Epiphone PR5-E Compact Jumbo Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Warm up your sound with this jumbo acoustic-electric. The PR5-E features a Mahogany body and neck and a Rosewood fingerboard with split diamond inlay.
The Epiphone PR5-E is a guitar with 25.5 in. scale, eSonic System, chrome hardware, Mahogany body, select Spruce top, Mahogany neck, and Rosewood fingerboard with split diamond inlay. The PR5-E also features an eSonic System pickup for great amplified tone.
Specifications
Pickups: eSonic System

Hardware: Gold

Scale: 25.5 in.

Nut Width: 1.68 in.

Neck Joint: Set

Neck Material: Mahogany

Fingerboard: Rosewood/Split Diamond

Binding: Body/Neck

Body Material: Mahogany

Top: Select Spruce

Also Available: Left-Handed

Finishes: Ebony, Natural, Vintage Sunburst
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Natural
Shipping Weight: 11.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 18 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EEP5NAGH1
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-4GIBSON
(119 ratings)
Submitted April 13, 2011 by a customer from yahoo.com
"The PR5E acoustic Electric from Epiphone is a smart buy and you should get one before the price goes up. It's worth more than th"
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I'll definately play this guitar for a very long time. It does what I intended it for.
Sound
This guitar was great to play right out of the box. It has a full tone and was setup just the way I like it. The PR5E sounds great plugged in too. It's electronics sound amazingly crystal clear and can cut through when other instruments are playing. The fit and finish were excellent except for one spot where the neck joins the body. It looks like whomever sprayed the neck didn't get all the way to the body but other than that it is all in all an excellent instrument.
Features
I do have to give low scores for the end peg jack combo. I had to cut a larger slot in a strap because the peg is too large to accept a regular sized strap hole. This was a minor thing.
Ease of Use
The different sounds you can get with the PR5E are exceptional and the tuner is spot on.
Quality
Like I said before, except for the missing finish on the neck where it joins the body it is perfect and a great looking guitar for the price.
Value
Dollar for dollar you won't find a nicer playing and sounding instrument. It kind of reminds me of the Martin Aura series with the 000 body style.
Manufacturer Support
I haven't had to deal with support yet so I can't say how they are. I can however say they have been exceptional in the past as I have 4 Epiphone guitars.
The Wow Factor
It's beautiful and the 2 piece back really sets the instrument apart from others in this price range.
Musical Background:
pro/semi pro musician
Musical Style:
Rock, classic rock, jazz, country and blues.
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