Epiphone Les Paul Standard Starter Pack Review

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My Review Of The Epiphone Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar Beginner Set

The Epiphone Les Paul Standard is one of the more expensive Epiphone LPs and it is one of the best guitars under $1000 without question. This guitar is definitely the star of the package, and it is what makes up the bulk of the price (the guitar itself will set you back about $550). I have done a review of this guitar in the past, which you can read here. In short, there are really no downsides to this guitar. It is absolutely stunning to look at, and the construction is top notch. The mahogany body creates a beautiful resonance and the mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard feel phenomenal. The guitar has alnico humbucker pickups which give you that classic Les Paul sound and what a sound it is!

The rest of the package is definitely very good for the additional $100, but it is basically the same extras that you get with the less expensive starter sets from Epiphone. It comes with a 15-watt amp, digital tuner, cable, and headphones; all of which are good. With that said, I almost feel like the rest of the package just does not do the guitar justice because it is that good. That is not to say that the extras that come with the package are not good and aren’t worth the money — they definitely are — but the instrument in this beginner set really outshines everything else.

The Verdict

If you’re in the market for a beginner electric guitar pack that is in the $600 to $800 range, you will not be able to find a better choice than this. The guitar is simply outstanding, and the rest of the package is very good as well. If there is a downside to this package, it is the fact that the guitar is so phenomenal that it outclasses the rest of the set.

2 thoughts on “Epiphone Les Paul Standard Starter Pack Review

  1. Now THIS is a starter guitar set. Holy S**T! I am a huge les paul fan and I love everything about the guitar. It looks wicked, it sounds great… I mean, what’s not to love about the LP? I decided to start playing guitar because it seemed like a great choice and I’ve always kinda fantasized about being able to rock off a hot little riff.

    The guitar is pretty much the entire package price but between the guitar and the decent amp and extras, I’m lovin’ it! I thought about buying something a little less expensive, but I figure that this is a guitar that I will be able to play basically forever.

  2. Hey, I like your name! haha. I was looking around for a completely different guitar package and saw this. I didn’t know I could get this LP in a package, but it’s great to know I can! It is definitely out of my pricerange though :(. Oh well, I can still dream!

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