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Unread 07-02-2007, 12:00 PM   #16
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I personally hate binding. I think it's ugly and makes the guitar look like plastic.

And the neck IS finished, it's just in a smoother satin finish...which aren't bad at all, it's just preference.
Unless it's a real natural binding. Like this:


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Unread 07-02-2007, 02:05 PM   #17
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when did Epi go MIC? I was under the impression that they were still Samick/Cort made MIK.
They've been making the transition from Korea to China for years.

http://www.epiphone.com/news.asp?NewsID=83

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EPI: I thought all Epiphones were made by Samick. (smiling)

JIM: I think that's what a lot of people still think. But that never was the case. Fifteen years ago, a lot of, but certainly not all, Epiphone guitars as well as other brands, were made at the Samick factory in Korea. Today, they don't make any guitars for us. In fact, they closed the Samick guitar factory in Korea a few years ago.
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Unread 07-05-2007, 09:48 AM   #18
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ok, so I have heard different things on this guitar. Is it a studio or not? and also how epiphone les paul's compare to this? and is it worth buying, this is what I am thinking of buyng (when I get the money, if I get a job), but just wanted to hear opinions.
It's a Studio with a satin finish and better pickups. In fact, unless the changed it without me knowing, it has the same pickups as a Standard. But I'd easily get an Epi LP Custom over that, just because I don't like the finish and lack of binding.
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The key to great tone is really found in the kind of hand soap that you use.
For years I used a typical off-the-shelf bar-type soap and I had no idea that, even though I rinsed properly and thoroughly after every cleansing, there was still a soap scum residue on my hands and fingers.
This negatively affected my tone in ways that I just can't describe.
Then, on a whim, a few years ago I wandered into a Bath and Body Works store at a local mall and picked up some of their gentle foaming anti-bacterial hand cleansers.
The difference in my guitar's sound is so wickedly improved that I no longer feel the need to buy a new amp or pedals or even strings...EVER!
So, it's my belief that tone is in the soap.
Thank you and goodnight.
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