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July 23, 2019 / By Victoria
Question: Hey.. I really want a guitar, but my mom doesn't have a lot of money to buy me one. So I'd like to know if anyone knows of any places in the Portland Metro area to find a low priced guitar. I could teach myself if I had to, I'm pretty good with instruments.. but if you know of any good cheap places to find GOOD guitar lessons, it will be greatly appreciated.
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Shana Shana | 7 days ago
Call Showcase Music and Sound in Portland (503)231-7027 They are an old established music store and have many used and "renovated" equipment. They claim to be the largest dealer in the area and do have nice new guitars for beginners at reasonable prices. Also check their web page - look them up as: showcase music,Portland. There are many books to get you started. The best one (in my opinion) is called: How To Play The Guitar by Roger Evans. Cost: $10.95 and most bool stores have it or could order it for you. Good Luck in your search.
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Shana Originally Answered: Horseback riding lessons or guitar lessons?
I personally think that knowing how to play the guitar is more of a valuable skill compared to knowing how to ride a horse especially in contemporary society and also especially when you're young and can show it off ;) so if I were you I would stick with the guitar lessons.. However, I think your parents are being kind enough to pay for at least one of these lessons just so you can be involved in something you truly enjoy so you should go with which ever lesson that makes you truly happy.. & Emma does have a good point too.. lol! but its really up to you! & if you really still want to acquire either of these skills, you can always do it when you're a little older and can afford it on your own or when you're parents are in a better financial situation? :)

Oona Oona
Have you got any good second hand shops? They always have really good guitars. Usually all they need is a set of new strings which are really cheap. As for lessons, I'm wary of anyone too cheap. I prefer to recommend qualified teachers who tend to be expensive. If you're looking for technique to get you started, you can always find a good teacher via the music department at your University, and just get say 4 lessons in a row to make sure you have the positioning right and the basic technique down before you go it alone. Then perhaps check back in a few months down the line. Good luck.
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Magdalene Originally Answered: Good online electric guitar lessons?
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