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What is better acoustic nylon guitar or steel stringed?

Why?Which one should i get? I am just starting to learn Guitar. Which one would be better for me? What is the difference? I already got the acoustic nylon but i might return it... if the steel is better.

Answer:

Depends on what kind of music you want to play. Nylon string guitars are used for classical music, and sometimes for jazz, occasionally for folk music. Steel string acoustic guitars are used for almost everything else -- rock, pop, country, bluegrass, folk, blues, jazz, you-name-it. Some people will tell you that beginners should start on nylon strings because they're supposed to be softer on your fingertips but unless you plan to continue playing classical or jazz or folk on your nylon string guitar for some time to come, you're wasting your money. If you want to play rock, pop, country or almost anything else, get a steel string guitar, put light-gauge steel strings on it. Your fingertips are going to be sore for the first few weeks no matter what kind of strings you have on your guitar -- you might as well start off on a guitar that will have the sound you want for the kind of music you actually want to play. Nylon string guitars also have wider necks and fingerboards than steel string guitars, so if you have smaller hands, a steel string guitar will probably be more comfortable for you to play. Hope this helps.
Sep 27, 2017
A nylon string guitar, more properly called a classical guitar, is used almost exclusively for playing classical music. Unless you're interested in classical music you should avoid this guitar. Also, it is only played fingerstyle so you will not be able to learn how to use a pick, which is a valuable, necessary skill. Steel string acoustic guitars are used for a wide variety of music including rock, pop, folk, bluegrass, and more. This is a much more versatile guitar and is the one you probably should have bought.
Sep 27, 2017
I find for beginners nylon is better. You won't get as many blisters and nylon strings are easier to bend. Check out my website for some free lessons and free bonus info for the exact answer you are looking for
Sep 27, 2017
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