#1
So I was at the Down concert last night. Sick btw. But my question is about Pepper's guitars.


He plays ESP, and they look EXACTLY like Gibson SG's. They do not have Viper bodies, you know how Vipers are kind of distorted shape, Pep's was straight on Gibson looking, but sure enough ESP headstock.


So does ESP make a, I don't know, almost replica SG other than a Viper, or is this most likely a custom built model they built specifically for Pep?


Any help is appreciated.
#2
custom perhaps, or you were drunk. they don't have any current models like that but maybe something discontinued
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#4
Japanese custom maybe? Edwards makes bitchin' copies of well known models without getting their asses sued.
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#6
What the... Well, it's a custom ESP I guess.
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#7
You lucky bastard, when they came to here to Calgary Phil was sick and couldnt sing so they didnt play, but I read in an interview that he had ESP make him a bunch of custom guitars
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You lucky bastard, when they came to here to Calgary Phil was sick and couldnt sing so they didnt play, but I read in an interview that he had ESP make him a bunch of custom guitars



Dude it was a sick show. Phil was ON-POINT all night. They played for 2 and a half hours. All the good stuff, and a lot of the new stuff too. Amazing show.
#9
Good to hear, they said they are going to come back to Calgary to make up for when they coudnt play, so I cant wait till they come.
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#10
By the looks of the wear it's an old guitar so it may be that ESP made a more SG-like guitar before Gibson started throwing lawsuits around like they were going out of fashion.
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By the looks of the wear it's an old guitar so it may be that ESP made a more SG-like guitar before Gibson started throwing lawsuits around like they were going out of fashion.



Yea, you may be right man. I know Pep has had that guitar for a while, I just didn't know if it was actually a model.
#12
It definitely looks like a custom made guitar. Never seen inlays like that on a normal ESP. Or P-90 pickups for that matter.
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#13
i'm guessing it's a custom, however you could just get an edwards... EDIT: they're an esp sub-brand. Japanese-made.
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#15
I swear he did have a gibson though which he sold on ebay a few months ago, it was on the down myspace
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#17
you have a design, have the money, ESP will build it for you.
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