Small Electric Guitar Round-up
Here is our list of the coolest small electric guitars on the market, to help you choose one for your little ones or to find a suitable travelling guitar.
Thanks to technology and creativity, small body electric guitar options now abound - giving us a wide variety of choices that are not limited to just the same old boring serious looking guitars that might turn off young learners. These junior guitars, as some would call them, offer designs that can help motivate children and at the same time can substitute as a cool travel guitar for adults.
Epiphone Flying Vee Wee Zakk Pakk
The Epiphone Flying Vee Wee Zakk Pakk is definitely the coolest small body electric guitar there is. The size is meant for little rockers, but I won't be surprised if dads will at times be caught dishing out some Zakk Wylde style licks through the included Marshall micro full stack amplifier. At this low price point, this starter package is definitely the deal to beat.
Manufacturer: Epiphone | Retail Price: $179.00
ESP LTD Kirk Hammett Junior
Open minded parents will have to look past the skull and bones inlay to give their children one of the best junior sized guitars available. Metal heads however will be more than happy to find that their kids can grow up learning on a quality Kirk Hammett signature guitar.
Manufacturer: ESP | Retail Price: $249.00
Ibanez Mikro GRGM21
If you want to raise a brood of shredders then you need to have the Ibanez Mikro GRGM21 in your hive. Although smaller, it is made to the same quality standards as the other Ibanez Gio series. It has 2 humbucking Powersound pickups and features a wizard fast neck for your shredders to grow into.
Manufacturer: Ibanez | Retail Price: $149.00
Squier Mini Strat
The Squier Mini Strat is a full featured Stratocaster with reduced size and weight. It is equipped with the familiar 3 single-coil pickup configuration that gives the same versatility as its full sized counterpart. This ensures a musically dynamic and fun learning experience for your little blues brothers.
Manufacturer: Fender Squier | Retail Price: $99.99
Epiphone Les Paul Express
Bearing two humbucking pickups, the Epiphone Les Paul Express is designed to capture the same Les Paul tone and feel in a smaller kid friendly package. Thankfully, its looks, quality, intonation and features are not limited for kids, it can be a cool learning and traveling guitar for adults as well.
Manufacturer: Gibson Epiphone | Retail Price: $149.00
Dean Playmate Evo J
The Playmate Evo J is an affordable electric guitar that will please little rockers without breaking the bank. Since Dean is not hang up on brand names, the price is very affordable while at the same time offering the same functionality and versatility as the other big name brands.
Manufacturer: Dean Guitars | Retail Price: $99.00
Daisy Rock Debutante Heartbreaker
Inspire your little princess with girlie electric guitars that are designed for the small hands of young female children. The Daisy Rock Debutante Heartbreaker matches its playability with looks that will appeal to girls, and there are a variety of shapes and colors to choose from.
Manufacturer: Daisy Rock | Retail Price: $149.99
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