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1997 / 2001 - Epiphone Slash Les Paul Snakepit


- MSRP: $770
- LIMITED EDITION: 1500 pieces
- Model No: SLASH SNAKEPIT
- shape: les paul
- construction: set neck
- neck: mahogany
- body: mahogany / alder, flame maple top, cream white binding
- fingerboard: rosewood, 22 jumbo frets, 24 3/4" scale, Trapezoid inlays, cream white binding
- electronics: passive humbuckers Epiphone (bridge) / Epiphone (neck), 2 Volumes, 2 Tones, Toggle 3 way selector
- hardware: kluson tuners, Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar
- logos and serials:
-- front of headstock: "Epiphone" logo in pearl, "Slash Signature Model" in gold, "LES PAUL CLASSIC" in white on the truss rod cover
-- back of headstock: XYYMMPPPP (9 digits, follow the Epiphone numeration) serial number stamped in gold, "Epiphone Limited Edition" round logo
"X" can be:
"F" = made in Japan (Fujien), first model 1997
"I" = made in Korea (Saein), 1997 / early 1998
"U" = made in Korea (Unsung), late 1997 / 2001
"B" = made in Czech Republic (Bohemia Musico), 2000 / 2001. The European version has some differences:
  - "GIBSON" instea of "LES PAUL CLASSIC" on truss rod cover
  -
no "Epiphone Limited Edition" round logo in the back of headstock
  - different angolation of tuners on headstock
  - different control knobs and pegs
  - general better quality construction respect Korean version

- colors and other features: translucent red with snake graphic
- notes: no C.O.A., slash signature Epiphone harcdase in some case in some cases. (I only saw one of them)
Weight: 3,9 Kg, Measure: 63 cm

European version

made in Czech Republic (Bohemia Musico), 2000 / 2001. The European version has some differences:
  - "GIBSON" instea of "LES PAUL CLASSIC" on truss rod cover
  -
no "Epiphone Limited Edition" round logo in the back of headstock
  - different angolation of tuners on headstock
  - different control knobs and pegs
  - general better quality construction respect Korean version

 
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