Epiphone USA Casino Hollowbody Electric Guitar (with Case)

Made from top-shelf materials right along side its Gibson counterparts, the Epiphone Casino is being made in the USA for the first time in over 50 years!
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
3-ply maple/poplar/maple body Long sustain with crisp, bright tone
C-shaped neck profile Comfortable, rounded oval shape
P-90 pickups Bright and clear; strong mids, great lows
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
Now made in the USA for the first time in over 50 years! Since its introduction in 1961, the Epiphone Casino has been the choice of countless musicians including Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, Keith Richards, Ray Davies, Dave Davies, and Paul Weller. The new Casino from the USA Epiphone Collection featuring a classic maple and poplar body with a Royal Tan nitrocellulose lacquer finish (black P90s) or a Vintage Sunburst nitrocellulose lacquer finish (nickel Gibson USA P-90s). The USA Collection Epiphone Casino also features hand-wired electronics with Orange Drop capacitors and Gibson USA P-90 Dogear single-coil pickups. Featuring Gibson Strings.
Body: Shape Casino
Material: 3-ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
Back: 3-ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
Top: 3-ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
Binding: Single-ply Cream
Neck: Solid Mahogany
Profile: Rounded C
Nut width: 1.687" / 42.85mm
Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75" / 628.65mm
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Graph Tech
Inlay: Acrylic Parallelogram
Bridge: ABR-1
Tailpiece: Thinline Trapeze
Tuners: Vintage Deluxe w/ White Oval Buttons
Plating: Nickel
Neck pickup: Gibson USA P-90 Dogear
Bridge pickup: Gibson USA P-90 Dogear
Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone, hand-wired with Orange Drop capacitors
Case: Epiphone Hard Case
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Royal Tan
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 18 x 14 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EPI ESECA00 RTNH1
Vintage Burst
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 18 x 14 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EPI ESECA00 VBNH1
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-4GIBSON
(1 ratings)
Submitted November 25, 2021 by Larry Petrosky in NEWLAND, NC
"Minor Drawbacks..NOT TOO BAD"
It plays and sounds BEAUTIFUL...however the chrome finish wore off rather quickly...also the saddles in the bridge had to be reajusted frequently because they moved on their own.. Also went out of tune alot BUT..OTHERWISE plays like silk and I absolutely love the sustainability and sound of the P-90s
Sound
YES COMPARABLE TO MORE EXPENSIVE MODELS THE AMERICAN MADE P90s sound outstanding....However the chrome finish wore OFF in just a few months. And the finish on the GUITAR BODY scratches VERY easy..The bridge saddles move on their own while playing..I would LOOK into that ..or change it to a roller bridge. It plays MUCH smoother and no more adjustments had to be made tuning machines are a little on the loose side .The pickup select switch on mine sometimes DOESN'T ALWAYS make a good connection on the bridge pick up (although I believe it's a switchcraft switch ) Also it took about a month of playing before the BLACK residue from the fingerboard stopped coming up on my fingers. But besides all that minor stuff I love the guitar... and is there any way you could bring the Cutaway up more about four frets??
Musical Background:
PLAYING GUITAR FOR 50 YRS
Musical Style:
All styles.. from classical to shredding.COUNTRY TO METAL JAZZ FUNK OLD R&RNEW AGE
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