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Old 01-15-2013, 12:43 PM   #1
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Looking for a new guitar


Thinking about purchasing a new guitar - at the moment I have a PRS 'style' Stagg.

I'm looking for a versatile guitar that sounds good clean or hard rock/pop punk and even a bit of metal. Have been playing a few years and looking for a guitar that will let me take my playing to the next level.

Sounds I like: The strokes, libertines, motley crue, coheed and cambria, taking back sunday etc

I'm leaning towards a Standard strat at the moment...
Current Main amp is a Vox AD50VT

Price range is <600.

Based in London.

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Old 01-15-2013, 12:58 PM   #2
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A PRS could definately get some of those tones you were looking for. I know some of those are indie bands so maybe look into some of the PRS SE's, I don't know if some of them have coil taps/splits but if they didn't you could certainly get some installed to get that Stratty type tone
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:01 PM   #3
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:26 PM   #4
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some type of les paul
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:40 PM   #5
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this is a guitar for you http://www.musik-produktiv.it/fende...star-strat.html
It has pickups pearly gates humbucker in the bridge position and two singles texas special...good clean and hot crunch with these pickups...
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Old 01-15-2013, 02:40 PM   #6
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Old 01-16-2013, 06:30 AM   #7
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Thanks -will also take a look for PRS SE or maybe a used Les Paul.
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