Epiphone Les Paul with horseshoe vibrato

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  1. Nick_M

    Nick_M Member

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    Hello All

    New to this site and wondered if anybody can help me answer this burning question.
    Does anybody know the correct model name for my Epiphone (pictured)
    It's a 1997 and is a rather heavy lump. epi.jpg
     
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  2. Nick_M

    Nick_M Member

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  3. JohnnyN

    JohnnyN Old School Premium Member

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    Welcome to the MLP :)
    I can't help except it's a Les Paul Standard with a vibrato. There's a name on the vibrato?
     
  4. Brians Evil Twin

    Brians Evil Twin Poophoria Sōtō Zen V.I.P. Member

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    Not sure I've ever seen an Epi Les Paul Standard with Bigsby B5 before, they usually come with a B7, like this:

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    If it was added after market (or unless it was installed using a Vibramate), there will be tailpiece stud holes plugs visible, like this:

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  5. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    cat_1997epiphone_page06[1].jpg

    cat_1997epiphone_page08[1].jpg

    from the '97 catalog
     
  6. chasenblues

    chasenblues Senior Member

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    Don't know if it is listed on the WiKi page..Been trying to access the page since yesterday and it keeps timing out..[​IMG]
     
  7. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    It is not listed, cause it was just an option on some models

    and yes, the wiki is more down then up in the last time,
    enjoy it as long it still stays up :lol:
     
  8. chasenblues

    chasenblues Senior Member

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    Do you foresee its being taken down-abandoned?
     
  9. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    RTH (the main initiator) obviously has lost interest in the site, (and in guitars/basses too)
    I am not able to do it myself, so it will go down somewhen I guess
     
  10. chasenblues

    chasenblues Senior Member

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    Bummer..:(
     
  11. GRASS

    GRASS Senior Member

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    Why do people place their guitars on top of sharp stones to take pics?
     
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  12. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    Poly doesn't care about those stones......
     
  13. RavenMadd

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    dig that look of a B5
     

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