I'd be interested to know what the heck happened here. Was it the use of certain words they had a problem with?
Why can't people make a guitar that looks like a very famous person's guitar and, after they are bored with it (or whatever reason), sell it?
If I painted a picture copying the mona lisa and said "Who wants to buy my replica of the Mona Lisa?" no one is gonna sue me, are they? Its enough to put me off EVH for life.