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Epiphone Les Paul Custom - Gibson Burstbuckers! - $900 (Coeur d' Alene)

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9th St near Pennsylvania Ave.

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condition: like new
make / manufacturer: Epiphone
model name / number: Les Paul Custom
Up for your consideration is this beautiful Epiphone Les Paul Custom Koa. This instrument was made in China in 2022.

The solid mahogany body has a beautiful solid Koa cap. A gloss polyurethane finish ensures that this guitar will keep its sheen. The combination of woods on this guitar gives it a rich, warm tone.

The 24¾” mahogany neck has Epiphone's usual slim taper profile, a sort of flat D carve ideal for fast runs. The 12” radius ebony fretboard makes bends effortless, even with low action. The guitar arrived with uneven frets, but I levelled, crowned, and polished the frets myself. This guitar plays like a dream.

One nice benefit of the clear finish is that this guitar shows exactly what it is. The scarf joints on the headstock and heel are clearly visible. The wood grain shows you exactly what was used in construction. This guitar is not ashamed of itself: it shows itself as itself, take it or leave it.

I removed the abysmal stock Epiphone pickups and replaced them with Gibson 61 Burstbuckers from a Gibson USA SG. At the same time, I removed the ugly black poker chip, replaced the stark white switch tip with mellow cream, swapped out the pickup surrounds and pickguard from black to cream and the speed knobs from black to amber. The new plastics set off the Koa and mahogany, giving this instrument a unique vibe.

I will ship in a like-new Gator hardcase. It's a brown faux leather case with pink interior with blanket, based on the Lipton cases that protected the original 1950s Les Pauls.

Epiphone no longer makes the Koa topped customs. The closest thing they sell to these specs will set you back $1300, and that is in boring alpine white or ebony finishes.

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