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Kizaze44
post Nov 17 2009, 06:16 PM
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Hey there,

My 10 year old son is very interested in my guitar lately. I was thinking of getting him an electric guitar for X-Mas. Any ideas? How about the Ibanez Mikro?

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post Nov 17 2009, 06:33 PM
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When I was 10 I used to play normal size guitar. It was biger than me but I managed smile.gif That Ibanez is not a bad solution


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post Nov 17 2009, 06:34 PM
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i have actually found that children do better on normal sized guitars than the smaller scale ones. it gets them used to a real fretboard faster eliminating that transition stage.


10 years old isnt THAT young, in 2-3 years he will be big enough to play a full sized electric, so might as well get him used to technique and finger stretching of a real guitar.



thats my opinion at least smile.gif


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post Nov 18 2009, 03:28 AM
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You should get any Ibanez Gio. They are cheap and great for starters!


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post Nov 18 2009, 11:38 PM
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I recommend a full sized guitar, don't worry he will manage it. But, if you plan to be a surprise, I advise against it. You can do it, but leave the option of replacing the guitar. I think best would be to go into store and let him choose what suits him. It should be relatively light and comfortable for playing.


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post Nov 19 2009, 12:02 AM
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Thanks for the advice, guys! Shopping this weekend.
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post Nov 19 2009, 04:25 AM
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there are some guitars that are smaller that a regular strat,

check out the Van halen one

http://funguitars.blogspot.com/2008/01/new...-van-halen.html

And I think the JP ernie ball is pretty small too,

hey, can I be your son?


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Sure, I already have 4 kids, what's one more?
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