July 12, 2013 at 11:52 pm
I honestly never would have thought about buying an Epiphone until I saw you with so many! This one looks nice!
July 13, 2013 at 7:55 am
Les Pauls rule.,ive had afew and even sold one that i later supected was rare . ever heard of of a gibson El Degus LesPaul? the one i had was black with white stripe border ..seemed to play well. with good action . any thoughts on them ?
July 13, 2013 at 11:10 am
if it`s the guitar i think it was it was crap. lol
July 13, 2013 at 11:35 am
Gibson use to make a guitar called “The Paul”….I had a chance to buy one for $200 many years ago…..still kicking my dumbass over not buying it!!!
July 13, 2013 at 11:45 am
the paul was a nice guitar, way ta go b. lol we all have regrets like that. i had a 1961 gibson s.g. with pafs that i sold. the one in the old of could have been a lady video with the henmans that`s on youtube. ah, what can ya do….
July 13, 2013 at 1:31 pm
Great shot ! …the silver model is a real beauty … i had an older gibson LP that i purchased in toronto back in the 70’s …it didn’t look quite this good but i wish i had kept it…even though i don’t play that well …lol
July 14, 2013 at 12:17 am
this is a epiphone right, not gibson.
July 14, 2013 at 11:31 pm
Yes sorry no confusion with the epiphone … just mentioned the gibson as a nice quitar i once owned that i regret not keeping.
July 15, 2013 at 5:30 am
July 15, 2013 at 8:07 am
Amazing how many Chinese Epiphones out there on the market….and how cheaply they are made.
I love my Epiphone Nighthawk. 🙂
January 22, 2014 at 1:48 am
Yeah Epiphone is alright….Although some custom version are sold with a plastic nut *sigh*… They lost me there. Just found myself a Korean made LP that had a 490t at the neck already installed..A nice cherry burst one too.
Now I need to replace the neck pickup for a 490r cuz this korean one in it won’t cut it…
I guess it’s true….Rock and roll IS a vicious game.
– an old fan from way back
January 22, 2014 at 9:03 am
Replacing bits and making improvements on a guitar that is fundamentally sound, is good to a point. But if you have several guitars and you replace parts like the pick ups that came with the guitar for 490`s or whatever, they all start sounding the same and what`s the point of that? I have many guitars and some of the older ones especially sound unique and if I was to replace the original “pups” for example with the latest from say Fender, Gibson or Seymour Duncan, I`d be taking a step backwards. Actually I have stock EPI`s that sound and play better than stock Gibsons. But if a person only has one or two guitars and needs to get a “more suitable sound” then by all means, customize away.
And of course if someone buys a nice guitar for say $500.00 and then spends $300.00 to make it sound “better” then what`s the point of that…might as well save your money and buy what you really want in the first place and enjoy! Bottom line is don`t buy a guitar you don`t like. cheers
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