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Completely hollow for a unique, signature sound.
The Epiphone ETCANACH is a Natural Casino 6 String RH
Epiphone has made a name for itself by producing some of the
greatest and most innovative musical instruments for over 120
years. While models such as Masterbilts, Broadways, Wilshires,
Coronets, Emperors and Texans are some of Epiphone's most memorable
models, the Casino is arguably our most famous due to its close
association with The Beatles.
The Epiphone Casino still has the same classic look, sound,
and features that have made it the go-to guitar for two generations
of artists including Paul McCartney, Paul Weller, Noel Gallagher,
Keith Richards and Gary Clark, Jr.
The Casino Story
For the Epiphone Company of 1961, the Casino was a small
breakthrough. After the merger with Gibson in 1957, Epiphone moved
away from making large archtops. A new era of music had arrived.
The introduction of the Casino was a modern design that announced
that Epiphone's unique history would continue separate from
Gibson's. Though from a distance the Casino had the look of an
ES-335, the Casino was a true hollowbody giving players a clear,
ringing tone that could be pushed into overdrive when needed. It
was an ideal guitar for stage and studio and can be heard on many
landmark recordings including The Beatles' Sgt. Peppers Lonely
Hearts Club Band and The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds.
Maybe it's purely coincidental that at the same time that the
Casino was in its planning stages at Epiphone headquarters in
Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Beatles were starting their historic run
at the Hamburg Star Club. By 1964, the Beatles were stars and when
Paul McCartney went shopping for a new guitar that could feed back,
he reached for a Casino. John Lennon and George Harrison soon
bought their own and used their Casinos on stage and at Abbey Road
throughout the band's career. Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys, Paul
Weller of the Jam, and Noel Gallagher of Oasis are just a few of
the players who have made great records with Casinos.
As with every Epiphone, the Casino also comes with the peace
of mind you get from a Limited Lifetime Warranty backed by Gibson
Musical Instruments' famous 24/7/365 day Customer Service. Make
your own history today with the historic Epiphone Casino.
Classic Vintage Styling and Unique Features
The Casino's unique features include a 5-play maple top, back,
and sides with basswood bracing. The Casino's 24.75" scale mahogany
neck has the classic SlimTaper™ "D" profile with the glued-in neck
joint joining the body at the 16th fret, just like vintage models
from the '60s. The 12" radius neck features parallelogram inlays, a
1.68" nut, and for that classic look, small button machine
Original Premium Electronics
No detail of the Casino has been missed. Today's Casinos
incorporate Epiphone's famous Alnico P-90T and P-90R dogear pickups
for that perfect combination of chime and growl. Widely known as
the king of single coil pickups, these lean and mean P-90's offer a
stellar combination of high output and biting treble response. The
P-90 pickups were favored among jazz players for their clear
horn-like tone and were adopted by rock and rollers from the US and
the UK who wanted to emulate their favorite R&B records.
Quality Construction, Hardware and Add-ons!
Unlike an ES-335, the Casino is completely hollow which
contributes to its unique, signature sound. The Casino has always
been known for being an instrument that gets in tune and stays that
way, thanks to our LockTone™ Tune-O-Matic bridge and trapeze
- Classic mid '60s design
- Epiphone P-90 pickups
- Four color finishes
- Body: 5-ply maple with basswood top bracing
- Neck: mahogany
- Neck Joint: 16th fret, Glued-in
- Fingerboard: parallelogram inlays and 22 medium jumbo
- Fingerboard Radius: 12", 24.75" scale
- Nut Width: 1.68
- Neck Profile: SlimTaper™ "D"
- Pickups: Epiphone P-90T and P-90R
- Bridge: LockTone™ Tune-O-Matic
- Tailpiece: Trapeze
- Machine Heads: Small button
- Hardware: Nickel
- Toggle: Epiphone
- Typical Weight (+/- 5%): 6.6 lbs
- Strings: D'Addario® 10, 13, 17, 26, 36, 46
Ideal guitar for stage and studio with a classic 1960's
Discontinued, B-stock and otherwise refurbished items have a limited warranty. Please see manufacturer for details.