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Epiphone 1962 Wilshire

In cooperation with the Gibson Custom Shop, Epiphone is proud to announce the second in the series of “Epiphone Custom Historic USA” guitars — the 1962 Wilshire Reissue in White. Made in Nashville, Tenn., and limited to only 100 instruments worldwide, it combines impeccable attention to detail and historic accuracy.

Erroneously referred to over the years as “budget models’ and “poor-man’s Gibsons,” the Epiphone electric guitars manufactured at the Gibson factory in Kalamazoo, Mich., between 1959 and the early 1970s have long represented some of the greatest values around in quality American-made vintage instruments. That is, until the world discovered what a clever few guitarists had long understood – that these Epiphone electrics were not only a bargain, but also great playing and sounding guitars as well. That’s when the values of these early Epiphones started to escalate on the vintage market.

First released in 1960 the Wilshire featured two P90 pickups, a 3 on a side headstock and a solid mahogany body and one piece neck. It was designed to compete with the popular Fender Stratocaster in terms of upper fret access, light-weight and playability. It is little surprise given its Kalamazoo origins that this guitar would share many features with its Gibson cousin the Les Paul Jr. However unlike the Les Paul Jr. the 62 Epiphone Wilshire provided two P90 pickups and an intonatable bridge. This arrangement offered an extremely functional and versatile alternative.

Specifications:
Made In: Nashville, TN USA
U.S. MSRP: $4,832
Body Wood: 1-pc; Peruvian Mahogany
Neck Wood: 1-pc; Peruvian Mahogany
Headstock: 17 degree; 3-on-a-side tuner configuration
Neck Joint: Set; Glued-in
Fingerboard: Madagascar Rosewood
Scale Length: 24-3/4″
Nut Width: 1-11/16″
Fingerboard Radius: 12″
Frets: 22; medium/jumbo
Neck Profile: Original 1960’s Rounded Neck Profile
Fingerboard Inlay: Pearloid Dots
Machine Heads: Vintage Kluson with plastic buttons
Hardware: Nickel
Pickups: Two “soapbar” P-90’s with adjustable pole pieces; Authentic unit base with 1960’s construction
Controls: 2-Volume; 2-Tone; 1 Three-way Selector Switch; CTS potentiometers; Switchcraft Toggle switch and output jack
Bridge: ABR-1
Tailpiece: Aluminum Tune-o-matic
Pickguard: Imitation Tortoise with foil “E” logo
Color: White
Strings: Gibson Vintage Reissue (10’s)
Includes: Hard Case; Numbered Certificate of Authenticity; Reissue Owners Manual; Commemorative T-Shirt; Commemorative Picks; Vintage Coiled Cord; Vintage Thin Leather Strap

This guitar is no longer available at some shops.

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Gibson Zakk Wylde Les Paul

With his scorching riffs and remarkable stage presence, Zakk Wylde has earned a reputation as one of heavy metal’s premier lead guitarists. The Custom Shop teamed up with Zakk to create a guitar featuring Zakk’s trademark black and antique white bullseye graphics, powerful EMG humbucking pickups, and raw, unfinished necks.

The Zakk Wylde Les Paul BFG embodies the mammoth tone and over-the-top rock attitude of its name sake, and offers all the equipment necessary to undertake your own scorched-earth attack on your local music scene: from its rough-hewn bookmatched maple top, to its rounded ’50s-spec neck with ebony fingerboard, to its sizzling EMG 81 and 85 humbucking pickups — all approved by the Wylde man himself — the Zakk Wylde Les Paul BFG is primed to deliver the message, in a big way.

Price: about $4,700 [Click here to check latest price]

Body:
Top wood: Carved maple
Back wood: Solid mahogany
Binding: Multi-ply white/black on top and back

Neck:
Neck construction: 3-piece maple, no finish
Fingerboard wood: 22 fret ebony
Inlays: Pearl block
Binding: Multi-ply white/black
Profile: Rounded
Scale length/Nut width: 24 3/4 in.; 1 11/16 in.
Strings: Brite Wires .010-.046
Electronics & Hardware:
Pickups: EMG-81 and EMG-85
Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way switch
Hardware color: Gold
Bridge/Tailpiece: Nashville TOM/Stopbar
Tuner style: Kidney bean

Reviews:

A customer says that the 6100 frets are the balls for ripping it up the first thing u do when u buy this guitar is string it up with a set of zakk wylde signature GHS boomers they make this thing roarrrrrr and scream harmonics used with a boss SD 1 overdrive and a ce5 chorus ensemble and the overdrive on the amp this really kicks ass.

About the price of this guitar, other customer says that it isn’t cheap but for what you getting its worth every penny. It’s a good guitar that you can play for heavy metal music.

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