Show us your 90's made Korean Les Pauls!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Epiphone Les Pauls' started by MASSMARK, Mar 27, 2011.

  1. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    1= '91
    08= Aug

    the guitar was made Aug '91 at the korean Samick factory

    this type of serial sticker was used by Samick from ~ '89-'91/92

    back then Samick was the only OEM building for Epi in Korea
     
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    9 = '89
    01=Jan
     
  3. KelvinS1965

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    Thanks Paruwi. Odd that this guitar must have been 6 years old when I bought it 'new' (it really was as it had clear cellophane over the pickguard and other bits of the plastic work). It really has worn well, with just a nice yellowing of the binding/pickguard/pickup rings, there isn't a mark on the paintwork anywhere either...must be practically bombproof. :D
     
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    Gotta love that Poly finish :)

    I know some people knock it, but at least it can take the knocks!
     
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    Does a 2000 count? I think it does. This is a 2000 custom that's been fully chromed/nickeled out, with Gibson '57 Classics and Gotoh hardware installed. I was never a fan of gold. It's a beast and the geetar that got me back into playing. Img_2034sm.jpg geetar that got me back into playing.
     

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    I've just fitted my 1989 Epiphone Les Paul with some Bareknuckle Mules pickups and changed the knobs for Gold ones with metal pointers, so after I gave it a polish I took some new photos.

    Switch close up.jpg

    View from the knobs end:

    Knobs end.jpg

    Having a lay down after a good thrash:

    LP laying down.jpg
     
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    Hi! New to the forum, and this is my first post.

    I've posted a picture of my 1997 Epiphone Les Paul Standard with Vibratone system (stock with the guitar). Made in the Fine Guitars Plant, Korea. Feels and sounds excellent. The Vibratone is a very beautiful feature. The white plastic has aged nicely and are noe a nice cream color.

    I also added a picture of my 06/07 Epiphone Les Paul Ultra (first edition without nano mag pickup) which I scored for about 100$ couple of months ago which was a total steal for me because it feels and sounds really, really good. May need new and better pickups, but the stock ones are just fine. This guitar really impressed me. I've read many comments on this guitar being bad quality and so on, but mine plays perfectly and sounds amazing! Completely stock with Grover tuners.
     

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    And here is a video of a improvisation I did with the beautiful guitar. Just with a TS-9, EHX Memory Man and Topanga reverb I believe.

     
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