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Epiphone Emperor Swingster Forest Green

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Electric Guitar

  • Design: Hollowbody
  • Body: Laminated maple
  • Top: Laminated maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Indian Laurel (laurel)
  • Block fretboard inlays
  • Neck profile: slim taper
  • 7-Ply binding
  • Scale length: 628 mm (24.724")
  • Nut width: 43 mm (1.693")
  • Frets 22
  • Pickups 2 Epiphone SwingBucker humbuckers
  • 2 Volume controllers with push / pull function for serial / parallel
  • 2 Tone controls
  • 3-Way switch
  • LockTone Tuneomatic bridge with wooden base
  • Licensed Bigsby tremolo
  • Grover Rotomatic machine heads
  • Colour: Forest Green Metallic
Available since December 2020
Item number 502013
Sales Unit 1 piece(s)
Colour Green
Body Maple
Top Maple
Neck Mahogany
Fretboard Indian Laurel
Frets 22
Scale 628 mm
Pickups HH
Tremolo Yes
Incl. Case No
Incl. Bag No
All prices incl. VAT
In stock
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Standard Delivery Times
Delivery free of charge expected between Monday, 22.07. and Tuesday, 23.07.

3 Customer ratings

5 / 5

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3 Reviews

My first hollow body electric guitar
NoraPatches 19.03.2023
UPDATE after owning it for 1+ year - I eventually settled with Thomastik JS111 flat wounds and had fully tamed the Emperor, I'd never ever ever sell this guitar!
This is my first electric hollow body guitar. It arrived in very good condition, but unfortunately, one of the TONE caps keeps falling off. I put a little piece of paper inside the cap itself because the hole seems to be too wide, causing it to fall off.

Regarding the sound, it came with a set of 10's, but I prefer playing with 12's. So, after a day, I changed all the strings to Elixir 12's and adjusted the action and intonation for the new gauge. The sound is unlike anything I have heard before, and I enjoy the series-parallel switching option of the SwingBuckers. The guitar already has a nice, creamy, warm tone when I plug it directly into my mixer. I'm using a Roland CUBE80XL amplifier, and I totally dig how the Swingster sounds through it; this is a great-sounding instrument.

One thing that bothers me, though, is that the body and neck take some time to get used to (this thing is HEAVY!), and it's a fairly large instrument. I'm also considering changing down to 11's from the 12's, maybe. Overall, I'm satisfied with my purchase, but this guitar will certainly take some time to get fully used to, and I can only hope I haven't taken on a Sisyphean task.


Beautiful guitar
DC816 23.12.2023
Really beautiful looking and sounding guitar!
It's a joy to play and arrived pretty much perfect in terms of setup. The only thing I can mark it down for is the little Epiphone logo on the pick guard fell off one day without any provocation. Realistically a non issue but that's the only thing I can note to stop it being absolutely perfect.


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Chitara semiacusrica Epiphone
Valentinflorescu 15.05.2023
Sunt foarte multumit de serviciile Thoman.