The Epiphone Sheraton II Pro Electric Guitar delivers the best that vintage sound and style has to offer, including luxurious semi-hollowbody tone and stunning aesthetics that are met beautiful by reliable hardware appointments, and boasting ProBucker 2 and 3 humbuckers electronics. This is a sublime guitar that boasts a playability, build quality, and sonic delivery that is normally associated with models bearing a significantly higher price.
The body of the Epiphone Sheraton II Pro Electric Guitar is constructed from laminated maple, which resonates freely to generate a thumping energy. The semi-hollowbody design works harmoniously with the tonewoods to generate a sumptuous warmth with a clear mid to low-end character. To prevent the timbre of the guitar from overwhelming itself at high volume levels, a mahogany centre block that restricts feedback without impeding sustain.
Glued into the body is a hard maple neck that has been carved to a 1960's SlimTaper “C” profile for exceptional comfort. Lying atop this is a pau ferro fingerboard with "Block & Triangle" Inlays, using Mother of Pearl and Abalone, which complement the headstock’s historic "Tree of Life" inlay perfectly.
The original Sheraton combined the feedback-resistant qualities of the ES-335 with the cosmetics and inlays from Epiphone and relied on a split-trapeze Frequensator tailpiece, while this version, the Epiphone Sheraton II Pro, has improved sustain provided by the introduction of a Stopbar tailpiece, which works in tandem with a LockTone locking Tune-o-matic bridge. This is in addition to the precise, stable tuning offered to the guitar via a set of gold Grover 18:1 ratio machine heads.
Making the most of that gorgeous maple neck, and the body that provides so much tone and sustain, is a pair of ProBucker Humbuckers, which deliver the heavenly, characterful tone of the Sheraton impeccably. With a ProBucker-2 in the neck position delivering smooth, buttery tones, you have the perfect tone for executing fat and thick blues, or dial back the tone control and go for some snappy, jazzy licks. In the bridge position is a hotter sounding ProBucker-3, perfect for giving your leads a searing intensity, lifting your solos above the mix with ease.
Each pickup is equipped with independent volume and tone control knobs, which are equipped with 500k Ohm potentiometers to ensure smooth attenuation at all times. The all-metal three-way pickup selector switch, enables ready access to a wide range of potential tones.
The Epiphone Sheraton II Pro Electric Guitar comes finished with a clean, natural visage that makes it look just as beautiful as it sounds.
Manufacturer Epiphone Model Sheraton II Pro Body Material Laminated Maple Neck Material 5-pc Hard Maple / Walnut Laminated Neck Profile 1960s SlimTaper, C-Profile Fingerboard Material Pau Ferro No. of Frets 22 Fret Size Medium Jumbo Position Inlays "Block & Triangle" Inlays, Mother of Pearl and Abalone Fingerboard Radius 12" Pickups ProBucker-3 (Bridge)
Pickup Config. HH Active/Passive Passive Controls 3-Way Pickup Selector
Bridge Gold Locktone Tune-o-matic Tailpiece StopBar Hardware Finish Gold Tuners Grover Rotomatic, 18:1 Ratio Pickguard Bound "Tortoise" with metal "E" Finish Natural
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