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The Epiphone AJ220 is a perfect option for a beginner guitarist or even someone who has been playing a while! This particular model is built up of a traditional Gibson style round shouldered body constructed of a solid mahogany top and laminate mahogany back and sides. Because of this, it delivers a beautiful, warm tone which will only improve over time due to the solid top! These guitars come perfectly set up and ready to play out of the box with a nice low action and comfortable feeling neck, therefore making this instrument a great starting point for any beginner. Currently in stock and available here at Rimmers Music in Bolton, this is a must try if you are looking to take up acoustic guitar!
Craving a solid top Acoustic Guitar with an affordable price tag? The Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic has been favoured by numerous guitarists especially for rhythm use - purely due to its rich tone, exceptional volume, solid top, and iconic 'bell' shape.
With a solid top and a select mahogany body, the AJ-220S Acoustic produces a warm, rich, and resonant tone that only gets better with age. The mahogany construction allows the guitar to handle both picking and strumming techniques with ease - perfect for blues, folk, country and much more.
You can rely on the AJ-220S to be reliable, comfortable, and ideal for numerous musical styles and techniques - perfect for the player just starting their musical journey.
The AJ-220S Acoustic features Epiphone's 'Advanced Jumbo' (AJ) body, which is designed to resemble a bell-shape with an enlarged lower bout and a narrower upper bout. The result of this unique design enables the guitar to produce overall tonal balance with crisp, sweet highs and deep, rich-sounding lows. Additionally, the AJ body also offers a focused, clear, yet tight mid-range with an excellent response to both picking and strumming. You can play seated or standing and still find comfort throughout each performance, as its unique shape is easy to hold close to the body whilst its small, round upper bout makes playability that bit easier.
The Epiphone AJ-220S features an all-mahogany construction with a solid mahogany top, resulting in a richly-resonant tone that falls on the warmer side of the tonal spectrum. With its solid mahogany top, the guitar produces a truly pleasing sound which over time, develops its own richly-distinct character, and continues to get better with age. In addition, the AJ-220S's solid top is paired with select mahogany back and sides, offering an incredibly focused sound with emphasis on the bass and treble notes. The overall tone produced is resonant, woody, warm, and beautifully mellow - perfect for blues, country, folk, and much more.
Constructed from solid mahogany, the AJ-220S's neck offers a quick and dynamic response with added warmth and resonance. In addition, the solid neck offers a superb response to both picking and strumming whilst a satin finish allows mahogany's natural tone to come alive. The neck also features a slim taper which provides incredibly fluid hand flexibility, perfect for solo work and fast-paced picking styles. For added comfort, the solid mahogany neck also features a C-shaped profile, preventing the likeliness of a cramping hand. Furthermore, the neck is topped with a granadillo fingerboard which adds a bright attack with great sustain to the guitar's overall sound.