How Much $$$ for a Good Guitar?

How Much $$$ for a Good Guitar?

I bought a guitar off Craigslist the other day, like I do all the time. Nice young fellow was selling it. I asked him, like I always do, if he was giving up on guitar or had just upgraded. He’s giving it up. “It’s just way harder than I thought and I...
Craiglist Used Guitar Buying

Craiglist Used Guitar Buying

Another in my series of “adventures” in buying used guitars from sites like Craigslist, Marketplace, Letgo, etc. By reading these, you’ll be better prepared to avoid losing money on used guitars “lemons”! The whiteboard photo shows (in...
Used Guitar: Johnson Strat

Used Guitar: Johnson Strat

When I bought this guitar off of Craigslist, I was impressed with the vintage look and rustic styling. It was one of those deals where they meet you at a parking lot and you don’t get a chance to plug the guitar in and try it out, so all I had to go by was...
Case #2824 – Squier Strat

Case #2824 – Squier Strat

This series examines typical guitars purchased off online ad sites like Craigslist, Marketplace, LetGo and OfferUp. Like you, I buy used guitars from online ads. (Does anyone read newspaper “classified ads” any more?) Often, I’m not even invited...