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Epiphone B.B. King Lucille Limited Edition (Cherry)

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Epiphone B.B. King Lucille Limited Edition (Cherry)

Based on the famously named guitars of blues legend B.B. King, the Epiphone B.B. King Lucille was inspired by the various Gibson ES™ models he played over the years - all of which were named Lucille. Standout features that make this Lucille such a stunning guitar and loving tribute include gold hardware, Grover® Rotomatic® tuners, a Graph Tech® nut, ebony fretboard with pearloid block inlays, a brass truss rod cover with B.B. King’s name engraved on it, mother of pearl Lucille inlay on the headstock face, multi-ply binding on the body and headstock, a TP-6 tailpiece with fine tuners, and a semi-hollow body with a maple center block to reduce feedback. Unlike most semi-hollowbody guitars, the B.B. King Lucille’s top doesn’t have any f-holes; B.B. himself requested this feature to help further reduce the possibility of feedback. The electronics are equally impressive, with a six-position Varitone switch, a pair of Alnico Classic PRO™ humbucking pickups wired to CTS® potentiometers, and stereo and mono output jacks for maximum flexibility. An EpiLite™ case is also included.


Body Shape: ES-335
Body Material: 5-ply Maple/Poplar
Bracing: Spruce
Centerblock: Maple
Binding: Multi-ply Top, Back, and Headstock, Single ply Neck
Body Finish: Gloss
Neck Material: Maple
Profile: Rounded "C"
Scale Length: 24.75" | 628.65 mm
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Fingerboard Radius: 12" | 304.8 mm
Number of Frets: 22
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Graph Tech
Nut Width: 1.69" | 43 mm
Inlays: Pearloid Blocks
Joint: Glued In, Set Neck
Hardware Finish: Gold
Bridge: Epiphone LockTone Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: TP-6 Stop Bar with Fine Tuners
Tuning Machines: Grover Rotomatic with Keystone Buttons
Pickguard: 5-ply ES-335 style Bound Tortoise Pickguard
Truss Rod: 2-way Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover: Brass Bell; Engraved "B.B. King"
Control Knobs: Black Speed Knobs, Black Chicken Head Varitone Knob
Switch Tip: Cream
Switchwasher: Gold Varitone Washer
Control Covers: Black; PVC
Strap Buttons: 2 - Bottom and Back of Heel
Mounting Rings: Black
Pickup Covers: Gold
Neck Pickup: Alnico Classic RPO
Bridge Pickup: Alnico Classic PRO
Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, CTS Potentiometers, 6 Position Varitone Switch
Pickup Selector: 3-way Epiphone Toggle
Output Jack: Two: Epiphone 1/4" Mono and Epiphone 1/4" Stereo
String Gauge: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case: EpiLite Case Included

Condition: Brand New

The instrument pictured is the exact instrument you’ll receive. All fretted instruments receive a free complimentary professional setup.

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