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Epiphone 50th Anniversary 1962 Sorrento Electric Guitar with Case

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Looking for a unique hollowbody guitar? Look no further than the Epiphone 50th Anniversary 1962 Sorrento Electric Guitar! Like the Casino, the limited edition 1962 Sorrento reissue is a completely hollow design that makes for a lightweight guitar with a wide range of tones. Gibson USA mini humbuckers and Tune-o-Matic floating bridge with original classic Trapeze tailpiece offers a unique combination of tones and classic looks!

Epiphone 50th Anniversary 1962 Sorrento Electric Guitar Features

  • Laminated Maple top and body
  • Mahogany neck with a 1960s SlimTaper profile and a 20 fret rosewood fingerboard
  • Historically accurate binding and tortoise style pickguard
  • Gibson USA mini humbuckers
  • Tun-o-Matic floating bridge has a rosewood bridge base with a classic Trapeze tailpiece
  • CTS potentiometers, a 1/4 inch non rotating output jack, and gold Top Hat controls
  • Wilkinson Vintage Style machine heads with small buttons and a 14:1 tuning ratio
  • Comes with a period correct hard case and 1962 Collection Certificate of Authenticity

Product Specifications
Epiphone 50th Anniversary 1962 Sorrento Electric Guitar Specifications
  • Top Material: Laminated Maple
  • Body Material: Laminated Maple
  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: 1960's SlimTaper
  • Neck Joint: Glued-In
  • Truss Rod: Adjustable
  • Truss Rod Cover: 2-Layer (Black/White)
  • Scale Length: 24.75 inches
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood with ‘pearloid’ Dot inlays
  • Headstock: Dovewing 3-on-a-side with vintage metal Epiphone logo badge
  • Bridge Pickup: Gibson USA Mini-Humbucker
  • Neck Pickup: Gibson USA Mini-Humbucker
  • Controls:
    • Volume - Bridge Pickup
    • Volume - Neck Pickup
    • Tone - Bridge Pickup
    • Tone - Neck Pickup
    • 3-way Toggle pickup selector
  • Body Binding: Top and Back - 1 layer (white)
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12 inches
  • Frets: 20; medium-jumbo
  • Bridge: Tune-o-matic on floating Rosewood bridge base
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16 inches
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Machine Heads: Wilkinson Vintage with Small Plastic Buttons; 14:1 ratio
  • Pickguard: Imitation Tortiose with Vintage Foil E
  • Tailpiece: 1962 Trapeze Reissue
  • Knobs: Gold top hats with metal insert
  • Other: Period Correct Blue rectangular serial number label
  • Includes:
    • 1962 Collection Certificate of Authenticity
    • Presentation binder with collection photo
    • 1962 Hard Case Reissue
    • Epiphone User's Manual
    • Truss Rod Wrench
    • Poster
    • Bumper Sticker
    • Warranty Information
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Phone:  615-871-4500 Warranty:  Limited Lifetime Warranty
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General
What is your overall opinion of this product?
Overall opinion "not too shabby"
Quality
What is your opinion of the quality of this product? How does it work for different genres of music?
Quality is typical epi. as said before not too shabby especially with the hard case,,,
Feel
Heavy, fast, chunky? How was the neck? Are the controls easy to get to while playing?
Light feel, slim neck,
Tone
How is the tone? Bright and snappy? Dark and smooth? Were the pickups hot, mellow, thick or thin?
Well tone was pretty good, my style of playing is usually with USA les Paul's heavy pop punk stuff , pickups are a little on the low side with only about 6 k resistance ,, had to stuff some a/c foam in the f holes to reduce feedback,, after that it was tamed with my gain
Finish
How did the stain or paint job look?
Finish I received was the natural finish, nice looking, when brought to my guitar tech for setup we realized a wax finish on the fretboard that was not taken off, apparently the wax is put on at the factory to protect the fretboard, ( someone forgot to take it off no biggie,)
Value
Did you get what you were expecting for the price? How does it compare to similar products in the same price range?
As expected, ams rules once again,,, although on the neck volume control was very scratchy faulty wiring, again no big deal just a small soldering fix, but should have been perfect,,,, bad quality controll on epis part
Playability
How was the action out of the box?
Not bad, raised it a little,
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