#2
i think its really a solid guitar but i think you'll get a better guitar at this price class
#4
but if you really dig SGs, then by all means go for it my friend.. the epi g-400 seems to be a decent and worth-the-price guitar..
Gear:

PRS SE Standard
Ibanez AEG8E-NT w/ Seymour Duncan Woody SC
Yupangco Classical Guitar
Korg AX5G
Marshall MG50DFX
Vox Pathfinder 15R