GC and SA guitars see a lot of action from customers and if you look them over they almost always have a ding, scratch or some flaw as a result. Eagle1Apr 6, Epi necks I recently bought a Lennon Inspired Casino thinking it would have a nice thin slim neck and it has a rather chunky one. I 've got some good used guitars there for decent prices. After an hour of so playing it I put it down for the night with mixed feelings. Discussion in ' The Epi Center ' started by mrw55Apr 6, Korea vs China cont. TsukiyomiJun 14,
Hello after I sold it few years ago now I want to buy another time an Epiphone Lucille. My was built in Korea and was a nice guitar.
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Now it is. Any thoughts on Korean made Epi Sheraton vs Chinese made Lucille? However, I am going to wait until Epiphone produces the bodied.
I do not recommend buying an Epiphone Lucille. an Epi Dot Studio (darn good guitar), and a Korean G (good if you Something is just not right about the Chinese version of the Lucille and Epiphone should work it out.
I've always liked the Lucille.
While I tend to agree with your analysis of the Epiphone value proposition, I hesitate to write off a brand based on a bad guitar, especially when the biggest complaints are bad connections and such. Speaking about 'better' plants Does it matter? I own a Epi. Many of the Epiphones I've played were a disappointment, especially at the price.
To Lars: Thanks for the input.
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|I got it home knowing from inspection at the store that it needed a truss rod adjustment. No, create an account now. Keep playing it! I immediately loaded it up and took it back.
Show Ignored Content. I like to gather all the info and input I can before a purchase.
Also is the Epiphone Lucille worth buying, the Korean one or the newer Chinese ones? Are the necks the same (minus the ebony fingerboard. I spotted a couple of local Korean set-neck epi's in the $ dollar but just below it) such as the Sheraton, BB King Lucille, Zakk Wylde, Firebird. less being produced in china vs korea?
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wouldn't that translate to the.
It has a U in the serial number, so it was made in the Korean plant. I adjusted the neck, put new strings on it, lowered the action and set the intonation.
It either had corrosion or an intermitent connection. It was made in China is all I know.
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Perhaps you'll grow to like the neck on your Casino. Something is just not right about the Chinese version of the Lucille and Epiphone should work it out.
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|I think there is alot of myths out, mostly everybody rates his own guitars better than others When Epi started production in Korea all Epis had been made by Samick, later in the mid 90s, there have been a huge amount of korean factories building for Epi as OEMs, strangely only one factory has survived to produce for Epi.
Hi and welcome here First of all I'd suggest to rate the single guitar - and not a country or a factory :biggrin: Most Epis are fine guitars, regardless where they've been made Could you tell where it was made if it was not written on it? Share This Page Tweet. To Lars: Thanks for the input. I adjusted the neck, put new strings on it, lowered the action and set the intonation.
I made my first trip to China in July of to help facilitate. From there is also produced in Korea and then in also in Indonesia. InGibson (Since Epiphone guitars have been produced in China).
Epi does not have thier act together IMHO.
Maybe I just got a bad one Anyone played both? I like what Paruwi said, "Mostly everybody rates his own guitars better than others.
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I don't know how many times I have read an article that convinced me I needed the product but when I went down to GC and gave it a try I didn't like it. It either had corrosion or an intermitent connection.