It's a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at eBay.com. $139.49 shipping. My Limited Edition Firebird just needed a bone nut. I recently bought an epiphone es 339 pro for my girlfriend. With Epiphone it all depends. The Epiphone Sheraton, along with the Gibson ES-335, was one of the first semi-hollow electric guitar models ever produced. As for the difference in sound, the pickups have a lot to do with it. The Sheraton inherent construction is much better than both the Dot and the ES-339, which are economically made. I don't like the bling and gold hardware of the Sheraton. And it costs a couple thousand less than the ES-335. This case will fit The 335 Dot, Casino, Sheraton and the Gibson ES335. Ordered myself up a Cherry 335 Pro. I've also played many a Dot that felt horrendous. Played by artists such as the legendary John Lee Hooker, Noel Gallagher, The Edge, and Emily Wolfe, the Sheraton™-II continues to shape sound throughout generations. The ES335 is a big upgrade from the Dot. Both great guitars. Today the Epiphone Sheraton II continues the legacy of the original's warm, singing, feedback-resistant tone. Fast & Free shipping on many items! Having owned a Sheraton, and now having a Gibson ES-335 (essentially the model for the Dot), I'd go for the Epiphone Dot. Loved mine! The Epiphone Dot is Epiphone’s version of the Gibson ES 335 “Dot” (made famous by the likes of Eric Clapton, BB King, Albert Lee, Chuck Berry, Larry Carlton, Dave Grohl and Roy Orbison) and is one of the best deals today for guitar players who want the classic sound of an ES 335 at an affordable price. I thought that the Probuckers are supposed to be the top of the line Epi pickups. The Sheratonwas a high-end model comparable to the ES-355. The Casino has a true hollow body, whereas the Dot is a semi hollow type, with a solid block of wood running through the center and continuing from its neckline. The Epiphone Sheraton™-II PRO honors Epiphone's most influential "thin-line" semi-hollowbody electric archtop, now offered in a beautiful new Midnight Sapphire finish plus critically acclaimed ProBucker™ pickups with coil-splitting and a Graphtech® NuBone XL™ nut.. IMHO though all Epis need an electronics swap. $599.99. Thanks for the replies! Featuring custom wound Alnico Classic PRO™ humbucker pickups with coil-tapping plus Epiphone Deluxe Machine Heads. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. I own an Epiphone Dot, which I bought used, and an Epiphone ES 339 which I purchased new. Wish I had one... We had one come through my shop a couple years ago. http://www.americanmusical.com/Item--i-EPI-ET3P-EBNH3-LIST, How much #256 - Extra Brilliant Greengold. Epiphone guitars have a name for themselves among music lovers. The Epiphone Sheraton II Is a top-notch Epiphone Guitar for anyone that wants to play jazz, blues, or similar styles and wants a good instrument without spending a fortune. $684.18 + $102.80 shipping . The Sheraton has the Probucker 2,3, while the 335 has the Alnico Classic Pro's. Picture Information. So recently I've been looking into getting a semi-hollow body guitar and finally settled on either the ES-339 or the Sheraton II. thanks for your opinions in advance. The Epiphone Casino has a black laminated maple body and the Dot has a black or white arch top body. Back ordered until after Christmas, can't wait! Can't go wrong with either of them. Don’t forget that the Epiphone ES 335 PRO has upgraded pickups so will be even closer to the Gibson. Once Gibson bought out Epiphone, the two companies began manufacturing guitars side by side, in the same factory. After Epiphone and Gibson merged under the same umbrella, Gibson started following their lead and placing serial numbers on their guitars. Epiphone developed their own variations on the ES-335 after Gibson purchased the company. The ES-335 has been a legendary tone machine since 1958. Yeah, I am not a gold hardware kind of guy either. or Best Offer. The Sheraton has more bling, but that contributes nothing to the music. Free shipping . I have three Epiphones and only one needed updates. They are pretty much mud factories. The Dot, also a product of Epiphone, resembles the Gibson ES-335. My Les Paul is the leading online community and marketplace for Les Paul guitar fans. I have played several at a few different stores, and was pretty shocked at how well they played. My Dot plays much better than any Riviera or Sheraton that I've tried. The original had mini-humbuckers and the Epiphone Frequensator trapeze tailpiece. ES-335 PRO brings a vintage workhorse into the future with Epiphone's Alnico Classic PRO™ humbuckers and coil-splitting. I thought that the Probuckers are supposed to be the top of … Epiphone Dot vs Sheraton. But, the only differences I see are the ones you mentioned and more bling on the Sheraton. Find an Epiphone Sheraton II on Reverb. Like open G every thing sounds like Keef, well these has John Lennon's ghost in the hollow body. So Gibson ES-335 Studio 2015 tends to get more favorable ⭐ reviews than Epiphone SHERATON-II PRO, as seen on the chart below. Nowadays, Epiphone guitars are known for being great mid-priced guitars that share a lot of the same pickups that are installed on Gibson instruments. Reverend Manta Ray HB: The Outsider. During this time period, they ink stamped the digits on the back of the peghead and used the last number of the year as the first number in the serial sequence on their solid body models. Great deals on Epiphone 335. Everything about this guitar looks and sounds like a million bucks. JavaScript is disabled. Some would argue otherwise. But, for what it’s worth I’m going to throw my two cents in. The Sheraton I… I am not a gurus by any measure. Anyone who knows anything about guitars knows that the Epiphone Joe Pass Emperor II has a much thicker body than the 335 Dot. I had a dot my wife gave me as a Christmas present. Within the wide variety of guitars, the Epiphone Dot and Epiphone Sheraton are the famous ones, and which are different in many ways. My choice would be the ES335 