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Epiphone Les Paul Standard 1998 Korea electric guitar in Black

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Condition: 8-9/10
From a few feet away it looks excellent. On close inspection you will find some signs of wear and tear, but very minor. Some minor scratches, polishing swirls, nothing major or structural.
Not much evidence of buckle rash on the back either but some light scratches, minor indentations and polishing swirls.

Neck: 8/10
The frets are in good condition with only light wear and minor indentations and minor flat spots. There are some signs of age related wear on the rosewood but general wear and tear is much below what you’d expect. The minor indentations didn’t affect my enjoyment when playing the guitar and are fairly common on guitars of this age. I would say the indentations are not noticeable under normal playing conditions in my opinion.

Hardware: 8/10
The machineheads seem to be original and in good working order, some extremely light signs of tarnish.
The stop tail and saddles are also in very good condition with minimal signs of ageing and very slightly tarnished commensurate with age.

Electrics: 9/10
Sockets, pots and switches etc are wear and tear items. The electrics on this guitar have been tested and are in excellent working order, but my standard disclaimer is it’s a used guitar and one must expect SOME occasional electrical ‘scratching’ noise, crackling and popping when adjusting pots and switches. In our opinion the electrics on this guitar exhibit less than average ‘noise’ in normal play but there’s no guarantee how long they will stay in this condition.

Playability:
This guitar has been lovingly set up by Jon, one of the UK’s most highly regarded and experienced guitar techs.
That doesn’t mean this guitar is the best playing guitar ever, it just means that he has taken the time to set it up. Adjust the action, intonation etc so that it plays as well as can be expected and stays in tune as good as any guitar of this type does.
We all have differing styles and demands from our instruments. Some of us like fast n low actions for fretboard burning licks, others prefer a high n mightly action for show stopping windmills and downtuned heavy riffing and everything in between. No one set up suits all!
This specific guitar has been set up sympathetically for it’s style so has a fairly low action, and minimal fret buzzing.

Case:
No hard case or gig bag but will be shipped boxed securely.

Priced with all of the above in mind but feel free to “make an offer”.

Shipping
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Shipping Weight 10 kg
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