#2
Get the normal Dot. The studio looks awful.
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Fender Strat/Tokai LS80>few pedals>Orange Rocker 30
#3
I played them. I think it is a decent guitar and you wouldn't be sorry getting it, but I bought an Ibanez AS73. I thought it was a better deal and a much better guitar, soundwise and looks.