#1
hey guys, ive had an ibanez grg170dx for about a year now and ive been thinking of upgrading. im just not exactly sure if i should, i can play every SOAD song easy, lamb of god, disturbed etc.

Heres my current guitar - http://www.guitar.com.au/guitars/electric/ibanez/eg_page_200788bf.html

Heres my current amp - http://www.guitar.com.au/amplifiers/electric/marshall/mg/mg10cd.html

if i was to upgrade i was thinking of getting an ibanez xpt700 xiphos, is this a good guitar?
if so, what amp should i get for it?

so in final: please tell me

If i should upgrade my guitar
If the Xiphos is good.
What amp is good for the xiphos

Anywhere around the $1000 mark is my budget.

thanks.
Last edited by SOADriff at Jul 11, 2008,
#2
budget?
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#3
you made this same thread yesterday...

+1 to budget and what amp do you have now?
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#4
marshall mg10cd (it's crap as hell)

about around the $1000 mark for budget.

(soz about double post, i forgot lol)
Last edited by SOADriff at Jul 11, 2008,
#6
You should get a used XPT700, and a tube amp of some kind. The Peavey ValveKing is great for a second amp, and you will be satisfied with your tone.
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#7
thanks alot for that man.

would u reccomend getting it off ebay?

postage and handling for it on ebay is 200-400 bucks.!!!

but thats 800 bucks and thats cheaper than 1200 which is what australian music shops sell them for.
Last edited by SOADriff at Jul 13, 2008,
#8
also, what about the new sam totman iceman stm1? its got the same pups and tremelo and such, is it better than the xpt700?
#9
ive made the decision.

im not going to get a new guitar just yet.

i am however getting a Vox ad50vt digital amp.
#10
you can do better with $1000, you could atlest try to get a valveking as much as i dislike them.
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#11
http://www.ausband.com.au/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewforum&f=2

check out that place for used gear dont forget if you get american amps you need to get those power swithcer things

bugera combos are under a grand new here you could look for one of them i think the 6262 is 999
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#12
I've heard good things about the Bugera 6262's

Also, try out the B52 AT212 or AT100..

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