The Fake Epiphone Thread II

Discussion in 'Epiphone Les Pauls' started by Sinmastah, Jan 26, 2009.

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  1. CosmicCowboy

    CosmicCowboy Senior Member

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    At the very least, the tuners are fakes, and the stoptail posts look bad. Bad pickup route at the bridge as well. Appears fake.
     
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    the second one is legit, it's an older korean made Epi
    that is the reason for the differences to the newer ones
     
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    First one it's a punch in the face LOL. Shape is so wrong that does hurt. :rofl:
     
  5. paruwi

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    300% FAKE
     
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    I was pretty sure it was... thank you! It arrives tomorrow! :)
     
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    Yep, looks fakey
     
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    Plus - there's more pictures of the case than there are of the guitar :)
     
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    True that! Look at those rounded TP screw heads. Where do the fakers get those, anyway? I've never seen them included with any of the replacement TPs I've used.
     
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    so did I
     
  17. oneisnotenough

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    Well, Gibson don't reckon this one is genuine either but eBay didn't take it down and someone's about to pay over £300 for it... which sucks.
     
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    Last month I've been VERY active in reporting counterfeits to both companies, Ebay and Gibson....but seems that Ebay does not give a damn. I think I reported something like 20 fakes, either fake Gibson or Epiphone, but they have all been sold.
     
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    they still make their profit.....
     
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    Sh!t happens...
     

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