Got the Flying V bug- How's the Epi Korina?

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  1. drolling

    drolling Member

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    Any others I should consider? And are the pickups standard sized humbuckers or minis? I'd like to have the option to swap them out if I don't like the stock p-ups.

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  2. mojocaster.com

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    They are regular sized-HBs... and an upgrade is not a bad idea. The rest of the guitar is cool for the price. It's not solid Korina though. I seem to recall that it is a veneer...
     
  3. drolling

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    Thanks! Not surprised to hear about the veneer, but aftermarket p-up compatability's important to me, as I've not been knocked out by the sound of Epiphone's pickups.
     
  4. Rock Johnson

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    I want to try one of the Epiphone Goth V's - they have the '58 style square shoulders.
     
  5. RickC

    RickC Gold Supporting Member

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    If you're not married to korina thing, the Gibson Faded V is an extremely good V for the buck. Not sure if they're making them anymore, but hey, used will be even cheaper

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    Used Ibanez Rocket Roll II from circa 1984 with the tiger maple top and stop tailpiece/gibralter tunamatic variant.
     
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    They cost way, way toooo much but the late 70s Gibson Vs are about the only ones I would even own.
     
  8. guitarmook

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    I have an epi korina vee that I put seth lovers in, and it's now a really good guitar.
     
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    post pics and sound clips if possible!
     
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    No clips, but do have this...

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  11. Loni Specter

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    '90 Hamer V I have is cool. Mahogany body and a maple? neck. used $300
     

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