Epiphone LP Elite JDM god or not?

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  1. EmBit

    EmBit Junior Member

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    Hi,
    there is a Japan Domestic Market Elite LP Custom in black for sell in other town (too far for me to just go and check). Seller wrote that frets are in good condition, nothing broken, etc. To my limited knowledge, basing just on photos, everything is fine. But what is Your opinion? Anything I should worry about? What will be the reasonable price (in Europe) for it?
    Thanks for any advice.
    EmBit
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  2. Hack

    Hack Senior Member

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    Better just take a pocket full of money and get in your car!
     
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    thatF-INGflyingVguy Senior Member

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  4. Starchilduk

    Starchilduk Senior Member

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    Just get it. Stunning!
     
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  5. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    it might be sold if you're to slow

    I'd look at the frets, if they're worn
    and for the weight, I don't like them with more than 4 kg


    If it's below 1000€ it's fine
    sadly many seller ask way too much for them

    3 years ago I was hunting for such an Elitist (not JDM) and I could not find an used one for a fair price, so I got me a brand new FGN ( which is basicly the same guitar ) for less what those 8-12 year old Epis were offered - now I've a few more FGNs :naughty:

    my 'story' can be read here...
    FGN-Guitars (FujiGen)
     
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  6. EmBit

    EmBit Junior Member

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    I know...

    Why - just Your personal taste, or something more technical and/or important? (don't know - just asking)

    I know that, but honestly - cant stand their asymmetric headstock. I know that it doesn't matter for the sound, for playing, etc. But I'm just the late night couch player and for the 80% of my time at home I'm just looking at the guitar while passing from kitchen to bathroom, and from bedroom to kitchen, running after my girlfriend, daughter and 2 cats:run:
    But after midnight the Sleep of Reason (Girlfriend, kids) Produces Monsters:jam:

    Anyway - MANY THANKS for all voices. Will try to buy it. If will became a lucky owner, will post a lot of irritating photos:applause:
     
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    Have FUN Senior Member

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    Very nice, this Elitist was made for the japanese market, the best Epi Les Paul IMHO :cool:
     
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  8. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    nothing asymmetric on th Neo Classic headstock....

    Good luck with the Elitist :thumb:
     
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  9. EmBit

    EmBit Junior Member

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    It's mine for 670 Euro:run:
    So its time to :cheers:
    Friend of mine will bring it to me in ca. 2 weeks (this will be the longest days of this and next year)...
    When arrive, will share my impressions (I'm curious how it will be compared with my absolutely fantastic Bohemian Epi LP Custom from the same 2002 year) and some nice photos.
    Thanks to everyone for support:wave:
     
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  10. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    Congrats :applause::applause::applause:
     
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  11. NJDevil

    NJDevil Senior Member

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    I think you got a pretty good deal and everything about that guitar should be really high quality. Good luck and congrats!
     
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