#1
Hi guys I have recently asked this question however since then I have been to dawsons and tried out a number of guitars including the epiphones sg and les Paul, strats and teles and non of them was for me. I will mostly be playing metal bullet for my valentine, metallica sort of stuff however I want something that will be good for other genres too. I am willing to pay up to 400 can anyone help me out? Cheers
#2
what did you not like about them? The sound? the feel?
Maybe try some more "metal" guitars like Ibanez's or Jacksons which have lower profile necks
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#3
The les Paul sounded great however I just did not like the feel same with the SG.
#4
Try out LTD guitars. Theyr are affordable and should suit your style. They play and sound amazing too :P
#5
I'd go for a Jackson with high output passive humbuckers. A lot of people will more than like suggest getting actives and I highly encourage you to try them out, but you shouldn't buy without testing some good passives too. It's not necessarily that I hate EMG's, I'm just not a fan of their sound(too digital for my taste). If you're looking to get a Floyd Rose, be very careful about which one you buy.

Ibanez isn't a half bad choice either, but I think the quality of the Jacksons in your price range is a little better.
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#7
i would suggest looking at either a ESP LTD EC-256 (its an LP body shape, but it is not an LP copy; very different guitar) or a Schecter Omen Extreme 6. both are in your price range and both are made for metal/heavier styles but can still achieve respectable results as all-purpose instruments
#8
Thanks guys i shall check them out i guess you dont know till you play them just needed more ideas :] Thanks all
#9
How about a Fender Strat?? They have wide frets to allow easy playability and are easy to play and quite versatile.

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#10
Quote by doive

Maybe try some more "metal" guitars like Ibanez's or Jacksons


I think Doive is talking about the ART series by Ibanez. I have the ART300(got it used) and it is really worth the price. Not too good on a clean setting but with distortion, the pickups set themselves apart from any $1000 guitar.