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You really can't beat the value of a Glarry guitar

Glarry, for the moment, truly is offering the most for the least.

If you had told me 20 years ago that in the future, you'll be able to get a semi-hollow Telecaster style guitar for under $150 new, I would have called you insane. And yet, it exists.

I don't get impressed by expensive guitars and haven't for a long time. I have attended a NAMM show where I saw all the newest, latest and greatest guitar stuff there is. I've also seen the best of the best where vintage electrics are concerned. None of that highfalutin stuff impresses me anymore.

What I do get impressed by is how much you get for the money with a guitar. I, like most people, want the most for the least.

With the Glarry GTL, I did get just that because Glarry sent me the guitar for free. However, bear in mind I have paid for a Glarry before. Remember that Glarry bass I bought? I paid for that in full and still have it. But even if I had bought the GTL, it is worth its asking price.

Here's a few things to know that a lot of people don't realize:

Go price out a new semi-hollow Telecaster guitar body. Just the body. The lowest possible price you will find for one new is $80. And bear in mind that's before tax and shipping. Also bear in mind that's just the body with no hardware and no neck. With tax and shipping it's about $95.

Now look at the Glarry GTL Semi-Hollow, which is a complete guitar and look for what it sells for.

Now add in all the stuff you'd have to buy for your semi-hollow body just to get a complete guitar. Purposely go as rock bottom cheap as you can. You won't get anywhere near the low price the Glarry sells for...

...and that's when you realize what a deal the Glarry really is. The price is so low that you can't even beat it even if you parted together a guitar with nothing but used parts.


If you were putting together a solid body Telecaster guitar, then sure, you could probably get close to (but not beat) the low Glarry price.

But semi-hollow? No way. Glarry, for the moment, has the cheapest complete semi-hollow Telecaster style guitar.

Have you priced out a Squier Telecaster Thinline lately? It's almost $500.

And Fender? Over $1,000 (and it's not even American made). You want American? That will cost you almost $2,200.

In the end, if you have to fix anything on the Glarry, such as what I noted in the video like some high frets or the nut, that's acceptable given how rock bottom cheap the selling price is.

As long as you're not afraid to file a few frets and perform basic guitar maintenance, you absolutely do get the most for the money with a Glarry.

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