Good MiJ SG copies?


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Mar 13, 2014
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Been looking at a few MiJ SG copies but really don't know or cant tell which ones are the good ones and which ones are the bad ones. Any advice on buying old MiJ Sg's in the UK?
If you want a quick solution and an almost guaranteed happy ending, go for an Edwards ESG-120, still in production and very high quality (holds up to non custom shop Gibsons easily), with a nitro top coat on the finish and Seymour Duncans. They are usually light weight and have a fast playing medium neck. MIJ Tokai SGs are Gibson quality, but I prefer the Seymour Duncan pups in my Edwards, also I found they are usually a little heavier (if you care about that, which I do). They have chunky necks though, which I enjoy. You can find these on Reverb. You probably wouldn't go wrong with a higher priced Bacchus BSG (currently out of production I think), MIJ Greco from the late '80s or '90s (be careful there are Korean built, lower grade models that are superficially similar).

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