The Epiphone Special II GT is a full-on in your face rockin' machine with all the same features and more of the original Special II.
Since it's introduction almost 20 years ago, The Special II has met the needs of countless musicians with it's combination of Les Paul features, great tone and affordability.
High-Out Ceramic Pickups
Providing the sizzle and snarl that you can only get from humbuckers is a 650R (neck) and 700T (bridge) pickup combo. You'll be amazed how these U.S.A. designed pickups with their high-output magnets add more highs with increased definition and no muddiness. Slightly over-wound, the hotter 700T bridge pickup is smooth but can give you a little extra scream or growl when you need it while never losing its rich combination of enhanced lows and crystal clear highs.
Cool New Electronics
Always an innovator, Epiphone has equipped the GT with a patent-applied-for combination Master Tone and Kill Switch. Operating just like an ordinary tone pot, if you push or tap it down it acts as a KILL switch muting all output signal and creating a cool effect (think Buckethead!) when combined with distortion. Is that a WHAMMY bar? Yes it is! Epiphone has equipped the new GT with a vintage style tremolo what allows you to bend strings and chords with ease. Typically not found on Les Paul guitar, this combined with the kill-switch, this guitar can create amazing effects - all at a price that won't break your budget.
The Whole GT Package
Other features include a tapered heel for more comfortable access in the upper frets, Epiphone's patent-applied-for LockTone tune-o-matic/stopbar combination for re-stringing ease and increased sustain and of course, their Limited Lifetime Warranty with 24/7/365 Customer Service. Top it all off with a Rosewood fingerboard upgraded with pearloid parallelogram inlays and 22 medium-jumbo frets. With this GT's single cutaway design and a contoured, recessed bolt neck, all 22 of those frets are easy to access and it's SlimTaper neck profile make it comfortable and fast. Wrap it all up in a thin worn black finish that feels vintage all with a price tag that any guitarist can afford and you've got an Epiphone classic made just for you!