NGD. Honeyburst Epiphone LP plus top pro.

Discussion in 'Other Guitars' started by JACK G, Nov 26, 2020.

  1. JACK G

    JACK G Squier-Meister

    Aug 20, 2020
    London/Essex border
    I used to own this LP...............


    The only guitar I ever regretted selling but today I have just collected a replacement..........

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    Although this is a plus top pro the Epiphone pick ups and coil tap wiring loom have been replaced by a Gibson wiring loom (no coil tap) and a set of Gibson 490R/498T pickups.

    It is fitted with a set of Grover locking tuners and the seller included the original Grovers too.

    The pick guard was missing but I have one in my spares box which is an exact colour match to the pick up surrounds. I will also change the control knobs as I have a set of amber ones the same as my original Honeyburst.

    It is completely unmarked and looks brand new - it's a 2017.

    I'm leaving it quarantined and untouched for a few days before I put it through its paces.

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  2. fuelish

    fuelish Squier-holic

    NICE!!! Looks a lot like mine, except my speed knobs are dark amber, no switch ring or guard, and still has the stock Epi humbuckers (which may or may not be swapped out in the future, I can make them sound OK as finish has gotten a lot darker over the years from sitting out on a stand for years(?) ... yours it should be pretty sweet with the Gibson pickups... enjoy. They seem to be very well built, honestly. I love Squiers and Epiphones!!! Although, I say skip the pickguard and peel the poker chip off ;)
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  3. Lonn

    Lonn Squier-holic Staff Member

    Dec 19, 2009
    Carmel IN
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    Really nice.
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  4. fuelish

    fuelish Squier-holic

    Miss Honey, along with my other Epi Miss Kitty the Wildkat... fun stuff....although, yeah Miss Kitty is needing saddles fell out when I pulled the strings to replace, have to figure roughly which goes where and see if I can buy a retaining wire for the bridge, or maybe just get a roller bridge, am in no hurry to decide, honestly

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  5. Stratlover84

    Stratlover84 Squier-holic

    Jun 16, 2016
    NY - EC
    Beautiful grain! I say keep it quarantined, untouched and unpickguarded as well :D

    Those Gibson pups should make it purr and growl just fine.
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  6. T-Rey

    T-Rey Squier Talker

    Nov 11, 2020
    I love an Epi Paul! Very nice! HNGD!
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  7. T-Rey

    T-Rey Squier Talker

    Nov 11, 2020
    Here's mine. It's a 1997 from the Unsung factory in Korea. It plays really great! I love this guitar!

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  8. strat_strummer

    strat_strummer John Silver Supporting Member

    Nov 24, 2018
    RC addiction....
    Beautiful guitar, I love mine..

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  9. Loin Lover

    Loin Lover Squier-holic

    Jul 26, 2018
    Backwoods, USA
    HNGD! Love the honeyburst. Sweet upgrades too.

    I have never known if mine was honeyburst or desert burst. Seeing your I must believe mine is the latter. I debated the age old LP question: PG or no PG? Mine is so purty I chose not to hide any of her. Clear PG.

    Rock that baby and enjoy!

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  10. jefffam

    jefffam Dr NC Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2015
    Portland, TN
    HNGD! That amber burst is beautiful. Enjoy that guitar.
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  11. Taurus

    Taurus Squier-Nut

    Sep 8, 2018
    North Wales, United Kingdom
    Looks amazing, enjoy it :)
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  12. IronSchef

    IronSchef Dr. Squier Double Platinum Member

    Jun 18, 2012
    Flew here on my Dragonfly
    The top on your new guitar is even nicer than the top on the one you used to have, really stunning! :)
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  13. JohnnyMac

    JohnnyMac Squier-holic

    Mar 5, 2018
    Front range Colorado
    A real beauty. Happy new Epi day!

    I love my Standard in iced tea burst. I put Gibson Classic 57/57+ in it.

  14. DrBeGood

    DrBeGood Squier-holic

    Dec 9, 2014
    Sutton QC, CANADA
    If I was to get another LP, it would have to be natural like most of those above.

    This !

    You HAVE to find/make a clear bracket. Go see your local glaziery (glass store), they usually sell Lexan (polycarbonate) and they surely will have scrap pieces you can use. You can fold polycarbonate to 90° and it won't break or crack.
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  15. Shine

    Shine Squier-holic

    Nov 29, 2016
    Rings of Saturn
    Very nice! Not sure if I prefer it with/out the PG and poker chip.

    Dave Menikettti shows what happens when you misplace the pick guard:;)

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  16. shingh2002

    shingh2002 Squier-Meister

    Sep 30, 2020
    HNGD! I think you've made a clear upgrade - the grain is beautiful!
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  17. DrBeGood

    DrBeGood Squier-holic

    Dec 9, 2014
    Sutton QC, CANADA
    On a nitro guitar. It would never get there with poly.
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  18. Mr Bob

    Mr Bob Squier-Nut

    Nov 11, 2011
    Looks awesome HNGD!
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  19. JACK G

    JACK G Squier-Meister

    Aug 20, 2020
    London/Essex border
    Just opened the hatch and was pleasantly surprised to find......................


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  20. Treynor

    Treynor Squier-holic Platinum Supporting Member

    Jun 22, 2016
    Dallas, Texas
    Beautiful LP..congrats! And it has some really nice upgrades :)
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