#1
I can supposedly get one (with no Floyd Rose) for $199 that has the same hardware as a much more expensive Ibanez.
#2
ye my mate has a Cort, think its this range. Its a nice guitar, not really as well established as an Ibanez, but if you can get to play one and try it out then that may be best
ACOUSTIC
Martin 0001
Fender Stratacoustic

ELECTRIC
Gibson SG Special Faded (Mod)

AMP/FX
DOD ICE IT 60 Watt
ZOOM 606II Guitar