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Epiphone Limited Edition 1966 G-400 PRO Electric Guitar
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An all-mahogany body with Alnico Classic Pro humbuckers for Classic mid-60's SG tone.

The Epiphone Limited Edition 1966 G-400 Electric Guitar is a Gibson-authorized version of their great '66 SG with a solid mahogany body and slim-taper set mahogany neck. Some subtle-yet-significant differences make this one special. Instead of the small, lower horn-only pickguard, it has the larger pickguard so there aren't any pickup mounting rings around the high-output Alnico Classic Pro humbuckers (the '66 SG had P-90 pickups).

Separate volume and tone controls for each of the pickups give you complete control of your sound and allows for a miriad of tones. The LockTone tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece provide more sustain and make string changing easier. The deep double-cutaway body lets you reach all 22 frets with ease. Case sold separately.

Epiphone Limited Edition 1966 G-400 PRO Electric Guitar Features:

  • Resonant solid mahogany body
    super fast Slim-taper set-in mahogany neck
    Versatile Alnico Classic Pro humbuckers with coil-split
    Fully adjustable tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece
    Wilkinson white Keystone style tuners
    Case sold separately



Epiphone Limited Edition 1966 G-400 PRO Electric Guitar Specifications:

  • Mahogany body
    24.75" Scale set-in mahogany neck
    Rosewood fretboard
    22 Medium jumbo frets
    Alnico Classic Pro neck humbucker with coil-split
    Alnico Classic Pro Plus bridge humbucker with coil-split
    LockToneā„¢ tune-o-matic bridge
    LockToneā„¢ stopbar tailpiece
    Wilkinson white Keystone style tuners
    Chrome hardware


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  • Epiphone 1966 G-400 PRO

    As reviewed by Greg Nowak on 6/8/2013

    This guitar is simply amazing, bought the alpine white and the finish was beautiful. The hardware is good for a budget conscious instrument. it has a healthy amount of heft to it though it is certainly no shoulder shock and would serve well to those who are short in stature though I myself, being 6'1" find it to a very comfortable fit. the neck is a lovely rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays, and the neck was fast as lightening. The only real complaint is that the head stock tends to achieve horizontal equilibrium with the bod though the rumor that it has insufferable neck dive is absolute bogus. The sound is really were this thing pays out, the G-400 was a solid hit to begin with, but Custom shops are simply impeccable. This instrument can play just about anything you want it to, though aesthetically it is suited for rock. Anything AC/DC, Cream, or Black Sabbath and your home, though it has the spank and twang (clean) to play country, jazz, or big band. The distortion is a powerhouse and can take you were you as far into the dark side as your palate desires. But rest assured this guitar is a versatile go anywhere play anything machine. Construction is rock solid and would easily withstand live use. The knobs, unlike many cheaper instruments, actually serve a function beyond an on-off switch. I did notice that the bridge tone knob was slightly askew but this had no served as no hindrance to the functionality of the knob itself. The bridge has the new mechanism that prevents it from falling off when changing strings. The tuners are Grover tombstone style tuners (except on the cherry and ebony models), and hold their tune very well. All said and done I'm a sucker for SGs and this has proved to be a fruitful investment, even impressing my Les Paul fanatic friend who hates SGs beyond reason. Are there better guitars out there, yes, but in that price range its only real competition is the classic vibe series by Squier (also worth looking into) but for what I play, this was really the only logical choice. I would recommend this guitar to anyone and would have no problem replacing it should it be stolen.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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  • Great tone at a great price.

    As reviewed by Dan Howerton on 10/11/2012

    I have owned this model for 2 weeks, and I am digging the tone. The first one I purchased (Cherry) had a crack in the headstock that I didn't notice until I got home. The store swapped it for an Alpine White model. As soon as it was set up correctly, it sounded fantastic. You will get the same great humbucker tones as on other Epi SG's, but the coil-splitting makes this a true workhorse. When using coil splitting it doesn't quite sound like a Fender, but you could play surf music on it if you wanted to. The original Cherry finish that I bought was gorgeous, but I like the Alpine White as well (David St. Hubbins look). I would give it a 5, but the cracked headstock gives me some question about wood quality or handling.

    14 of 15 people found this review helpful.
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  • Great SG

    As reviewed by John Mcardle on 8/12/2013

    Traded in a prophecy Sg ( which was crap )for this. After changing the awful strings that came on it, and setting the intonation this thing is awesome. The classic humbuckers get great cleans, and can scream when pushed thru an overdriven tube amp. Well balanced and really nice finish work ( fret, paint etc. fantastic guitar for the money.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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