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Old 10-31-2009, 04:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default E-guitar set. Some help here please.

Hello.

I've been playing acoustic and classic for a while (actually, for a long while) and now I'd like to move to electric. But I am really (I mean REALLY) short of money now, so I need a really cheap guitar and a cheap amp. I've looked up Thomann and found this one :

PEAVEY ORANGE COUNTY CHOPPERS STAGE - U.K. International Cyberstore

Since I know almost nothing about e-guitars, I'd like to know is this set suitable for playing or is it a bunch of crap. I am not going to gig with the electric, just will play at home just for myself.
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Old 10-31-2009, 09:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Peavey is usually solid enough gear. but when you're going for the cheapest possible it's easy to get burned.

if you're buying it from a store make sure the tuning pegs are solid and the neck is straight. generally speaking at that price range nothing else will really make a difference aside from the look.

if you're planning to buy it online then check the reviews. with a cross-media franchise PR stunt it's hard to say just what kind of quality you'll get.

ultimately if you just want it to fool around at home with a little more volume than an acoustic then any starter kit will do while you save up for something really cool.
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