#1
Ok, so I thought I had £300, to spend on my first ever guitar and amp and bits on the side like bag, picks, lead etc.

Well, turns out it wasn't that much...Now its like, £150-£175, and there is no ****ing way I'm saving up more, in fact, I'm really ****ing tempted to get this ...

Actually, this might not be a bad idea, this Yamaha and this amp...

Your ideas? Is this a good combination?
#2
The amp is perfect if it is gonna be your first one and im not to sure about the guitar i rather get a squier strat over the yamaha
#3
What do you play? Good amp, but get a Squier Affinity Strat.
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#5
Quote by Henncon(182)
The amp is perfect if it is gonna be your first one and im not to sure about the guitar i rather get a squier strat over the yamaha

which amp? the roland or tha ga 10?
#6
Quote by lespaul#1
What do you play? Good amp, but get a Squier Affinity Strat.

The affinity strat only has single coils, the fat strat is £146...
#7
The Amp can pretty much cover metal and most rock tones , so i suggest you get the amp and maybe look second hand for a good epiphone sg 400 (the roland amp)
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#8
the amp is good, but maybe look into the newer version of it? its got a drum machine and extra settings...
#12
Nvm, I'm getting squier affinity, I don't care if it hasn't got humbuckers, and a roland microcube.....
#13
That amp is great for starters. As for the guitar, maybe look used?
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#14
Quote by The Toaster
The affinity strat only has single coils, the fat strat is £146...


Try them both, I like single coils with gain more than humbuckers.
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#15
pacificas are good for start.. i say go for it.
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#17
The Micro Cube is great, definitely go for it. I've gotta say go with the squier affinity too, though, i think it would just be the better guitar.
#19
Quote by rockdan101
For rock and metal i would definatly pick a yamaha pacifica over the squier.

Another option is this http://www.guitarampkeyboard.com/en/stagg-f-300-flying-v/9205 but I would still say that the pacificas a much better choice.


I don't know if I'd recommend you get a Flying V as your first guitar. Unless you play in the classical position, they're next to impossible to play while sitting down. Nothing wrong with playing standing up, but it's easier to learn while you're sitting (my opinion)
#20
Tis true although I'm sure the TS could get use to it.

Also if your budget can stretch a tad I would recommend getting the microcubes bigger brother, the cube 15.
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ESP EX-400
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Bugera 6260 head
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#21
Quote by rockdan101
Tis true although I'm sure the TS could get use to it.

Also if your budget can stretch a tad I would recommend getting the microcubes bigger brother, the cube 15.


I agree with that, I have the micro cube, and wish I would've spent a few more dollars. The micro cube isn't worse than the cube 15, just quieter, but Cube 15 has a few more toys on it, like a volume squeezer. It's well worth the money. Either way, they're both excellent high-gain amps, so since you said you like metal, they'll both work for you.
#23
Quote by irishstang_87
I don't know if I'd recommend you get a Flying V as your first guitar. Unless you play in the classical position, they're next to impossible to play while sitting down. Nothing wrong with playing standing up, but it's easier to learn while you're sitting (my opinion)



I beg to differ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r84EjEBfobU

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Yeah I'd say go with one of the Jackson's
Probably have hotter pickups suited better for metal
#25
amp is great, guitar i guess is okay, but it depends. Some are suprisingly good, while some are terrible, play it before you buy.
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