1. Jewel the Sapphire

    First time buying from Japan

    I have wanted to use one of the Yahoo Japan websites to buy this guitar and ended up using Rinkya. I have no idea whether or not Rinkya was the least expensive choice as far as fees and shipment costs to the US. Rinkya was the first Yahoo Japan site to successfully process a payment for my...
  2. Jewel the Sapphire

    The rarest junior epi made?

    I have never seen one of these hot tomales
  3. BKS

    Old boo heung epi pickups.

    Tried a search here but found nothing. Cleaning my smokey epiphone lp custom 3 plus got curious on the pickups. They are the standard korean set in bridge and neck and there is some info on them tho most is about the chinese version. Can not find any information about the middle Pickup. It...
  4. Jewel the Sapphire

    Korea/Japan Hybrid Custom

    I just got this Les Paul and looking at things like the headstock shape and truss rod cover suggests it's made in Samick Korea between 1989-1991 but also looking at the features make me question if it's not. The wiring looks like it was done professionally not in a production line so it may...
  5. Jewel the Sapphire

    Need advice-- Vintage Epiphone Custom!

    I'm going to buy this one after I get more photos in!! Heres hoping the neck and frets are in great shape as the rest.. the last time I found an open book headstock epiphone custom it sold right from under my fingertips-- this one I see a volute on the neck and a small post ABR1 style bridge...
  6. J_Euphoria

    Upgraded My MIK Epiphone Les Paul! (70's Vibe)

    So I scored this 90's Epiphone Les Paul with a Hard shell case for $200 from a local seller via Offerup. ALL STOCK 1996 MIK Epiphone Les Paul w/ Birdseye Maple Top by J Euphoria, on Flickr 1996 MIK Epiphone Les Paul w/ Birdseye Maple Top by J Euphoria, on Flickr 1996 MIK Epiphone Les Paul w/...
  7. J_Euphoria

    NGD: Made in Korea Cherry Sunburst Les Paul w/ Birdseye Maple Top!

    I was cruising offer and I stumbled upon this beauty! $200 US dollars got me this beauty along with an Epiphone hard case, 2 packs of Ernie Ball strings, and a cable. I got super lucky! The top is gorgeous and the mahogany back is simply stunning. I've own a few vintage Gibson Les Pauls i nay...
  8. Jewel the Sapphire

    Help me identify this Les Paul Standard

    Hey new member here, I just got this guitar the other night and it only says Made in Korea on the back of the headstock help! So the serial number sticker is gone, is there any patterns to distinguish the year and where it may have been manufactured in Korea?
  9. M

    Need help identifying Korean LP

    Hey all! New to the forums, just to ask one important question : What on earth is my LP? The model, year of manufacture, ectra. https://i.imgur.com/D2dOFHx.jpg Got it 3rd hand, and it appears to be a LP-100 Made in Korea in the Samick factory. However, that's all I know of...