Epiphone ES-339 PRO, Pelham Blue
The Epiphone ES-339 PRO has its roots in the classic era of semi-acoustics - the era that defined the Epiphone and Gibson Kalamazoo factory as a leader in cutting edge instruments. Today, the Epiphone ES-339 turns back the clock to this golden era, while simultaneously rocketing the semi-acoustic into the future.
Original introduced in the late '50s, ES series guitars were instant classics. They brought that archtop feel to players who had wholly recently embraced the solid-body. The first in the ES series was the ES-335, an amazing guitar no doubt, but one many players have always felt was a little too big.
Based around a size that's more like a Les Paul, the ES-339 is the a perfect for you if you're one of these players.
With its reduced size laminated Maple body with solid centre block, SlimTaper "D" profile 24.75" Mahogany, hand-set and glued neck, 22 jumbo frets with a 1-11/16" nut and 12" radius rosewood 'board, the ES-339 is a great combination of classic and modern. With single ply cream binding on the fingerboard and body completing the classic look.
The Epiphone ES-339 pickups give you a huge variety of sound choices for the modern guitarist. The Alnico Classic PRO and Alnico Classic PRO Plus humbucker pickups are designed to make a variety of tones and the push/pull coil tapping adds a extra layer of versatility.
The classic Epiphone hardware you've come to know and trust makes the ES-339 a must-have guitar. Featuring Epiphone's LockTone Tune-o-matic bridge and LockTone Stopbar tailpiece, the ES-339 sports all nickel hardware along with Grover Deluxe 14:1 ratio Vintage machine heads with Tombstone buttons.
The ES-339 is for you if you're looking for a versatile, professional instrument that's capable of crunch, rock, jazz, country, and stinging blues.
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- Body Material: Reduced size Laminated Maple body with solid center block
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Neck Shape: SlimTaper™; D profile
- Neck Joint: Glued-In; Mortise and Tenon
- Truss Rod: Adjustable
- Scale Length "24.75""
- Fingerboard: Rosewood with mother-of-pearl Dot inlays
- Neck Pickup: Epiphone Alnico Classic PRO™
- Bridge Pickup: Epiphone Alnico Classic PRO Plus™
- Front Controls:
- -3-way Pickup Selector
- -Neck Pickup Volume with push/pull coil-tapping
- -Bridge Pickup Volume with push/pull coil-tapping
- -Neck Pickup Tone
- -Bridge Pickup Tone
- Outputs: 1/4" Heavy-Duty Epiphone
- -Fingerboard - 1 ply (cream)
- -Body - 1 ply (cream)
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Frets: 22; medium-jumbo
- Bridge: LockTone™ Tune-o-matic
- Tailpiece: LockTone™ Stopbar
- Nut Width: 1-11/16"
- Hardware Nickel
- Machine Heads: Grover™ Deluxe Vintage with Tombstone buttons; 14:1 Ratio
- Strings: Gibson™ Brite Wires 10-46
Best value Chinese guitar on the market. Only one fret needed work. Sounds great. Really nice fret board. I've paid four times more for Gibson guitars and this is at least 75% of the quality for 25% of the price.
Great service,free next day delivery, Nice guitar for what was a good price Cheers.
The guitar played nice right out of the box and looks great however I would have liked the 3 way toggle to be off white to match the binding - same goes for the brilliant white border round the black pick guard.
Really pleased with the guitar. A good range of sounds and very impressed with the quality of the guitar especially for the price.