Pro. EPIPHONE BY GIBSON SHERATON II pro VS ES 335 RARA,NUOVA! Epiphone is a company that has been in the field of manufacturing musical instruments, especially guitars. The Les Paul Junior had everything replaced. The Sheraton (2012 Korea) I have is a phenomenal guitar. The Epiphone Sheraton is a thinline semi-hollow body electric guitar. Alternatively the epiphone es 339 could also be an option.... though i am more into a full 335 body. I own a 1997 MIK Sheraton. How much #256 - Extra Brilliant Greengold. The Ltd. Ed. Epiphone Dot vs Casino vs Sheraton Epiphone have a great range of semi acoustics. The Sheraton has the Probucker 2,3, while the 335 has the Alnico Classic Pro's. I’ve seen a lot of good guitars mentioned here as an alternative for an ES 335. Of course, I could be sadly mistaken. All laminated construction. Gold vs chrome hardware. I read in interview with him once and he said they "tuned" the stage during soundcheck. It featured the same double rounded horns, and had similarly placed electronics. Epiphone Les Paul Classic Worn MG ,NUOVA CHITARRA ELETTRICA. Epi makes outstanding hollows and semi hollows. My Sheraton had rather sloppy inlay work on it, which turned me off. Hey r/guitar! Epiphone Limited Edition Dot Deluxe Semi-Accoustic ES335 w/ Softcase. Hey guys, I apologize if this isn't the place to post this but I didn't know where else I should. Now available in Cherry, Pelham Blue, and Vintage Sunburst color finishes. Just wondering if the Sheraton is worth the few hundred extra bucks. The Epiphone Sheraton is a thinline semi-acoustic, semi-hollow bodied electric guitar.Though the Sheraton and all its variations were introduced under the ownership of the Gibson Guitar Corporation, Epiphone is the exclusive manufacturer.. Gibson designed the Sheraton's body at the same time as their similar, though less fancy ES-335 model. The three most popular models all share semi acoustic qualities but have differences making them all unique. I thought the p/u's were the same now? And of course because it's a new sound that you are not familiar with. The all maple construction on the Sheraton doesn't make it sound any brighter or snappier to me. However, it's fairly safe to say that Epiphone SHERATON-II PRO is a more popular guitar, based on its reviews. $500 - $800 Price Range. With several apparently similar models to choose from, it can initially be confusing picking the right Epiphone semi acoustic guitar for your needs. Epiphone ES-339 vs Sheraton II? On the Epiphone website, the Sheraton II appears to have pretty much the same specs (except for the lack of '57 PAFs). In many ways, the "335" was every bit as revolutionary as the solid-body Les Paul. You must log in or register to reply here. I think you will like it. Epiphone is currently making a 1962 re-issue of the Sheraton with the original specs including the tailpiece and the mini humbuckers. It was an Indo Sheraton... Freaking perfect. They would get the speakers arranged just so, then he walked around the stage playing and mapped out zones where he could play without feedback and where he could get controlled feedback. On top of that, it's fairly safe to say that Epiphone SHERATON-II PRO is a more popular guitar, based on its reviews. $670.00. I realize the Epi is an import and I realize that it has imported humbuckers (which would not be expensive to replace). The Epiphone Sheraton II is comparable to th… The Epiphone ES-339 PRO is a classic ES-style archtop similar in shape to the ES-335 or Casino but with a reduced body size. The Epiphone Sheraton™-II PRO honors Epiphone's most influential "thin-line" semi-hollow electric guitar. The below video is a comparison of The Epiphone ES 335 DOT vs a Gibson ES 335. This guitar should be considered a mid-range instrument but it still has plenty of quality. It's just my taste. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. I also own a 2014 Gibson ES 335. I installed a TP-6 on it and soon (Thursday) getting Lollar Imperial standard Pickups+Rs Guitarworks vintage 335 wiring kit installed on it. I would say the only reason to choose the Sheraton over a Dot is if you prefer the fancier binding and inlays. Give it a bit of time and you will get used to it and it will just become the sound of the 339, not better or worse - just different! TV Blue and a hot guitar. Again I tossed the plastic nut but stock P90s are more than just fine. Hey there Epi gurus, who has experience with both of these very nice semi-hollows? Thanks for the additional thoughts everyone! I heard stock Sheratons and they are great guitars off the rack. Nugent plays a 335 right? ... Gibson used the same body for the Sheraton as it was using for its new ES-335, ES-345, and ES-355 models. My Les Paul is the leading online community and marketplace for Les Paul guitar fans. They are both semi-hollow body, so it would seem that the feedback is a result of the larger cavity size. So Epiphone SHERATON-II PRO tends to get more favorable ⭐ reviews than Epiphone ES-339 Pro, as seen on the chart below. It may not have the subtlety or nuance of an ES-335, but make no mistake: the Epiphone Sheraton II is intended to be someone’s main guitar, not as a beginner or a cheap guitar added to your arsenal just to have a semi-hollow on hand. Made in china, EXTREMELY sloppy paint job, they got some white paint on the fretboard, black paint splattered next to the F holes, wobbly pots, wobbly knobs, crappy sticky nut etc... You must log in or register to reply here. It always sounded amazing even with stock everything. You're right, which is why I'm changing them very soon-. It sounds better because it's not yours. My most recent was a Epiphone Casino and the guitar you spoke of is in the same family. These were later changed to standard humbuckers and stop tailpiece on the Sheraton II. It featured the same double rounded … Regardless of who actually makes the case, it has to meet Epiphone's manufacturing standards so it's got to be good. Block inlays for position markers. 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