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Epiphone Pro Series
Epiphone Pro Series

The Epiphone Pro-Series was created in 1989 alongside the I-Series. From 1989 to 1993, it consisted of only the Pro. The Pro was built in Nashville, TN by Gibson Corp. The series was discontinued in 1998. In 1995, the Pro-1 and Pro-2 were introduced. The Pro-1 and Pro-2 were built in Korea by the Samick Corporation


"The Epiphone Pro Series proves Gibson's commitment to modern guitar design at all levels. Each instrument in the series has been researched, designed, and built with close attention to the performance details most important to working musicians."

- Epiphone, 1989



Contents

Models


Pro

Epiphone
Epiphone
1989 Epiphone Pro I (USA) 1991 Epiphone Pro (USA)
1989 Epiphone Pro I (USA)
1991 Epiphone Pro (USA)
  • 1989-1993
  • Made in Nashville, TN by Gibson Corp.

Body:

  • Carved Poplar Body

Neck:

  • Bolt-on Maple Neck with Explorer-style headstock
  • 24-fret Diagonally-cut Ebony Fingerboard
  • Black, 2-screw, 2-layer truss rod cover with "USA" engraving
  • Offset Dot Inlays with "PRO" Inlay at 24th Fret
  • 25.5" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Electronics:

  • Gibson L-8 humbucker (bridge)
  • Gibson SC-2 Single Coil (neck)
  • 1 Vol. 1 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch

Hardware:

  • Black Hardware
  • Schaller-built, Floyd Rose Tremolo with locking nut
  • Black barrel knobs

Colors:

  • Ebony (EB)
  • Alpine White (AW)
  • Candy Apple Red (CR)



Pro-1

Epiphone Pro1
Epiphone Pro-1
Epiphone Pro1
Epiphone Pro-1
Epiphone Pro1
Epiphone Pro-1
  • 1995-1998
  • Made in Korea
  • $749 MSRP (1998)

Body:

  • Alder Body

Neck:

  • Bolt-on Maple Neck
  • Diagonally-cut Rosewood Fretboard
  • 24-frets
  • Mark-III Inlays
  • 25.5" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Electronics:

  • 1 OBL HB humbucker / 1 OBL HBB-1 single-coil pickups
  • 1 Vol. 1 Tone controls, coil tapping
  • 3-way selector switch

Hardware:

  • Black Hardware
  • Steinberger KB Tremolo
  • Black barrel knobs

Colors:

  • Metallic Black (MB)
  • Pearl White (PW)
  • Metallic Red (RM)
  • Metallic Blue (MB)



Pro-2

Epiphone Pro2
Epiphone Pro-2
Epiphone Pro2
Epiphone Pro-2
  • 1995-1998
  • Made in Korea
  • $799 MSRP (1998)

Body:

  • Alder Body

Neck:

  • Bolt-on Maple Neck with recessed heel
  • Diagonally-cut Rosewood Fretboard
  • 24-frets
  • Mark-III Inlays
  • 25.5" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Electronics:

  • 2 Slanted OBL Humbuckers
  • 1 Vol. 1 Tone controls, coil tapping
  • 3-way selector switch

Hardware:

  • Black Hardware
  • Steinberger KB Tremolo
  • Black barrel knobs

Colors:

  • Metallic Black (MB)
  • Pearl White (PW)
  • Metallic Red (RM)
  • Metallic Blue (MB)



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