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Shopping Tools

You’ve decided it’s time to go guitar shopping. Whether you’re planning to buy another guitar, or your very first guitar, or a guitar for someone you know, a new instrument is one of the most satisfying and rewarding purchases you can make. However, guitar shopping can be overwhelming. There are so many guitar designs, each with their own set of options and configurations, and guitar prices run the range from low to high end. So, how do you choose the guitar that is right for you and fits your budget? Even the most knowledgeable guitarists can find shopping for guitars challenging.

Here are Taylor Guitars, we have extensive resources to help you when shopping for guitars. We can help you through every step of your guitar shopping experience to ensure you find the guitar that is right for you. It is our goal to help you find a guitar that fits you, is effortless to play, and has the rich, beautiful tone you love to make it the instrument you dream of playing hour after hour.

One of the best places to start, whether you are planning to buy a Taylor guitar or not, is The Definitive Guide to Buying an Acoustic Guitar. Written by our team of experts, this comprehensive guitar buying guide will answer all the questions you have when shopping for guitars. You can download it for free, print it out, and bring it with you when you shop to help you find your next guitar. We also have guitar shopping guides to teach you about the subtle differences in shapes and styles. Delve into different types of woods and construction, which are vital to the flavor and tone of an acoustic.

From there you can dive into every detail of the Taylor Guitars line. Explore the Taylor line by series to find the look and style you want for your instrument. Another essential tool to aid you in making your purchasing decision is our guitar comparison tool. With this tool, you can select two different guitars and compare guitars side-by-side. This gives you a clear and specific look at each guitar and compares every single feature, including the guitar prices, as well as the shape, top wood, body wood, electronics and more.

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