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Good. 4 . King, ... Epiphone Sheraton-II Pro - Ebony. JavaScript is disabled. I need a new pickguard for my Epiphone BB King Lucille; do I need to find one specifically made for this model, or will any ES335/Epiphone Dot (or similar) pickguard fit? Sep 12, 2012 #21. 2,565 . Body, neck, and headstock are bound. Since there are no F-holes there is an access point in the rear of the guitar which makes electronics work easy peasy. 2014 Epiphone BB King Lucille. 3 . Epiphone SG Standard Alpine White. × Checkout Now. Plus it has a sweet Bigsby. My Sheraton has a thin '60's style. Back to products . Check out this comparison to find out! save hide report. I definitely want the ability to play rock and pop covers for bar gigs too. Much more than just “cheap Gibson copies”, Epiphone have been making stunning guitars since 1928, long before they became a parallel brand. The Epiphone B.B. $699.00. Epiphone "B. I bought a epiphone lucille because I wanted ... we are far from soft or hard-hitting BB KING freddy king and that's where it feels the limt microphones PPE. The instrument has tone, feel, and quality finish that are the best. By submitting this form you are agreeing to the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy. 4 . You can see the guitar here. I've seen The Epiphone BB King Lucille on the online catalogue but I can try it. 4 . Is there much of a difference between the 490 pickups and the 57 Classics? 2 . The Epiphone B.B. Only tried it a couple of times... one - 'two' many chords for me! There are 2 distinct advantages, to "Lucille," in your case. Epiphone Les Paul Standard 60´s BB. Uptown Kat ES - Ruby Red. IF you don't want/need, a Varitone, and aren't going to play at extremes, in. Epiphone SG Standard Alpine White. However I noticed that the Epiphone Lucille was only about $100 more and was considering returning the Sheraton in favor of the Lucille. Privacy Policy | King. Tell me about the Epiphone BB King Lucille. Buy Used. Best acting of the year - Epiphone Sheraton II Overview CUT. It's got the woodsy tone going on and feels good to play. I play mostly jazz, blues and funk in a 6 piece band. In good condition. Gear Exchange LLC. It is about 1/5th the cost of the Gibson and sounds great! 2:57 (my personal) 1968 Gibson SG Special, Part1. King requested that, to reduce feedback, there be no F-holes.. Gibson made the B.B. I sold two to my friends and one to my doctor. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Those (No "f" holes, and chunky neck) were to BB's spec's. Departments > Guitars > Hollow-body Electric Guitars > Electric Semi Hollow > Epiphone > BB King Lucille - Ebony. King Lucille Gibson EB-1 Bass Gibson Ace LP schematic Gibson Ace LP wiring Gibson All American1-SGX Gibson Barney Kessel Gibson Chet Atkins Country Gent &TN Gibson Corvus1 Gibson Corvus III Gibson EB0 Gibson EB1 Gibson EB2 Gibson EB2D Gibson EB2dblstereo Gibson EB3series1 Gibson EB3series2 Gibson EDS-1275sch Gibson EDS-1275wiring Gibson EH150 Gibson ES5 Gibson … King's famous Gibson, Lucille guitar has always been admired by me. Made to play the blues, the Epiphone B.B. Signature Epiphone archtop guitars such as the Epiphone Tom Delonge ES-333 Guitar, Epiphone BB King Lucille Guitar, Epiphone Joe Pass Emperor II Pro Guitar, Epiphone Gary Clark Jr Guitar and the Epiphone Joe Bonamassa ES-355 Guitar are also popular models … I never played the Lucille but it looks like a very nice guitar and some of the videos I have seen it sounds pretty good as well. I hesitated with a sheraton II (which is extremely good guitar, if you change the pickups) In some detail, it is a copy of the Lucille When I play it, I feel that BB King is there (obviously not as good) UTILIZATION Very easy to use, this is not a highway as my ARIA but it does not have the same utility I still have the lower strings SOUNDS You can post now and register later. Terms & Conditions | Registered Trademarks, Epiphone Sheraton II vs. Epiphone BB King Lucille. 3 065 00 Lei. The Gear Page is the leading online community and marketplace for guitars, amps, pedals, effects and associated gear. 2 780 00 Lei. Sep 11, 2012 #5. mozzarate54 Tele-Holic. I tried many guitars, my choice is on the Sheraton 2. or Best Offer +C $194.17 shipping. The instrument has tone, feel, and quality finish that are the best. Followers 0. Creamy smooth but it can rock. The body is laminated maple. By Epiphone B.B. Musical Instruments & Gear; Guitars & Basses . 