Epiphone JB on Ebay, you gotta see this!

lesterp

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Headstock looks like it was cut down. Just seems weird with that short, stuby headstock.
 

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Personally, I wouldn't have modified it the way he has, but kudos to him for at least being honest about it being an Epiphone made to look like a Gibson.
 

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It's definitely a fake epiphone. The tailpiece studs are rounded when they should be squared off. No thumbwheels on the bridge. And as barcham said, through knobs are in the wrong position.

ahh I despise the headstock modification!
 

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The whole body is a little short, that is probably why the knobs are too far foward. Definatley a fake and not only a fake Epiphone, but a fake Gibson at that. People say no one every really goes through the trouble to make a fake Gibson, because people will know.
 

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It's also missing the knob pointers and the strap locks. He probably figured that everyone would be captivated by the headstock "makeover" to notice anything else. I have a feeling he bought a Gibson fake and is trying to get rid of it.

I think I would agree. That's the best explanation I've heard yet. Somebody has a $550 bid on it. I hope he has sense enough to wise up before it's to late to do anything about it.
 

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I contacted him and he said he bought it from Musician's Friend and has a receipt to prove it and modified it using stuff he got off ebay.
 

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I contacted him and he said he bought it from Musician's Friend and has a receipt to prove it and modified it using stuff he got off ebay.

Talking is a scam artists bread and butter.

Hes so full of shit its pathetic.
 

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I should buy it and then not pay for it and then ebay would be involved and I would let them know I refuse too pay based on the fact that it is a fake.
 

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It's not a Epiphone, its a Gibson but yea its 100% fake!
 

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I contacted him and he said he bought it from Musician's Friend and has a receipt to prove it and modified it using stuff he got off ebay.

I think he's lying. I think it was a fake Chinese Gibson all along and when he couldn't sell it he used the converted Epi story? :hmm:
 

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