#1
Hey. I have a friend who is getting ready to buy an explorer type guitar he plays mostly metal like Metallica.He has narrowed it down between the ltd ex260 and the epi goth explorer.Which would give him the heavist rythm sound he plays very little lead. thanks
#2
the esp, it has emgs although not good ones
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#3
Tell him to go with the Epiphone, it's made of mahoagany. the LTD is made of agathis, not a very nice wood. If he does want an LTD, he should go with the EX-400
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#4
i agree, out of those two, the Epi would definantly be better, as the LTD is made of Agathis, which sucks.
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he should save up for the EX-400


+1, the EX-400 is great for metal, the epi is nice but a pickup change is almost a must for it, but if you like the toggle switch location and pickguard, go for it, but mahogany body+emg=EX-400=teh love
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#7
he should go with just a regular epi explorer and change the pickups

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#8
or he should save for the LTD EX351. but if he wants to buy now i guess he should go with the Epi
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or he should save for the LTD EX351. but if he wants to buy now i guess he should go with the Epi


what's the difference in the 351 and the 400?
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#10
49. nah serious im not too sure really. many people have preferred the 351 over the 400 since theyre pretty much equivalent to each other.
#11
i know the difference. The bridge and tunners and nut and pick ups are better on the EX-400. But you can get the 351 cheap on eBay and upgrade everything. They are made of mahogany so they are better than the 260. And they come in that pretty gun metal blue
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#13
ya but they come in this pretty gun metal blue as well
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#15
The Epi would be the better choice. Pickup change to active EMGs and he's set.
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#16
i was thinkin of gettin an esp cos i love all explorer shaped guitars but the gothic epiphone has a floyd. now i dunno whether to go for the gothic les paul or explorer arrrghhh!!
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