#1
I need some help. i have to pick between to guitars.. a 8 year old barly played epiphone gibson, that cost 900, which looks like a epiphone special 2 model or an ibanez SA series which is 2 years old and the owner never played it and he lsot interest it cost $700. I can get one or the other whihc one should i get? I play metal/heavey metal. cheers
Setup

Ibanez SZ320
Randall RD75
EHX METAL MUFF
Mesa boogie single recto series 2
Line 6 Toneport
Mesa boogie single recto series 1
Digitech GNX4
#2
The SA is a good guitar. Did you play both of them? Which one sounds better? I would probably go with the one that sounded/played/felt better to me.
#3
no i havnt but i just wanto know which would be better..
Setup

Ibanez SZ320
Randall RD75
EHX METAL MUFF
Mesa boogie single recto series 2
Line 6 Toneport
Mesa boogie single recto series 1
Digitech GNX4
#4
Which SA model is it?
Gear:
Epiphone SG Standard - Natural Wood Finish + SD Alnico Pro 2 Bridge Pickup
Epiphone Les Paul Standard - Limited Edition Green
Ibanez S470
Blackstar HT-100 Head
Harley Benton 2x12 Vintage 30's
Vox AC4TV
Vox VT15
#5
here are they picks

THE EPIPHONE GIBSON





THE IBANEZ



Im not sure just says SA series but i think its a SA60 or SA120 or SA160
Setup

Ibanez SZ320
Randall RD75
EHX METAL MUFF
Mesa boogie single recto series 2
Line 6 Toneport
Mesa boogie single recto series 1
Digitech GNX4
Last edited by gface at Jan 9, 2007,
#6
Sa.
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Boss GT-8
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Avatar G212H 2x12 Cab

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#9
Go for the SA
Gear:
Epiphone SG Standard - Natural Wood Finish + SD Alnico Pro 2 Bridge Pickup
Epiphone Les Paul Standard - Limited Edition Green
Ibanez S470
Blackstar HT-100 Head
Harley Benton 2x12 Vintage 30's
Vox AC4TV
Vox VT15
#10
whats wrong with the epiphone?
Setup

Ibanez SZ320
Randall RD75
EHX METAL MUFF
Mesa boogie single recto series 2
Line 6 Toneport
Mesa boogie single recto series 1
Digitech GNX4
#12
yea that epiphone looks like a "special ll" which looks like you already have. if it is a special ll go for SA much much better
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#13
nah its not a special 2 i have a special 2. would the SA be ok for a beginner?
Setup

Ibanez SZ320
Randall RD75
EHX METAL MUFF
Mesa boogie single recto series 2
Line 6 Toneport
Mesa boogie single recto series 1
Digitech GNX4
#14
Yes it would. how much is the epiphone? if it's anymore than £150 then someone is trying to rip you off in my opinion
Gear:
Epiphone SG Standard - Natural Wood Finish + SD Alnico Pro 2 Bridge Pickup
Epiphone Les Paul Standard - Limited Edition Green
Ibanez S470
Blackstar HT-100 Head
Harley Benton 2x12 Vintage 30's
Vox AC4TV
Vox VT15
#15
the epi special should only be aroudn 200 (CND) ...
the sa is a good guitar, ugly colour though
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#16
Man ugly colors on both of them. :p go for the SA though
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