Epiphone The Dot EB CH

Semi-acoustic electric guitarThe guitars of the Gibson ES series have all become classics and indispensable to blues and rock music. But you can still find them featured in jazz, as despite the Les Paul electronics, semi-acoustic guitars always retain a decent amount of "wood" - meaning: an acoustic timbre in the sound.

The Epiphone Dot is based on the ES 335 and features a continuous sustain block under the strings. This makes it much easier to use feedback as well as distorted sounds. Alvin Lee is well known for this, but also jazz rock stars like Larry Carlton and Lee Ritenour. The term "dot" refers to the dot inserts on the neck, as opposed to the block or crown inlays commonly found on Gibsons.

The Ebony (black) finish comes with chrome hardware. A simple yet elegant low cost semi-acoustic for all.

  • ES335 Model
  • Semi-acoustic
  • F-holes
  • Set-in mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard with dot inlays (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Maple body
  • 2 Humbuckers
  • 3-Way switch
  • Chrome hardware
  • Colour: Black
  • Replica of the popular model
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  • Blues
  • Funk
  • Indie
  • Jazz

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Colour Black
Body Maple
Top Maple
Neck Mahogany
Fretboard Rosewood
Frets 22
Scale 628 mm
Pickups HH
Tremolo No
Incl. Case No
Incl. Bag No
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Brilliant guitar

05.04.2016
Really good guitar. Again epiphone managed to built a guitar, cutting production costs without compromising the overal quality and sound.

One of the main issues with Chinese production guitars in general is that it can be a bit of lottery. Some guitars come with finish and quality defects, others come from factory really well made. The production process and quality control are not as good as the more expensive ones.

In my case my Dot was impeccable. Really good finish detail, no visual or structural defects, great sound and it looks great. The tuning doesn't let down as all the rest of the hardware. Arrived with a considerable good setup and good action.

It's a great guitar, even more if you consider the price tag. Very versatile on the range of sounds you get from it with the right amplification and effects. Not too heavy but sturdy enough.

It's a classic guitar. Really one of the best in terms of value for money.

Arrived very well packed and very quick. Good service provided by Thomann as always.
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Loved it

24.08.2016
I used it at few gigs, playing at home, enjoyed mostly with clear sound, never had any problems. It was my first semi acoustic and it had reminded me an acoustic guitar for its neck, so fo me the playability was great.
One thing was that if I played some chord conversion at higher strings first three frets it didn't harmonize that well after a year of playing. Maybe needs a look at and setting up.
In general very satisfied would buy it again for it's price and quality.
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Colour: Black
Epiphone The Dot EB CH
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Epiphone The Dot EB CH

Semi-acoustic electric guitarThe guitars of the Gibson ES series have all become classics and indispensable to blues and rock music. But you can still find them featured in jazz, as despite the Les...

  • Colour: Black
  • Body: Maple
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: HH
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
Epiphone The Dot CH
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Epiphone The Dot CH

Electric GuitarThe guitars of the Gibson ES series have all become classics and indispensable to blues and rock music. But you can still find them featured in jazz, as despite the Les Paul...

  • Colour: Red
  • Body: Maple
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: HH
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
Epiphone The Dot VS
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Epiphone The Dot VS

Semi-acoustic electric guitarThe guitars of the Gibson ES series have all become classics and indispensable to blues and rock music. But you can still find them featured in jazz, as despite the Les...

  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Body: Maple
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: HH
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
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