Go Back   UG Community @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com > Instruments > Electric Guitar
User Name  

Old 10-29-2013, 04:36 PM   #21
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2013
Sounds like you should be looking at PRS guitars. They're well made and have good value.
kingking22 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2013, 05:22 PM   #22
UG's Favorite Creeper
kurt_cobain9's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
I recommend an SG. It still has the double cut away feel he'd be used to with playing a strat, it's got two humbuckers. Strats and SG's/Les Pauls make a good combination.
Originally Posted by JackWhiteIsButts
I saw Pantera live once, Dime changed into a body bag right there on stage.

kurt_cobain9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2013, 09:21 PM   #23
The Judist
The problem is choice
The Judist's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: UK
What your husband needs is a new amp.
I recommend one of the new limited edition cream Vox AC30s.
Trust me, he'll still be thanking you for it in 30 years time.

If you still wanna get him an axe, I would steer clear of the big G and go after less expensive things but still interesting.
Italia Maranello Speedster 2 is nice

So is the 15th Anniversary Maranello Classic

Luna Sol

or even a Fender Jaguar HH
The new solo project, and spiritual philosophy... Album out now !
hybrid 6.0
Debut album 'Silent Destruction' out now
Read the Two Guys Metal review here
The Judist is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2013, 09:30 PM   #24
Tab Contributor
Join Date: May 2012
I know that other people have already commented on this but wow, your husband is one lucky man!

That being said (and it needed to be!!), have you thought about a semi-hollowbody guitar? Maybe like an ES-339 sort of guitar? It's a matter of personal taste of course but it'd compliment a strat very well and if he likes to play the blues, well... that just works...
OliveG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2013, 09:42 PM   #25
Tab Contributor
Join Date: May 2012
I guess you could also look at the Godin LGX or xtSA . Seems like a similar shape to the Taylor he was looking at - but! they have piezos (to sound like an electro-acoustic guitar) and even synth access for some of them (although he'd have to eventually buy a synth module to use that). You should be able to find a used one for the price you're looking at (or a brand new one for the xTSA - and boy would I love to have one...).

Literally, you get an electric guitar, an electro-acoustic guitar and a synthetizer (once you get the synth module) all in one, absolutely gorgeous-looking guitar...
OliveG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2013, 09:50 PM   #26
Registered User
Join Date: Jan 2012
Originally Posted by stephanie.gardi
Carvin? I'll give them a look. He hasn't mentioned any other guitars since buying the Strat (he really does love that thing) but fell in love with a Taylor Solid Body Classic when we were looking. I really appreciate everybody's help here. I know absolutely nothing about electric guitars and you've all given me a really good place to start with my research.

Thing about Taylors is that you really want to contact Taylor Guitars and ask if there's anything "special" in the back room in terms of a solid body electric. Those guys put together some absolutely amazing guitars from stunning woods that aren't production items. They DO sell them, and you CAN get them and all you have to do is indicate that you know about them and want one.
dspellman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2013, 10:06 PM   #27
ambler3's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2013
If we're talking about semi-hollows, what about a Gretch?
Ibanez ART 100DX
Jackson JS22-7

6505+ 112 (head)
POD HD500x

Read my blog! http://writingwithoutsubstance.blogspot.co.uk/

Listen to my music!https://soundcloud.com/rufus-ambler
ambler3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2013, 10:08 PM   #28
Tab Contributor
Join Date: May 2012
Yeah, that'd work too. Sound is pretty different from the ES-types no? I've never tried one...
OliveG is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:22 PM.

Forum Archives / About / TOS / Advertise with us / Customer Support / Ultimate-Guitar.Com © 2016
Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.