4nd3h Senior Member. I play mostly classic rock, but some cleans aswell. The other guitars I thought of were the Sheraton and BB king Lucille as semi hollows. Follow this product to see new listings in your feed! 1 Finish Options . My Sheraton has the mini-humbuckers, so it's. £399. Riviera Custom P93. B. King Standard model from 1980 to 1985. King's famous Gibson, Lucille guitar has always been admired by me. Subscribe. Epiphone has worked to capture what makes the guitar great in their incredibly versatile and player-friendly B.B. Thanks:thu: With the Epiphone BB King Lucille, experience what it was like to play guitar during the height of blues rock in the 1950s. Epiphone BB King Lucille Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by mozzarate54, Sep 11, 2012. B. Other Epiphones Gibson Pickups on an Epiphone Lucille? click to preview . King himself and puts all the tone and nuance of King’s own favorite guitar in your hands. This guitar is notable for being a "replica" of blues legend BB King's guitar "Lucille". Made to play the blues, the Epiphone B.B. Paste as plain text instead, × The neck is maple and has a rosewood fretboard with block inlays. Pickguard for Epiphone BB King Lucille Discussion in 'Epiphone Guitars' started by rednebb, Jan 5, 2017. rednebb New Member. Made to play the blues, the Epiphone B.B. MrKing, August 16, 2011 in Epiphone Electrics. lee and hayden compare features of the gibson bb king and epiphone lucille guitars. Korea still has the job of Tier 3 Epiphones (non Elitist but just below it) such as the Sheraton, BB King Lucille, Zakk Wylde, Firebird..... Usually dipicted at the serial # as the first letter: ... Gibson and Epiphone's Imports have a pretty decent Quality Control program going on IMO. £511. 7 of 8 people found this review helpful. Korea still has the job of Tier 3 Epiphones (non Elitist but just below it) such as the Sheraton, BB King Lucille, Zakk Wylde, Firebird..... Usually dipicted at the serial # as the first letter: U= Unsung Factory, Korea. Made to play the blues, the Epiphone B.B. Link to post Share on other sites. The Epiphone BB King Lucille comes in ebony and has stereo outputs. £379. I have a Lucille - no F holes,cable plugs in on the side, varitone , fine tuning and a maple neck. (There’s a photo of that) eBay Marketplaces GmbH (of Helvetiastraße15-17, 3005, Bern, Switzerland) is authorised by the FCA to conduct credit broking for a restricted range of finance providers. Epiphone B.B. B. Gibson Custom Shop ES-339 Part1 Clean. Buy New (11145) Epiphone Lucille. I wanted to buy an electric guitar, but found the Gibson Lucille model to be a bit beyond what I was willing to pay, so I tried the Epiphone and am very, very pleased with it. Despite its gaudy appearance it can be a very good guitar. £609. Epiphone Les Paul Modern Sparkling Burg. 2014 Epiphone BB King Lucille in excellent condition. ...evn seeing the guy play it lefty while it's strung righty is amazing! DAngelico Excel Mini DC Black. The Epiphone Lucille is made of Kore, and this finish is very good. King requested that, to reduce feedback, there be no F-holes.. Gibson made the B.B. King Lucille model. Made to play the blues, the Epiphone B.B. String Configuration. The original Epiphone Sheraton was built from 1958 to 1970, and Gibson had purchased the remains of Epiphone 1957. By the mid-1950s, Epiphone is still making very few instruments. King Lucille, Rock for Kids is auctioning one, signed by the great man himself, on 5 December 2008. The Epiphone Sheraton™-II PRO honors Epiphone's most influential "thin-line" semi-hollow electric guitar. Dot ES-335 - Cherry. The most noticeable differences between the Lucille and the Gibson ES-355TD-SV on which it is based are the "Lucille" script on the headstock, the maple neck, and the lack of F-holes on the top. FREE Ground Shipping. though...so, I'd advise you play a "Lucille," before you make any decision. TP-6 tailpiece allows precise tuning. Gibson Brands, Inc. respects your right to privacy. Gretsch G2622T Strml. Wilshire, Casino Coupe, Joe Pass and BB King signature models, Jack Cassidy hollowbody basses and more! King Lucille model. When it was first introduced, the Sheraton was The top of the range 335, surpassing the Gibson version. Body, neck and headstock are bound. Posts: 573. 4:39. King Lucille Electric Guitar features 2 humbuckers with stereo output to two separate amps and a Varitone control that tailor your pickup sounds. In 1960, Epiphone's production moved to the Gibson plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The BB King Lucille takes your blues guitar playing journey to soaring highs and courageous lows with Classic VeriTone control and stereo and mono output. neck profile, and "Lucille" is much "fatter," much the same as a "fat neck" ES-335. Request Chords. ES-335. