I'm going to buy my first acoustic guitar soon, and I was wondering how a 12 string compared to the standard 6. I've been playing the electric for about 4 years, and I mostly play blues. My budget is about $300. Thanks!
i've got one, but i would suggest getting a 6 string acoustic before a 12 string. and i would save up before you get one, you can get a lot better for around $500.
Is there a brand you would recommend for my price range?
i used to have one, honestly i think its a little over rated. Although it depends on your style, if you play mostly rhythm stuff then you may enjoy it, but for leads it kinda useless imo
For 300 there's no 12 string I think you can get that will be worth it. There's a thread that has the best guitars for under 300 as well: http://ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=337075
Don't buy a 12 string in this low of a price range. 12 string acoustic guitars tend to be more fragile because of the massive amount of tension that the guitar is subjected to. Buying cheap 12 strings is a