#1
hi everyone .

Over the next few weeks i plan to upgrade my gear, at the moment i have a G4M starter set. (yes you can gasp and lol at me) which has been hopeless for me, ive been playing guitar for around 10 months. I have been Browsing around the internet and local guitar shops. My budget is £275. Here are a list of products that have caught my eye and i cant decide which to get

Guitars

Squier Deluxe Black And Chrome Stratocaster HSS

Squier Vibes 60s Strat

Amps

Line6 Spider IV 15

Fender Frontman 15R

has anyone tried any of these products listed?

I mainly play Rock but sometimes a play a little bit blues.

lan3y
#3
Is your guitar unplayable?

The vyper is a great modeling amp, but at you should be able to find a valveking 112 for about your budget, shame you cant take it out to 450 for a Classic 30.

But the valveking will get you quite passable rock and blues tones and is quite upgradeable to make it a reasonable amp in the future.
Guitars:
Gibson Les Paul Standard
Gibson Explorer New Century
Gibson RD Artist
Fender American Standard Telecaster

Amps:

Framus Cobra
Marshall JCM800 2203 - 1960A

Pedals:

Crybaby 535Q
Rockbox Boiling Point Overdrive
#4
it is close to unplayable, staying in tune is a major problem.
#5
None of the above...

Save up more money.
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#6
What do you mean by 'rock'? Classic rock? Alternative rock? Hard rock? Soft rock? Name some artists.

And what do you mean by blues?
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#7
From what i hear, the classic vibe strats aren't that bad at all. Haven't tried one though.

And i agree, the amps you listed are both very mediocre, save up a little more first, and you'll thank yourself later.
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#8
Guitars
Fender American Standard Strat 2008
Burny late 1980's Super Grade RLG-70 Les Paul
Sterling by Musicman JP50
Fender Classic Series 60's tele
Yamaha FS720S
Amp
Roland Microcube
Fender Blues Junior III Humholdt
Last edited by holycow at Nov 2, 2009,
#9
Both amps are pretty bad, better you get a Vypyr or go used for something better.
Fender American Special HSS Stratocaster
Ibanez 1987 Roadstar II Deluxe
Yamaha THR10X
Marshall JCM900 SL-X
Ibanez WD-7 Weeping Demon Wah
TC Electronic Polytune
Seymour Duncan Tweakfuzz