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jt76 replied to the forum post Epiphone les paul 100

VAMPIRE SG WITH EMGS ARE SELLING AROUND $450 NEW VAMPIRE SG USED SHOULD BRING AROUND $250 - $300 VAMPIRE SG WITHOUT THE EMGS IS PRETTY MUCH WORTHLESS UNLESS YOU FIND SOMEONE WHO LIKES THE ART BUT WANTS PASSIVES.  $......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Epiphone les paul 100

First thing I would do, if you have not tried this already, is raise the pickups close to the strings -  That will give you a lot more output.  Also you can raise and lower the individual pickup screws to......MORE »
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Pushead

Pushead replied to the forum post Epiphone les paul 100

Here's the same advice I gave you a few months ago when you asked about this:   I always come off as a jerk when people ask about upgrading inexpensive guitars, but it's honest advice:Don't buy pickups, save the money......MORE »
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Pushead replied to the forum post Snow white paint job colour change

More than likely.  ESP's white has varied over the years, some (especially the matte white) start turning very quickly and very dramatically.  Some of the snow whites change very slightly over the years.  Odds......MORE »
jt76

jt76 replied to the forum post Problems with an SV Standard

Agree pic 1 is a minor defect ,  pic 2 and pic 3 are fairly typical,  I think you are making to big a deal of it.   If you look carefully very few guitars are perfect.   The only guitars I can't find......MORE »
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Pushead replied to the forum post Problems with an SV Standard

By my estimation, you're making a big deal about nothing.  The finish line in photo 2 is normal (in my experience) with guitars that have neck-through, non-finished necks.  Here's my old Carvin:   Photo 3......MORE »
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Dave R. replied to the forum post WTF ESP?

You have active member status, no reason you shouldn't be able to access the site. You are posting on this forum with this very question which would also indicate you are of member status and have access. Can you explain......MORE »
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Pushead replied to the forum post Knobs to fit 500k pots

The knobs that come with the guitar will fit the new pots.......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Importing a new ESP from UK to USA

I live in the US in Virginia, My wife is from the UK,  I  spent a lot of time over there before she moved here.   I have from time to time considered buying ESP Models that were not available in the US market......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Importing a new ESP from UK to USA

I looked that up on the uk government website,  you are correct about the VAT,  under the uk's duty relief act a retailer does not have to collect VAT if they can prove the item left the UK and EU,   That......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post horizon

off the top of my head I belive it was late 80's,  like 87,88,89,  should have been available with bolt on or neck thru.     ......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Importing a new ESP from UK to USA

I think andertons ships a lot of stuff to the US so unless its a closeout item or something like that that you have to get at a specific store they migh be a good dealer to try.  Also Ups operates in the UK.   That......MORE »
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Dave R. replied to the forum post headstock badging

The map is the only available option.......MORE »
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Pushead replied to the forum post How can you tell a fake ec1000?

Post pictures here, we'll tell you.......MORE »
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Pushead replied to the forum post Question regarding pickup spacing for EII Eclipse

You'll want the Fender spaced.......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Can anyone help identifying if this Eclipse is real or not?

The earlier models had Sperzel tuners, and at some point they switched to Gotoh......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Can anyone help identifying if this Eclipse is real or not?

Definitely real - same as mine except mine has some modifications - eclipse ii -  finish is amber cherry sunburst - I agree I thing the nut has been changed everything else looks stock.   i think they were made from......MORE »