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Fake Gibson checked out. . . . .

Unread post by parametric » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:10 pm

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Re: Fake Gibson checked out. . . . .

Unread post by Saul » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:03 am

Why on earth would someone want to buy a fake Gibson or any other guitar? Sure you get the logo but even at fake prices that's a lot of money to pay for a name! Better off buying an Epiphone.
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Re: Fake Gibson checked out. . . . .

Unread post by parametric » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:20 pm

Indeed.

All I've heard (in this forum) about Epiphone is nothing but GOOD . . . .

I guess the video indicates SOME things to watch out for when contemplating a purchase?

Horrifying that the Bridge and tail-piece were off-centre :o

How can something so fundamental be "wrong"? :roll:

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Re: Fake Gibson checked out. . . . .

Unread post by Saul » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:53 pm

It's a constant theme with nock off guitars. The attention to build, quality of components and materials used is never going to be there because they concentrate on "how it looks" rather than how it plays. The people who build these guitars are not paying licensing fees...if that were indeed something available which it generally is not and their overheads are very small. There is no warranty so you are stuffed if it ends up as a bit of a nail.

This is why I always encourage people looking for Chinese nock offs to look at how much better value for money they will get buying a genuine guitar from a authorised dealer.

Simple case in point. You CAN buy a fake £2000 Gibson Les Paul for around £350. Or you could buy something like a beautiful well made genuine Epiphone Les Paul Standard Gold Top for the same money AND it has a Epiphone limited lifetime warranty. I know which one I would rather have!
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Re: Fake Gibson checked out. . . . .

Unread post by parametric » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:02 pm

Indeed . . .

I've believe that in fact NOTHING from China is guaranteed . . . It's a matter of Chinese Government Law . . . .

Any warantee you THINK you have will be from the Agent that supplied in your country . . . . .

Caveat Emptor - and all that . . . :lol:

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