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 #49397  by Hunkle
 Fri Sep 12, 2008 5:13 pm
Hey Now!

I am going to check out this guitar Saturday in hopes of buying it. Asking price is $250. Has anyone played this type of guitar? If so, what was your experience with it? Any feedback would be greatfully appreciated.

The sellers description might help: Black with Cream binding. In good shape, barely any wear and tear. Recently picked up a strat.

Thanks!

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 #49399  by guido
 Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:02 pm
I had an Epiphone LesPaul for about a year and really loved it. Played and sounded great. If he wants $250 and its in good shape thats a good deal.

 #49401  by czyfingers
 Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:48 pm
I've had one for about 2 years and also love it. I eventually swapped out the pickups for seymour duncans-SH2/SH4 combo and loved it even more after that.

 #49405  by jackr
 Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:11 pm
Yes I have played one and they are nice. My brother also picked up a used one in very good condition last week from a guy on craiglist. I played it for a while and the neck felt really nice and the tone was very nice. He has a cheap solid state amp and he is bringing it over here to play on my amp on Sunday.

I dont know how good they would be to gig with but for the money well worth it.

I just got into the guitar selling business as sideline and I got a Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plus with a cherryburst flame top. It is a Lefty so I couldnt really play it too much. I tried but it wasnt pretty! But I'll tell you the quality of it is really nice for a guitar under $500! Very well made.

 #49448  by ronster
 Sat Sep 13, 2008 10:58 pm
To me they are one of the better sounding cheap guitars. If I were you I would be patient and look for one that somebody has all ready swapped out the pups and also upgraded tuners.

 #49468  by Hunkle
 Sun Sep 14, 2008 5:52 pm
warrenMFKNhaynes wrote:korea.
Im not sure what that means warrenMFKNhaynes.

I did buy it and I love it. Thanks everyone for your input!

 #49512  by warrenMFKNhaynes
 Mon Sep 15, 2008 1:13 pm
Hunkle wrote:
warrenMFKNhaynes wrote:korea.
Im not sure what that means warrenMFKNhaynes.

I did buy it and I love it. Thanks everyone for your input!
haha epiphones are korean made. but im just being a smart ass, it sounds like a gibson.