This was my very first guitar, I bought it on a whim and was delightfully surprised. Nice tone, decent pickups, good resonation for a bolt-on. Pickup selector switch can be a bit dodgy sometimes.
I hate Special edition II Les Paul styles first off I hate the Inlays, I hate the nobs both appeal wise and the fact that there is only two, second of all I hate the fact that it is just flat like that I like it to be a carved or thick like most are and when it comes to being a black Les Paul I hate when it doesn't have that little pick guard like most do if it is going to be solid it needs to be a carved top with some sort of burst or flame like what slash has with the honey and cherry. Also I hate the location of the switch I like it at the top like normal ones also and this is just because it is Epiphone it tends to be cheaper so the nut is a lot more loose and like most Epiphone instruments they go out of tune fast when it comes to there Les Paul and SG models in specific. Finally I just don't like the sound quality the one I had I used for about a year or so got tired of after I got the Epiphone SG Pro I basically tried to touch it up with spray paint to fix some paint chips didn't work very well. later on I thought I would try and make it look like it was beat to hell on the body and back of the neck by taking a knife throwing it into the guitar in various places and slashing it and carving the name "The Homicide" on the back in sense that it look like a homicidal person stabbed it to death. played occasionally for a little while and then gave it to a neighbor for free who was wanting an electric to use in learning to play.