#2
Dean,ESP,Schecter,BC Rich and so on also Jacksons
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Hartke A100
#4
the ability to shred and play metal is pretty much in your pickups and your neck and the techique of the player. Hell i play a fender telecaster and i find it easy to shred with fenders fast necks
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#5
All of those ^

But for shredding you should check out Ibanez, Esp, Jackson because those tend to have thinner/faster necks
#7
Quote by Black Paranoia
Dean,ESP,Schecter,BC Rich and so on also Jacksons

bc rich are supposed to suck especially the low end ones, ts look at ibanez rg prestiges you will probably have to look used but it's worth the money
#8
Ibanez.
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#10
Les paul.


Just kidding, not saying it ain't possible but it ain't adviceable :lol: I'd take a look at Ibanez, Jackson and LTD ESP, those brands are known for having fast necks
#14
My first guitar was an Epiphone SG, went into GC one day and played an Ibanez... It changed my life. Literally. Haha. Either Ibanez or ESP, whichever feels better to you.
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#16
either a jackson or ibanez. ESP LTD too. Schecters necks are a little thick IMO. or at least mine is. But u can still shred on them if u got bigger hands.
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#18
Gibson Flying Vs have great necks plus the tone from those pickups is monster... Kirk Hammett early Metallica albums; Michael Schenker is a shred master; Bobby Gustafson on the first 4 Overkill Albums played a V.

You should be able to pick one up used in good condition on your budget.

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Marshall 1960A reissue cabinet
Fender Pro185
#19
Schecter, Ibanez, Jackson, ESP/LTD. and Dean
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#20
Quote by britishsligean
bc rich are supposed to suck especially the low end ones, ts look at ibanez rg prestiges you will probably have to look used but it's worth the money

the low end ones suck major dick, but the high end ones are actually pretty darn good.
#22
Schecter, Charvel
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#24
Are you looking for an actual guitar? If so don't bother looking at brands just look at the guitars themselves who cares what it says on the headstock right?
#26
Quote by AlexAngus
Gibson Flying Vs have great necks plus the tone from those pickups is monster... Kirk Hammett early Metallica albums; Michael Schenker is a shred master; Bobby Gustafson on the first 4 Overkill Albums played a V.

You should be able to pick one up used in good condition on your budget.

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My gear:
Gibson Les Paul Special with humbuckers
Gibson Flying V
Ibanez RG550 1992
Epiphone Wildkat
Marshall AVT150H
Marshall 1960A reissue cabinet
Fender Pro185


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#28
I'd say either Ibanez or Jackson would be safe bets. Cort are also well worth a look as they build Ibanez guitars anyway and you'll find that the neck dimensions they use are exactly the same.
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#29
There is no best brand, anyone suggesting so is wasting their time, its all down to personal preference so all you can do is just play an absolute ton of guitars and decide for yourself, its only when someone asks for specific requirements that you can suggest a guitar for them tht fits their specs, in this case where its just a generic "Whats the best" there is no point suggesting anything....
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#31
Just a pick guitar that sounds good and fits in your hands. It's not that big of a deal. There's no magical guitar that will make you a shredder.
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#32
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Just a pick guitar that sounds good and fits in your hands. It's not that big of a deal. There's no magical guitar that will make you a shredder.

True.

Shredding is all in the hands, not in the guitar.
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#33
Has the TS even said anything back yet?

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