Epiphone Left Handed Sheraton II Reviews 5

I had seen this same guitar used by Noel Gallagher of Oasis in the video of the hit single 'Don't Look Back In Anger' and fell in love with it's looks and semi-acoustic style. Since I am left-handed I visited the Epiphone website and found out they built this model in left-handed format. I then paid a visit to Sound Control in Bristol (UK) to test the guitar out. I loved the warm sound it produced and purchased it on the spot (although I did have to order it in the finish I wanted). I managed to buy it for 400.

I first fell in love with the look and style of the semi-acoustic guitar. I had always fancied one but wasn't sure whether the sound would also satisfy me. After having played both lead and rhythm on the guitar in the shop, I knew this was the guitar for me. Warm sounding with a hint of acoustic and a really nice neck shape which fits my hand brilliantly.

The selector switch for Rhythm/Treble began working intermittently a day after I purchased it. My friend who owns the Noel Gallagher signature Epiphone model also had the same problem. However, a quick squirt of WD-40 later, the problem was resolved.

Overall built quality superb despite selector switch problem. Amazing paint finish and no visible flaws in wood or paint. First class.

To any left (or right) handed players thinking about owning a semi instead or in addition to any solid bodies should look at this amazing model. Although slightly higher priced than a 335, the money is well worth it. Amazing looks, sound and feel!

Rich Ellis rated this unit 5 on 2002-07-19.

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