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Epiphone Owners Group

If you own an Epiphone instrument, old or new, this group is for you!

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Latest Activity: Jun 15

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AJ-45 9 Replies

Any of you folks looking forward to the 2015 Masterbuilt AJ-45? I can't wait to try one onContinue

Started by barry. Last reply by Joe Allen Jun 15.

Epiphone ej200 sce

New to the forum glad to finally meet some others who own some Epiphones.

Started by Eli Mar 30.

Epiphone Wood? 28 Replies

I'm hearing from many musicians, people who run instrument shops, etc. that Epiphone uses cheap Asian wood. I know that the company is not the same it was when it was American with Greek luthiers,…Continue

Tags: spruce, woods, acoustic, Epiphone

Started by Scott Timberg. Last reply by Robert Williamson Oct 24, 2013.

EJ200CE out of tune 1 Reply

I'm a 1 year Epiphone EJ200CE owner, and I have tune problem. Trust rod was adjusted by one of the best luthiers in Brazil (with 0,010 strings, very low action), but persist the following problem:…Continue

Started by Gambini Alex. Last reply by Steve Frank Jul 11, 2013.

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Comment by Edward Sparks on June 6, 2011 at 5:08pm

Hey Andy,

Beautiful!!!  Hey, is it all black or a sunburst?  The picture makes it look all black, but I thought they only came sunburst...Stranger things have happened...I own a Hofner Icon Beatle bass in sunburst like Pauls. but after I got mine, they came out in a rainbow of colors!  Thanks, Edward


Comment by Andy Getch on June 6, 2011 at 4:08pm

Hi Edward,

Here is a picture. Thanks for asking.


Comment by Edward Sparks on June 6, 2011 at 11:01am
Hey Andy, Post some pictures of your J160E!  Thanks, Edward
Comment by Edward Sparks on June 6, 2011 at 11:00am

Hi Bob,

Congrats on the Epi LP!  I don't think you can change your picture for individual groups, I think you just have one picture for your "member page" and that gets used for anything you post to! 

Comment by Bob Krantz on June 6, 2011 at 10:31am
I just purchased an Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plus from a local music store. I traded my older Ibenez electric. I love everything about it. The picture you see though is of my Takamine  acoustic/electric. I love that guitar also. How do I change to the picture of my Epiphone for this group?
Comment by Andy Getch on May 23, 2011 at 5:19am
I have one, the neck and action is just right for me and I love the sound it has. Prefer to play it acoustic.
Comment by Edward Sparks on May 23, 2011 at 4:06am

Welcome MIke!  Glad to hear that you love your EJ160E and that you found us here!  I used the electric strings and then changed to the Zebras and really liked those too.  I am playing more as a solo act lately and needed more of acoustic sound so I had a Fishman Matrix Infinity installed in mine and am now using Martin "Bluegrass" strings...medium gauge bottom strings and light on top.  Mine is the Gibson model and it too has the stacked P100 humbucker.  Looking forward to your posts here!


Comment by Mike Cee on May 23, 2011 at 2:21am

Paul, Edward, Thomas,

Recently subscribed to Acoustic Guitar (after having bought it off the rack for a while) and a 'newbie' to the forum.  I'm a vintage model getting into guitar and got an EJ160E last year (made in Korea but well finished).  Wrote to Gibson/Epi USA for some details on the stacked mini humbucker (as opposed to the P90 on the Gibson) then got it set up (also poles adjusted/balance on the pickup) by a tech.   Have tried it with nickle strings thru a Vox amp and it sounds awesome.  But currently have it strung with DR Zebra strings (a hybrid phosphor bronze and nickel wound) which give a really good acoustic sound and will also work the pickup, though not as good as pure nickel.  Agree with you all, it ticks all the boxes for me, looks, iconic, slightly wider nut which I like and it sounds great, a lot of fun.  I'm currently focused on learning travis/fingerstyle so not much strumming (also still working, not enough $ to retire, so not much free time).

I won't be too active, but will try to keep a lookout on the forum, but your EJ160 post caught my eye as I set up my member page.

All the best, Mike Cee

Comment by Edward Sparks on May 22, 2011 at 1:34pm
I will be interested in who has an EJ160 too Paul...I had a Fishman Matrix Infinity installed in mine and now I get the best of both worlds!  Edward
Comment by Paul Gibbons on May 22, 2011 at 11:14am

Doesnanyone in this group other than myself have a EJ-160.  Ed I know you hav the Gibson J-160. If anyone has a EJ-160, tell what you think of the guitar. I love it unplugged. The pup has much to be desired. I will replace it down the road. Let me know what you think.




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