Battle Royale: Comparing the Epiphone Les Paul Special-II to the Ibanez GIO Series GRX20Z

In this comparison we put the Epiphone Les Paul Special-II and Ibanez GIO Series GRX20Z head to head in a battle to find out which wins the specifications war. Not sure which is right for you? Read on and find the perfect item for your needs. If you would like to see more product comparisons from the same category, click here.

 Epiphone Les Paul Special-IIContestant number one is the Epiphone Les Paul Special-II.

 Ibanez GIO Series GRX20ZAnd now we will have a look at our second product, the Ibanez GIO Series GRX20Z.


Epiphone Les Paul Special-II

Ibanez GIO Series GRX20Z


+ Great Les Paul tone
+ Humbucker pickups
+ Narrow neck - Just like the original Gibson model

+ Dual humbucker pickups
+ Tremolo handle
+ Comes with accessories
+ Very low price


The Epiphone Les Paul Special-II comes in at just below the $200 mark and beautiful tone, superb sustain, and a playable action. The guitar strings deliver definition and clarity. It is a gorgeous instrument to look at too, thanks to the iconic Les Paul shape and coloring. For the price, you'd be hard-pressed to find such a quality product.

There is so much to like about this product. It delivers powerful sound, gorgeous tone, and looks lovely too. Not only does the instrument offer superb value, it comes with accessories too, including a gig bag, a stand, and a polishing cloth. It's a great all-rounder that any budding guitarist will love.

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