Epi Elitist LP-Custom

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  1. Paruwi

    Paruwi Kraut-Rocker Staff Member

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  2. Eddie

    Eddie Active Member

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    The link didn't lead to an Elitist. Is there one available in Germany?

    Here's one in Hamliton, Canada:

    https://reverb.com/item/7491070-epiphone-elite-les-paul-custom

    Headstock is stamped USED and the last three digits of the serial are stamped out.

    I asked if he could reduce shipping. But it's still high.
     
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    Davis Sharp Well-Known Member

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    It's just an 8 hr drive for you. :)
     
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    Paruwi Kraut-Rocker Staff Member

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    it was sold shortly after I posted it here
     
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    I may ask Ken Mountain to help me out. But shipping is still going to cost a bit.
     
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    What are the main differences between the Elite and a regular Epi LPC? Are the woods the same? Electronics?

    I have an Epi LPC, and honestly, I don't play it. It's lighter than I like for an LPC, and just doesn't have that "umpf". I'd love to get an Elite (Elitist), but don't want to run into the same issue.

    The FGN NLC-100 is a great option, but double the price. I know I've been going back and forth about this for the past year, but I've made some purchases lately and I don't even play them: PRS S2 and Gibson Explorer. I don't want to drop another grand for it to sit in the case.

    Thanks. :)
     
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    It's safe to say that almost everything is different. Many of the Elitists are made in Fujigen, so its an FGN with Epi branding.
     
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    Paruwi Kraut-Rocker Staff Member

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    Elitists are made from real african mahogani, real mapleTops,
    US made pickups, typical perfect Japanese craftmanship

    The FGN NeoClassics are basicly the same, just FujiGens interpretation
    of a great classic guitar, not dictated by Gibson/Epi how to do it

    over here 10-15 year old Elitist LPCs usually are offered for more then a brand new FGN NeoClassic (I've paid less than 1000€ for mine)
     
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    I need one!!
     

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