Contrary to popular belief, electric guitars are an instrument that requires you to master two very different things. One is, of course, the playing technique, but the other is utilizing the hardware of that guitar and that of the amplifier in order to dial in a great tone.
The Epiphone Dot, the Rock and Roll Machine
The Epiphone Dot is Epiphone's version of the venerable ES-335 “Dot”, has been wowing guitar players all over the world for over four decades. Vintage models (with vintage problems) can’t compete with the Epiphone Dot, which is simply one of the best deals today for guitar players who want the classic sound of an ES-335 at an affordable price.
Roots & Origins
Epiphone is long famous for its own original semi-hollowbody models from the 1950s Kalamazoo, Michigan era, including the Riviera and the Sheraton. During the same time those guitars were designed and constructed in Kalamazoo, the ES 335, first introduced in 1958, became a favorite of blues, rock, country, and pop acts for its elegant design and wide array of colorful tone combinations. Now, the Epiphone Dot, named in reference to its simple "Dot" fingerboard inlays, brings the sustain and resonance of the clsssic semi-hollow design for a bounty less than most solid body guitars. The “Dot” is the same axe that has been the bell weather of every rock and roll breakthrough. And now for the first time, the “Dot” puts that classic sound and over 40 years of refinements in your hands, the Epiphone way.
Limited Lifetime Warranty
The Dot is protected by the famous Epiphone Lifetime Limited Warranty featuring Gibson 24/7/365 Customer Service which guarantees the instrument against defects in materials or workmanship. Experience a Dot soon at your favorite Authorized Epiphone Dealer.
Body Material Laminated Maple Top Material Laminated Maple Neck Mahogany Neck Joint SlimTaper™ “D” Profile Fingerboard Rosewood with Pearloid “Dot” Inlays Fingerboard Radius 12" Scale 24.75” Nut Width 1.68" Neck Pickup Alnico Classic Humbucker™ Bridge Pickup Alnico Classic Plus Humbucker™ Controls 2-Volume, 2-Tone Pickup Selector Epiphone 3-way toggle Tailpiece LockTone™ Tune-o-matic StopBar Hardware Nickel Machine Heads Grover® 18:1 Colour Ebony (EB) Typical Weight 3.7 KGs Strings D’Addario® 10, 13, 17, 26, 36, 46