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Epiphone headstock fix....

Discussion in 'Technical Side of Things' started by nickurso, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. nickurso

    nickurso Friend of Fred

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    Dec 24, 2012
    New Orleans la.
    ....or guitar toupee

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    Saw this on Facebook today
     
  2. DaddyDog

    DaddyDog Country Gent

    Sep 18, 2011
    Mississauga, Canada
    Lol, um, why?
     
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  3. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

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    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
    Probably the same reason some Gretsch players cover up the Electromatic logo on the headstock lol ... never understood the need to do that :)
     
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  5. Mal Belford

    Mal Belford Gretschie

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    Apr 4, 2016
    Sweden
    LoL.....

    Why?
    Quite easy....want the Gibson real deal look but not pay for it...as i suspect that they showing it with a Epiphone logo...and the intention is that there is Gibson logos...
     
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  6. englishman

    englishman Friend of Fred

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    Apr 5, 2014
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    He'll probably sell a bunch of them!
     
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  7. Ricochet

    Ricochet Gretschified

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Good luck with that, I have 3 Epis with those headstocks and they're all a bit different.

    Oh, and why?!
     
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  8. nickurso

    nickurso Friend of Fred

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    I lot of people like epiphone guitars but don't like the look of the headstock
     
  9. nickurso

    nickurso Friend of Fred

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    New Orleans la.
    I wouldn't add one but I bet there are a bunch of people that would
     
  10. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Country Gent

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    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    The world has gone crazy. Definitively.
     
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  11. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

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    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    Well,it looks a lot better to me,i don't like that Epi head on there Gibson type models,i have no problem with it on Sheratons,Casinos ,Broadways etc..

    On the larger pic,Its just more aesthetically pleasing, to my eye at least.

    And i would never change the logo to Gibson.

    This is how some of them sell in Japan, so why not world wide.
     
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  12. Henry

    Henry Friend of Fred

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Not for me but really, it is not any different than all the other decorations and knick knacks we stick on our guitar, trees, walls, etc.
     
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  13. audept

    audept I Bleed Orange

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    Dec 1, 2010
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  14. KuKuKu

    KuKuKu Gretschie

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    Aug 28, 2016
    Germany
    I really like the headstock of my Sheraton.
     
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  15. nickurso

    nickurso Friend of Fred

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    Exactly a lot of people just don't like the epi Les Paul's like that and I agree the sheratons etc look great
     
  16. nickurso

    nickurso Friend of Fred

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  17. audept

    audept I Bleed Orange

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    I was going to post the Trump version but didn't want to be politically insensitive! :D
     
  18. guitarmike

    guitarmike Gretschie

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    Oct 13, 2015
    Montreal
    Looks like a toupet and a facelift.
     
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  19. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Country Gent

    I can understand why some people would want this, but for me, I'm fine that I'm playing an Epiphone LP. I won't be taking it to a professional stage, so it really doesn't matter to me anyway. Besides I can always upgrade an Epi, and still come in under what I would pay for a Gibson.
     
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  20. wabash slim

    wabash slim Country Gent

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    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    It's trying to be something it isn't. If you're ashamed of an Epi, save your money and get a Gibson. I'm not ashamed of my Electromatic or Historic---they both still say Gretsch and I don't have to glue a cheesy wood bit to them.
     
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  21. Marten Richens

    Marten Richens Gretschie

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    Jan 22, 2016
    Exeter
    I have an EPI Les Paul and I love the thing. It plays great, lokks great and frankly is great. Why should I care that the headstock doesn't have pointy bits? It's more to get chipped anyway.
     
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