Help Me Find A Guitar
bubbalicious
Aug 23 2008, 12:34 PM
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HI EVERYONE,


i have been thinking about getting a new guitar but i dont know which one to get and i want one with emg pups and a floyd rose

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ZakkWylde
Aug 23 2008, 12:41 PM
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So I guess a metal axe?!? Any preferred designs/colors? And we need a price range!

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bubbalicious
Aug 23 2008, 12:46 PM
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QUOTE (ZakkWylde @ Aug 23 2008, 12:41 PM) *
So I guess a metal axe?!? Any preferred designs/colors? And we need a price range!

top price 1250 dollars

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epiphone sg special (hopeing to remake it)
caliber strat copie
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ZakkWylde
Aug 23 2008, 01:00 PM
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This is a great guitar by Jackson with Original Floyd Rose, 24 Jumbo Frets(The only RR model with 24) and an EMG 81 humbucker. It is very minimalistic with just one knob and a single humbucker but you dont need more than that for metal music IMO. I played it and it's great and better than the Alexi series by ESP for the same price.

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Jackson-RR24-R...578-i1275084.gc

Cheapo version would be this Explorer type by Epiphone with Floyd(original) and emg 81/85

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Epiphone-Futur...616-i1391961.gc

The Dean Razorbacks or Flying V's are in your price limit. They look metal and have EMG 81/85 pus, but only a licensed floyd which is not the best quality...

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Dean-Razorback...853-i1174737.gc

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bubbalicious
Aug 23 2008, 01:14 PM
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QUOTE (ZakkWylde @ Aug 23 2008, 01:00 PM) *
This is a great guitar by Jackson with Original Floyd Rose, 24 Jumbo Frets(The only RR model with 24) and an EMG 81 humbucker. It is very minimalistic with just one knob and a single humbucker but you dont need more than that for metal music IMO. I played it and it's great and better than the Alexi series by ESP for the same price.

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Jackson-RR24-R...578-i1275084.gc

Cheapo version would be this Explorer type by Epiphone with Floyd(original) and emg 81/85

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Epiphone-Futur...616-i1391961.gc

The Dean Razorbacks or Flying V's are in your price limit. They look metal and have EMG 81/85 pus, but only a licensed floyd which is not the best quality...

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Dean-Razorback...853-i1174737.gc




i might get the rr24

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ZakkWylde
Aug 23 2008, 01:17 PM
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There are more options to choose from, you can also check out the Schecter Hellraiser series (all with Floyd and Emg 81/89) or some Esp Ltd models like the Horizon with Emg pickups...

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bubbalicious
Aug 23 2008, 01:24 PM
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QUOTE (ZakkWylde @ Aug 23 2008, 01:17 PM) *
There are more options to choose from, you can also check out the Schecter Hellraiser series (all with Floyd and Emg 81/89) or some Esp Ltd models like the Horizon with Emg pickups...

could you get a link

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2mazzo
Aug 23 2008, 01:30 PM
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http://www.proguitarshop.com/product.php?P...;CategoryID=396

I bought the C-1 without the floyd rose. I also got the C-7 and it`s a killer guitar smile.gif

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bubbalicious
Aug 23 2008, 01:41 PM
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QUOTE (2mazzo @ Aug 23 2008, 01:30 PM) *
http://www.proguitarshop.com/product.php?P...;CategoryID=396

I bought the C-1 without the floyd rose. I also got the C-7 and it`s a killer guitar smile.gif

thanks 2mazzo but what about this one ot has two dimarzio pickups though how do they sound

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2mazzo
Aug 23 2008, 01:53 PM
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I have never played a guitar with dimarzio pickups so I dont know how they sound. I have only used Seymor Duncan and EMG. I would think they sound simular to the SD pickups. Maybe someone else here at GMC could answer that question better than me. I like the Ibanez though smile.gif
I think my next guitar will be this one http://www.proguitarshop.com/product.php?P...;CategoryID=494

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bubbalicious
Aug 23 2008, 02:16 PM
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QUOTE (2mazzo @ Aug 23 2008, 01:53 PM) *
I have never played a guitar with dimarzio pickups so I dont know how they sound. I have only used Seymor Duncan and EMG. I would think they sound simular to the SD pickups. Maybe someone else here at GMC could answer that question better than me. I like the Ibanez though smile.gif
I think my next guitar will be this one http://www.proguitarshop.com/product.php?P...;CategoryID=494



nice cool.gif

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caliber strat copie
oakman acoustic
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line6 fx switcher
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Marshmall0wz
Aug 23 2008, 03:30 PM
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My friend is going to get this one
http://www.guitarcenter.com/Schecter-Hellr...919-i1395768.gc
EMG'S
Floyd Rose
Also the V shape is contoured ALLOVER. its really comfortable to play. The Black color looks really nice in real life and it has abalone binding on the top of the guitar. But id just go through some schecters at your local store.

what amp will you be using?

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Juan M. Valero
Aug 23 2008, 04:15 PM
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QUOTE (ZakkWylde @ Aug 23 2008, 02:00 PM) *


This one is awesome !!! anyway I cannot play guitars with weird body-form tongue.gif I feel really strange !!!!

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bubbalicious
Aug 25 2008, 03:22 PM
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QUOTE (Juan M. Valero @ Aug 23 2008, 04:15 PM) *
This one is awesome !!! anyway I cannot play guitars with weird body-form tongue.gif I feel really strange !!!!

so does anyone know a good guitar with floyd rose and emgs in a 1200 dollar limit

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caliber strat copie
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