#1
Hey all, I'm looking at buying a guitar for 80's thrash metal, I'm not looking to spend loads as it won't be my main guitar (Gibson Les Paul), I was looking at the Dave Mustaine VMNT range, my budget is about $650 (£400) anyone got any recommendations?

EDIT: Apologies for being too vague, the amp I'm using at the minute is a Marshall AVT100, and I'm after something with a quick neck so I can shred, pick ups aren't really an issue as I can just replace the stock ones at some point with better ones. I'm in a hard rock band but I won't be using this guitar for that, this is mainly just for playing early Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth etc.
Last edited by controlledchaos at Jun 6, 2011,
#2
are you in the UK? I assume you are when you mentioned £...

what amp do you have? is this only a secondary thing to cover a tone you occasionally need?
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You're being too vague mate. What features do you want?
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Maybe something in the mid-range LTDs? Schecter Damien Elite?

That or if you're looking to throw back to the 80s, maybe a Hamer?
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#5
LTD 1000s and 1001s
Schecter Hellraisers and Blackjacks
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Ibanez RG1570/RG550/770 etc etc
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LTD 1000s and 1001s
Schecter Hellraisers and Blackjacks
Charvels
Ibanez RG1570/RG550/770 etc etc


Not for £400. Unless TS cosiders going second hand.

EDIT: TS, you havn't given us enough information. What pickups do you want?
Floyd Rose (not reccommended for a first guitar) or a fixed bridge?
Neck profile, body shape, woods, frets etc?
What is your current amp if you have one?
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Ibanez RG370DXZ

Edge Zero II bridge
Basswood body
Wizard III or II neck
INF3, INFS3 and INF4 pickups
Rosewood fret board
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