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  1. I would never buy any guitar without first playing it and inspecting it my self.
  2. I would never buy any guitar without first playing it and inspecting it my self.
  3. I have never heard of this problem on a les paul. I have had this problem on my SG, PRS Mira, and Fender Stratocaster. It sounds like static electricity is building up in the finish or the plastic pick up rings or pickgaurd and causing the noise you hear. Put some shielding tape on the back of the control covers at the tone controls and the toggle switch. This should solve the problem. Static electricity builds up in plastic and has no place to go. Installing shielding tape gives the static electricity a ground to go to. If your epiphone has a poly finish it could be holding static electricity. Remember rubbing your sock feet across the carpet floor and then touching your buddies ear. Or rubbing a Balloon on your shirt and sticking the Balloon to the wall? I have only had this problem on guitars with a pick guard but it can happen on other guitars too.
  4. I bought a Loar L0-16 SB until I can get the real thing. $399.00
  5. I had the same problem. The outlet I was using was not wired. Get youself a circuit tester. I keep a circuit test plugged into my power strip at all times.
  6. The guitar is only half of the insturment. The amp is the other half. Maybe the sound you are after is in a different amp.... I play My guitars through a Fender Deluxe Reverb. Through the Deluxe I can find the sound I'm looking for. I bought a Fender Blues Jr. a few months ago and I am still looking for the sound I want. I'm now looking into Blackstar amps.
  7. First get yourself one of these circuit testers and make sure the outlet you are using is grounded/wired correctly. Then go to your local guitar shop and buy a really good guitar chord. I had noise problems like you discribe and it turns out the outlet I was using was not grounded. Now I keep a circut tester pluged into my power strip so I can see that the wiring is correct when ever I plug in. I thought I was having a problem with my amp because every guitar I own made crazy noise. I had the Amp checked out by a pro. My amp checked out okay and my tech handed me this circuit tester and told me the house wiring was no good. If you have a vintage amp you will have to convert the two prong plug (no ground) to a three prong plug.
  8. I called Gibson with the serial number. Vinny from Gibson Guitars told me my SG is a regular SG Standard made in 2014, and NOT a reissue 61 Standard. The Gibson SG Standard 61 reissue was discontinued in 2013. Thanks for all of your help.
  9. I bought what I think is a Gibson SG Standard 61 Reissue today. The Problem? I just looked on the Gibson web site and there is no 2014 Gibson SG Standard Reissiue listed. The Last year for the Gibson SG Standard 61 Reissiue is 2013. The guitar looks like an SG Standard 61 reissiue but it has regular Keystone tuners not the Min E Tune Robot tuners. The nut is white like an SG 61 Reissue not a black nut like a Standard SG. The neck feels the same on the SG 61 reissue and the Standard. The Serial number says the guitar was made on the 206th day of 2014. I love the guitar but a 2014 SG Standard is about $200 less than a SG Standard 61 Reissiue. I bought this guitar only because it did not have the Min E tune robot tuners. Both guitars played felt and sounded the same. Do I have a special run 2014 made SG Standard 61 reissue? Or do I have a Standard with some reissue parts? Also the Case is Black and not brown...Not sure when Gibson Started using the brown case but it does look cool.
  10. More than likly a bad batch of strings.
  11. I like a Seymour Duncan SH-2n Jazz in the Neck and a SH-4b JB in the bridge. A classic all around set of pickups. For Metal it looks like you need a Seymour Duncan Distortion Mayhem SH-6 set, Or a Dimbage Signature set. My fav Gibson pickups are the Burst Bucker Pros, and 57 Classics. PRS makes a set of /\/\ Metal pickups that made for Metal. D.Allen Hellcay pickups are great too.
  12. Are the 2014 SG's suppose to have a black case or a brown case. Also, How do you tell the diff between a 2014 Standard "61" SG reissue, and a 2014 Standard SG? I just bought what I was told is a 2014 Standard SG "61" reissue. I thought the case should be brown if it's a re-issue. The salesmen comes out with a black Gibson case with white lining. The SG looks like a Standard. I bought it because it played and sounded great and it did not have the Min Tune robot tuners.
  13. Just got her today. 2014 Les Paul. 9 lbs 4 oz.
  14. I got my new [url=http://s1108.photobucket.com/user/otis66/media/GibsonLesPaul082114001_zpscfddf4d7.jpg.html'>
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