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fenson
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A cool bargain at only $250

Post by fenson » Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:17 pm

Hi,
This is my new girl friend! One of the best sounding guitar I've ever play!
And you know I've a lot of pretty good ones much more expensive!
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Bought this beauty (second hand) last week in NY
Please listen how she's singing! (Sorry Eb tuning for testing purpose...)
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"Don't be afraid by wrong notes, it doesn't exist" Miles Davis.

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Re: A cool bargain at only $250

Post by 12bar » Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:24 pm

Only 250$? :eye_rub:

Wow - sounds really great, made for Blues! Congrats!
Epiphones are wonderful... do you now how old it is?

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Re: A cool bargain at only $250

Post by fenson » Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:21 pm

250 I sware!
Serial Number says it's been build in July 2003.
Out from returned items, refurbished by Epi US with papers!
Must admit I had to buy its case :rofl:
The problem was its distinctive characteristic: Not really symetric neck/body joint
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By the way it makes accessing to the highs easier :cool:
The zoo had replace the pups with second hand Lollar Imperial Humbucker (Neck 7.6K, Bridge 8.4K)
Despite Epi waranty and pups enhancement the guitar was hanging back shop for over 3 years...
I then lately came in and since I'm not completly deaf I relieve myself of these few bucks :big_smile:

By the way how is your vertigo problems?

:beer:
IF
"Don't be afraid by wrong notes, it doesn't exist" Miles Davis.

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Re: A cool bargain at only $250

Post by 12bar » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:11 pm

It may not be symmetric if you really look close, but it doesn't matter. The finish looks great. And the sound is what counts.

Vertigo is still there, good days and bad days. I hope it will go away one day, but doctors say I may have to live with it. :wall:

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Re: A cool bargain at only $250

Post by VikingBlues » Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:35 pm

Sounds great, looks great too, and that asymmetric neck gives it character. :thumbsup:

But if it feels good, sounds good, and it makes you want to play and be creative then it's a great guitar. Whatever the cost, whatever the badge!

Congratulations on your find Fenson! :clap:

Sorry to hear about the continuing problems Gerd. But it's a positive that there are some good days.
I had a mild dose for a while of dizziness and the room spinning whenever I lay down or got up from lying down. After a while it eased off, and is now just a vague feeling of light headedness if I turn my head sharply. But no one knows what was causing it or why it eased. I hope your good days increase and the bad days reduce. :fingerscrossed:
An improv a day keeps the demons at bay!

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Re: A cool bargain at only $250

Post by 12bar » Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:50 am

Btw - you're now Epifenson? :big_smile:
Or considering your excellent playing maybe Epicfenson? :thumbsup:

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Re: A cool bargain at only $250

Post by fenson » Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:14 am

@VB
Thanks!
Finding such a jewel at such low price always makes me happy!
Been a guitar reseller, I've learn over the years badge and price don't mean a thing as often as not!
But I'm always ridiculously happy every time I can proove this saying :shy:

@12bar
Thanks for both your compliment and humour :lol:
Hey Epi Lover, you might also like this one:
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+ kinda "Psychedelic" sound clip (339/BluesCubeArtist-1x12/Line6 DL4/Vertex Boost)


"Don't be afraid by wrong notes, it doesn't exist" Miles Davis.

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