Another Joe B sig... Korina "Amos" Flying V

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  1. thecasterkid

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    Just posted to IG. Wondering how these will differ from the 58 reissues spec-wise. Looks great so far.

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    That is really cool, including that funky truss rod cover. I love the "Treasure" Firebird so much and have been looking at Vs lately so I'm definitely gonna grab one of those to see what's what. I hope they'll give it the same perfect neck shape, not too big, not too small.

    Now, I'm in Hong Kong, they got Gibson dealers here, but I still have to buy that stuff from overseas, ain't that a drag? I gotta make some connections in Qingdao...
     
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    Yes that is a drag. I wonder why that is........:hmm:
     
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    I believe the truss rod cover is meant to replicate the fancy one on the real Amos that was loaned to joe by the family of Amos who originally sold the V over 50 yrs ago. Joe took the V back to the original music store Amos owned and received the cover at that time about a year ago
     
  5. djw171

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    Posted on Joe's twitter yesterday:

    Shooting some videos this afternoon in Nashville for our @Epiphone Amos Flying V...
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    this is pure coincidence...

    i click on an email and see opening of joe at atlantic city playing Amos and i thought dam i would like to have a V again even being awkward to play somewhat when sitting, then i go to joes site, see posted the 600/1000 limited Fbird in sunburst and poly gold sold out, so i come here to post those production numbers which i wonder if they held to that ,...........then see this possible surprize....dam i want an Amos now....if they are are good as the FB turned out, im hitting the pre-order as soon as someone tells me it is there.......thanks jb...i think im in...ok i know im in, are they here yet???

    xmas delivery again?....ok i guess i can wait like last year

     
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    If the V is as good as my FB1 is, which I'm sure it will be, it'll be a nice addition to your tonal arsenal.

    Get your preorder in now, amigo! :cheers:
     
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    are they taking pre orders already?
     
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    Not anywhere that I have seen, but when they do........you may want to just jump at it.

    Worst case scenario, if you don't like it for whatever reason, you can return it, no harm no foul.........:cheers:
     
  10. fleahead

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    But, other than a different TRC, does anyone KNOW why this is different?
     
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  11. judson

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    ok this is looking good ....borrowed this from another sight, guess its ok to post?

    someone tell me their guess on price....like that has stopped anyone here before..:wow:

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    Based on the Firebird and the way Epi signature models have been going over the past few years, and the fact it looks like it comes with a hard case (although the 'official' Firebird case was only via Joe's site) I would guess street price of $1000 and again probably a limited run.

    The Sunburst Firebird I does look as it was kept down in numbers as initially stated. Hard to find now.
     
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    You would expect Burstbucker 2&3 pickups. Which means it will sound damn good.
     
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    Damn, I'm running out of room for all my guitars as it is now.
    Curse you, Epiphone!
     
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    Hi Guys,

    Just noticed it has been finally official - after several tweets/posts from Joe's side.

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    https://www.session.de/EPIPHONE-Joe...Amos-und-quot-LTD-Korina-Flying-V-Outfit.html

    I've been GASing for Epiphone Korina which has been released recently, but now I think I will wait for that little V. Gibson pickups and case make it worthy I think. Plus gold hardware and headstock ornaments... :)

    What do you thing?
     
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    Joe's place saying sometime in November...
     
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    Gettin' one. :dude:

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  20. Seven

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    Well that's a bummer, Epiphone pickups and tuners.

    Tech Specs

    • Body Type:Solidbody
    • Body Shape:Flying V
    • Left-/Right-handed:Right-handed
    • Number of Strings:6
    • Body Material:Korina
    • Color:Antique Cherry
    • Neck Material:Korina
    • Neck Shape:1958 Rounded C
    • Radius:12"
    • Fingerboard Material:FSC Certified Blackwood
    • Fingerboard Inlay:Dots
    • Number of Frets:22, Medium Jumbo
    • Scale Length:24.75"
    • Nut Width:1.6875"
    • Nut Material:Synthetic Bone
    • Bridge/Tailpiece:LockTone ABR-1 Tune-o-matic with String-thru V plate
    • Tuners:Epiphone Deluxe with Tulip Buttons, 18:1 ratio
    • Neck Pickup:Epiphone ProBucker 2 Humbucker
    • Bridge Pickup:Epiphone ProBucker 3 Humbucker
    • Controls:2 x volume, 1 x master tone, 3-way toggle pickup switch
    • Case Included:Hardshell Case
    • Manufacturer Part Number:EDJBANGH3
     

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