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! Casino. The BB King Lucille exceeded my expectations. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Any thoughts or advice abouts these 3 gats? As a "store cruiser" I have looked at, listened to many guitars, and this Epiphone is "music to my ears." This thread is archived. In 1957, Epiphone is sold to CMI, Gibson's parent company, for $20,000.00. I vote for an Epiphone Dot. Since guitar center does not keep the Lucille in stock I don't really have a way to test drive it. Condition is "Used". The neck is maple and has a rosewood fretboard with block inlays. RRRR= Ranking number (may be more or less digits) Example: 3021234 = Samick Korea / 1993 / February / unit … 5:38. Manual for Epiphone | Guitar | B.B.King Lucille free download. 6 x. Epiphone Les Pauls. How many is too many. That, would be awesome! $599.00. The ES-345 looks, great, just wish it has multi-ply binding, on the front, like the Gibby. this demo of the 335 Pro is great! Gretsch G2622T Strml. Request Chords. 7 . Really cool BB King vibe with the exception of the bigsby. Copyright 2019 Gibson Brands, Inc. All rights reserved. $174.75. Upload or insert images from URL. wildeman, Jan 6, 2017 #5. wildeman Well-Known Member. The no f-holes looks good for me, because when the amp is on low volume, i don't want to listen the acoustic sound. King’s singular tone has everything you’d want to hear in electric blues guitar—a bell-like ring with a hint of overdrive, soaring highs and gritty lows, and all driven home by King’s mighty left hand tremolo. 3:41. Y/YY= Year of manufacture (Single digit for some 1997 and earlier models) 3. 1954 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop / all gold - Part1 . Messages: 12 Likes Received: ... A Sheraton guard would look great with its binding. (You have to access all the wiring through the f-holes on the Sheraton, which as 3/4" at their widest point, whereas the Lucille offers a removable back plate). IIRC the Lucille doesn't come with any f-holes, and features the Varitone notch filter circuit to cut out a different frequency at each of its 6 positions. Messages: 1,063 Likes Received: 832. Upgraded with ProBucker humbucking pickups, coil-tapping and Graphtech nut, the Sheraton-II PRO is the modernized version of this classic semi-hollow guitar. Epiphone Sheraton II PRO. If I didn't have my PRS HBII, I would definitely get another one. B. 4 . 8 x. Epiphone BB King Lucille Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by mozzarate54, Sep 11, 2012. The BB King Lucille exceeded my expectations. However, it is not necessary to rush the purchase of Gibson 490T and 490R microphone as those of the Epiphone are excellent: it's a hell. ... My first real electric guitar was an Epiphone Sheraton II, and god almighty is it one powerhouse of a guitar. I am considering a semi hollow to add to the collection (currently have a Gibson SG and Epi Les Paul Tribute Plus) and these 2 look very nice. B. In any case it was next to her older sister brand Gibson and frankly there is not much difference. C $905.69. 2 Finish Options . 21 comments. Include description. King Lucille, £350 ($475), in very good condition but also in need of a pickup transplant. $116.50. 7 . Epiphone BB King Lucille electric: flawless mint condition. Epiphone SG Custom Ebony. a bit different, than the current model. I like the Epiphone Dots but the necks are fat on them. 1. King Lucille Electric Guitar features 2 humbuckers with stereo output to two separate amps (one for treble, one for bass) and a Vari-Tone control that tailor your pickup sounds. ... Related: epiphone dot epiphone sheraton gibson lucille epiphone es 335 epiphone 335 epiphone casino epiphone es-335 pro. Very nice feel, good full sound etc. The body is laminated maple. Include description. King Archtop Guitar brings Style and Performance to a new level The Lucille, designed by the man himself, is a semi-hollowbody with no F-holes, and therefore a unique, unmistakable voice. Get the best deals for epiphone lucille at eBay.com. The Epiphone B. Played by artists such as the legendary John Lee Hooker, Noel Gallagher, The Edge, and Emily Wolfe, the Sheraton™-II continues to shape sound throughout generations. Epiphone Uptown Kat ES - Ruby Red. I chose this model because I thought it would be more versatile than the sheraton because of the varitone control. B. Save epiphone bb king lucille to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. × I= Saien Factory, Korea. Epiphone "1965 Casino" Inspired by John Lennon, Part1. Quick Shipper. Epiphone BB King Lucille. It is heavy. From United States. 