Is it possible to teach myself how to play electric guitar?

I want to learn to play electric guitar but cant afford lessons. I have 70 dollars set aside for a guitar off craigslist. I want to learn to play guns n roses songs like paradise city, sweet child o mine, and welcome to the jungle. Ive seen tutorials on Youtube and they look not to hard. Anyway, is it actually... show more I want to learn to play electric guitar but cant afford lessons. I have 70 dollars set aside for a guitar off craigslist. I want to learn to play guns n roses songs like paradise city, sweet child o mine, and welcome to the jungle. Ive seen tutorials on Youtube and they look not to hard. Anyway, is it actually possible to learn songs and riffs and other stuff without lessons? Best answer gets 10 points!
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