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Epiphone Elitist 1965 Casino   

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This product has been discontinued but may be available as a Open Box item.

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The Elite series are instruments that approach custom shop perfection. Crafted with premium woods, fitted with American pickups and circuitry -- even American-made toggle switches and Grover tuners they're made at a special factory devoted to their manufacture where they receive a high degree of hands-on luthier attention. You'll find the Elite 1965 Casino true to the original made famous by The Beatles. A finely crafted, great-sounding, and easy-playing instrument that beautifully blurs the line between Epiphone and Gibson. Elitist 1965 Casino features a rosewood fingerboard, the 1 piece mahogany neck is set at the 19th fret, 22 frets, P-90R (USA Single-Coil) and P-90T (USA Single-Coil) pickups, 2 Volume, 2 Tone, and 3-Way Pickup Selector controls.

  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Hollow body
  • Body material: Laminated
  • Top wood: Maple 5-ply
  • Body wood: Maple 5-ply
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck shape: '60s SlimTaper
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Parallelogram
  • Nut width: 1.64" (41.65mm)
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: P-90R
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: P-90T
  • Brand: Gibson USA
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
  • Tailpiece: Trapeze
  • Tuning machines: Gotoh
  • Color: Nickel
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Pickups
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Japan

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Elitist 1965 Casino Specifications:

  • Back and Sides: 5-ply maple
  • Case Included: Yes
  • Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way toggle
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Machine Heads: Nickel
  • Neck Joint: Set at the 16th fret
  • Neck Material: One-piece mahogany
  • Nut Width: 1-5/8"
  • Pickups: P90 USA single coil rhythm pickup, P90 USA single coil reverse treble pickup
  • Scale: 24 3/4"
  • Top Wood: 5-ply maple
  • Tuners: Grover
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