We offer a range of models of electric guitars to suit any budget and style from some of the best brands in the game. From entry-level starter kits for beginners to professional-grade instruments for experienced musicians, we have something for everyone.
We also provide top quality accessories such as amplifiers, cables, effects pedals and strings – all at unbeatable prices. The electric guitar sector of Guitarbitz is truly at the heart of what we do.
Our electric guitars come in a variety of colours, from classic black and white to bold greens and blues. While they may not always be the most eye-catching instrument on stage, electric guitar colours can still speak volumes about an artist’s style and personality.
For instance, bright yellows and oranges are often associated with upbeat punk rock, while dark blues and browns may signify a more mellow sound. Ultimately, it’s up to you to decide which colour you feel best represents them musically.
Our Electric Guitar Brands
Stocking classic favourites from the likes of Fender, Squier, PRS, Gretsch as well as some fantastic newer additions to our staple lines including Jackson, Godin & Cort, we have an electric guitar to suit any player & budget.
Fender Electric Guitars
As an authorised premium Fender Dealer & Platinum Gretsch dealer we're able to obtain some of the finest guitars on the market for you, including unique limited edition Japanese instruments, Fender American Original & Fender American Ultra.
Our best selling electric guitar series is Squier's Classic Vibe selection where you can get exceptional instruments for bargain prices.
Electric Guitar & Amp Packs
Whether you're a beginner looking to buy your first electric guitar package or a top of the line workhorse for gigging around the country, we have the instrument for you, have a browse below at the selection. All in stock instruments are ready to be put through our 12-Point Check and shipped via our overnight courier service. Fancy something you can't see on our site? Just get in touch today and we'll be able to source it for you.
As there are so many choices available on the market, we have compiled a handy Electric Guitar Buyer's Guide to help you narrow down your choice and make that first jump into the electric guitar world! As always if you need some advice on the items we have for sale then we're always here to help, give us a call on 01225 319540 or use our LIVE chat feature on the website.
Check out our full range of electric guitars below.
Electric Guitars FAQs
How do electric guitars work?
Electric guitars are a type of guitar that uses electrical amplification to make the sound produced by the strings audible. This is done through pickups, which are magnetised coils that detect and amplify vibrations from the strings. The signal is then sent to an amplifier where it can be adjusted in volume, tone, and other ways to create different tones and sounds.
What's the best electric guitar for a beginner
The best electric guitar for a beginner really depends on your style and the type of music that you want to play. If you’re looking for an affordable option, then an entry-level electric guitar would be a good choice. Some good examples are Squier Bullet Stratocaster, Yamaha Pacifica Series, or Fender Player Stratocaster
What are electric guitars made of?
Electric guitars are usually made from several materials, including wood, metal, plastic, and foam. The body of the guitar is typically made from solid woods like alder or mahogany for an acoustic-electric guitar, or lightweight basswood or plywood for an electric-only model.
What is the difference between acoustic and electric guitars?
You’d be able to tell the difference straight away from looking or listening! The main difference between acoustic and electric guitars is the type of sound that each produces. Acoustic guitars create a natural, warm sound from the vibrations of its strings. Electric guitars produce a louder, sharper sound by utilising electrical amplification to amplify the signal from the strings. This allows for more versatile sounds with different effects like distortion or reverb.
What types of electric guitars are there
The most common types of electric guitars are solid body, semi-hollow body, and hollow body. Solid body guitars, such as the Fender Stratocaster and Gibson Les Paul, are the most popular choice for rock and metal genres. Semi-hollow body guitars like the Epiphone ES-335 offer a warmer sound that’s perfect for jazz and blues. Finally, hollow body guitars like the Gretsch G6136T-59 Vintage Select Edition generate a bright, full sound that’s ideal for funk
How many strings does an electric guitar have?
Most electric guitars have six strings. But no matter your playing style or genre of choice, an electric guitar is a great way to create the music that you want to play. From classic styles to modern designs, electric guitars have plenty of options for any musician. With the right accessories and effects you can create practically any sound imaginable!