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Epiphone Les Paul Special II Plus Limited Edition Electric Guitar   

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Since it's introduction almost 20 years ago, The Special-II has met the needs of countless musicians with its combination of Les Paul features, great...Read More

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Since it's introduction almost 20 years ago, The Special-II has met the needs of countless musicians with its combination of Les Paul features, great tone and affordability. The Special II Plus Top Limited Edition Electric Guitar Made with a flamed maple top, mahogany body, bolt-on mahogany neck, smooth 22-fret rosewood fingerboard, this baby is every bit as handsome as its uptown cousins.

Providing the sizzle and snarl that you can only get from humbuckers is a 650R (neck) and 700T (bridge) pickup combo. You'll be amazed how these U.S.A. designed pickups with their high-output magnets add more highs with increased definition and no muddiness. Slightly over-wound, the hotter 700T bridge pickup is smooth but can give you a little extra scream or growl when you need it while never losing its rich combination of enhanced lows and crystal clear highs.


Check the drop-down menu to the right to select colors and/or other options.

A great lookinging limited edtion with a flamed maple top and screaming pickups.

FEATURES
  • Flamed maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Bolt-on neck mahogany neck with slim taper profile
  • 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays
  • 700T/650R open-coil humbuckers
  • Tone, volume, and 3-way pickup switch
  • 24-3/4" scale
  • 1-5/8" nut width
  • Chrome hardware
  • LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Les Paul style and tone in an economical package.

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EpiphoneLes Paul Special II Plus Limited Edition Electric Guitar
 
4.6

(based on 7 reviews)

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Pros

  • Good feel (6)
  • Good tone (6)
  • Solid electronics (6)
  • Fun to play (5)
  • Good pick up (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (6)
  • Practicing (6)
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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Worth the coin for sure

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from Coastal North Carolina

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

  • Average At Best Pick Ups

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing

Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Special II Plus Limited Edition Electric Guitar:

Nice playing guitar, no issues, neck is great, no rough fret ends, nice guitar, esp for the money. I bought the transparent black finish, but unless you're under bright lights or the sun, it's hard to see the detail, but again no worries, it's a very acceptable finish. The pick ups are average, they get muddy especially the neck, but if all I was going to do was jam at a buddy's or at home with it I probably wouldn't even change them out.

I did put a set of Seymour Duncans in it, a set of Hot Rodded, and I am very pleased. It is a very nice guitar now, plays and sounds fantastic. Cost me less than 330 beans total, so that's pretty righteous too.

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5.0

looks and sounds great

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from PENNA.

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Chrome Around Pick Ups
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

  • Differert Strings

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing

Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Special II Plus Limited Edition Electric Guitar:

nice guitar,good price,good service. very satisfied!

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

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from Charlottesville Va

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing

    Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Special II Plus Limited Edition Electric Guitar:

    bass player wanting to be a little more diverse but not a lot of $$$. This guitar suprized me.. absolutely has to be the best bang for the buck.pleasently suprized by the clear tones, stayes in tune. Some of my friends ( real Guitarist) have played this and are equaly suprised.. great purchase.

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    5.0

    "Best deal ever"

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    from Corona, ca.

    About Me Novice

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing

    Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Special II Plus Limited Edition Electric Guitar:

    This is the best deal ever!!!! The price, the condition, the feel, the finish! I'm happy as a clam.

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good insturment for the money and more

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    from Granbury, Texas

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Special II Plus Limited Edition Electric Guitar:

        Good craftsmanship, nice tone and volume, set up good from the factory, and feels nice and plays well. For the money you can't do better. I owned a Epi Les Paul tuxedo and this is close to being just as nice as far as workmanship and sound.

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        (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        WOW - What a sweet guitar!!

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        from Pittsburgh PA

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Special II Plus Limited Edition Electric Guitar:

          I ordered this as a "grade 2" just because of the price and you can never have too many Les Pauls! Boy was I surprised! This guitar is beautiful, sounds great and was a bargain! It is stamped on the back of the headstock "limited Edition" Epiphone Custom Shop" Do yourself a favor and buy this guitar!

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great guitar, excellent value!

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          from Las Vegas

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Excellent Quality For The
          • Good Feel
          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Special II Plus Limited Edition Electric Guitar:

            Great sounding guitar. I have a Fender Strat and while that plays slightly better, this guitar sounds a lot better, fuller. I think the quality is more than one could expect for a guitar at this price point. I'm totally pleased with it.

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