Buying an Electric Guitar Starter Pack
Learning to play the electric guitar can be hard, but making sure you have all of the equipment you
need shouldnt be. If youre thinking about learning the guitar, or shopping for someone who is, an
electric guitar starter pack is a great option. With a starter pack, you can be sure that youre
getting all the gear you need to start playing right away. Plus, with brands like Fender, Epiphone,
Brownsville and Ibanez offering starter packs, you can always be confident in the quality of the
starter guitar and all the equipment included.
For example, with the Epiphone Flying VeeWee Rave Rig, not only do you get a stylish, compact
version of the classic Flying V guitar, but you get a high-quality Studio Mini practice amp,
protective gig bag, and a strap. Plus, with the confidence that comes from purchasing a guitar
starter pack from a brand like Epiphone, you know your gear will be ready to use right out of the
What should I look for in a Beginner's Electric Guitar Pack?
A Guitar – The most important piece of any electric guitar starter pack is the
guitar itself. With the wide selection of brands and models to choose from at Sam Ash, you can be
sure youll find a package that includes an electric guitar that was designed with quality and
playability in mind.
An Amplifier – Equally as important as the guitar itself is the amplifier you play
it through. Practice makes perfect, so it will be critical to hear your starter guitar through a
clear, high-quality amp. The amps included with electric guitar starter packs are designed
specifically for practice, so youll easily be able to hear how your playing has improved.
A Gig Bag – By taking good care of your starter guitar, you can ensure that it
will work properly for years to come. Having a protective case or gig bag is a great way to ensure
the safety of your starter guitar when transporting it from one place to another. Gig bags also
protect the instrument from sunlight, moisture, heat, and other harmful natural forces.
Additional Accessories – Although the accessories may vary with each electric
guitar starter pack, they almost always include a strap, cord and amp. Whether you play sitting
down, standing up, or both, a guitar strap is a must-have accessory to go along with your starter
guitar. Along with holding the guitar up while you stand, a strap also serves to position the
guitar properly and ensure that you develop proper form while practicing your starter guitar. And
since youll always need a cord to connect your guitar to the amp, these two accessories are
Some electric guitar starter packs, like the Squier Affinity Strat Special and Frontman 15
Electric Guitar Package, include even more accessories. Along with a beautifully crafted Fender
starter guitar and amp, the package also includes a tuner, headphones, instructional DVD, picks,
strap, cable and a gig bag. You literally get everything you need to start playing and some
additional accessories to help you on your way.
Shopping for equipment can be an intimidating process for new musicians. With all the
different items available, it can be overwhelming to figure out what gear fits your needs. With an
electric starter guitar pack, you get all the equipment you need from a trusted manufacturer. And
with the wide selection of packages available from Sam Ash, you can be sure to find the guitar
starter pack that youve been looking for.