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Epiphone proudly presents the Ltd. Ed. ES-295 Premium, one of the most iconic guitars in rock history now in Musician's Friend exclusive color finishes and featuring Gibson USA Dogear P-90 pickups.The... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Overview

Epiphone proudly presents the Ltd. Ed. ES-295 Premium, one of the most iconic guitars in rock history now in Musician's Friend exclusive color finishes and featuring Gibson USA Dogear P-90 pickups.

The original ES-295 archtop was first introduced in 1952 as a hollowbody companion to the modern Goldtop Les Paul, which was then catching on across the country. That ™52 ES-295 full body archtop originally came in a stunning Metallic Gold finish, cream P-90 œdogear style pickups, and an ornate pickguard that was easily recognized on stage. But the ES-295 really caught on when Scotty Moore, a 20-year old guitarist from Memphis, accompanied Elvis Presley on his first nationally televised appearances in 1956. From then on, the ES-295 was-- for many kids discovering rock-and-roll --the ultimate electric guitar for stirring up trouble.

With a tone that could be biting one minute and smooth the next, the ES-295 was the one œbox a pro could take to any show or any session and make an impression. Now Epiphone”the original House of Stathopoulo and every hardcore guitarist' favorite archtop maker--brings you the new Ltd. Ed. ES-295 Premium powered by the same original Gibson USA Dogear P-90 pickups.

Premium Rock
The Epiphone ES-295 Premium features a maple body with a maple top finished with aged-style lacquer. The top has 3-layer Ivory/Black/Ivory binding while the body back and fingerboard have single layer Ivory binding. The Cream pickguard is just like the original with the same classic floral graphic. The Hard maple neck has a comfortable and easy to play "1960's" SlimTaper D profile and is hand-set and glued to the body. The Rosewood fretboard has 20 medium jumbo frets, a 12 radius, pearloid Split "Parallelogram" inlays, and a 1.68 nut. The Sloped Dovewing headstock is the same profile seen on all of Epiphone' classic guitars from the '60s and features a pearloid "Epiphone" logo and "Crown" inlay. The 2-layer black/white truss rod cover has œES-295 Premium in white.

World Class Gibson USA Dogear P-90 Pickups
The Ltd. Ed. ES-295 Premium is powered by two Gibson USA Dogear P-90 pickups. For many guitar aficionados, there' no better single coil pickup than a P-90, which was Mr. Les Paul' first choice for his debut solid body guitar, the Les Paul. For the Epiphone ES-295 Premium, the rhythm position has a Gibson USA Dogear P-90R and the lead position has a Gibson USA Dogear P-90T wound slightly hotter for soloing. Each pickup has their own volume and tone control topped with iconic Gold œSpeed knobs with metal pointers. And each pickup is activated via a high quality Epiphone 3-position toggle switch.

Epiphone Rock Solid Hardware
The new Ltd. Ed. ES-295 Premium like all Epiphones carries superb rock-solid Epiphone hardware including a "Pinned" Rosewood bridge with adjustable Tune-o-matic saddles and a rock-and-roll-approved Bigsby B70 Vibrato tailpiece. For the Metallic Gold finish, the ES-295 Premium features nickel hardware while the Walnut and Wine Red finishes have gold hardware. Tuning is fast and easy with Epiphone Deluxe machine heads with a pro-level 18:1 tuning ratio. And all great Epiphones carry the House of Stathopoulo' heavy duty ¼ rim mounted output jack. And to top it off, the ES-295 Premium is tuned up at the factory with industry renown D'Addario 10-46 strings.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES

Body
Body shape: Single cutaway
Body type: Hollow body
Body material: Laminated
Top wood: Maple
Body wood: Maple
Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Neck
Neck shape: SlimTaper D
Neck wood: Maple
Joint: Set-in
Scale length: 24.75"
Truss rod: Standard
Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
Material: Rosewood
Radius: 12"
Fret size: Medium jumbo
Number of frets: 20
Inlays: Parallelogram
Nut width: 1.68" (42.67mm)
Pickups
Configuration: SS
Neck: Dogear P-90R
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: Dogear P-90T
Brand: Gibson
Active or passive: Passive
Series or parallel: Series
Piezo: No
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: None
Controls
Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
Pickup switch: 3-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Hardware
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: Pinned rosewood with tune-o-matic
Tailpiece: Bigsby B70
Tuning machines: Deluxe sealed
Color: Nickel, or gold
Other
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Body finish
Case: Sold separately
Accessories: None
Country of origin: South Korea
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EpiphoneLimited Edition ES-295 Hollow Body Electric Guitar
 
4.5

(based on 6 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (6)
  • Good pick up (6)
  • Good tone (6)
  • Solid electronics (6)
  • Fun to play (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (6)
  • Practicing (6)
  • Recording (5)
  • Small venues (5)
  • Rock concerts (3)
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(6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Well worth the money!

By Gregory

from undisclosed

About Me Professional Musician

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition ES-295 Hollow Body Electric Guitar:

    Worth money! Very clean. Has American pick-ups so great sound. Much better then earlier version some years back. Craftsmanship very nice, tight feel and great playability!

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    True Rockabilly

    By Charlie

    from Palos IL.

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition ES-295 Hollow Body Electric Guitar:

      If you like Chuck Berry, and Bill Hailey, this guitar's for you.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Great Rockabilly guitar

      By Curt

      from Las Vegas

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Seems to be well made
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

      • G string sticking badly in the nut.

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition ES-295 Hollow Body Electric Guitar:

      The action was high. The Guitar Center lowered the action and did not charge me. There is a problem with the strings sticking in the nut. The G string is especially bad. Turn the tuner almost a complete revolution then the string pops. The instrument is well made and the tone is excellent. Maybe the Guitar Center would fix the sticking strings?

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      YES I WOULD BUY THIS AGAIN!

      By Johnny Ringo

      from Bay Area, Cali

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts
      • School Bands
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition ES-295 Hollow Body Electric Guitar:

      This is simply a wonderful guitar! Blues, Jazz, Rockabilly. All I did was change the strings to my favorite flat wounds. ABSOLUTLY no need to upgrade anything else. I'd pick this over Gibson's offering and their RIDULOUS PRICE! I can nail Robert Jr's Chess backing style to the bone with this guitar! Get one while you can! I got a fantastic one. I have an older model of this guitar made in the Peerless factory. This new reissue is better. The pickups do exactly what P-90's are supposed to do. This one I'll never sell or trade.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Product is great! But wanted the case with this

      By Yasu

      from San Jose, CA

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Rock Concerts
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition ES-295 Hollow Body Electric Guitar:

        Doesn't look gorgeous as Gibson, but great look and feel, good sound as expected.

         
        4.0

        Epiphone es 295.

        By Tony

        from Jacksonville Florida USA yeah baby.

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Fantastic gorgeous
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording

          Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition ES-295 Hollow Body Electric Guitar:

          Very well-built Epiphone great craftsmanship from South Korea. This particular guitar is stunning didn't play it yet getting used to my house. Ko

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