisy Rock Debutante Short Scale Fantasy Electric Guitar Pack Review

Squier Mini Strat Electric Guitar by Fender

SUMMARY: This is the best option for a beginner electric guitar for a child ages 6 to 10 for kids who wants to learn the basics on a really good quality guitar without breaking the bank. Obviously for the price (around $100) you won’t be getting the very best quality sound and features. Although for … Read moreSquier Mini Strat Electric Guitar by Fender