#1
My parents are willing to spend around $300-400. I play mostly metal and rock. I don't really need an outstanding clean tone but I do want an decent distortion (but at $300-400 I think all stock pickups kinda suck in general <.< I'm probably wrong though). I don't want any wierd shapes, just a normal RG, Strat, w/e shape will work for me. I don't want any neck heavy guitars and thin necks are my favorite but I really don't mind if the neck is fat I just prefer thin necks. I don't want any sort of trem though but if its an orginal floyd rose I might think about it (do they have guitars at that price range with FRs?)

I know I should go out and try guitars and see if I like them but the only music store I have around here is a guitar center and the sales people there are a bunch of lying, pushy ****ers. BTW I was thinking of buying an RG2EX1 is it any good?

Thanks in advance
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#2
You wanna play metal through a strat?
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#3
An Ibanez RG321 would be good, and if you replace the pickups you'd have a pretty good guitar.
#4
You'd be alot better off if you'd be willing to spend some money on top of what your parents are willing to spend. 600 bucks goes alot further than 400 IMO.
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#5
Rg's dont have great pickups in that price but their still decent. And you should definatly look at Agile.
#6
You're probably not going to get a guitar with a good locking trem or great pickups in that price range. I would advise against that Ibanez, because passive EMGs suck exceptionally hard.

PinkEdit: +1 to Doodleface, you can get a Prestige or an S with $600.
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