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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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Got a new 2015 Masterbuilt AJ-45 !! 1 Reply

This group is very dead lately. Let's liven it up a bit.  I'm very impressed with my new 2015 Masterbilt AJ-45. Feb 2016 price $649 plus $100 for deluxe Epi case. Perfectly set up out of the box and…Continue

Started by Larry Oliver. Last reply by Joe Allen on Sunday.

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, 2015.

Epiphone ej200 sce

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

Started by Eli Mar 30, 2015.

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.

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Comment by Rick Gaboury on July 7, 2015 at 4:46pm

Hi Clyde, I seem to changing pick guards all the time. Use a hair dryer to heat it up. Start from the tip of it, and keep using the hair dryer to heat the pick guard as continue to peal it back. You may end up with some residue on the guitar and you'll have to clean all that off before attaching the pick guard. I use "Goof Off" to get all the remaining glue off. Many pick guards on Ebay. You can get good quality ones from these guys on ebay: Arkansas Music Works

I just changed the pick guards on these 3 in the past 2 months. I had a DR100 limited edition in wine that I added the Hummingbird pick guard and truss rod cover to it. I love the looks and guitar sounds excellent. Hope this helps 100_3527.JPG  100_3526.JPG

Comment by Joe Allen on July 7, 2015 at 2:52pm

Use a heat gun or hair dryer and fishing line to help pull the old one off. You can usually get what you want on Ebay.

Comment by Clyde Joseph Ortego on July 7, 2015 at 2:16pm

Hey Fella's


Clyde here from New Orleans,


I am wondering if any can help me,

On my DR-212 it came with the traditional tear drop pick guard and I am thinking about changing it to a more western style any suggestions on how to do it and where to get one at.


Clyde Ortego

Comment by Joe Allen on April 10, 2015 at 6:39pm

Maybe you got lucky and found one of the hand full they they made for some artist. I am like you and buy sell and trade and always can sell an Epiphone. I have never had an EJ body. I have been more into the AJ body and have traded my way into a 2014 Gibson J-45 Custom.

Comment by Rick Gaboury on April 10, 2015 at 2:20pm

I agree with you guys 100%. Epiphones are great guitars - I'm always buying and trading them. I currently have 5 of them and they all sound unique a look great! My favorite one is an EJ200 Artist that I picked up second hand, This guitar is supposed to have a laminated top and sides but it's all 100% solid - I don't know what happened but I'm pretty pleased! I upgraded the pick guard to give it that traditional EJ200 look. What a great guitar!

Comment by Joe Allen on April 10, 2015 at 1:46pm

Lucky you! I am looking for a good 12 string right now. I had a 78 Texan that was great but I sold it. I know the Epiphones are a great choice.

Comment by Clyde Joseph Ortego on April 10, 2015 at 9:01am

Hey Epiphone Owners:

I am the proud owner of a DR 212 12 String Acoustic/ Electric Guitar and Love it the way it sounds and plays is like Heaven to me.


Happy Strumming

Clyde Ortego

Comment by Joe Allen on March 13, 2015 at 10:41am

The new Texan and the Dove Pro are great bargains. The AJ 220 has a good tone too for less money. I love the Epiphones and enjoy buying, putting a great set up on them and selling and trading them. That way I get to try out a lot of guitars and if I find one I have to keep I do not have Gibson or Martin kind of money in them.

Comment by Steven Donovan on March 13, 2015 at 9:48am

I'm thinking about the IB 1964 Texan in vintage cherryburst.  It would be my second guitar after my Seagull S6

Comment by Robert F. Booth on March 13, 2015 at 9:36am

I have an Epiphone DR100, and I love it. It is just an Acoustic. You'll hear pros and cons, just go to an music store that sells guitar and try it, that is if you can.


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