Epiphone Black Beauty Reviews
These guitars are fairly inexpensive if you can find them in the used or even the new classifieds . You can find a new one for right around $750. The Epiphone guitars are pretty popular because they're basically a lesser version of a Gibson guitar. So they're fairly popular and they're somewhat inexpensive compared to a Gibson Les Paul guitar. [read more on Audiofanzine]iamqman rated this unit on 2011-12-14.
These are decent alternatives to the Gibson version, but remember that you're losing a few features such as the ebony board and overall build quality. I found it didn't sound quite as resonant as the actual Gibson version, and the nut/fretwork wasn't quite as good either. I'm not really sure why anybody would want a middle humbucker, but if yo... [read more on Audiofanzine]Hatsubai rated this unit on 2011-07-08.
Bottom line, this is a wonderful guitar for someone who wants to play rhythm, but not lead. If you want lead, go with the LP Custom. One thing I have noticed is that the gold hardware looses its finish after a long period of time. Just a thought.... [read more on Audiofanzine]Matt L. rated this unit on 2005-12-19.
Bottom line, dont buy this guitar. Its mine! seriuosly though, i'm considering going into international waters so i can marry it. I love it and have no regrets. Its beautifull, and sounds great. a real mans guitar. If anyone stole it i'd hunt them down and force them to listen to Blazing Squad. Torture! [read more on Audiofanzine]Prince Karpinski rated this unit on 2004-12-30.
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