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#41 User is offline   JRS11 

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Posted 26 August 2017 - 10:07 PM

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Posted 29 August 2017 - 11:35 PM

what does it all mean ?
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Posted 29 August 2017 - 11:39 PM

well, make a John Lennon LP Jr reissue Posted Image
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Posted 01 September 2017 - 03:32 PM

1961 Jimi Hendrix Wilshire
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Posted 02 September 2017 - 09:20 PM

Sheraton jumbo flat top acoustic...reissue...Posted Image
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Posted 04 September 2017 - 12:20 AM

Emperor Regent and Blues Deluxe re issue in both natural and vintage sunburst finishes, and Iced tea...OK ? wine red, Gold, Royal black,white red, blue "tiger stripe" too, koa ?...thanks...This can happen...right ? Posted Image
still want the 9 string Riviera too (please)Posted Image
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Posted 04 September 2017 - 12:29 PM

I don't know if Epi_insider will ever come back to this post. I certainly hope so, at some point in the near future. I do have another request. If you ever do make a 9 string Riviera as I describe, make this the head stock inlay...if possible...again, thank you


The House of Stathopoulo
and the "normal" Riviera "crown".
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Posted 05 October 2017 - 06:39 PM

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Posted 07 October 2017 - 02:48 PM

Personally, I don't care if the re-issue is 100% vintage correct, and I couldn't care less about binding. Epi_Insider, this guitar is gorgeous and I would buy it as-is. I would even pre-order it and wait six months for it to arrive. It is so hard to find a mini-humbucker guitar, and the neck joints on the Wilshire/Crestwood series makes these things the most playable guitars I've ever encountered. TAKE MY MONEY!

I have some suggestions that would make this even better for my needs - but again, I would buy this guitar as-is and be insanely happy with it.

1 - As somebody else mentioned, I like having the Epiphone badge Tremotone unit instead of the standard Bigsby. The Bigsby is a classic, but the Tremotone (with its full, uninterrupted 360-degree range of motion) is more comfortable and more playable than the Bigsby.

2 - The 6-on-a-side batwing-style headstock (as pictured below), I believe, is better for tuning. This is based on my owning a reissue '66 Wilshire with the batwing headstock and a reissue '62 Crestwood with the 3-on-a-side headstock as shown in the current design. Don't get me wrong - the Crestwood holds tune very, very well, but the '66 Wilshire with the batwing headstock holds tune better than any other guitar I have ever owned. I have every reason to believe it's because of the added string tension placed on the treble-side strings + the straight string pull.

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3 - What color options will be available?

BTW, it took me a moment, but I realized that what looks like a rotary switch by the volume/tone knobs is a six-way pickup selector switch. That's a stroke of brilliance that needs to be included on every 3-pickup guitar.

While this reissue won't 100% match the '60s specs, this unit looks like it'll be more flexible functionally speaking. Love it.
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Posted 07 October 2017 - 08:00 PM

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Posted 09 October 2017 - 01:36 AM

Hey Epiphone , if "you" are "here" , would you please make a larger Century amp . I think the 1 speaker reissue thing is absolutely great. It works perfectly with my arch top guitars. Other amps feedback...quite annoyingly so, when using your larger hollow body electric guitars , like the Deluxe reissue. But , the Century amp does not , or very , very little...only at the highest volume. I once had a tweed SC210 , which , regrettably , I no longer have :( I traded it in for an Epiphone guitar :) , worked for me :). But, I'd like to obtain an other, some day. That was a great amplifier , in my humble opinion. But , a larger "Century" type maybe a 2x12 with a matching external cabinet thing , would be perfect , :) You can do that...right ? :) With all the great new reissue arch top guitars that you have been producing , a larger amp would be quite excellent , also . in my humble opinion :) thanks :)
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#52 User is offline   Paully 

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Posted 22 October 2017 - 11:38 AM

I dig the "look".
What p'ups r init?
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Posted 22 October 2017 - 01:19 PM

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Posted 22 October 2017 - 01:21 PM

View Postiankinzel, on 07 October 2017 - 02:48 PM, said:

Personally, I don't care if the re-issue is 100% vintage correct, and I couldn't care less about binding. Epi_Insider, this guitar is gorgeous and I would buy it as-is. I would even pre-order it and wait six months for it to arrive. It is so hard to find a mini-humbucker guitar, and the neck joints on the Wilshire/Crestwood series makes these things the most playable guitars I've ever encountered. TAKE MY MONEY!

I have some suggestions that would make this even better for my needs - but again, I would buy this guitar as-is and be insanely happy with it.

1 - As somebody else mentioned, I like having the Epiphone badge Tremotone unit instead of the standard Bigsby. The Bigsby is a classic, but the Tremotone (with its full, uninterrupted 360-degree range of motion) is more comfortable and more playable than the Bigsby.

2 - The 6-on-a-side batwing-style headstock (as pictured below), I believe, is better for tuning. This is based on my owning a reissue '66 Wilshire with the batwing headstock and a reissue '62 Crestwood with the 3-on-a-side headstock as shown in the current design. Don't get me wrong - the Crestwood holds tune very, very well, but the '66 Wilshire with the batwing headstock holds tune better than any other guitar I have ever owned. I have every reason to believe it's because of the added string tension placed on the treble-side strings + the straight string pull.

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3 - What color options will be available?

BTW, it took me a moment, but I realized that what looks like a rotary switch by the volume/tone knobs is a six-way pickup selector switch. That's a stroke of brilliance that needs to be included on every 3-pickup guitar.

While this reissue won't 100% match the '60s specs, this unit looks like it'll be more flexible functionally speaking. Love it.




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Posted 13 November 2017 - 07:33 PM

Triumph Regent reissue :) ...please ...please :)
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 01:32 PM

Bring...
Back...
The... Emperor Regent!!!
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 01:47 PM

Lose the trem, make it a see thru finish with REAL wood, not crap mahogany with mahogany veneers, and make it one, maybe 2 pieces of wood. Add the binding around the neck and headstock, and drop the gold. Make the 3 pickups an option. (Personally 3 mini hums are the LAST combo I would own.) A 12 string version would be killer. Otherwise, looks ok.
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#58 User is offline   MartyF 

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Posted 15 November 2017 - 07:54 AM

Looks too Fenderish for an Epiphone (JMHO) I personally prefer when brands generate signature looking instruments or completely new designs.
Its beneath the major players to try to steal market share by emulating someone else's design cues. Leave that tactic to the lesser brands. Again,
this is just my opinion (but that is what you asked for). I would not be interested.
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Posted 15 November 2017 - 05:37 PM

Think I would go with the modal 60 Bixby. The style you show is reported to be harder to keep your guitar in tune. With the e cover plate for the neck adjustment and the three pick ups, I'd call it the "Trident". With a few colors this would be a winner. Looks like it would be easy to play. Would like to give it a try.
We are working on some new model designs... what do you think of this one?Posted Image
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Posted 16 November 2017 - 02:31 AM

Like inlays.
Prefer Batwing Headstock. 😍
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