4 Finish Options . Body, neck and headstock are bound. B.B. B. Much of their history building archtop guitars remains, as well as their versions of classic Gibson shapes like the Les Paul, SG, 335 and 339.   Your link has been automatically embedded. B. With the Epiphone BB King Lucille, experience what it was like to play guitar during the height of blues rock in the 1950s. IF you don't want/need, a Varitone, and aren't going to play at extremes, in. In addition I am even considering a Gretsch 5422T which I know is very different. To me a Sheraton is a Dot on bling steroids. 7 . If you decide on the Sheraton II, look for one of the Korean made ones from the 90's. Like King's guitars, the Lucille model lacks F-holes to … King Lucille Electric Guitar. volume, your Sheraton should be "just fine!" 6 . I have played the Sheraton II in GC and liked it it alot. Epiphone SG Custom Ebony. Made to play the blues, the Epiphone B.B. Quote; Share this post. ... More substantial than a Sheraton, similar to my Casino (a bit thicker perhaps) and Broadway. £525. add a Varitone, to the Sheri, later. King Standard model from 1980 to 1985. Epiphone BB King Lucille Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by mozzarate54, Sep 11, 2012. Add to Cart. I definitely want the ability to play rock and pop covers for bar gigs too. Request Chords. Next product. Epiphone Les Paul Modern FPB. King Lucille Artist Ebony with case in very good condition. All original, great playing and sounding ES, emulates those classic bluesy ES tones to a T.This guitar was a factory second and it appears to me that the neck was possibly cracked and then repaired at the factory. 2 . You must log in or register to reply here. share. I know I am kind of all over the map here but I am hoping to hear from some people with some experience with any of these. Item 'Epiphone - BB King Lucille - Ebony' has been successfully added to your cart! The neck is maple and has a rosewood fretboard with block inlays. Epiphone Les Paul Modern Sparkling Burg. As a "store cruiser" I have looked at, listened to many guitars, and this Epiphone is "music to my ears." King Lucille Electric Guitar features 2 humbuckers with stereo Varitone controls that give you single-coil sounds as well as the throatier humbucker tone. Home Guitars Electric Guitars Hollow and Semi Hollow Body Epiphone BB King Lucille – ETBBEBGH. Built B.B. Overview. Follow this Product. The tailpiece is a TP-6 fine tuning unit and the headstock is emblazoned with the name ‘Lucille’. £519. Category. Of course, you could always. EDIT: Also, have you checked out the Epiphone ES-339 with P90s? $699.00. Epiphone Les Paul Classic Ebony . Beautiful Guitar and Great Playing. Wildkat (Bigbsy) $499.00. Selected category Electric Guitars; Parts & Accessories; Entertainment Memorabilia; Brand. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Tough choice, indeed. I've got a Sheraton. Previous product. … Quote; Share this post. For sale is a limited edition Epiphone Joe Bonamassa ES-355. B. A full line of newly designed acoustic and electric guitars is launched in 1958. Epiphone Uptown Kat ES - Ruby Red. I play mostly jazz, blues and funk in a 6 piece band. 1958 EXCELLENT EPIPHONE Explorer Used with Soft Case From Japan Free Shipping . It's what keeps me away from a Sheraton, too. volume, your Sheraton should be "just fine!" I forgot about the stereo. 3 Finish ... Sign Up for Epiphone News & Special Offers. I'm more familiar with the Sheraton and it's a classic whereas the Lucille comes off to me as a little gimmicky, BUT if you ever want to switch out pickups or wiring, it's MUCH harder on the Sheraton than on the Lucille.   