only 400$ to spent?? and pickups for the guitar? hope they're not included in your 400$. i think it's very hard to find a good one for 400$. Try to save up 100$ so you have 500 to spent, Agile maybe?Agile Interceptor 727 MN Black Flame at RondoMusic.com
I'd go for one of those if that's your budget.
can't think of an 7 that's better than The agile. Good luck with Ure search!