NGD to come ...

Discussion in 'Epiphone SG' started by DrBGood, May 30, 2019.

  1. DrBGood

    DrBGood Well-Known Member

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    Can't get to it before Saturday AM, I asked the seller to save it for me. Crossing my fingers he will.

    G400 Vintage, one from 2003/2004, high-output designed in the U.S.A. pickups, no veneer, no scarf joint, gold logo. The best G400 available out there. I should know, I already have one.

    Comes with a Roland Cube 30. If I flip the amp, the SG will come to $100CAD or less.

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    donepearce Well-Known Member

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    I can see your name on it.
     
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    :fingersx: Congratulations Dr! Looking forward to close-ups of the non-veneer.
     
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    DrBGood Well-Known Member

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    If it's like my cherry red, it should look great.

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    Don't do this to me Doc!!

    $100 CAD???

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    :rofl:

    Happy deal :cheers::cheers:
     
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    What I paid for the red one too [​IMG]
     
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    It is very clear anymore. I have to move to Canada. God knows what can I find on garage sells or online for cheap prices :naughty::naughty:
     
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    Is there something wrong with Epiphone's idea of the scarf joint?

    After so many posts I've seen that lambaste Gibson for the 17 degree
    back angle and the weak point in the mahogany, I've attributed Epiphone's
    scarf joint as a quiet way to improve strength of the neck in that area,
    while still maintaining the traddie back angle and keeping awesome tone.

    Imagine if Gibson attempted this 'improvement..."
    *laughs
    But my favorite Epi has a very visible scarf joint
    and the tone is awesome. I have not seen any reason to disparage
    this. But I have not subjected my lovely Epi neck to any stress tests
    to prove whether or not the joint can take it.

    I don't think I will. Hence my question to you.
    I'd like to hear your thoughts on the subject.
    And congratulations too, for finding a great deal on a
    fine instrument and (imho a very cool amp).

    I play bass through a CB-60XT, and it does everything
    I need.
     
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    Absolutly not, on the contrary. I was just listing differences between this SG and the mill of the run G400. As a matter of fact, the one I have had it's headstok broken. Looks like they wanted to get as close as possible the 1962 Gibson SG. It was only missing 3° at the headstock tilt and the open book.

    Here's how they advertised it.
    http://www.epiphone.com/news-featur...400--why-is-this-guitar-shaking-up-the-i.aspx
     
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    Good luck with your new purchase, you'll have to post pics of course when it comes and let us know how it sounds
     
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    Nice score, the brown Vintage has been on my wish list for awhile.
     
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    Where do you put the guitar when you have a 1½ hour drive to come back home ? I put it on the passenger seat to ogle it on the way. Almost pornographic, with the snake skin strap.

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    I never named a guitar, but maybe I should namethis one ... Lady Of The Road

     
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    Congrats, that sure is purty... Happy NGD to ya! :smile:

    I usually don't name mine either, although the kids named one of the strats Butters. It has a creamy aged white/yellow look to it.

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    Wow, that's a really nice looking guitar! :cheers:

    Now I want one even more! :fingersx:
     
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    That’s a nice looking G400.
     
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    No no Dr!!! Very dangerous driving hazard - unless of course your car is self-drive. :D Hope you didn’t get a ticket for her not wearing her seatbelt. That’s some serious purty!






     
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    Beautiful Strats
     
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