#1
I'm saving for guitar but i want to be sure that I'm making the right decision. I've narrowed down my choices to a Strat or Telecaster. My biggest guitar influences are John Frusciante and Tom Morello but I also like heavier music like The Devil Wears Prada or As I Lay Dying. If someone could help me choose between the two I would be very grateful. Thanks
#4
telecaster, but obv with humbucker in the bridge
maybe try the jim root signature telecaster?
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#5
I prefer teles because I like the chunkier body. Play both to see what you like.
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#6
Telecaster, Ive seen them successfully used for everything, model?

Depending on your budget, maybe the '72 reissue?
#9
I'd say telecaster.
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#10
I prefer Strats. Try them, there's no use getting people opinions on preference.
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#11
I would say a Telecaster with a single coil sized humbucker such as a Seymour Duncan Hot Rails in the bridge, in fact that is the pickup Tom Morello uses in his Soul Power guitar.
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#13
Well judging by your influences, I say strat. Those two are both strat players. You can't get that pos 2 and 4 sound from a tele...
#15
tele, everybody and their grandmother owns a strat or a squier/knockoff strat.
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#16
Strat with a humbucker in the bridge.

I own a Fender deluxe strat with a 'bucker in the bridge.
Def. does As I lay dying, and all that hardcore stuff.

If you need more power, get a dimarzio Evolution.
Those are amazing.

Has anybody played an Ibanez JEM?
Tell me the Evo's in those aren't amazing?