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Epiphone EB-3
Epiphone EB-3

The Epiphone EB-Series bass guitars are based on the Gibson EB-0 and EB-3 models. The Gibson EB bass was first produced in 1961 and was the bass guitar equivalent of the popular Gibson SG.


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Models


EB-0

Epiphone EB-0
Epiphone EB-0
Epiphone EB-0
Epiphone EB-0
Epiphone EB-0
Epiphone EB-0

Body:

  • Mahogany body

Neck:

  • Mahogany bolt-on neck with SLimTaper "D" profile
  • Rosewood Fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Traditional headstock with crown inlay
  • 2-ply truss rod cover with "E" emblem
  • 30.5" scale
  • 1.50" nut width

ELectronics:

  • 1 Sidewinder Humbucker Pickup
  • 1 Vol. 1 Tone controls

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • 3-point adjustable bridge
  • 2-ply black/white pickguard
  • Open-back tuners
  • Black reflector knobs

Colors:



EB-3

Epiphone EB-3
Epiphone EB-3
Epiphone EB-3
Epiphone EB-3
Epiphone EB-3
Epiphone EB-3
Epiphone EB-3
Epiphone EB-3

Body:

  • Mahogany body

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard with trapezoid inlays
  • Traditional headstock with crown inlay
  • 2-ply truss rod cover with "E" emblem
  • 22 Medium-Jumbo frets
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • 34" scale
  • 1.50" nut width

Electronics:

  • 1 Sidewinder Humbucker & 1 NYT Bass Mini pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 4-way rotary selector switch

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • Open-back tuners
  • 3-point adjustable bridge
  • 2-ply black/white pickguard
  • Black reflector knobs

Colors:



1960's EB-3

Epiphone EB-3
Epiphone EB-3 Alpine White 34" Scale
Epiphone EB-3
Epiphone EB-3 Alpine White 30.5" Scale
Epiphone EB-3 34" Scale Epiphone EB-3 34" Scale
Epiphone EB-3 34" Scale
Epiphone EB-3 34" Scale
Epiphone EB-3 30.5" Scale Epiphone EB-3 30.5" Scale
Epiphone EB-3 30.5" Scale
Epiphone EB-3 30.5" Scale
  • 2011

Body:

  • Mahogany body

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Traditional headstock with pearl crown inlay
  • 2-ply truss rod cover with "E" emblem
  • 30.5" scale (Japan Domestic Market only)
  • 34" scale
  • 1.50" nut width

Electronics:

  • 1 Sidewinder Humbucker & 1 NYT Bass Mini-humbucker pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 4-way rotary selector switch

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • Open-back tuners
  • Finger rest on 2-ply pickguard
  • 3-point bridge
  • Black reflector knobs

Colors:

  • Ebony (EB)
  • Cherry (CH)
  • Alpine White (AW)



Negative EB-3

Epiphone Negative EB-3
Epiphone Negative EB-3
  • 2009 Long & McQuade exclusive

Body:

  • Mahogany body

Neck:

  • Set Mahogany neck
  • Maple Fingerboard with black trapezoid inlays
  • Traditional headstock with crown inlay
  • 2-ply black/white truss rod cover
  • 34" scale
  • 1.65" nut width

Electronics:

  • 1 Sidewinder Humbucker & 1 NYT Bass mini-humbucker pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 4-Way rotary selector Switch

Hardware:

  • Black Hardware
  • 3-point adjustable bridge
  • 2-ply Black pickguard
  • Black speed knobs

Colors:

  • Arctic White (AW)

See also:



Elitist EB-3

Epiphone Elitist EB-3
Epiphone Elitist EB-3
Epiphone Elitist EB-3
Epiphone Elitist EB-3
Epiphone Elitist EB-3
Epiphone Elitist EB-3 Headstock
  • 2002-2005

Body:

  • Mahogany body
  • Book-matched African Mahogany top

Neck:

  • 1-piece, set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Tombstone headstock with pearl crown inlay
  • 2-ply truss rod cover with "Gibson" engraving
  • Bone nut
  • 30.5" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Electronics:

  • USA EGBR Humbucker & EGBT Mini-humbucker pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 4-way rotary selector switch

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Open-back Gotoh tuners
  • 3-point bridge
  • 4-ply black pickguard with thumbrest
  • Black reflector knobs

Colors:

  • Cherry (CH)
  • Ebony (EB)

See Also:



Elitist 1960's EB-3 (Japan)

Epiphone Elitist EB-3
Epiphone Elitist EB-3 (Japan)
Epiphone Elitist EB-3 Headstock (Japan) Epiphone Elitist EB-3 Headstock (Japan)
Epiphone Elitist EB-3 Headstock (Japan)
Epiphone Elitist EB-3 Headstock (Japan)

Body:

  • Mahogany body
  • Book-matched African Mahogany top

Neck:

  • 1-piece, set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Open-book headstock with pearl crown inlay
  • 2-ply truss rod cover with "Gibson" engraving
  • Bone nut
  • 30.5" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Electronics:

  • USA Classic Humbucker & Mini-humbucker pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 4-way rotary selector switch

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Open-back Gotoh tuners
  • 3-point bridge
  • 4-ply black pickguard with thumbrest
  • Black reflector knobs

Colors:

  • Cherry (CH)
  • Ebony (EB)

See Also:



EB-3 (Japan)

Epiphone EB-3 Japan
Epiphone EB-3 Japan

Body:

  • Mahogany body

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Open-book headstock with pearl crown inlay
  • 30.5" scale
  • 1.50" nut width

Electronics:

  • 1 Sidewinder Humbucker & 1 NYT Bass Mini pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 4-way rotary selector switch

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • 3-point bridge
  • Black pickguard with finger rest
  • 2-screw truss rod cover
  • Black reflector knobs

Colors:

See Also:

Model, Info & Pics Contributed by: GammyBird at MLP [1]



EB-35

Epiphone EB-5
Epiphone EB-5
  • 2000-2001
  • Five-string EB bass

Body:

  • Mahogany body

Neck:

  • Set maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays
  • 34" scale
  • 1.65" nut width

Electronics:

  • OBL 2-Dual Rail Bass Humbucker pickups
  • 2 Vol. 1 Tone controls
  • 5-position rotary selector

Rotary Switch:

  • 1. Both pickups in Single-Rail Mode
  • 2. Bridge Pickup in Parallel / Neck Pickup in Single-Rail
  • 3. Bridge Pickup in Parallel / Neck Pickup in Series
  • 4. Bridge Pickup in Series / Neck Pickup in Parallel
  • 5. Bridge Pickup in Series / Neck Pickup in Series

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with stopbar tailpiece
  • Black reflector knobs

Colors:

  • Ebony (EB)
  • Cherry (CH)



EB-1

Epiphone EB-1
Epiphone EB-1
Epiphone EB-1 Fretless
Epiphone EB-1 Fretless
Epiphone EB-1
Epiphone EB-1 Back
  • 1998-2001

Body:

  • Carved solid mahogany body
  • Upright bass peg
  • Painted-on F-holes

Neck:

  • Bolt-on mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Fretless available
  • Dot inlays (Fretted)
  • No inlays (Fretless)
  • 32" scale

Electronics:

  • 1 Sidewinder pickup
  • 1 Vol. 1 Tone

Hardware:

  • Raised pickguard
  • Die-cast tuners
  • 3-point bridge

Colors:

  • Mahogany Brown (MA)

Includes:

  • Fitted case
  • Upright telescoping stand



EB-2 (Japan)

  • Japanese Domestic Market only
  • Rivoli bass reissue

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