Originally Posted by assquatch20
Heck I'm seeing some under $400 on eBay. The only bad thing I can say about Epiphone is how ugly the headstock is. Vintage Epi's are neat, but the headstock, I think, is almost a strategy to make you buy a Gibson.
When Epiphone had the headstock that looked like an open book, it was a lot easier for unscrupulous people to convert and sell Epi Les Paul's as Gibson's. It's also why the truss rod cover now uses three screws rather then just two. Metric hardware instead of inch, etc...