#1
Came across an Epiphone G-400 for $100 and a Squier Butterscotch Tele for $150 on Craigslist. What are your opinions on them? I will be doing some hardware upgrades on which ever one I get.

It would be nice to have the G-400 for some darker things since I already have a Strat but then again, a Tele with some good pick ups would be great.

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#2
My personal opinion is to go with the tele. Their great value and especially at that price.
#3
If the Telecaster isn't an Affinity series, go with that.
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#4
It would say on the headstock if its the Affinity series, right?

Edit: If a mod could move this to the electric guitar section, I would greatly appreciate it. I just realized im in GG&A.
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#5
I'd go for the SG, since it's more different to what you already have and it should be built a little better, unless the Squier in question is one of the much nicer lines like the Classic Vibe series.

Though at just $100, I'd imagine the Epi must be pretty banged up. Check it out carefully.
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#6
^ I agree with this guy. Unless the tele is a classic vibe or vintage modified I'd skip it. A G-400 seems like a steal at that price.
#8
Looks like I'm going to go with the G-400. The guy with the Tele said I offended him and his guitars when I asked for a picture of the headstock and my phone corrected "headstock" to "deadlock".

The G-400 seems to be in good shape, but let me know if you guys spot anything from these horrible shots.







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#10
$100 for the G-400 is a super deal. $150 for a standard or affinity squier not such a great deal unless it is mint and/or comes with a case. The Squier will have a slimmer neck than the G-400. Both are good guitars in that price range. Get the one that feels good to you.
#12
Its identical to mine and I paid AU$399 (roughly $420 US) for mine brand new. The only thing I dont like about it is that its neck heavy and not well balanced. Other than that its a really good guitar and for a hundred bucks you cant really go wrong.
#13
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Its identical to mine and I paid AU$399 (roughly $420 US) for mine brand new. The only thing I dont like about it is that its neck heavy and not well balanced. Other than that its a really good guitar and for a hundred bucks you cant really go wrong.


Try to play it standing to get a feel for it.
As mentioned the G-400 has a nosedive problem that might or might not be an issue for you.
#14
Buy them both, at that price you could have fun for days, heck even months on end. if you are feeling dark go with the g-400, if you are feeling bluesy and a little bit twangy go with the tele. easy peesy!
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Buy them both, at that price you could have fun for days, heck even months on end. if you are feeling dark go with the g-400, if you are feeling bluesy and a little bit twangy go with the tele. easy peesy!


Well, now I can't get either of them.

Turns out I have to get my front tires changed.
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#16
If you end up buying one, I can't say enough good things about the G-400
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