Best Guitar for Beginners in Acoustic Guitars Posted Tuesday at 11:59 PM 3 hours ago, daddymack said: Agreed, a cheap ax is a cheap ax, but there is always another newbie out there with less cash than you had. The OP stated she/he had not started as yet, so no 'if'...and, unfortunately, Harley Bentons are not readily available in the USA...whereas something labeled Yamaha can be found almost anywhere on the planet. If the OP is in the EU or UK, then yes, a HB is a sound investment...no pun intended.😎 There certainly is an if, since I stated it. The poster did NOT indicate acoustic or electric. Not sure what problem you have with that. I merely gave a recommendation IF the poster wanted an electric. And you can import a Harley Benton for cheap enough that it's still a good buy compared to something of its league found at a local store (where there's a markup for the middleman). If you have something against HB, then fine, but try to find negative reviews on HB (for the price and what you get).