Your previous content has been restored. You may love it...more, or decide you're alright, where you are, now. It plays like butter! Retailing for $699.00, the Sheraton packs a lot of quality into an import guitar for that high of a price. http://www.musiciansfriend.com/guitars/epiphone-limited-edition-es-335-pro-electric-guitar, ES 335 PRO 2012 EPIPHONE Limited Edition Improvisation, When Ted Nugent started playing through Eddie's gear, a funny thing happened …. Is the epiphone lucille a good choice for me to play? The other guitars I thought of were the Sheraton and BB king Lucille as semi hollows. Do not forget also that the guitar did not have gills, so it is more a guitar "chambered" with acoustic chambers, a real Thinline 335; sound is chubby + / creamy / compressed, as in all the chambered. My Sheraton has a thin '60's style, neck profile, and "Lucille" is much "fatter," much the same as a "fat neck". £519. One...the Varitone, allows a lot more diverse, tones, than the Sheraton (Stock) would allow. $635 + $75 Shipping. Have owned dots. Mar 17, 2011 #10 Is the 135 vintage? Pre-Owned. Cheers from New Zealand! Used. B. $87.38. Epiphone (5) Items (5) see all. The Golden Era returns with the Original Collection. Clear editor. This long-running Gibson signature model is based on the various modified ES-355s used by blues legend B.B. Preferred Seller. (You have to access all the wiring through the f-holes on the Sheraton, which as 3/4" at their widest point, whereas the Lucille offers a removable back plate). Sep 12, 2012 #21. King Lucille Electric Guitar features 2 humbuckers with stereo output to two separate amps (one for treble, one for bass) and a … F/FF= Factory code (No factory designator for some 1993 and earlier models) 2. I've said it before...but I still wish Epi would offer a "red" finish, on Lucille, like Gibson does! Just chanced upon a 2004 pre-owned Epiphone B. $649.00. The Epiphone Sheraton™-II PRO honors Epiphone's most influential "thin-line" semi-hollow electric guitar. Fender Geddy Lee Jazz Bass - 0147702306 $ 1,299.99. ... Gibson.com: Gibson Custom BB King Lucille Limited I think I should stick with that. lee also demonstrates some telltale signs of a fake gibson. The quality is A LOT better than the current ones IMHO. I really like the design of the bb king Epiphone but I'm not sure if I want all those controls on my guitar. 4 x. Pre-Owned. Gibson B.B. It's what keeps me away from a Sheraton, too. King Lucille Electric Guitar features 2 humbuckers with stereo output to two separate amps (one for treble, one for bass) and a … The body is laminated maple while the maple neck has a rosewood fretboard with block inlays. It's the same price as the Lucille. The result was reduced feedback, and a guitar that can truly wail without any whine. I own a Gibson J45 flattop guitar that I bought new in 1964, and continue to enjoy it. King Lucille is Epiphone's version of King's famous Gibson. Request Chords. rednebb , Jan 5, 2017 #1 In 1980, Gibson Guitar Corporation launched the B. DC CB Bigsby IS. Watch. Those (No "f" holes, and chunky neck) were to BB's spec's. Epiphone Sheraton-II Pro - Ebony.   Pasted as rich text. Request Chords. Two...No "f" holes, in Lucille's body, to add to the feedback possibilities, at higher volumes. I'm not to convinced either on the hardware. Besides, you can always add a Varitone switch if you must have one. Joined Dec 4, 2009 Messages 1,603 Reaction score 132. Body, neck, and headstock are bound. Epiphone Sheraton-II PRO Electric Guitar. King Lucille was designed by B. MM= Month of manufacture 4. King Lucille Electric Guitar features 2 humbuckers with stereo Varitone controls that give you single-coil sounds as well as the throatier humbucker tone. Plastic part on jack input has a crack but not effecting anything. By Big Arm, February 3, 2009 in Epiphone Electrics. 's Way B.B. I own a Gibson J45 flattop guitar that I bought new in 1964, and continue to enjoy it. RS= Peerless Factory, Korea (limited to hollowbody's) Awesome, thanks for the information. I was hoping someone here could possibly give me some feedback pro/cons of either. 3 . Epiphone Sheraton-II PRO Electric Guitar. £575. Made to play the blues, the Epiphone B.B. B.B. I bought a new one last November that rocks my world. It is somewhat unique. Continuing on with another high-quality archtop, the Epiphone Sheraton II PRO is a favorite of amateurs and pros alike looking to get a reliable hollowbody capable of bluesy leads or high output rock riffs. Another option you might want to consider is waiting until the ES-345 comes out. Fingerboard is a bit too wide for me but it's worth adapting. Made to play the blues. In 1980, Gibson Guitar Corporation launched the B. £511. Model: # ETBBEBGH. I've had three of the older ones in white (which is no longer available) and loved them. Obviously the main difference lies in the electronics and pickups. Artisan Senior Member. Joined: Aug 8, 2012 Location: California. Epiphone Les Paul Standard 60´s BB. I need to start saving. Related: epiphone dot epiphone sheraton gibson lucille epiphone es 335 epiphone 335 epiphone casino epiphone es-335 pro.

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