What is your overall opinion of this product?
I purchased this guitar as an alternative to my Gibson LP Custom that has been taken a beaten lately during gigs. With the Ebony fretboard and EMGs.....it was almost a no brainer. Surprisingly, the guitar played well from the box. There is no dead spots on the neck, EMG's sound like EMG's....sustain is good. My ONLY complaint is the quality of the fretwork (but at this price range, was to be expected). The frets were VERY rough (finished with 320 grit?!?!) , fret edges were very sharp, and the crowns were unusually flat. Fortunately, I have all the luthier tools to take care of this rather quickly. frets were crowned, polished and metal polished with a dremel. They are like glass now. The edges were given a pass with a beveled file....very smooth. Overall, I give this guitar a 9.5 / 10. Mahogany, Ebony, and EMGs.....pure metal!