A comparable guitar by Gibson costs only a little more. If you would like to be considered for our whitelist, message the mods! Comment manipulation edits made to conceal behavior is strictly prohibited. It plays extremely smoothly.
Playwise, the guitar is very light, and combined with the shallower depth makes it very comfortable on the strap. As for sustain, I think I'm going to get a Ross compressor clone from analogman to solve that; what do you guys think? The folks in Japan who crafted this guitar get major points for the care put into this machine.
Include a very descriptive and concise title along with one of the following including the brackets in your post: My eventual question is: It will never resonate like the Elitist, and that does translate into a different electric sound even with the same pickups. The hollow body design of the Casino makes it useful for unplugged practice or, plug it in for a versatile range of tones from the Gibson USA-made P90 pickups.
Mine came in flawless vintage sunburst with a fit and finish quality uncommon outside of custom shops and boutique builders. The P pickups are a little too bright for me actually; I was surprised by that.
The dimensions, in particular the body depth, appear to be slightly smaller than on the Gibson re-issues, which is typical of the way s really were in the early 60's. For me, it is great in its own right as a unique instrument that will find many nights of gig use and many days of studio work.
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Epiphone Casino Elite Review
It was sloppily applied too, with some small stains getting onto the top. A real '63 would typically have a meatier profile.
I'm seriously considering buying myself a Casino. I had the action set a little low, and the neck is very smooth and fast. I know that there are some specification differences gloss finish, pickguard etc. This guitar is wonderful.
The build quality of this instrument is world class. I also bought a Blues jr. I also had my eyes opened about how good the Chinese production is becoming when I picked up a Squier Classic Vibe 50s Strat last year. It's fantastically finished, very light and sounds great - I'm ashamed to say that I currently prefer it to my s Strat plus.
Casino got patched up and refinished sort of translucent burgundy. As you all may know, I'm trying to replicate Trey Anastasio's tone somewhat, and I was a little disappointed that out of the box, I could not do this. Well, I feel there's a substatial difference in playability and looks with the Elite, and I feel like there's a noticeable difference in tone as well.
I still have the Precision. They were a bit sceptical about my fretless Precision so I traded my dear old Casino in for a Gibson Grabber, or Ripper, that were all the rage. Now, as I bought a lot of other toys, especially the GT6, I'm amazed at what this guitar can do. It didn't really sound very good so I took it out, with its battery and all, leaving the extra hole.
However this one felt nice to me with more of a medium profile. I still miss the Casino 40 years later.
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