The Fake Epiphone Thread II

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  1. Murray

    Murray Junior Member

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    Just got the guitar today so yes, that's it out of the box.
     
  2. Sinmastah

    Sinmastah Epi Verification Expert V.I.P. Member

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    I'm going to get a second/third opinion on this bro. Hang with me.
     
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    wow. I think.... hmm...

    I've never seen a control cavity like that. That among a couple of other things are going to make me cast my vote as fake.
     
  4. dennistruckdriver

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    Everyone knows that Epiphonies are FAR inferior to Gibsons! Who in their right mind would want that??:naughty:


    JK, Sin!:dude:
     
  5. Sinmastah

    Sinmastah Epi Verification Expert V.I.P. Member

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    Sorry bro, I made a mistake, the control cavity was a good pointer there. Must have been an early fake, or so I hope.
     
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    Theres something else also- The strap lug is too far from the neck. And, does the Customs all hav binding pinstriping on the back of the guitar? I cant recall.
     
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    Sinmastah Epi Verification Expert V.I.P. Member

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    We're on a mission from God.

    We're saving lives here, people!

    :thumb:

    Oh, and +1 on the fake, Jett
     
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    just another excuse to post mine..

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    :fingersx::fingersx:
     
  11. Sinmastah

    Sinmastah Epi Verification Expert V.I.P. Member

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    Only thing fake about that guitar is a legit middle humbucker.
     
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    Shut-up Sin you are fake!
     
  13. Sinmastah

    Sinmastah Epi Verification Expert V.I.P. Member

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    :slap:
     
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    Well from those pictures I'd say its a legit... although the control cavity cover does look wierdish. Also no picture of the back of the headstock so can't be too sure about its authenticity.
     
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    Hello Guys, been playin for about a year and it's time for me to upgrade my $99 Epi Les Paul Junior Guitar Center special. I found a guy who wants to sell this 1 year old barely used Epi Standard Plus. Is it a fake? Sorry for the bad pics, asked for more but the guy wouldn't send me any, so that's making me leery.

    Picture 16.jpg

    ....and how did you guys know this one was fake:
    Epiphone Les Paul Standard!!! - eBay Electric, Guitars, Instruments, Musical Instruments. (end time 05-Feb-09 23:02:30 AEDST)

    Using the tips on this thread I couldn't tell. Thanks.
     
  17. Sinmastah

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    Sinmastah Epi Verification Expert V.I.P. Member

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    Picture is legit, ebay is fake.
     
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    Picture 16.jpg
    Thanks Sinmastah, I'm gonna look the guy up tomorrow. I'll post some real pics after the transaction.
     
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