Electric Guitars


Looking for an electric guitar? We are an Authorized Dealer for the brands we sell, and making an informed decision about the electric guitar you choose is very important. When you start shopping around you’re going to see what seems like endless choices. Our advice, play as many different brands within your budget and buy the one that plays and sounds the best to you.

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Choosing an electric guitar can be a daunting task, especially for beginners. With so many options available on the market, it can be hard to know where to start. But with a little bit of research and some careful consideration, you can find the perfect guitar to suit your needs.

First and foremost, consider your budget. Electric guitars come in a wide range of prices, from beginner-friendly models that can be had for a few hundred dollars, to high-end instruments that can cost several thousand. Once you have a rough idea of how much you’re willing to spend, you can narrow down your search.

Next, think about what style of music you’re interested in playing. Different genres of music call for different types of guitars. For example, heavy metal and rock players may prefer a guitar with a more powerful sound, while jazz musicians may want a guitar with a more nuanced, subtle tone.

It’s also important to consider the guitar’s body and neck. Electric guitars come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and the body and neck of the guitar can greatly affect the sound and playability. For example, a solid body guitar will have a more pronounced sound, while a hollow body guitar will have a more mellow, natural tone.

After that, you should consider the pickups. Pickups are the devices that capture the sound of the strings and transmit it to the amplifier. They play a huge role in the overall sound of the guitar. You can choose from single-coil pickups, which are known for their bright and clear tone, or humbucking pickups, which are known for their warmer, more rounded tone.

Finally, it’s important to try out a few different guitars in person before making a decision. Even if you’ve done your research and have a good idea of what you’re looking for, it’s essential to get a feel for the guitar and see how it sounds and plays.

In summary, when choosing an electric guitar, consider your budget, the type of music you want to play, the guitar’s body and neck, the pickups and try it out in person before making a decision.


Joe Shephard
For many years, Joe has been the man that so many of our customers and friends have relied on to build, repair, advise and troubleshoot their stringed instruments. It doesn’t really matter what it is, if it has strings Joe can repair it (unless it’s been broken into splinters!)

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Guitar Repair Price List

Basic Restring (electric or acoustic) – $20.00 + Strings

Classical Restring – $30.00 + Strings

Player Restring (clean, condition fretboard, clean frets) $47.50 + Strings

Basic Setup – Acoustic – $47.50 + Strings
Electric – $47.50 + Strings

Hourly Rate – $95.00

Nut Replacement – From $65.00 + Parts (will need to see instrument to quote.)

Electronics – Bench Fee $47.50 (+ quote)

Pickup Replacement – From $95.00 + Parts

Other work performed per quote upon inspection of the instrument, including violins, violas, cellos and double bass