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JB Epiphone 1962 ES-335 praise

ADP

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I wonder if he refuses to buy ANYTHING made in China.
100% Yes I do. It's not the people of China, it's the process in China. If everyone figured it out - the problem could be solved overnight.

Then, ironically enough, competition would bring prices to a never seen affordable level for a product made in the USA by the actual company said producing product.

The best part is - your "real" ES335 gave you the exact experience I'm describing; not only do you have a great memory of it, it afforded you a super nice Les Paul and paid off your debt. If that doesn't exactly prove my point, nothing will.
 

GuitarDean

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"The best part is - your "real" ES335 gave you the exact experience I'm describing; not only do you have a great memory of it, it afforded you a super nice Les Paul and paid off your debt. If that doesn't exactly prove my point, nothing will."
This shows how little you presume to know. That I waited nearly 20 years to get another 335 shows I was not only not in a hurry to replace it, I more than likely was not going to... that is, until the Joe Bonamassa 335 caught my eye
 

Todd Louis

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So my opinion and expression is too much for you? No need to start a conversation with yourself. If someone comes on here sharing a guitar, they're here to get a response at the very least and that usually comes with an opinion. Anyway - that's my opinion.

I'll say it again "enjoy your Chinese guitar." Personally, I wouldn't want to be associated with it.

No need to call me names, throw your hands up and roll around laughing - it's called being respectful to others. Though I appreciate your opinion.
Your a troll man... grow up.
And wellcome to the LPF....
 

Todd Louis

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Well i see the LPF still has its trolls intact...
Interested to be back...
 

ADP

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Your a troll man... grow up.
And wellcome to the LPF....
I guess... What a shame to be berated and made out to be such a bad guy for not supporting Gibson and their efforts to cheapen their brands with soulless crap made out of soulless material.

If I start to think and act like you want me to, can I then join in your elite club? I have a 1959 Standard, an Oxblood... A Murphy Aged Clapton... Please accept me!
 

USTTRM

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Getting this back on track. I traded a vintage pedal for this ES335. It’s a really well built guitar with no issues out the box.
One piece mahogany neck, 5 ply maple all around. My one gripe is the laurel board, but it wasn’t a deal breaker. Removed the ashtray and the custom made plate. Like the look. E835CA24-A736-43CF-81D8-709F98B512A1.jpeg
 

jb_abides

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Congrats that's a nice one.

Everybody would prefer rosewood but I don't mind the laurel, really. I feel the same about the granadillo on my Gibby Explorer, glad to have it.

These are extremely well made, as you state! Great value for money.

My nit is I believe the maple imparts a bit of weight, and my Riviera has a 3-piece maple neck so that may add to it.

Happy New Year to all LPFers especially the ol' timers OP @GuitarDean and the always expressive @Todd Louis. 🎇

May your days be filled with six-stringed peace, love, understanding, and tonal joy! Cheers. 🍑
 

USTTRM

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At just over 8 pounds it’s a decent weight. Remove the ashtray and it’s lighter. That ashtray cover is a heavy one. Happy Years!
 
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