#1
hey guys ive been lurking around here for quite some time and finally decided to register :p but heres my story ive had a guitar for the last 2-3 yrs, only play it once in a while. I just do it for fun and all. but my current guitar is falling apart, cheap, and im just getting sick of it. Im currently in the market to pick up a new one and I was wondering what you guys think my next guitar should be. my budget is 400 bucks. Im just looking for the best bang for my buck. Also i dont want anything with a floyd rose on it as my current already as one. Thanks in advanced.
#2
Schecter is decent affordable gear. Also look into Jackson stuff or ESP. Just look around.
#4
What style of music do you play?
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#5
since u don't play that much keep ur current guitar and spend the 400$ on drugs and prostitutes..should make for a fun weekend
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#6
i play lot of rock; Tool, AC/DC, and so forth.

LOL@ megathraser00 That would be hell of a weekend but i plan on playing more.
#7
G-400?
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#8
See if you like these:
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Ibanez-RG321-Electric-Guitar?sku=512492
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Ibanez-ART300-Electric-Guitar?sku=518065
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Ibanez-SA260M-Electric-Guitar?sku=512538

The first two are your typical metal and rock machines, the third one adds a little more versatility, it can even do funk decently. Alternatively, see if you can find a Yamaha Pacifica 412V somewhere, it is comparable to the Ibanez in the last link.
#9
i was looking at the Ibanez ART300 before. All the reviews i've read about it has been very good. Ill have to see if my local GC has one instock.
#11
well i went to GC earlier in the day and they had a few instock. So i tried it out, im not pro or would i even call my self an intermediate player but i think i fell in love with this guitar. Also, the finish is 10x better in person than what the image shows . Its has a nice warm sound to it when played clean and a nice crunch when it calls for it. the only question i got for it and im hoping you guys might help me with is:

it has 'Active' pickups on it. What are the advantages vs the disadvantages of having active pickups.
Last edited by N00bStar at May 5, 2008,