Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by slabboard, Nov 19, 2009.
At the risk of stating the obvious, it depends on what style music you play...
Used AVRI Jazzmaster: $1100
Mastery Bridge: $160
Epiphone "Inspired by Lennon" Casino: $1000
Ceriatone Super Champ Head: $500
Vox AC-15 Heritage head: $900
1x12 cab: $200
various pedals (compressor, fuzz, overdrive, M-9): $1000
Old school, new stuff....
Gibson ES-330L Reissue ($2K)
Fender Custom Shop '57 Twin ($3k)
Old school, old stuff....
'67 Gibson ES-330 $3600
BF Fender Pro Reverb '66-'67 $1200
A used CS Strat, a KOT, a couple of cables and a Dr. Z combo. Best bang for the buck.
Used 2008 LP Std (1,800) Marshall VM 1/2 stack used ($1,300) Bassman RI LTD used ($900) Early 90s strat deluxe and swap pickups caables, tuner and I am done.
I leave the $5000 in the PayPal account in anticipation of possible chargebacks and massive eBay fees for whatever I sold to get it.
Sunrise Teaburst R8, EJ Strat, Mesa Stiletto ACE
Used JMP 2204 +boost + cab (dirt)
Used Bassman head + cab (clean)
A decent used LP clone of some sort with a great setup
Three homemade cables and a self-built amp switcher
Stings, strap & picks
I think I could pull all that off for $5K if I found "the deal(s)".
I'd hit the net for used stuff and be looking for
parts strat w/ a fat neck
Barber direct drive
crybaby wah ( the basic model )
some kind of delay, at this point I'd try a Boss DD20
phase 90 ( the basic model )
Tophat Club Royale 112
(hey its my rig now LOL )
id get a used Two Rock for around 2500-3k and a Suhr or a LP or something cool.
Used Historic LP Goldtop - $2000
Aracom Attenuator - $650
Germino Lead 55LV - $1800 used
Used 2x12 w/scumbacks
any extra- Throbak pickups for LP
Atomic Reactor Amp
Anderson or Lentz
mesa 5:50 and all the parts I need to finish my next 3 guitars and still have plenty of cash left to party...
I buy a Gretsch 5120 like the one I have now and get it re-done with new pickups ,bridge and stuff. say $900 there.
18 watt Marshall clone $1500
Supro Thunderbolt. say $900-$1200
Silvertone 1482 with 2X12 cab say $900
spend the rest on a line6 DM4 and a Holy Grail reverb!
Traynor yba-3 head Two 4x12 cabinets(for completely stupid and unreasonable volume). find a good sounding tele and strat with alnico 5 pickups, an echoplex and maybe a chorus or flanger, maybe a couple good high end drive pedals too.
Johnny Winter Firebird
American Telecaster RI'52 Custom with a white Morgan AC10 clone(there's one for sell here)!!!
If some money's left....Some pedals...
Nashville Tele deluxe with Glendale bridge and saddle and Lollars ($1200)
'72 thinline with Glendales and Novaks ($1100)
late '60's Super Reverb ($1100)
Empress Trem and Vintage Superdelay ($600)
10th Anniversary FD2, Turbo Tuner, PT Jr. ($400)
Bypass Looping, Lava Cables,
and, let's say a micro pog for grins ($400)
$100 for straps and incedentals
And go home happy...
Grosh RCVT, decent cable, Turbo Tuner and either a used Carr Raleigh, Carr Mercury or Swart AST. Should have about $1500 left too.
Used G&L ASAT ~ $600
Used Gibson 335 ~ $2000
Used VHT Pittbull 45 ~ $900
Lovepedal Eternity ~ $275
Voodoo Lab Wahzoo ~ $275
Eventide Timefactor ~ $400
Ebow ~ $100
Line6 M9 ~ 350
Cables, picks, strap, slide, capo ~ $100