10 Best Fender Budget Electric Guitars
for July 2022

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Squier by Fender Bullet Mustang HH Short Scale Beginner Electric Guitar - Black

Squier by Fender Bullet Mustang HH Short Scale Beginner Electric Guitar

Black

by Fender Musical Instruments Corp.
What We like

Thin and lightweight body

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Product Features

  • String-through-body hardtail bridge
  • Dual humbucking pickups
  • 100% Designed by Fender
  • Hand orientation: Right Handed

100% designed by fender Hand orientation: right handed Dual humbucking pickups String-through-body hardtail bridge

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9.6
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Fender Champion 40 - 40-Watt Electric Guitar Amplifier

Fender Champion 40

40-Watt Electric Guitar Amplifier

by Fender Musical Instruments Corp.
What We like

All the tonal versatility you can handle in a small package with clean and overdriven tones, British and modern amp voicings and various effects including reverb, delay and more.

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Product Features

  • Straight forward controls such as "Voice" and "FX Select" allow you to dial in your sound with the ease of just turning a knob.
  • Jam along with your favorite tracks by simply plugging your MP3 player into the Auxiliary input and you instantly become part of the band and /or practice privately with the 1/8th headphone output jack that also mutes the speaker output.
  • Store extra cables or other small accessories with the open back cabinet. Total impedance is 8 ohms

Straight forward controls such as "voice" and "fx select" allow you to dial in your sound with the ease of just turning a knob. Jam along with your favorite tracks by simply plugging your mp3 player into the auxiliary input and you instantly become part of the band and /or practice privately with the 1/8th headphone output jack that also mutes the speaker output. Store extra cables or other small accessories with the open back cabinet. total impedance is 8 ohms

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9.5
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Fender CD-60SCE Acoustic-Electric Guitar - Dreadnought Body Style - Black Finish

Fender CD-60SCE Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Dreadnought Body Style, Black Finish

by Fender
What We like

Easy-to-play neck with rolled fingerboard edges

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Product Features

  • Solid spruce top with scalloped "X"-bracing
  • Hand orientation: Right
  • Fishman Classic Design pickup/preamp
  • Single-cutaway dreadnought body style
  • Mahogany back and sides

Single-cutaway dreadnought body style Fishman classic design pickup/preamp Solid spruce top with scalloped "x"-bracing Mahogany back and sides Hand orientation: right

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Fender FA-125CE Dreadnought Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar - Sunburst Bundle with Hard Case, Strap, Strings, Picks, Fender Play Online Lessons, and Austin Bazaar Instructional DVD

Fender FA-125CE Dreadnought Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Sunburst Bundle with Hard Case, Strap, Strings, Picks, Fender Play Online Lessons, and Austin Bazaar Instructional DVD

by Fender
What We like

Visually stunning Viking bridge provides great tonal support

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Product Features

  • Laminate spruce top and basswood back and sides produce great tone
  • Fishman electronics provide solid amplified acoustic tone
  • Highly affordable dreadnought acoustic-electric cutaway that is great for beginners
  • Nato, C-shaped neck with walnut fingerboard offers great playability

Fishman electronics provide solid amplified acoustic tone Highly affordable dreadnought acoustic-electric cutaway that is great for beginners Laminate spruce top and basswood back and sides produce great tone Nato, c-shaped neck with walnut fingerboard offers great playability

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8.8
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Fender FA-125CE Dreadnought Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar - Sunburst

Fender FA-125CE Dreadnought Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Sunburst

by Fender
What We like

Visually stunning Viking bridge provides great tonal support

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Product Features

  • Fishman electronics provide solid amplified acoustic tone
  • Nato, C-shaped neck with walnut fingerboard offers great playability
  • Laminate spruce top and basswood back and sides produce great tone
  • Highly affordable dreadnought acoustic-electric cutaway that is great for beginners

Nato, c-shaped neck with walnut fingerboard offers great playability Fishman electronics provide solid amplified acoustic tone Laminate spruce top and basswood back and sides produce great tone Highly affordable dreadnought acoustic-electric cutaway that is great for beginners

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Squier by Fender Classic Vibe 60's Jazzmaster Electric Guitar - Laurel - Sonic Blue

Squier by Fender Classic Vibe 60's Jazzmaster Electric Guitar

Laurel, Sonic Blue

by Fender Musical Instruments Corp.
What We like

Fender-Designed alnico pickups

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Product Features

  • Vintage-tinted gloss neck finish
  • Nickel-plated hardware
  • 100% designed by Fender
  • Inspired by 1960s-era Jazzmaster models
  • Hand orientation: Right

Inspired by 1960s-era jazzmaster models 100% designed by fender Nickel-plated hardware Vintage-tinted gloss neck finish Hand orientation: right

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7.6
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Fender FA-125CE Acoustic Guitar, Walnut Fingerboard, Natural

Fender FA-125CE Acoustic Guitar

Walnut Fingerboard, Natural

by Fender
What We like

Fender Model#0971113521

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7.6
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Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat Acoustic Guitar, Natural

Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat Acoustic Guitar

Natural

by Fender Musical Instruments Corp.
What We like

Urea Nut and Saddle

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Product Features

  • Fishman Preamp.Number of Frets: 20
  • Scalloped X Bracing
  • Solid Mahogany Top, Laminated Mahogany Back and Sides
  • Compensated Saddle and chrome die cast tuning keys

Scalloped x bracing Solid mahogany top, laminated mahogany back and sides Fishman preamp.number of frets: 20 Compensated saddle and chrome die cast tuning keys

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7.6
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Fender FA-15 3/4 Scale Steel String Beginner Acoustic Guitar

Fender FA-15 3/4 Scale Steel String Beginner Acoustic Guitar

by Fender Musical Instruments Corp.
What We like

3/4 Scale is perfect for beginners or children

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Product Features

  • Smaller Body style
  • Includes Gig Bag
  • Agathis top
  • Sapele back and sides

Includes gig bag Agathis top Smaller body style Sapele back and sides

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Squier by Fender Contemporary Active Stratocaster HH Electric Guitar - Laurel Fingerboard - Flat Black

Squier by Fender Contemporary Active Stratocaster HH Electric Guitar

Laurel Fingerboard, Flat Black

by Fender Musical Instruments Corp.
What We like

Dual Squier active ceramic humbucking pickups boast powerful tones perfect for crunchy rhythms and soaring solos

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Product Features

  • Black chrome-plated hardware
  • 12 fingerboard radius and narrow-tall frets ideal for speed and effortless bends
  • Maple neck with slim "C"-shaped profile and matching painted reverse headstock
  • Floyd Rose dual locking tremolo system

Floyd rose dual locking tremolo system Black chrome-plated hardware 12 fingerboard radius and narrow-tall frets ideal for speed and effortless bends Maple neck with slim "c"-shaped profile and matching painted reverse headstock

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