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Old 01-21-2017, 02:35 AM   #161 (permalink)
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I need help. I've never played a guitar before and i want to start on a electric guitar. I'm really into old school rock. I've heard that i shouldn't start with a guitar which has whammy bar. But what the hell do i know, all i know is by reading online, everyone has a different opinion online, so i have no clue what's true and whats not. All the guitars i listed below are around 200. What do you think of them and what else do you suggest.


IBANEZ GRG121DX -
Mahogany body
GRG maple neck
Bound rosewood fretboard
Sharktooth inlays
24 jumbo frets
2x IBZ-6 humbuckers
Fixed bridge
Black hardware
Black Finish


IBANEZ GRG170DX -
Basswood Body
GRG1 Maple Neck
24 Medium Frets
Rosewood Fretboard
FAT-10 Bridge
PSND1(H) neck pickup, PSNDS(S) Mid Pickup, PSND2(H) Bridge Pickup


IBANEZ GAX30 -
GAX Neck
Agathis Body
Large Frets
Fixed Bridge
PSND1 Neck and PSND2 Bridge Humbuckers


STAGG G300TCH -
2 x Humbucker w/ nickel covers
22 frets w/ pearloid inlays
fixed bridge


STAGG L400BK -
Pickups: 2 x Humbucker w/ gold-plated nickel cover
Pickup Selector Switch: 3-way
Arch Top w/ B&W binding
Body: Solid Alder - Neck: Hard Maple set neck
Fingerboard: Rosewood
22 frets
Bridge: fixed Tune-O-Matic-style
Machine heads: Diecast, gold-plated nickel


YAMAHA PACIFICA 112RM -
22 frets
S/S/H pickups
Solid Alder Body
Maple Neck
Rosewood Fingerboard
I don't have the hard experience of playing all these instruments, but I do have some bits that might help.

Overall that Yamaha will be your most diverse option. Classic rock is a mixture of single and double coil sounds, as well as semi/hollow bodies depending on what band you look at. The best way to cover all this ground is to either have split-able humbuckers (a feature that will put you in a higher price bracket), or have access to both single and double coils, which the Yamaha provides.

A co-worker has that GAX and he's a metal guy through and through. It should be noted dual humbuckers would cover later/hard rock as well as metal, but if you're also looking at earlier stuff from like the 60s you may want to keep that single coil option.
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Old 01-21-2017, 11:28 AM   #162 (permalink)
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I wanna get a starter guitar? Figure I should start actually learning to play.
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Does anyone here play the harp, by chance? Would it be completely unreasonable for me to buy a 19-string pixie harp (with no prior musical experience)? I initially wanted to buy a santoor/hammered dulcimer, but those are a bit over my budget. Would a lap harp or lyre be more realistic to start with?
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