#1
epiphone has two types of LP standards; plain top and plus top. i know that the difference is obviously on the "top" of the guitars, but what exactly is different? the looks? the quality of the wood itself?
#2
it may have something to do with the thickness. A lot of budget guitars have a very thin laminate on the top - the binding on the sides or black finish usually hides this.

Maybe the plus top is thicker?
#3
well, the plain top is unflamed giving it the sorta faded look it has. the plus top is flamed giving that tiger striped looking finish. i think those are the biggest differences.
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#5
plain tops have no flamed maple or quilted maple tops. usually, i think they're 1/4 inch thick, but please correct me if i am wrong.
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