Epiphone Emperor Swingster Royale Pearl White

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Epiphone Emperor Swingster Royale Pearl White

The Emperor Swingster Royale is a dazzling version of our go-to rockabilly, jazz and rock hollowbody classic. It features gold Epiphone SwingBucker pickups with classic Alnico-V magnets, gold Grover machine heads, gold LockTone Tune-o-matic bridge, gold strap button, and best of all, a gold licensed B30 Bigsby with original style "wire" handle as preferred by "Certified Guitar Player" and legend Chet Atkins.

World famous for making some of the best and most innovative hollow-body guitars, Epiphone conjures up some of its past with the NEW Emperor Swingster Royale. Starting with the same body and neck as used on their Emperor-II guitar and made famous by the jazz master himself, Joe Pass, Epiphone swings into action and turns it into a serious twangin', rock-a-billy slingin', country flingin' machine!

Classic Construction with SwingBucker Pickups!
With it's hand-scalloped arched Spruce top combined with a laminated arched-back maple body and glued-in 3-piece Hard maple neck, the Swingster has what it takes to satisfy any professional's demand for great tone. At the heart of the guitar are Epiphone's NEW SwingBucker pickups and a series/parallel electronics switching package that outperforms all others in its class. Specially designed for the Swingster, the humbuckers offer no-hum performance and feature classic Alnico-V magnets, enamel wire and over-wound coils for the perfect combination of warmth and bite.

Series/Parallel Switching
Two push/pull Tone controls allow you to change each pickup's output individually from parallel to series wiring creating a palette of useful sounds to tap into ranging from warm humbuckers to "quacky" single-coil type sounds and everything in-between. Of course, any swinging machine needs a vibrato and the Swingster is no exception featuring a Bigsby Licensed B30 with original style "wire" handle, a favorite of legends like Chet Atkins and Merle Travis.

Loads of Bling
Topping it all off are Epiphone's trademark, multi-bound headstock with the classic pearloid "vine" inlay, premium Grover tuners and a multi-bound, 20 fret rosewood fingerboard with block inlay. Gorgeous! But wait... there's MORE! Unlike some, Epiphone spares no expense by adding a "pinned" tune-o-matic bridge for smooth operation and accurate return to pitch that is preferred when using a vibrato.

Epiphone Emperor Swingster Royale Pearl White



Product Features
Pearl white finish with gold sparkle binding
Swingbucker pickups with parallel series wiring
Gold hardware

Specifications
Body: maple with maple outer veneer
Top: Select Spruce
Neck: Hard maple
Scale: 24.75"
Headstock: Epiphone 'Clipped Ear'
Neck Profile: 14"
Fretboard: rosewood with pearloid rectangular blocks
Frets: 20 Medium Jumbo
Nut Width: 1.68"
Neck Pickup: Swingbucker with Alnico V magnets
Bridge Pickup: Swingbucker Plus with Alnico V magnets
Controls: Two push/pull Tone controls allow you to change each pickup's output individually from parallel to series wiring
Bridge: "Pinned" Tuno-O-Matic Bridge with rosewood base and gold saddles
Tailpiece: Bigsby B30
Hardware: Gold
Tuners: Gold Grover 14:1 ratio
Binding: Gold Sparkle on neck and body
Color: Pearl White
Typical Weight (+/- 5%): 7.7 lbs
Strings: D'Addario 10, 13, 17, 26, 36, 46

Epiphone Emperor Swingster Royale Pearl White

Epiphone Emperor Swingster Royale Pearl White

 

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