#1
hi all,

I have a budget of £500, I sold my current squier custom tele today and i am guitarless..

Im definitely looking to buy used, £500 maximum (well £600 maybe)..

Styles: Alt rock/punk/math/grunge/indie(?)

Basically something what can handle something like the smiths/stone roses as well as stuff like nirvana or foo fighters and well some math stuff like blakfish..

ALL suggestions welcomed, anything please!
#4
Fender MIM HSS strat new or used is what I'd go for with the given genres and band examples... Should be affordable enough, too.
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#6
agree with the strat HSS suggestion for the styles you mentioned. Of course i prefer having a humbucker at the bridge in any guitar really..

also maybe check out an ibanez S series
#7
used ibanez rga prestige. YOu could probably find it for that price. it has a 5 way and you could do a coil split
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#9
A Gibson Les Paul Junior.

A used Gibson Les Paul Studio

A higher end Epiphone Les Paul

MIM Telecaster
#13
LTD EC-1000, the ones with the JB/59 pickups. Sell the JB and swap it with something more appropriate. Though I think a used American Strat HSS would probably suite the styles better..
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#14
MIM/MIJ Jags or Jazzmasters, there are some great ones out there. Maybe look at the blacktops or the modern player series (no experience with these though...) Also worth looking at a classic player baja tele.