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Howz it Goin?--I'm looking to get some feedback here on some of the different Casino models. I don't have any experience with the Casino but want to pursue it. I was surprised at how many different models there's been. I would like to hear from any casino owners about there particular model ie; Matsumoku, elitist, vintage elitist,etc.

I'm Jonesing for another guitar. Will have to go down and see if there's a Casino at the local dealers I can play. I really like my Sherri with stock pickups from Korea. I bought a Ibanez Am-93 off e-bay and like it but still getting used to it and the "57" Pups. I've been seriously playing for a year now,learning on my own after a lot of years, and lean toward extended chords with triads while incorperating scales as a metheod to learn the fretboard. Love the Klugh/Benson thing but end up with the blues thing popping up.

Anyway,not sure if the Casino would fit in, but if so don't want to pass up a deal when it appears.Thanks

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Howz it Goin?--I'm looking to get some feedback here on some of the different Casino models. I don't have any experience with the Casino but want to pursue it. I was surprised at how many different models there's been. I would like to hear from any casino owners about there particular model ie; Matsumoku, elitist, vintage elitist,etc.

I'm Jonesing for another guitar. Will have to go down and see if there's a Casino at the local dealers I can play. I really like my Sherri with stock pickups from Korea. I bought a Ibanez Am-93 off e-bay and like it but still getting used to it and the "57" Pups. I've been seriously playing for a year now,learning on my own after a lot of years, and lean toward extended chords with triads while incorperating scales as a metheod to learn the fretboard. Love the Klugh/Benson thing but end up with the blues thing popping up.

Anyway,not sure if the Casino would fit in, but if so don't want to pass up a deal when it appears.Thanks

 

you'll definitely get a different sound from the Sheraton with the P-90s in the Casino. I think the big thing to look for in a Casino is the feel and sound of it acoustically. Electronics can always be changed. the Elitist and USA Lennon models feel the best to me but they are pricey.

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This link should keep you busy for a bit:

 

https://www.google.com/search?q=epiphone+casino+comparison&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&channel=sb

 

FWIW, I have an Elitist Casino (see avatar), that I bought a few years ago. I have a lot of guitars. It is my "go to". Fit, finish, quality, sound, Macca was right.

 

Edit: Google "Epiphone Casino Comparison Chart" and you'll get a link to a thread where there is a chart of the spec's of each of the Casino models.

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I've just got the plain old chinese model and I'm pretty happy with it. [thumbup] Pickups are pretty hot but it seems to make for a large diversity of sounds, quite a range between the both of them with various tone and volume positions.

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I've just got the plain old chinese model and I'm pretty happy with it. [thumbup] Pickups are pretty hot but it seems to make for a large diversity of sounds, quite a range between the both of them with various tone and volume positions.

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Yeah got MIC Casino too. I've put gold grovers on and new switchcraft toggle switch. Love this guitar as it looks so amazing on my wall hanger and it makes me wanna play every time I walk past. Mines natural by the way. Was gonna get SB but saw this and that was it I had to have it !!!

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DSCF1277_zps7361e8e7.jpgThe Casino is Epiphone's "flagship" electric guitar. Many of the greatest rock guitarists have played them...and for a good reason...simply stated, they are suburb guitars...I've been playing this one as of lately. Super nice guitar

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Yeah got MIC Casino too. I've put gold grovers on and new switchcraft toggle switch. Love this guitar as it looks so amazing on my wall hanger and it makes me wanna play every time I walk past. Mines natural by the way. Was gonna get SB but saw this and that was it I had to have it !!!

 

Yeah, I didn't even mean to buy my natural- I was in the store for something else , saw it on a stand behind the counter, asked to hold it, smitten big time. And the awesome sound! Better than sex ( at my age, anyway)!

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DSCF1277_zps7361e8e7.jpgThe Casino is Epiphone's "flagship" electric guitar. Many of the greatest rock guitarists have played them...and for a good reason...simply stated, they are suburb guitars...I've been playing this one as of lately. Super nice guitar

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Sweet- plain and pretty....

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Fine Casino Crust--I'm thinking a natural finish but would go for a cherry like that. How do you manage any feedback from the Casino?

With fun!! Actually, I don't seem to have too much of a problem unless I'm up close to and facing my amp. Then again, I'm not playing big amps...

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Much classic music has and continues to emanate from said guitar...

 

IMO the name has moved around a lot recently betwixt variously priced versions...

 

The ES 330...made in US...is possibly closer to a 60's US Casino

 

A MIC Casino has great VFM

 

A Peerless Songbird is a very competent copy... [thumbup]

 

V

 

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Re. the OP. Sorry, but for us non-Americans, what the hell does "I'm Jonesing for another guitar" mean? :huh:

 

I'm guessing it means "thinking of buying" but I'd like to hear the origin of the saying.

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"Jonesing" here in the States is a reference to "keeping up with the Jones" as in "trying to compete with your peers on an equal level". "Jonesing" = "desires" or "Wants badly".

 

Hope that helps rather than confuses.

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The expression "keeping up with the "Jones's" means you want to have/get to have, what that "other guy", your neighbor, friends and "acquaintances" also have (very nice electric guitars)msp_biggrin.gif. So, if you are "Jonesing" for something, means you want a guitar like, or better than your neighbors, the "Jones's"...dig it. msp_smile.gif

 

I'm "Jonesing" for a brand new Cadillac....Epiphone,...Fender...unsure.gifGibson msp_scared.gif Rickenbacker msp_drool.gifmsp_drool.gif

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"Jonesing" here in the States is a reference to "keeping up with the Jones" as in "trying to compete with your peers on an equal level". "Jonesing" = "desires" or "Wants badly".

 

Hope that helps rather than confuses.

 

Lol, can't keep up with the "Dennis G's" ...lolmsp_biggrin.gif

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my experience with casinos, the pickups. those epi p-90s can sound super good or super shitty hot.

 

best to play the particular one you want to check.

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Yes,the "Jonesing," I inteded, meant street slang for "strung out", or like Scotto said "addicted". I guess you could say I need a fix(whatever it is I'm addicted to) ie; epi semiholow. [love] Talking about PUPs I'm inexperienced but know my Korean Sherri,they seem fine and darker than the Ibanez AM-93 "57" pickups that came with that guitar.So will have to play a couple of Casinos to see what the 90s sound like. Brighter doesn't sound like it interests me but not sure. So many variables. I'm playing through a Kustom solid state with a 12" celestion. I really like it and just shred at home on lower volume. =D> =D>

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Hey- where's all the Casino cats. [confused] I'm getting serious about the Casino. Gonna list my Yamahas on Craigs so it might take awhile to scrape some dough,but would like more feedback. Looks like the reissue Casino is the starter and the Lennons work up to the elitist.

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