Fender stratocaster or ibanez GRG170DX??

Discussion in 'Beginner's Q&A Forum' started by IbanezIsawesome, Jan 10, 2012.

  1. IbanezIsawesome

    IbanezIsawesome New Member

    I've decided to buy an electric guitar but don't hv much knowledge about em
    So i eanted to ask
    Which guitar should i buy among the two i like
    A fender stratocaster or an ibanez GRG170DX??
    Please suggest me a better guitar if you know of one
    Within price range RS 12000-RS 16000
    my primary requirements are
    1. 3 pickups
    2. 24 frets
    3. Playability
    4. good looks
    5. Remaining in tune (if at all possible)
    Please also tell me what amp n processor i should get!
    I ws thinking of buying a gt-6 or would that be too much for a newbie??
    N don't any idea about amps
    PLEASE HELP ME OUT :)
    THANKS IN ADVANCE
     
  2. mymusicmyguitar

    mymusicmyguitar New Member

    What kind of music r u into ?
     
  3. rickkkyrich

    rickkkyrich Guest

    get yourself a yamaha pacifica...
     
  4. guitarplayer729

    guitarplayer729 New Member

    a cort x6 would be good
     
  5. IbanezIsawesome

    IbanezIsawesome New Member

    @mymusicmyguitar
    I into rock,hard rock,punk rock n metal mostly :)
     
  6. mymusicmyguitar

    mymusicmyguitar New Member

    Sorry but there is nothing great that u will find in the range of 16000. So irrespective of genres i wud stick to Yamaha Pacifica along with a good AMP and pedals.
     
  7. venkat9179

    venkat9179 New Member

    I concur with both - the pacifica and the cort x6. But I own a GRG170DX, it's a pretty decent guitar for the price and versaile as well (I play blues on it). I'm not sure if buying a Fender makes sense if it's not an American strat or the least a MiM strat. I'm not sure about the model# but there a couple of good Washburns in the market in that range which are great or your genre of playing.
    I owned a Roland Cube 15XL for almost a year and it's a great amp for beginners. Has got good cleans and 4 different modellings for overdrive and metal playing. I suggest play it out at a store and pick up what you connect with...


    "I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie missed on both counts, but I never noticed" - B.B.King

    Guitar: Ibanez GRG 170 DX/ Epiphone LP Std
    Amps and Cab: Peavey Classic 30!, Vox AC-30 Amplug
    Pedals: BOSS BD-2 Blues Driver
    Others: GarageBand, Audacity
    YTA: GFS FAT Boutique Overwound pickups
     
  8. Sumanovo razor

    Sumanovo razor New Member

    hey venkat.from where did you buy the peavey classic 30...and whats the price...
     

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