18 Feb 10 of the Best Electrics under £500
£500 can get you a really good electric these days.
There are some fantastic ‘mid’ price electric guitars out there and if you choose your spec carefully you can get a real corker: tone, playability and versatility all in one.
This sector is hotly contested by all manufactures including the big F (via Squier) and the big G (via Epiphone) and whether you are into blues, country, rock, metal, jazz or any point in between there will be a few guitars out there to tempt you.
These are 10 of the best so take your pick…
Epiphone Les Paul Standard c£499
Alternatively, try the SG Modern at £499 or the ES-339 semi at £439
ESP LTD M-201 HT c£499
Alternatively try the Viper 256 at £469
G & L Tribute ASAT Special c£449
Gretsch Streamliner G2410TG c£499
Or try the single cut Electromatic Jet G5260 at £499
Ibanez RG370 c£449
For a great semi look at their AS73 Artcore at £439
Jackson X Series Dinky DK2X c£499
Schecter Demon 6 c£499
The Omen Elite 6 at £479 is also worth a look
Sire Larry Carlton S7 Vintage c£499
Sterling by Music Man Axis AX3 c£489
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