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Epiphone Limited Edition WildKat Guitar Review :: Electric Guitars

semi-hollow body perfect for rock, blues and country.

Epiphone's made the Wildkat even wilder with this Limited Edition version WidlKat guitar in gorgeous Sunrise Orange. With its vintage chrome P-90 pickups and Bigsby vibrato, this Epiphone original semi-hollow body is perfect for rock, blues and country. And, the highly Flamed Maple top sure looks good too! The Epiphone WildKat electric guitar - this wild guitar has a lot to catch the fancy of all kinds of players: chrome Vibratone tailpiece for vintage detail, flamed maple top for gorgeous looks, and 2 Alnico V P-90s for hot-rodded tone. Maple neck, rosewood fretboard, mahogany sides and back, and body and neck binding. Limited lifetime warranty.

Sound of Epiphone WildKat Limited Edition Electric Guitar

  • the overall tone is rich, warm, and smooth, clean tone;
  • you get great highs, lows and mids with it;
  • a beautiful, airy, clear, tone with lots of high end extension and large component of nice accoustic character;
  • dirty bottomend that growls but also able to play clean beautiful jazz parts and belt out the blues like a crying baby;
  • the sound is huge and can be slightly boomy on the low end if playing with distortion;
  • full but hot sound on the bridge that dosen't get shrill.

Pros of Epiphone WildKat Limited Edition Electric Guitar

  • a great guitar for the price;
  • jazz box;
  • the P-90's work great for blues, jazz, country, rock-a-billy, jazz, swing, and even metal, punk;
  • cool sound, great finish, easy action adjustment and high-end features for low-end bucks;
  • awesome playability and the clean tone is wonderful;
  • it can accurately produce thousands of tones;
  • thin neck but with a thick feeling to it;
  • you can reach all the frets;
  • the body is surprisingly thin for a hollow body;
  • very good for beginner students;
  • the body materials and semi-hollow construction really add to the tone;
  • stays in tune very well.

Cons of Epiphone WildKat Limited Edition Electric Guitar

  • you can't get too rough with the Bigsby but for subtle effect it works reasonable well;
  • the strings it comes with break because of sharp tune-o-matic saddles and the saddles need springs to hold the screws in;
  • knobs and pickups selector covers are cheap.

Suggestions for this Epiphone Guitar

  • adjust the action slightly if you get fret buzz;
  • it will go out of tune if you use the tremelo too much;
  • use big, flatwound strings;
  • TonePros locking bridge helps with tuning stability;
  • you'd might as well consider Ibanez Artcore, Gretsch Tennessee Rose, Gretsch Nashville;
  • change the saddles for Graph Techs.

Amps & Effects used by users - Roland Micro cube, Fender 2x12 Deville all-tube amp, Marshall

Features + Technical Specs
Pickups: 2 alnico P90's
Hardware: Chrome
Scale: 24.75"
Nut Width: 1.68"
Neck: Maple, set
Fretboard: Rosewood
Inlay: dot inlays
Body Material: Mahogany
Top: Flame Maple
Tailpiece: Bigsby

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