#1
i'm going to get a new guitar very soon i've posted a few other threads on which one to buy. now i've narrowed it down to these two


http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Schecter-Damien-FR-Electric-Guitar?sku=513103


http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Ibanez-RG4EXQM1-Quilted-Maple-Top-Electric-Guitar?sku=519785

i mostly play metal (lamb of god, trivium, children of bodom etc.)
any other suggestions are welcome but i'd like it to be under 500 without tax and i want it to have a floyd rose
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#2
i would definitely go with the ibanez. i've had an rg series quite similar to that one and it sounded amazing with hard rock and metal.
#4
Both of the trems on those guitars are less than desireable.

I'm gonna say get a Floyd Rose DSOT-2 and new pickups.
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Both of the trems on those guitars are less than desireable.

I'm gonna say get a Floyd Rose DSOT-2 and new pickups.

it looks like hell
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#6
I'd recommend the Ibanez, although if you can, get the hardtail version.
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#9
One of the Ibanez's in a hard tail would be a good guitar. I personally don't like active pickups. Almost without exception stay away from LFR. If you must have a Floyd for that price range the guitar FacingUsAll recommends is your only sensible choice.
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One of the Ibanez's in a hard tail would be a good guitar. I personally don't like active pickups. Almost without exception stay away from LFR. If you must have a Floyd for that price range the guitar FacingUsAll recommends is your only sensible choice.


Yup, that or an Ibanez S with the ZR trem.
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#11
Well the internet demos on the ZR lead me to believe its a decent trem. If its made of good metal the engineering aspects are sound.
#12
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Well the internet demos on the ZR lead me to believe its a decent trem. If its made of good metal the engineering aspects are sound.


Well, the absence of knife edges means that it's not going to wear out as quickly as ordinary trems.
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#14
Don't know about the ZR trems--

Tried em once on a prestige and they quickly got out of tune after a few divebombs.
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Well, the absence of knife edges means that it's not going to wear out as quickly as ordinary trems.
Actually, with proper care, it'll never wear out. You might however rip the bugger out or break off the arm socket if you get a bit too passionate.

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Don't know about the ZR trems--

Tried em once on a prestige and they quickly got out of tune after a few divebombs.
Mishandled ZR, probably. If it's a floor model you've played, then any yokel can pick it up and mess up the tension balance. I can think of a few other reasons. They're very nice where tuning is concerned, but they need taking care of.
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#16
^Ahh,


Well, that's a good thing to hear--I need to give those trems another shot at.
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