#1
Just wondering what the best Epiphone les paul model guitar that was made , I have been looking at the 90s models and the one that stands out with the best specs and value for money is the Epiphone joe perry bone yard , anyway I would like to know what other people think is there any think you would consider better or the same
#2
Epiphone Les Paul Tribute+ Definitely. As close to a real Gibson as Epiphone makes.
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#3
The Elitist would be the obvious answer, but those are long discontinued. The Tribute is probably the current frontrunner.
#4
Epiphone Tribute+.
Closer to a "real Gibson" than some of the lower-end Gibson models imo.
It has a beautiful AAA maple top and Gibson electronics.
The Humbuckers are Gibson '57 Classic and '57 Classic Plus.
If you want an awesome Epiphone guitar, you should check it out.
#5
The Elitist. Hands down.


But like mentioned are no longer produced.
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#6
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#7
If you find an Epi Elitist led Paul you buy that bitch and never look back.
But the new traditional Paul's are solid.
#8
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The Elitist would be the obvious answer, but those are long discontinued. The Tribute is probably the current frontrunner.

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The Elitist. Hands down.

But like mentioned are no longer produced.


They are still made by FujiGen - just with their own brand FGN

http://mi.fujigen.co.jp/collection/ser_neoclassic_nlc_nls.html

https://www.thomann.de/gb/fgn_lp_models.html

mostly even cheaper than used Elitists.....
Last edited by paruwi at Sep 2, 2016,
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They are still made by FujiGen - just with their own brand FGN

http://mi.fujigen.co.jp/collection/ser_neoclassic_nlc_nls.html

https://www.thomann.de/gb/fgn_lp_models.html

mostly even cheaper than used Elitists.....


Nice, thanks for the links!


So I'm guessing the ones with the sharper cutaway are for outside the JDM market and the regular cutaway is JDM only?
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They are still made by FujiGen - just with their own brand FGN

http://mi.fujigen.co.jp/collection/ser_neoclassic_nlc_nls.html

https://www.thomann.de/gb/fgn_lp_models.html

mostly even cheaper than used Elitists.....
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Wow, really? I've been debating getting an FGN (there's a guy not too far away from me that imports tons of stuff from Japan), but I didn't know they were FujiGen. Damn, might look into that!
#12
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They are still made by FujiGen - just with their own brand FGN

http://mi.fujigen.co.jp/collection/ser_neoclassic_nlc_nls.html

https://www.thomann.de/gb/fgn_lp_models.html

mostly even cheaper than used Elitists.....

Right, this is officially the place to go if you want an LP Studio-priced guitar with binding, but don't want an EC1000.

HMU hard. It's freaking awesome that Thomann sell these.
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#13
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Right, this is officially the place to go if you want an LP Studio-priced guitar with binding, but don't want an EC1000.

HMU hard. It's freaking awesome that Thomann sell these.


If you're in Europe anyway.


You're still fucked states-side
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#14
A local guitar shop was just selling an Epi Elite way cheap here, but I was too big of a cheapskate to get it before someone else swooped in... Wish I'd have known how good they are then.
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If you're in Europe anyway.


You're still fucked states-side


Thomann ships worldwide at more than fair prices

and you don't have to pay the VAT

for example if a guitar is 1190€ over here in Germany
you have to pay ~ 1000€ + 30€ shipping
#16
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Wow, really? I've been debating getting an FGN (there's a guy not too far away from me that imports tons of stuff from Japan), but I didn't know they were FujiGen. Damn, might look into that!


I've bought 5 of them within the last 20 months....



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#17
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Thomann ships worldwide at more than fair prices

and you don't have to pay the VAT

for example if a guitar is 1190€ over here in Germany
you have to pay ~ 1000€ + 30€ shipping


Damn thats actually not bad at all
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That settles it, paruwi is the MVP of 2016
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#19
Niiiice.

Been aware of FGNs for a while. Never saw that vid before. Thanks for posting!
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