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Having listened to the kind feedback from the 2014 CGS Survey, we are delighted to have updated and welcome you to the new improved wordpress website for the CHINA GUITAR SCEPTIC 2014.chinaguitarsceptic (11)

This is where we post all of the information about the guitars I have bought and reviewed from China along with sources of great advice on the pitfalls and problems with buying them.
This is also the home for the China Guitar Sceptic Forums where you can share ideas and talk to others. Please use [Ctrl]-[D] to bookmark this site and come back regularly for more info.

If you would like to contribute to the ChinaGuitarSceptic.com website we would be very pleased to hear from you. We are presently looking for volunteers to submit articles and stories for a guitar related periodical. So if you are a keen luthier or just somebody who has a vast experience with guitar related things then please be sure to email and let us know. You can submit your initial suggestions for articles and tutorials via our:

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In March of 2013, I bought my first Chinese made fake guitar with the sole purpose of proving that the whole Chinese Guitar market was nothing more than a rip off cheap scam. It wasn’t!

What it was, however, is a very complex and difficult market to buy from. There is a distinct lack of ethics when it comes to international trademarks and intellectual property.chinaguitarsceptic (3)

The chances of getting a good guitar from China depend on many factors and so my journey began and so China Guitar Sceptic was born and aims to show you the good, the bad and the downright ugly truth about Chinese guitars…