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Epiphone Casino Hollow Body Electric Guitar - Turquoise

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  • True hollow body slimline archtop guitar originally conceived in 1961
  • 5-ply Maple construction with basswood top bracing
  • Mahogany neck with Slim Taper 'D' Profile is comfortable in the hand
  • Pau Ferro fretboard with 22 frets marked by Pearloid Parallelogram Inlays
  • Newly designed Epiphone 'Dogear' P-90 PRO single coil humbuckers
  • Fully adjustable LockTone Tune-O-Matic Bridge with Trapeze Tailpiece
  • As used by artists such as The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Kinks, The Beach Boys and more
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The Epiphone Casino Hollow Body Electric Guitar in Turquoise is the latest iteration of a classic Epiphone originally conceived in 1961. Utilised by The Beatles during the 'British Invasion', the Casino has the distinction of being the only guitar heard on every Beatles recording session, making it a must-have for any discerning players collection.

Thinline Archtop

The Epiphone Casino is made as a traditional fully hollow archtop, a design so brilliant that it hasn't changed since 1961. The 5-ply Maple with basswood top bracing ensures that your guitar sound rings out with all that beautiful big body sound cherished by such guitar icons as Keith Richards, Paul McCartney, Paul Weller and Thom Yorke.

Slim Taper Neck

The Slim Taper Mahogany neck has a 'D' profile and is glued to the body at the 16th fret, making it comfortable in the hand and well suited to a variety of playing styles. Married to the neck is a Pau Ferro fretboard that is a joy to play on, marked by the classic Pearloid Parallelogram inlays, with 22 frets for you to explore.

Powerful P-90 PRO Pickups

The Epiphone Casino has two newly designed Epiphone 'Dogear' P-90 PRO single coil humbuckers. An extremely versatile and sensitive pickup, when played gently you get a clear sound with shimmery overtones and when driven hard the P-90s produce a distinct growl with a voice-like quality that you can really manipulate and characterise with your hands.

The P-90 PRO has been constructed from 18% Nickel Silver covers with sand cast Alnico V magnets and bobbins, pole shoes and alloys as per Gibson's original specification and dimensions. With Elektrisola magnet wire for the coils, you can be assured of a classic tone that is well suited to rock, pop, jazz, country and more.

Hard-Wearing Hardware

The Epiphone Casino has a fully adjustable LockTone Tune-O-Matic Bridge, alongside a period correct 'Trapeze' Tailpiece to ensure solid intonation. Working alongside the Vintage-style Epiphone tuning machines you can be assured of complete tuning stability no matter which style you play.

The Epiphone Casino Hollow Body Electric Guitar in Turquoise was arguably the most well known electric guitar in the world in the 60s. A classic symbol of British rock music, it's been utilised by a plethora of huge artists and continues the tradition of providing hollow body tone today, finding new life with the latest iteration's new pickups.

Specification
ManufacturerEpiphone
ModelCasino, Turquoise
Body Material5-ply Laminated Maple with Basswood bracing
Neck MaterialMahogany
Neck ProfileSlimTaper, 'D' Profile
Scale Length24.75-inch
Fingerboard MaterialPau Ferro
Fingerboard Radius12-Inch
Number of Frets22
InlaysPearloid Parallelogram
Neck PickupDogear P-90T Classic
Bridge PickupDogear P-90R Classic
Controls2 Volume, 2 Tone
Hardware FinishChrome
BridgeLockTone Tune-O-Matic
TailpieceTraditional Trapeze
Control KnobsVintage-Style Gold Metal Inserts with Pointers
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