I purchased my first Epiphone over the weekend. It's a SG Faded G 400. I bought it because, well, because of Duane Allman and Derek Trucks. I started playing slide a wee while ago and just wasn't happy with the sound and feel of Strat-style double cutaway guitars. I tried out the SG at my local shop. I fell in love with its tone and the ease with which I could get to the upper frets.
After playing the guitar at home over a few days, I love the tone I can get with the SG even more. It just sounds absolutely awesome through an overdriven Blackstar valve amp. I've barely scratched t