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2009 Epiphone "Jimmy Page Inspired" G-1275 Double Neck. I just got it here in the forum. Guitar is in excellent shape. The action is low where I want it. Need to start refreshing my knowledge of 'Stairway to Heaven' :D

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Fantastic! Epiphone puts the tailpiece in the right place as compared to the Gibson model (except for the Jimmy Page signature version from Gibson).

I've owned four (!) over the years - two regular Gibsons, and two of the Jimmy Page VOS versions - and I've found them to be fantastic sounding instruments. I think all the mahogany is magical!

Enjoy it in good health for many years!
 

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When these came out, there were two models and this was the nicer Custom "Jimmy Page" model. The other one had 4 chrome pickups, the tailpiece was closer to the bridge and it had bolt-on necks (and it retailed for a third less). You often see them come up but people don't post pictures of the back to exploit the confusion (there's one like that on Kijiji Ottawa for $1200 right now).

I got mine in 1999 and did 2 mods: I moved the 12-string chrome pickup to the 6-string neck position and put original Gibson 57's in both bridge positions. I also installed a strap button on the back of the 6-string neck (symmetrical to the existing 12-sting button) and I use that one for better weight distribution (it is very neck(s)-heavy on the upper button). The sympathetic vibration is awesome.
 

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Very cool. Custom case I'm guessing?

If you follow the one in one out guitar buying rule, do you now sell 2 guitars or one? :)
Seems like the case is custom as it doesn't have anything that says Epiphone. But I"m guessing here. And if I am going to follow the one in one out, I did sell one of my guitars before this so maybe I should sell another one? LOL Although that sale almost cover the cost of this one. ;)

Very nice...heavy?
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Yeah 13.6 lbs. LOL

When these came out, there were two models and this was the nicer Custom "Jimmy Page" model. The other one had 4 chrome pickups, the tailpiece was closer to the bridge and it had bolt-on necks (and it retailed for a third less). You often see them come up but people don't post pictures of the back to exploit the confusion (there's one like that on Kijiji Ottawa for $1200 right now).

I got mine in 1999 and did 2 mods: I moved the 12-string chrome pickup to the 6-string neck position and put original Gibson 57's in both bridge positions. I also installed a strap button on the back of the 6-string neck (symmetrical to the existing 12-sting button) and I use that one for better weight distribution (it is very neck(s)-heavy on the upper button). The sympathetic vibration is awesome.
Thanks for the info. I didn't know any of this information. I was assuming there is only one version. I haven't strapped it on, just played it a bit sitting down so I'll try that and see if the mods you made will work for me.
 

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A friend with a disability had one of these and found it too heavy. When I saw it it still had the hang tags and plastic film. He offered it to sell it to me but I waffled and missed my chance. Very good build quality, played and sounded great, and I had a live use for it at the time. My situation has changed drastically so I can't really justify one now, but holy crap, worth every penny in my mind.
 

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Killer score!!! Always wanted one of these to mess with.... 13.6 lbs holy shit!!.... you'll need one of those stage stands so you can just stand behind it lol
 

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A friend with a disability had one of these and found it too heavy. When I saw it it still had the hang tags and plastic film. He offered it to sell it to me but I waffled and missed my chance. Very good build quality, played and sounded great, and I had a live use for it at the time. My situation has changed drastically so I can't really justify one now, but holy crap, worth every penny in my mind.
That's how I feel about it right now as the guitar is really in excellent condition. And I got it for a crazy price. I was told by the seller that he also got a deal on it so why not pay it forward to a fellow gearhead. :) If not for the price, I would probably have thought about it before buying it. Hard to find them used though. Specially this one.
 

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As I mentioned earlier, I've had four Gibson EDS-1275s - yes, I'm a huge Page fan - and three of them were very well balanced on a strap. The fourth had grovers on it and 18 grovers seemed to be enough weight to tip it to being neck heavy on a strap. It was fine to play sitting down, but very tiring for me (I'm a small guy) to play standing up. The others felt fine to play standing up.

I love the Epi and Gibson versions of this, and other cool doublenecks from Ibanez, BC Rich, Jackson, etc. Doublenecks are cool!
 

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I have the Agile model...similar to JP's setup...at some point i want to replace the pickups on the 12, but it sounds great...wide strap to help with weight...balanced with the strap too
Love the guitar...but not a full night of covers love
 
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