that's because the don't look all that great. and they attract dust, dirt. and covers looks cleaner and nicer.
drill baby drill... small guard ftw.
real inlays would look nicer.
less is less issues.
the pickguard screws still look huge, are they countersunk?
it's ok to leave the adjustment screws chrome imo.
once again the Colonel speaks the truth. i hesitated to put chrome covers on my '82 Norlin because i've done it before on another similar guitar...
looks legit to me, judging by body contours, knob placement and tailpiece holes.
yes it is. it's my only gibson. my current axe is my 4th SG.
my HT-1R handles my M5 perfectly. i'm even using the 5-band EQ to expand the tonal range of my other pedals.
all these My Little Pony guys sound the same.
that is the sex.
don't restore it... that finish checking is awesome. maybe change some minor things to your liking.
only the ABR looks proper imo.
W@W i love this ...i may need to join the fray :hmm:
this... it may haunt you for a while :naughty: may as well just eliminate the middle man ;)
ida picked the SGJ all day, but that is irrelevant to your decision... your Epi does look great and congrats to you :thumb:
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