We aim to have a quick turn around on our used guitars at Musicstreet and every guitar is given a full service and thoroughly checked from set up to electrics, before we hang it on our wall for sale. All of the photographs you see on our web site are of the actual product and all photos are taken on site, in our dedicated studio. We aim to show the clearest images of the guitars, so you can see every detail of your next purchase.
We also like to help you to find a specific guitar, please drop us a line as we are always trading in used guitars so you may just get what you're looking for, or we can engage with our customer database and try to search out your exact requirement.
Is it Worth Buying Used Guitars?
Are you considering buying a guitar but unsure whether to go for a brand new one or a used one? Buying a used guitar can be a great option, especially if you're on a budget or just starting out. Used guitars can offer excellent value for money and may even have some unique character that new guitars lack.
What are the Benefits of Buying a Used Guitar?
One of the biggest advantages of buying a used guitar is the cost savings. Used guitars are generally priced lower than new ones, allowing you to get a higher quality instrument for the same budget. Additionally, used guitars often come with extras such as cases, straps, or even amplifiers, which can save you even more money.
Another benefit is that used guitars have already been played and broken in. This means that any potential issues or defects have likely been addressed by the previous owner. You can also find vintage or discontinued models that may not be available as new anymore, giving you a chance to own a unique instrument.
What Should I Consider Before Buying a Used Guitar?
While buying a used guitar can be a great decision, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, make sure to thoroughly inspect the guitar for any damage or signs of wear. Check the neck, frets, and body for any cracks, dents, or loose parts. It's also a good idea to play the guitar and listen for any buzzing or unusual sounds.
Additionally, research the brand and model of the guitar to ensure it has a good reputation for quality and durability. Read reviews and ask for advice from experienced guitarists. Finally, consider the seller's reputation and return policy. Buying from a reputable seller or music store can provide you with more peace of mind.
Buying a used guitar can be a smart choice, especially if you're looking for a great instrument at a lower price. It offers the opportunity to save money, find unique models, and get a guitar that has already been played and tested. Just make sure to inspect the guitar thoroughly and do your research before making a purchase.
If you have a guitar you'd like to trade for a new guitar please contact us with as much information and detailed photo's so we can give you a good indication of a fair trade-in price.
If you're looking for any particular bass guitar, electric guitar or acoustic guitars, from fender custom shop, Gibson Les Paul or whatever it maybe; drop us a line, we're always getting different second hand stock through and it might just be exactly what you're looking for. As with anything pre loved, we've only got it once and generally sell pretty fast so if we can give you a heads-up when something comes in we know you're looking for then it saves it being snapped up by somebody else before you've had chance.
Let us know if you'd like to make a change; we accept part-exchange!