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MF MD HG Exclusives 09-19-14

Epiphone FlameKat Limited Edition Electric Guitar  

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    Burnin' tone with looks to match!

    This is a road-rocker with attitude. 2 "New York" mini-humbuckers, flames on ebony finish, dice knobs and neck inlay, Vibratone tailpiece, and chrome hardware. Semihollow body is mahogany topped with maple. Set neck is maple. Plays as hot as it looks! Limited lifetime warranty.


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    4.8

    (based on 21 reviews)

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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great guitar

    I've had this guitar for about 2.5 years and it has never let me down. It has a great sound and tone. You can get the right sound for just about any kind of...Read complete review

    I've had this guitar for about 2.5 years and it has never let me down. It has a great sound and tone. You can get the right sound for just about any kind of music. Its a workhorse of a guitar. Once at our show I did that thing where you thro your guitar over your shoulder and let it fly around you but my lock nuts were not locked on properly and the guitar went flying. it was a bit chipped but keeped working great. The only thing you should know about the guitar before you buy it is as other reviews have mentioned its a little longer to change the strings on it that your average guitar. Also when you change the stings they tend to go out of tune often. But when you put them on if you use the vibratone to strech then tune and repeat till they stay tuned it solves the problem. So its not that bad if you know how to deal with it. other than that this an excellent guitar for someone looking to upgrade on thier first guitar but not spend $$$ on a Gibson. Im sure it will keep playing this guitar even after I get other more expensive guitars. What I might do is replace the vibratone with a strait bridge due to the fact I never use it. That would eliminated the tuning issue. If youe thinking about getting it, go for it, you won't regret it.

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    Looks Better Online

    This guitar is very cool looking online, and that's what prompted me to buy it for my son. Big disappointment. It looks cheap, it feels cheap, and it sounds cheap. The pickups...Read complete review

    This guitar is very cool looking online, and that's what prompted me to buy it for my son. Big disappointment. It looks cheap, it feels cheap, and it sounds cheap. The pickups are decent, but the trem is very sluggish, the neck is uncomfortable, and it's just not much fun to play. For the money, go with the Epiphone Les Paul instead, the quality is far better.

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    5.0

    Great guitar

    By hatez2lose

    from Schweinfurt, Germany

    This guitar is awesome! It has great sound and works great with playing jazz, rock, and using any pedal I want to put on it!

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    5.0

    The flame kat is a kool kat

    By Steve-o-8xhMJ

    from San Bernadino, CA

    I've been playing guitar for about 6 years now and I would like to say the the Flame Kat is one of the best guitars I own. I use it for everything! No matter what type of music you play if you play goth, punk, rockabilly, this guitar is for you. I love it, I would buy another if something should happen to mine.

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    5.0

    Awesome

    By Rob-KZKNh

    from New York

    Very cool guitar, good for fun and rocking around.

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    5.0

    This is one bad *** guitar

    By RawKStar77

    from Chicago

    Awesome! Totally cool! The looks are awesome and the mini humbuckers give it a great sound!

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    5.0

    Epiphone Flame Kat

    By Steve Gwinner

    from Castalia, Oh

    This is got to be one of the best playing and sharpest looking guitar's that I have had!

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    5.0

    Solid Road Axe

    By John Neff

    from Hollywood, CA

    I own many vintage guitars, including a '61 Epiphone Broadway that I used on my record. I am not touring with that! So I looked around, settled on the Flamekat because it is fundamentally the same thing as my Broadway. It is a great guitar.

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    5.0

    It's Great!

    By Anonymous

    from Undisclosed

    This guitar is the ultimate guitar for rockabilly/psychobilly or punk rock. I even use it as a jazz guitar! Plays better than almost every guitar I've tried!!

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    5.0

    Review

    By Anti fashion

    from Aptos CA

    This guitar is great for playing anything from johnny cash to metallica to social distortion. It is plenty loud without the amp, and just look at the thing. It's one of the sweetest lookin' guitars i've ever seen.

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    5.0

    I Love It!

    By Nagrom

    from Milpitas, CA

    This is a great guitar. i got it for christmas today and it is a joy to have! the neck is a tad thick, and it is a pain to change strings, but if you want a great looking guitar for a good price, this is the guitar to get. it has a great sound and is very fun to play!

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great guitar

    By Anonymous

    from Undisclosed

    I've had this guitar for about 2.5 years and it has never let me down. It has a great sound and tone. You can get the right sound for just about any kind of music. Its a workhorse of a guitar. Once at our show I did that thing where you thro your guitar over your shoulder and let it fly around you but my lock nuts were not locked on properly and the guitar went flying. it was a bit chipped but keeped working great. The only thing you should know about the guitar before you buy it is as other reviews have mentioned its a little longer to change the strings on it that your average guitar. Also when you change the stings they tend to go out of tune often. But when you put them on if you use the vibratone to strech then tune and repeat till they stay tuned it solves the problem. So its not that bad if you know how to deal with it. other than that this an excellent guitar for someone looking to upgrade on thier first guitar but not spend $$$ on a Gibson. Im sure it will keep playing this guitar even after I get other more expensive guitars. What I might do is replace the vibratone with a strait bridge due to the fact I never use it. That would eliminated the tuning issue. If youe thinking about getting it, go for it, you won't regret it.

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