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Unread 12-16-2011, 05:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited LQ

So I hit the buy it now button on eBay after having wanted one of these forever. I'm thinking once it shows up the remorse will go away. May have paid a little more than I wanted but I think it will be worth it. Can't wait! for it to get here!

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Unread 12-16-2011, 05:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited Nitro

if you dislike it, you can donate it to me!
Happy soon to be new guitar day.
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited Nitro

I'm next in line if Mantis, doesn't take it

Congrats, the remorse will go away once you play it!!
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited Nitro

How could you regret that?
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited Nitro

You're going to hate it, trust me - AWFUL guitars. Go ahead and send it to me, I'll dispose of it properly, promise

Seriously though that looks incredible! Beautiful guitar
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited Nitro

I know I'm going to love it, just a little remorse since I need another guitar like a hole in the head!. G.A.S won out again, I fought the good fight but ended up giving in
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited Nitro

I am the same way. I feel remorse or guilt anytime I buy something that really isn't a necessity. My wife actually bought my Gold Top because I couldn't justify spending $2k+ on a guitar..

With that being said, just play it. Eventually the remorse will go away and you will have a great guitar
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It looks Beautiful, I think you will get over it quickly.
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited Nitro

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Congrats on the new LP! Thats a real beauty and any remorse you may be feeling will vanish the second you unpack her. But just a slight correction...while it is a lacquer finish, it's not Nitro which is illegal in Japan.
Yep, I realized that after I posted it. That was from the eBay description. The actual manufacturer sheet shows it as "LTD ED. LP CST LQ EB"
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I am the same way. I feel remorse or guilt anytime I buy something that really isn't a necessity. My wife actually bought my Gold Top because I couldn't justify spending $2k+ on a guitar..

With that being said, just play it. Eventually the remorse will go away and you will have a great guitar
Shoot, I feel that way any time I spend over $400 on a guitar. I think a guitar over $2k would give me a stroke.
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited LQ

If its anything like my Japanese Custom, you will LOVE that guitar!
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited LQ

Just ordered a set of black Seymour Duncans with gold pole pieces and without logo's. JB for the bridge, 59 for the neck. A set of paper and oil caps, gold tulip replacement buttons for the tuners, and a case. Turning into a pretty spendy day. Can't wait to get everything swapped out, polished up and start playing!! Pics will follow as soon as it gets here and is upgraded
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^^^ That was fast recovery of your Remorse, now we are talkin.
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited LQ

One of the reasons that I don't care for Epi LP's is the ugly headstock. That is an awesome headstock. I volunteer to be the garbage man if you decide to throw it out. Congrats on a gorgeous guitar.
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited LQ

Your only here for a short time. Enjoy it , you deserve it.
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited LQ

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Just ordered a set of black Seymour Duncans with gold pole pieces and without logo's. JB for the bridge, 59 for the neck. A set of paper and oil caps, gold tulip replacement buttons for the tuners, and a case. Turning into a pretty spendy day. Can't wait to get everything swapped out, polished up and start playing!! Pics will follow as soon as it gets here and is upgraded
You and I went the same route man! I originally only planned on replacing the bridge, but seeing that brand new gold bridge on a guitar with 13 year old gold everything else, I just couldn't help myself


Enjoy it man! Don't forget to pick up a comfortable strap too! Mine is a fat son of a bitch at 10.2 pounds! My old strap wasn't cutting it!
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Just ordered a set of black Seymour Duncans with gold pole pieces and without logo's. JB for the bridge, 59 for the neck. A set of paper and oil caps, gold tulip replacement buttons for the tuners, and a case. Turning into a pretty spendy day. Can't wait to get everything swapped out, polished up and start playing!! Pics will follow as soon as it gets here and is upgraded
Great looking guitar! I just picked up a 2006 Epi LP Std and I am putting the same SD combo in her JB/59. I'm also upgrading her wiring to the Jimmy Page system.
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited LQ

awww, dude, it'll go away once you get, you'll dig it--if not, add me to the list to 'Forumites that will gladly remove it from your hands' LOL!!!

Congrats on the awesome score, enjoy it, bro'!!!
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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited LQ

A friend of mine and a fellow MLP member has that exact guitar and loves it.It does have a very fat neck he tells me.I have a LQ also but in a Honeyburst finish and it's my favorite go-to guitar and best Les Paul I've ever owned-bar none.Fujigen craftsmanship at it's finest imo.Resonance,sustain,fit and finish,playability-has it all in spades.
Congrat's-you won't regret it.BTW,the seller is a friend of mine and you have no worries there either.
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A friend of mine and a fellow MLP member has that exact guitar and loves it.It does have a very fat neck he tells me.I have a LQ also but in a Honeyburst finish and it's my favorite go-to guitar and best Les Paul I've ever owned-bar none.Fujigen craftsmanship at it's finest imo.Resonance,sustain,fit and finish,playability-has it all in spades.
Congrat's-you won't regret it.BTW,the seller is a friend of mine and you have no worries there either.
I have an Elite in the honeyburst finish and it is an awesome guitar that I will never sell. Glad to hear I have nothing to worry about on the sale. His feedback is REALLY good so I didn't think twice about buying it.
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Very nice! Wait until you can't put it down and then next thing you know you're buying another.
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very cool looking. congrats.
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I had buyers remorse once. I bought a set of emg's. And was remorseful that i'd bought such a toneless pickup; and returned them before even opening the box. I've been much happier since
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One of the reasons that I don't care for Epi LP's is the ugly headstock. That is an awesome headstock. I volunteer to be the garbage man if you decide to throw it out. Congrats on a gorgeous guitar.
I don't think my headstock is ugly

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Re: buyers remorse! Epiphone Japan Les Paul Custom Limited Nitro

Awesome guitar, I have one just like it and they are excellent guitars. Finish is thin so it will get that aged look the more you play it.
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But just a slight correction...while it is a lacquer finish, it's not Nitro which is illegal in Japan.
Just a correction, nitro is not "illegal" in Japan. They sell it at the hardware store here and I have bought it before.
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You won´t regret. Gorgeous.
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So I hit the buy it now button on eBay after having wanted one of these forever. I'm thinking once it shows up the remorse will go away. May have paid a little more than I wanted but I think it will be worth it. Can't wait! for it to get here!
That is the only Epiphone I would consider buying, look at the beautiful headstock.

Those are the good epiphones.
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Beautiful guitar, should be no remorse about something that sweet. Enjoy!
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That is the best looking Epiphone Les Paul I have ever seen. That headstock blows my mind because it is so beautiful. Enjoy.
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