6 of the Best Budget Electric Guitars Under €300

While we can’t all invest thousands of dollars on our most beloved guitars, there’s still a great selection of budget electric guitars out there

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Equipping yourself with the perfect electric guitar is as important as the knight equipping the perfect sword. While we can’t all invest thousands of dollars on our most beloved guitars, there’s still a great selection of budget Electric Guitars out there. The following is a list of six of the best value for money options.

1. Fender Squier Bullet Strat HSS RW BSB

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Fender Stratocasters are one of the most popular electric guitars in the world today. This classic brown sunburst design, complete with a rosewood fret board over a polished maple neck and chrome embellishments, is a sturdy piece of craftsmanship which produces a powerful ripping’ sound. For as little as 109 euros, this is incredible value for money.

2. Take the "IS IT GOOD FOR ME" test for "Harley Benton R-456FR BK Progressive Series", read the reviews and join the community!Harley Benton R-456FR BK Progressive Series

This prestigious Harley Benton model looks, feels and sounds like a top of the range electric guitar…because it basically is. Only the price is low. The high gloss deep black body presents an immaculate finish which just feels nice under the fingers, while the high pickups produce a hell of a scream in the amp.

3. Dean Guitars Evo XM SN

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This 22 fret electric guitar by Dean, crafted with Paulownia wood and complete with a really nice matte brown finish and by black pickups, is just a joy to play. The low price belies the quality: the sound produced is unrivalled and the solid body feels good under the arm.

4. Take the "IS IT GOOD FOR ME" test for "Jackson JS32Q Dinky TBK", read the reviews and join the community!Jackson JS32Q Dinky TBK

White pearl shark fin inlays along the fret board and a quilted grey pattern set into the middle of the gloss black body, this “dinky” one is anything but. While a little bit pricier than the others listed here, it’s almost worth it just for the aesthetics. Also featuring a useful double lock tremolo and exceptional build, this slightly increased but completely affordable price is worth it for those looking for something just a little higher up the scale.

5. Fender Squier Affinity Strat HSS LPB

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Perfect for a beginner, this affordable electric guitar in Fender’s Affinity series features an eye-catching sparkle pickup board and a 21 fret rosewood neck. Though slightly lighter than the popular Stratocaster series, the quality isn’t impeded upon in the slightest; this is a gorgeous-looking electric guitar which is wonderful to play.

6. Take the "IS IT GOOD FOR ME" test for "Dean Guitars Vendetta XM CBK", read the reviews and join the community!Dean Guitars Vendetta XM CBK

Featuring and almost entirely all-black finish (apart from bolt-on maple neck and the 24 fret rosewood fretboard), this Vendetta’ series Dean electric guitar produces an exceptional sound for the modest price.

About George Cassadrian

One of the two lead singers of Mobvibe, George is an avid songwriter with a refined taste in retro music and beautiful electric guitars.

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