#1
ello my name is MatE im an active musician playing in a band, i own :
B.C. Rich Warlock Custom
Yamaha eg 112 (basically a cheap strat)
Epiphone les paul studio

i need help findign a new instrument to solo on I play alot of lead riffs so i want a pretty thin neck with low frets, and something that sounds and plays well. im looking in the 70 to 200 dollar range , but im not quite sure what to buy. my style is most like older avenged sevenfold trivium dragonforce you know the whole endless solo stuff , so i ned some advice what should i buy? ive been looking at a few shecter models but at this point im undecided think you could help me out?
#2
$70 to $200 price range?

Don't commit yourself yet, save for a while, get yourself something nice. You've got three mid-range guitars, save up a grand and buy yourself your dream guitar.
#3
Dean V maybe. that would go for about $250 for the cheap ones. I'm getting a Jackson DKMG next but that would be about $750.
#5
Yea save up and get a reall LP.
Is the Epiphone LP beat up or something wrong with it?? Spend like $300 and get a set of Burkbuster Pro's for it if its in good shape!
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#6
Electric Guitar Forum!
But not to be an ass, I'll try and help you out.
70-200 bucks won't really get you anything too nice. I'd suggest something wicked like an Ibanez Destroyer or Jackson King V or something, but definitely not until you've saved up the money.
#7
cool thanx everyone like i said i wanted something slim with smaller frets for some of my fast chording and arpeggios, but seriously what do you think of some of the shecter models?
#8
Ibanez RG321 perhaps. You could probably get one used for fairly cheap
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#9
oh my friends brother has a shecter..its alrite i guess pretty good guitar for about 250-300$
#10
Get a 2nd hand made in japan ibanez (prestige), or an 80's made in japan squier strat and mod it up, don't buy a new guitar, unless you can afford a USA Fender.

Anyway, thats my opinion.. play some guitars and get what you want (although 2nd hand is a great money saver)
#11
For a nice soloing fretboard, Jacksons kick ass. You might just be able to track down a JS30 Jackson for under $200, but when you've got an Epiphone LP to play around with, why settle for that? The Epiphone will keep you going until you can buy that monster axe - or at least a $400 one.

Have you considered trading in any of your current rig? If you buy an Ibanez, Jackson or Washburn Dime guitar, it may well be that your B C Rich beomes redundant, but if you're not too attached to it it might be able to lend a hundred or two dollars to your axe fund.

Schecter I don't know too much about, but some of the £400-ish models (don't know what that is in US$ ) sound pretty sweet, I'm not sure whether their entry-level gear is worth it.
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#12
save up another 150-200 bucks and buy an esp ltd ax50. if you like the shapes of the bc rich but dont want 2 compromise tone, get one, they re the best
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