Summary: The Epiphone Emperor Swingster is a guitar that excels in a wide range of genres, including jazz, blues, rockabilly, country, and rock. This hollow body has a 5-ply layered maple body, mahogany neck with a comfortable and fast-playing SlimTaper profile, Indian laurel fretboard with block inlays, mother of pearl Epiphone and Tree of Life inlays on the large Clipped Dove Wing headstock, Grover Rotomatic tuning machines, and two Epiphone SwingBucker pickups, each with a dedicated volume and tone control. Push/pull switches are built into each volume control to provide series/parallel switching for the pickups, and along with the 3-way toggle pickup selector switch, give you a broad selection of tonal options. The LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge is mounted on a pinned wooden base, so it won't move out of place when you use the licensed Bigsby vibrato with wire handle.
Body: 5-ply layered Maple finished in a gloss Red.
Neck: Mahogany with an Indian Laurel fingerboard, 24.72” scale length, 11.97” radius, 1.69” nut width, block inlays, 20 medium jumbo frets, GraphTech nut.
Pickups/Hardware: Two SwingBucker pickups, Grover tuning keys, two volume/two tone controls, Bigsby tremolo system, 3-way pickup selector.
Cosmetics: This guitar is in excellent condition. There is some wear on the top of the body where a pickguard would be. It has light surface scratches on the body. The back of the neck is clean and smooth, and the frets are in great shape.
Playability: Our in-house guitar tech has inspected, setup, and restrung this guitar with a new set of 10’s. The neck is straight, the truss rod is fully functional, and the action has been setup low and comfortable. The frets are in great shape with no major grooves or divots from use and it plays beautifully up and down the fretboard with no dead spots or choking out.
Weight: 7.52 lbs.
Case: This guitar ships without a case, professionally packaged, and fully insured.