The Fake Epiphone Thread II

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

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  1. Skit

    Skit Witch Doctor Premium Member

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    Put in a $5000 bid then tell ebay you're not paying because it's fake.
     
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    Done :thumb:
     
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    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    eBay usually doesn't care much, the get paid their fees regardless if it's fake or legit
     
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    I used to do that many years ago. Lost track of the number of accounts I had that were banned.
     
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    What about this one?

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  7. Skit

    Skit Witch Doctor Premium Member

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    I have done it a bunch of times and never had a problem.
     
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    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    nothing wrong with it
     
  10. SymphonyoftheVampire

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    I'm not sure that'll be possible. I need to get the guitar shipped to Argentina. And I have no idea how to convert our local currency to yen in order to make the payment. And I don't speak a single word of japanese. Thanks for the suggestion anyways! So its a real one?
     
  11. paruwi

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    Yes !

    http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/convert/?Amount=1&From=JPY&To=ARS

    First of all You need to ask if they ship to Argentina at all
    IIRC Ishibashi currently doesn't ship anything with rosewood, because of the new CITES-II regulations
     
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    Hello "Skit" what is going on here? Does someone sell on ebay and then race to the store and buy it there and then resell it?
     
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    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    Sellers on Ebay who DO NOT own the guitars they sell

    Many japanese sellers are just brokers, they don't own what they offer,
    if you buy there, they try to get the guitar from the local shop (much cheaper) and send it to you with a huge price-up
    if the item is already sold, you'll get your cash back later
     
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    peter,

    Sounds like a good reason to avoid Japanese sellers!
     
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    You need to find the few honest ones who do the CITES-II papers correct ........
     
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    Hey guys- thanks in advance. Real or fake zakk buzzsaw Epiphone. What looks suspicious to me is the TRC, strap hooks should not be black? EMG HZ should have plug connection? Most troubling is the neck has a high gloss??? I paid $500US for collectors item. I have 45 days to return to GC IMG_20171203_015109_hdr.jpg IMG_20171203_014200_hdr.jpg IMG_20171203_015109_hdr.jpg IMG_20171203_014200_hdr.jpg IMG_20171203_014753_hdr.jpg IMG_20171203_014753_hdr.jpg IMG_20171203_014827_hdr.jpg o
     

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    Fake !
     
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    Thanks guys! It's pretty well made. The writing on the truss cover is off center and no space between Paul and custom. Does anyone know if all EMG pickups have a harness plug on the pickups? Are the EMGs fakes?
     
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    the guitar is Fake - why should they put on a legit pickup for more $$ than the guitar is worth ?
     
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