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Epiphone Owners Group

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

Members: 86
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 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.

Comment by Steven Donovan on March 13, 2015 at 9:23am

Is this group inactive?  I was wanting some opinions on a new guitar, and was considering an Epiphone.

Comment by Phillip L. Picton on November 29, 2014 at 2:07pm

I didn't think you were looking to buy it.  I'm not the collector you appear to be, but I do have 7 guitars now.  The first guitar I owned was an archtop Harmony that my folks bought for me in '56 or '57.  I don't remember the details anymore, but I did learn to play on that Harmony even though it was not an easy one to learn on.  2nd guitar was a Gibson single pickup ES series made in the late '50s or early 60s.  My mother sold the Harmony while I was in the USAF in Pakistan, and I sold the Gibson around 1986 for $100 at a garage sale.  The guy that bought it was so happy that he called me a few days later to thank me again.  I was happy with the sale price because I had only paid $125 for it including an amp.  Thanks for posting the pics of some of your guitars.

Comment by Edward Sparks on November 29, 2014 at 1:23pm

Ah...well I wasn't looking to buy it I was just wondering if you still had it. Thats cool that you have it.   I can't let any go either which would be why I have a bout 40 instruments, most of which are guitars.  Maybe when you get back you could take and post some pics here, we just love that kinda stuff!  I have a 70's Gibson Les Paul Signature semi hollow which is pretty rare, but there was an Epi model of it too.  Gibson made  bass version and it is sold now as the Jack Cassidy model.

     

 

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