EPIPHONE TRADITIONAL PRO-III 2018 GOLD TOP LES PAUL ELECTRIC GUITAR-GIG BAG CASE. TO THE . After viewing both on the Sweetwater site, the Epiphone was most pleasing to my eye. $800. I learned on an acoustic guitar and I still love to play it whenever i can, however my lesson teacher said i was ready for an electric and recommended this guitar and a marshall code 50, (amazing modeling amp). Learn More. My first real guitar was one of the "copyright" Ibanez Les Pauls from the 70s. Music Park has it on special from a retail of $1,499 to $1,199. 2 Finish Options . Exclusive deals, delivered straight to your inbox. The rosewood board on mine is dark and looks great. And for the price its just icing on the cake, I have been playing for 53 years as a professional and I am 68 years old now. Right out of the package, I carefully inspected it from headstock to body and found the quality as well as the finish to be beautiful and flawless. or Best Offer. Epiphone’s new Inspired by Gibson™ Collection proudly presents the Les Paul™ Standard 50s! I am giving it a 5 star rating because for the money it is worth 5 stars. The setup was perfect. The Epiphone is owned by Gibson, so the guitars are virtually the same (same mahogany body, solid maple top, mahogany neck, and rosewood frets), however, they are manufactured in a different place. Epiphone. Out of the box the set up was spot on...only needed to be tuned. Really nothing negative at all to say. Hmm, we don't have any listings for this product right now. I know a lot of people have a problem with the "it's not a real Gibson" thing, and while this guitar may not be made in Nashville, it's 100% killer Les Paul at about 1/10 the price. $699.00. Sweet Les Paul tone one expects to pay much more for. Epiphone Les Paul Traditional Pro Goldtop. As with all ,even high end we can mod or "hot rod". This iconic goldtop is Ep/Lp #6 for me - and all have been extremely consistent, with only a slight exception being my one Indonesian-made standard plustop of two years ago (noticeably different build & neck profile). This is my fourth guitar from you guys and your payment plans are also wonderful. I hope that you find this review helpful in making your choices for product and doing business with Sweetwater. To say the least I stopped doing business with them years ago and refuse to even go into one of there stores anymore. $116.52 shipping. And working with Sweetwater was also an outstanding experience--my salesman, Parker Roush, was great in all respects, and he even called me to find out how I liked the guitar. The tuners function nicely. This is an awesome guitar great for the money and beyond that. Fantastic guitar. There staff is very knowledgeable and if they don't know the answer they will find someone who does rather than giving you a wrong answer. Epiphone has really come a long way in making quality instruments for musicians who either don't have the money or don't want to spend an arm and a leg for a great guitar with a classic rock and roll sound. Done! On top of all that, it's style and color perfectly match my 20+ year old Epi Accoustic/Electric PR5E...they look good together. Sweetwater delivers again!! Includes Road/Hard Case. My sales rep explained that I was looking at the top of the Epiphone line and the lower end of the Gibson line. Honestly other than the pickups I really can not tell much of a difference in sound and play feel. $599.00. the metallic gold is chill city. 1 Finish Options . This is an excellent guitar! The intonation is spot on. This means the neck is glued into the joint and provides greater sustain and smoother unrestricted access to the top frets. 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