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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-03-2005, 09:19 PM Thread Starter
 
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Thinking of buying an S520EX

Hello.

I have played on my Squier Strat for some years now, and i think its about time to buy something new. I was trying a s520ex in the store and i liked it very much.

But it would be nice to get some second opionions about this guitar. I really dont know much about guitars.
What is the major differences between the S520ex and the RG series (in the same price range), and also the SZ320 which i also tried in the store (and must say i did not think was the same pleasure to play with).

I understand that this guitar is made to play metal? How does it play other musicstyles?

Thanks.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-04-2005, 08:41 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Thinking of buying an S520EX

No more thinking, i bought the S520EX, i love the slim body
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-04-2005, 09:51 AM
 
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Re: Thinking of buying an S520EX

Congrats, man. That's a good buy you've made. But anyway, the major differences between the S and and RG in the same price range are

22 frets verses 24 frets
mahogany verses basswood
zr trem verses edge pro II/edge III
different shaped bodies

The differences between the S and a SZ would be the neck scale length (25.5 verses 25.1) and a fixed bridge as compared to a floating bridge.

But personally, I think you made the right decision. Have fun with that new guitar!
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-04-2005, 10:06 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Thinking of buying an S520EX

Thanks.

I really didnt try any RG models, i tried a RG350 something, did not like it as much as the S520EX. I figured that i could go on forever testing new guitars, i am very bad at making these descisions .
Therefore i picked up the S520ex since it felt nice to play on (did not sound bad either).
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-04-2005, 02:24 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Thinking of buying an S520EX

Also worth to mention, i really like the ZR trem.
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