Bjorn Gelotte Signature Model is coming...

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  1. btbg

    btbg SS.org Regular

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    ...point being?

    The Epiphone Les Paul Custom in its own right is a great guitar. As is the Heafy, Prophecy, and other variations of the custom. I can't see why this would be any different.

    Saying "it's Epiphone so it's probably not good" is a statement of pure ignorance from the elitist snobs.
     
  2. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    It's ....ing Bring Me To The Horizon. Changing a nut is no problem. Just get their tech to do it. ...., they can probably just get Gibson to send them a new one and trash the old one. :rofl:

    Also, I love Epiphones. the newer Epis I tried were much better than the low-end Gibsons I played. If I had the cash, I would have walked out with one of the '14 Epi LP Standards. I LOVED the raw back they had. Like it much better than the gloss the old LPs had.
     
  3. 1b4n3z

    1b4n3z SS.org Regular

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    Sorry I was supposed to comment on Adam of Angels' line: "
    You can tune as low as In Flames does on a 24.75" scale and not run into any issues whatsoever"

    To me a combination of short scale + low tuning on a fixed bridge guitar does create an annoying problem with the setup, as one probably wishes to use rather thick strings to attain proper string tension -> nut must be modified to accept those strings. And it's a pain to refill and re-file the slots if one wishes to go back to regular tuning :) That's all.
     
  4. Ibycan7

    Ibycan7 SS.org Regular

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    well in my case, I would not hesitate on just buying a new nut and having replaced by one of my trusty guitar tech I take my guitars to. but i'm in the states, I don't know how available part are in other places, I can get one for like 15 bucks and pay the tech 30 and brand new nut installed. but that's just me.

    As far as set up, I have a Epi Explorer Drop B, and have no issues at all, after upgrading the tune-o-matic bridge. so it is not impossible to have a hassle free guitar with a 24.75" scale tuned that low, but again that's just my experience.
     
  5. Ibycan7

    Ibycan7 SS.org Regular

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    Thanks buddy, I will check it out. I like the specs but I'm not sure if I want the black and gold. I always liked a Silver burst. Unfortunately, I can't get a hold of the Epi Gelotte in person. and i'm not sold on the EMGs. I have always been more of a passive JB/59 kind of guy but we will see.
     
  6. metale

    metale SS.org Regular

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    I would have loved the Heafy with gold hardware instead of just black on black, but would have been a hassle to get it all replaced.

    If you do get it and don't fancy the pickups, swap them (85 to the bridge and 81 to the neck). It's a somewhat popular mod.
     
  7. rifftrauma

    rifftrauma Trapped in time...

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  8. cwhitey2

    cwhitey2 BlackendCrust Metalâ„¢

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    Best feature for me is the beer opener...works better then my teeth :lol:
     
  9. manu80

    manu80 Jackson for life !

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    beer opener on the back of the guitar....my god...
    those kind of clichés are so dumb to me....
     
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    Musicians Friend is saying April for shipping on the new one. I was going to order one for xmas, but I don't want to wait until April.
     
  11. Adam Of Angels

    Adam Of Angels The GAS Man Contributor

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    Man, I love Bjorn, and want that white one, but that bottle opener is so silly :lol:
     

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