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Epiphone Limited Edition Wildkat Blue Royale Electric Guitar Chicago Pearl

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Epiphone presents the Ltd. Ed. Wildkat Blue Royale debuting in an exclusive Chicago Blue Pearl color finish along with distinctive Royale-style Silver Sparkle binding. It features superb Epiphone pic... Click To Read More About This Product

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Epiphone presents the Ltd. Ed. Wildkat Blue Royale debuting in an exclusive Chicago Blue Pearl color finish along with distinctive Royale-style Silver Sparkle binding. It features superb Epiphone pickups and electronics along with the rock-solid hardware you've come to expect from Epiphone.

The Epiphone Ltd. Ed. Wildkat Blue Royale features the timeless Wildkat profile made from mahogany with a maple top and classic Epiphone styled f-holes. The glued-in hard maple neck is hand-set and has a fast and comfortable SlimTaper D-profile with a 24.75 scale and a 12 radius. The neck has a beautiful rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets.

The truss rod cover (2-layer black and white) is matched to a classic '60s-era "E" logo for Epiphone. The Sloped Dovewing headstock has a vintage-style Epiphone metal badge. The body has Royale-style Silver Sparkle binding on the front and single-layer Silver Sparkle binding on the neck.

The Ltd. Ed. Wildkat Blue Royale is powered by Epiphone-designed P-90 Dogear Classic pickups. P-90 pickups are the world's best single-coil pickups and are made from Alnico magnets with precise articulation for leads and rock-and-roll growl for power chords and rhythm. The neck has an Epiphone Alnico P-90R while the bridge position has a slightly overwound Alnico P-90T for leads.

Each pickup is activated via an Epiphone 3-way toggle switch for rhythm, lead, and a standard middle position for both pickups. Controls include Master Volume, Master Tone, and individual volume controls for each pickup with black Top Hat knobs with metal inserts.

The Ltd. Ed. Wildkat Blue Royale comes with a time-tested Epiphone LockTone Tune-o-matic bridge and Bigsby B70 Vibrato tailpiece combined with Grover Rotomatic machine heads and an 18:1 tuning ratio for precise intonation and rock solid tuning. Each Ltd. Ed. Wildkat Blue Royale is set up at the Epiphone factory with the world's finest strings from D'Addario in a 10-46 (light) gauge.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES

Body
Body shape: Single cutaway
Body type: Hollow body
Body material: Laminated
Top wood: Maple
Body wood: Mahogany
Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Neck
Neck shape: SlimTaper D
Neck wood: Mahogany
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: 22
Inlays: Dot
Nut width: 1.68" (42.67mm)
Pickups
Configuration: SS
Neck: P-90R Dogear Classic
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: P-90T Dogear Classic
Brand: Epiphone
Active or passive: Passive
Series or parallel: Series
Piezo: No
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: None
Controls
Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master volume, master tone
Pickup switch: 3-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Hardware
Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
Tailpiece: Bigsby B70
Tuning machines: Grover Rotomatic
Color: Nickel
Other
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Limited edition
Case: Sold separately
Accessories: None
Country of origin: China
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EpiphoneLimited Edition Wildkat Blue Royale Electric Guitar
 
5.0

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Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good feel (3)
  • Good pick up (3)
  • Good tone (3)
  • Solid electronics (3)

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5.0

Beutiful Guitar!

By Karl

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Wildkat Blue Royale Electric Guitar:

    The Epiphone Wildcat (Royal Blue) Guitar is a great buy! I purchased this at a sale price as I always wanted a semi hollow body and I could could not be more happy. The look of the guitar is amazing and the quality is hard to beat at any price!
    The guitar was set up spot on out of the box,and it sounds absolutely fabulous. I am planning on installing a roller bridge with the Bigsby as an upgrade. It is the only thing I would change on the guitar......It is that good!
    If you are looking for a semi hollow body without a hefty price tag, and one that looks,sounds, and plays like it should cost twice as much as it does......This is the one!

     
    5.0

    The best epiphone guitar at a good price!

    By chinh

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    Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Wildkat Blue Royale Electric Guitar:

    I love everything about this guitar. It's my first epiphone guitar, and I can say that it's is the best in all of my guitars collection.

     
    5.0

    Outstanding guitar

    By Doctor D.

    from St. Louis, MO

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording

      Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Wildkat Blue Royale Electric Guitar:

      I've always wanted an arch-top hollow body guitar. I love the sound even when it's not hooked up to an amp. The sound is very full and clear. The vibrato is great too. Haven't had any of the tuning issues that people talk about with Bigsbys.

       
      5.0

      A very attractive and quality guitar.

      By Kevin

      from Murray, Utah

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Wildkat Blue Royale Electric Guitar:

          Really love the appearance and feel of this guitar.

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