Epiphone PRO-1 Classic Nylon-String Classical Acoustic Guitar

Loaded with such player-friendly features as a super-comfortable neck, low action, and JumboPRO frets, the PRO-1 Classic makes playing comfort a priority.
Ask any player about learning guitar and you'll often hear comments like: "I could never get it in tune," "My fingers hurt too much," and "It was hard to play so I just gave up."

Drawing on over 140 years of experience, Epiphone luthiers have re-invented the acoustic guitar to create an instrument that's easy to get started on but sounds so good you'll keep playing it all your life: the Epiphone PRO-1 Classic.

Learning Guitar Just Got Fun Again

The PRO-1 Classic is modeled after the world's top classical guitars and features the same tonewoods used to make the best classical instruments. Classical guitars are renown for offering players incredible tone. And the PRO-1 Classic's balanced sound and PRO features makes it easy for a new player to discover their unique "voice" on guitar. The PRO-1 Classic has a Select Cedar top with beautiful 4-layer Black and Ivory binding and features all of the PRO Collection's breakthrough innovations. Epiphone, one of the world's oldest and most respected guitar makers, has just made playing and learning guitar easy for everyone.

Designed by Professionals to be EASY to PLAY!

Creating a truly easy-to-play guitar wasn't easy. And Epiphone takes making a great guitar seriously, no matter what the player's level. So, Epiphone rethought the guitar from top to bottom to make an instrument that anyone can play right away. The result is a truly "PRO" guitar that's easy to play, easy to own, and most importantly, delivers the full, vibrant read more sound that Epiphone is known for. The PRO-1 Classic is the result of exhaustive analysis, numerous technological innovations, and suggestions from a "who's who" of professional players. And now it's time to play!

Features:

- Less fatigue: Wrap your hand around the PRO-1 Classic neck and you'll immediately feel how comfortable it is. Epiphone's EZ-Profile neck is designed so your hand can easily form chords without feeling fatigued.
- Effortless Fretting: Epiphone's JumboPRO frets make fretting notes and chords seem effortless. JumboPRO frets are taller and wider than smaller frets. So, when you push down a string, it's easier to make string contact with the fret, creating less hand fatigue and finger friction.
- Make friction fiction: String and fingerboard friction not only slows your playing but also can hurt. Epiphone's PRO-Ease string and fingerboard coating provides sleek, smooth action with reduced string noise.
- No pain, just gain: Lighter gauge strings are easier to play so every PRO-1 is set-up and equipped with Epiphone Ultra-Light strings.
- Easy action: With Epiphone's Dual-Action truss rod, you can adjust the neck in both directions, which not only stabilizes the neck but also makes set-up easier and more precise.
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Top: Solid Cedar; Custom PRO-Prietary Bracing
Body: Select Mahogany; Reduced body depth; 4/4 size
Neck: Mahogany; EZ-Profile "D" Shape neck
Truss Rod: Dual-Action
Neck Joint: Glued-In
Fingerboard: Rosewood; PRO-Ease Lubricant
Headstock: Sloped Dovewing with historic "Epiphone" metal badge
Frets: 10; JumboPRO
Nut: GraphTech NuBone
Nut Width: 1.75"
Scale Length: 25.60"
Tuners: 16:1 ratio Epiphone "Deluxe" Classical
Strings: Epiphone Ultra-Light Classical (28-42)
Bridge: Rosewood
Binding:Body Top - 4-Layer; Ivory/Black
Body Back: 1-Layer; Ivory
Fingerboard: 1-Layer; Ivory
Saddle: GraphTech NuBoneT
Strap Buttons: Yes
Hardware: Chrome
Includes: Beginner's Guide to Guitar booklet by Craig Anderton
Colors: Natural
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Natural
Shipping Weight: 7 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 41 x 18 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EPI EAPC ANCH1
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-4GIBSON
(1 ratings)
Submitted March 1, 2021 by a customer from gmail.com
"My Honest Review About Epiphone PRO-1 Classical Guitar"
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
First of all, I wanted to review this guitar for two reasons.1.- There are not too many reviews online about this particular guitar2.- This guitar deserves to be reviewed in detailI have high dollar guitars kept in their cases and I don't normally open them to do my daily practice sessions with them. I have 2 budget guitars (including this Epiphone), and I use them to practice everyday. I don't want to worry too much about not getting them scratched or anything like that, that's the reason I keep them out of their cases, for daily practice.I'd like to start by saying that Epiphone is a good brand and that's the reason I decided to buy this guitar. I've had some discussions with other friends in which some of them do not agree Epiphone is a reliable brand. I believe they are not only reliable, but also long lasting (I've had an electric Epiphone that I've used for years and never had a problem whatsoever).The guitar is well made, the top is cedar (not very common in budget guitars), body, neck and sides are mahogany (common in budget guitars with a beautiful finish), fingerboard is rosewood (great quality for guitars)The fretboard looks reddish (I'm not a fan of red looking fretboards), but it's solid and smooth.The fretboard is thin and does not compare with most classical guitars. I personally like it because it's different from all the guitars I have, and it's very easy to play, specially when it comes to using certain chords that require to stretch the fingers a little more.The quality of the sound is acceptable.If I read more have to describe the sound it will be something like this10 - High dollar guitars (Luthier made, or expensive guitars)1 - Most budget guitars you find in the market these days.This guitar is definitely a 2 or 3 which is awesome. The sound is warm, not so bright and not so loud, but it definitely caught my attention because I have to say that the sound is above most budget guitars you find these days.Epiphone is without a doubt focused on craftmanship, appearance and quality. I enjoy playing this guitar because it met my expectations and after changing the strings the sound improved 100%. Machine heads are low quality, I recommend upgrading them as soon as possible, you will be a lot happier I say, other than that, I am very pleased with my instrument and I'm planning to use it everyday and enjoy it fully.Price is affordable $129.00 (really good price, you don't find a deal like this for a very good quality guitar)Final questions:Do I recommend this guitar?Yes I do 100%.If I have to buy another similar guitar, would I buy this guitar again?Yes for that price, I definitely would.Do you recommend this guitar for beginners and intermediate guitarists?Most definitely.Is there something that I don't like about the guitar?Machine heads.Prices matches the quality?You get a good quality guitar for a low price.Am I pleased with the sound?Yes I am.Final words.Great product, great price, great quality.

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