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Outclasses other hollowbody guitars in its price range.

The Epiphone Limited Edition Emperor Swingster Royale Electric Guitar that outclasses other hollow-body guitars in its price range! World famous for making some of the best and most innovative hollow-body guitars, Epiphone conjures up some of it's past with the Emperor Swingster. Starting with the same body and neck as used on their Emperor-II guitar and made famous by the jazz master himself, Joe Pass, Epiphone swings into action and turns it into a serious twangin', rock-a-billy slingin', country flingin' machine! Case sold separately.

Classic Construction with SwingBucker Pickups!
With it's hand-scalloped arched spruce top combined with a laminated arched-back maple body and glued-in 3-piece hard maple neck, the Swingster has what it takes to satisfy any professional's demand for great tone. At the heart of the guitar are Epiphone's SwingBucker pickups and a sophisticated series/parallel electronic switching package. Specially designed for the Swingster, the humbuckers offer no hum performance and feature classic Alnico-V magnets, enamel wire and over-wound coils for the perfect combination of warmth and bite.

Series/Parallel Switching.
Two push/pull Tone controls allow you to change each pickup's output individually from parallel to series wiring creating a palette of useful sounds to tap into ranging from warm humbuckers to "quacky" single-coil type sounds and everything in-between. Of course, any swinging machine needs a vibrato and the Swingster is no exception featuring a Bigsby Licensed B30 with original style "wire" handle as preferred by "Certified Guitar Player" and legend, Chet Atkins.

But wait... there's MORE!
Unlike some, Epiphone spares no expense by adding a "pinned" Tune-o-matic bridge with roller saddles for smooth operation and accurate return to pitch, which is preferred when using a vibrato.

Loads of Bling
Topping it all off are Epiphone's trademark, multi-bound headstock with the classic mother-of-pearl "vine" inlay, premium gold Grover tuners and a multi-bound, 20-fret rosewood fingerboard with block inlays. And Epiphone stands behind every guitar they make with a Limited Lifetime Warranty and Gibson 24/7/365 Customer Service. If you're ready for a professional guitar with unique features and a killer price tag, swing into a Limited Edition Emperor Swingster Royale today.

Epiphone Limited Edition Emperor Swingster Royale Electric Guitar Features:

  • Single cutaway hollow body guitar
    Select spruce top
    Arched with hand-scalloped bracing and sound post
    Laminated maple back & sides
    3-piece hard maple neck
    1-11/16" nut width
    Slimtaper neck shape
    Glued-in neck joint
    Adjustable truss rod
    24.75" scale length
    Sculpted rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl block inlays
    14" fingerboard radius
    20 medium-jumbo frets
    5-ply binding on headstock, neck, and body
    1-ply binding on F holes
    Swingbucker plus bridge pickup
    Swingbucker neck pickup
    Two volume controls
    Two tone controls with push-pull series/parallel
    3-way pickup selector (toggle)
    "Pinned" rosewood base with roller saddle Tune-o-matic bridge
    Licensed Bigsby B30 vibrato tailpiece with wire handle
    gold hardware
    Grover tuners (16:1 ratio)
    Pearl white finish
    Epiphone limited Lifetime
    Case sold separately




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  • Great Guitar

    As reviewed by Ron Yancey on 5/25/2011

    Can't say enough about manager & sales person from the GC located in Dayton, Ohio. The guitar is superb for this price range. Built like a tank & worth upgrade if I so choose. Definitely a swingster style guitar. I finger pick & this guitar is perfect for that. I haven't picked my Martin up since I bought the Swingster. Got about 4 distinct on board tones. Dead on tuning & beautiful to look at. The overpriced name brand guitars need to stop. This guitar will please any professional @ a price a musician can afford. The lifetime limited warranty serviced by Gibson will give you peace of mind. Thanks again to manager Jason & sales person Steve Rose for their superb customer service.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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  • Beyond Expectations!

    As reviewed by John Rossi on 4/28/2011

    I have my swingster for a week now. Can't put it down. The pictures don't do it justice. One of the most attractive guitars I have ever seen. Playability is superb. Quality is top shelf. I have owned Gibson, Les Paul Custom and ES-335 in the past. The variety of tones you get out of this make it very versatile for gigging. It is worth every penny. If you purchase one of these, I don't think you will be sorry.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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  • More then expected!

    As reviewed by Bud PARKS on 9/19/2013

    Right out of the box the guitar was perfect, needing no adjusting other then initial tuning. Looks is over the top! Tone is right on and sustain lasts forever! I expected a good guitar, but this is so much more. Quality is as close to my Gibson Custom LP as you can get! I have six great electric guitars but I can't put this one down.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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