Taking all their knowledge from creating Les Paul guitars, Epiphone has turned its attention to the folk world. With ukuleles seeing a surge in popularity, but not a surge in style, Epiphone have brought together great-sounding tonewoods and legendary Les Paul design to offer you the Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele.
AAA Grade Body
Offering a lovely natural acoustic tone and plenty of volume to boot the Epiphone Les Paul Electro-Acoustic Ukulele features fantastic tonewoods. Keeping things typically Les Paul this ukulele features a solid mahogany body, offering warmth and richness to the tone. Also giving you fantastic tone as well as beautiful aesthetics, the Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele has a AAA grade flame maple top.
Attention to detail to offer a ukulele that’s Les Paul through and through has even seen the Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele fitted with a classic Les Paul pickguard.
Ensuring stability and avoiding the problems that can dog lesser ukuleles the Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele’s mahogany neck has been bolted onto the body with 4-recessed screws, which also makes servicing the instrument a lot easier. The ukulele even features a D shape neck profile for comfortable playing.
Topping the neck is a rosewood fingerboard with a radius of 16” and a scale length of 15" (concert length). This is adorned with 21 nickel frets and dot inlays. The Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele’s headstock features 14:1 geared machine heads for incredibly accurate and stable tuning and comes fitted with premium black nylon strings.
Ensuring accurate capture of all the Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele’s tonal nuances and great sound, it has been fitted with a discreet, but high quality, Piezo film pickup under the saddle. Routed to a rim-mounted 1/4" output jack, hooking up to an amplifier or PA system is easy.
An included Epiphone-branded gigbag makes sure your Epiphone Les Paul Ukulele Electro-Acoustic remains in tip-top condition when you’re on the move and even comes with pocket for bringing your accessories along for the ride.
Manufacturer Epiphone Model Les Paul Ukulele Top Material AAA-Grade Flame Maple Body Material Solid Mahogany Neck Material Mahogany Fingerboard Material Rosewood Position Inlays Dot No. of Frets 21 Bridge Rosewood Neck Profile SlimTaper "D" Tuners Geared Machine Heads Pickguard White Pickups Piezo under-the-saddle pickup Finish Vintage Sunburst Included Accessories Gigbag
Dawsons are great, I phoned the Leeds shop for advice and ordered online, arrived in two days.... I buy the majority of music related items from Dawsons as no one can beat them on price and service!!
- Good, but.....
The only downside I think is because it's such a slim build compared to other instruments, the sound is not the loudest. Via an amp, no problem (especially through an effects pedal....I sound like Jimmy Page!) but on it's own, don't expect it to be loud.
Other than that, worth every penny (and more!)
- total value for money
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