#1
Hi guys.

I know i already opened 1-2 threads (which is closed) but this is my last day and i never lots of advice.

i got around 400(lesser better) euros and now i must order my guitar before tomorrow

Please dont talk abouth my english or grammer or my current gear. I just need guitar advises. And im posting here beacuse GG&A form is nicer than E-guitar.


I got 3 choice now. You can advise me other guitars too.


1. IBANEZ SA260FM-TLB stock
http://www.thomann.de/gr/ibanez_sa260fmtlb.htm

2.FENDER SQUIER TELE CUSTOM BK + Dimarzio Crunch Lab for bridge pup
http://www.thomann.de/gr/fender_squier_tele_custom_bk.htm

3. HARLEY BENTON HBS300TBL + Dimarzio Crunch Lab for bridge + Liquidfire for neck + custom knobs for volume and tone
Later Ibanez Edge Pro trem (in xmas)


Case of the 1 and 2 :
http://www.thomann.de/gr/thomann_egitarrencase.htm

Flight Case for 3.:
http://www.thomann.de/gr/harley_bentonflight_case_alu_guitar.htm


I play stuff like RHCP to Megadeth. I need strong distortions but warm cleans.

Gear:
Mg100dfx (Bugera 333xl-212 in xmas)
Zoom G9.2tt (new analoug pedal board in valantines day)

Please guys i need lots of help.

I dont have time for raising money for another better guitar. ITS MY LAST DAY TO CHOOSE

Please....
#3
harley benton hands down.

edit: no wait. ibanez.
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Last edited by Bob_Smith at Aug 14, 2010,
#4
I thinked ibanez too.
But harley benton has same neck and same body thickness. Everything is same except its price.

I can change pups than trem which makes equal money for buying ibanez Sa and than a bridge pickup to it.
#5
You can't judge a guitar just off its specs. I always thought Harley Benton were known for their cabs rather than their guitars. Ibanez seems like a more reputable brand and I've played the SA260FM before. Great guitar.
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#6
harley-bentons are cheap for a reason. Theyre Thomann's own brand, and theyre manufactured to an extremely poor standard. worse than ibanez entry-levels
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#7
Telecaster, imo.

Trems are a pain to set up and use for different tunings. Tele will be more reliable, in some sense.
#9
No don't go for the harley.

With the dimarzio's, it'll sound awesome, but it'll have a poor setup.

Trem guitars usually come with stiff setups when you buy them, thats why i avoid trems. also the feel on trems is a bit irritating, kinda in the way.

The SA has a nice vintage style trem, which is nice, but you wont be able to do dime squeals with it.

What about:

http://www.thomann.de/gr/yamaha_pacifica_212v_qm_tbs.htm

Pacifica's are entry level dons.
#10
I hate yamaha. lol
I realy dislike them


I know that trems are bit tricky and it will be better for harley benton to make it with non locking trem.

But as i told you im going to change trem too

Before 2011 guitar is going to be like this:

Basswood body

Guiled Maple top

dimarzio crunch lab at bridge and liquidfire at neck

Ibanez Edge Pro trem

Custom volume and tone knobs


Also is it possible to turn a locking trem into a vinteage style or no trem ?
#11
i would go for the telecaster

but the best would it be to the store and try them out ,
it would be really good if you could try it on an amp like yours

then you'll see which one fells better
#12
Quote by vaca11
I hate yamaha. lol


Also is it possible to turn a locking trem into a vinteage style or no trem ?



You can block the trem, essentially stopping it's function as a whammy but keeping it's tuning stability.
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#14
Definitely Ibanez.

May I ask why you have to order it tomorrow and no later?
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#15
Well i can order it until monday. Beacuse im going to send my guitar back and get a new one monday.

Also i dont have choice to try them. NO LOCAL MUSIC SHOP