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Unread 01-18-2012, 10:32 AM   #1
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New Epiphone Prophecy's

I just have to say that this is a a very sexy new offering from Epiphone:

Epiphone - All-New Prophecy Les Paul Customs: Better Than Ever!

Me, being very partial to a good Epiphone, just had the GAS kicked up a notch....

They could have found a better presenter in the video though
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I dig the 24-frets, multiply binding, and true LP shape.

Not digging the triangle on the inlays or the fancy knobs all too much.

Epiphone, and Gibson for that matter, have been putting out some really awesome, very affordable, guitars lately and this is no excuse.

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Unread 01-18-2012, 10:37 AM   #3
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Yeah, I was especially surprised by Epiphone that has gone from clarity to clarity.

Not too big of a fan about the gold hardware though, but that's just preferance.




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This is pretty cool too:

Epiphone - The Ace Frehley "Budokan" Les Paul Custom Outfit


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^Oh yes.. That is one beautiful guitar

Also nice to see DiMarzios in a contemporary Les Paul.




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My inner 15-year-old just got a boner.

EDIT: My inner 15-year-old just made me open iTunes and put on some Kiss too, hahaha.
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The Epi headstock shape still bugs me, but these are looking killer

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Yeah, there is something.. Off.. about it. But for these I am willing to overlook it




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I very much like and want all of the guitars posted in this thread so far.

I still think they should do the Axcess neck joint on the Prophecy series though...
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the new prophecy les paul ex looks pretty cool.
i like the one with the blue finish
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Love the blue and the sunburst, but I'm leaning more towards the passive version.

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EDIT: My inner 15-year-old just made me open iTunes and put on some Kiss too, hahaha.
I hate the .... out of KISS, but love the .... out of three pickup LPs.


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Apparently ESP isn't the only company saving some of their coolest shapes for the Japanese market.

Epiphone - Tak Matsumoto DC Standard Goldtop

^Inlays aren't that great, but everything else is super tasty.
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Apparently ESP isn't the only company saving some of their coolest shapes for the Japanese market.

Epiphone - Tak Matsumoto DC Standard Goldtop

^Inlays aren't that great, but everything else is super tasty.
That's been around for about a year now, it's alright but I'm with you on the inlays... they look like tin foil.

Also, having the toggle switch there, especially with a ring, on a DC, is just WRONG, on so many levels.

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Not a Kiss fan, but that LP....

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