What We Think
There's no doubt that a solid top is far better than a laminate, especially in the long term. Epiphone have done a fantastic job o creating a guitar that features a Solid Sitka Spruce top and select mahogany back and sides. This guitar plays like a dream, Also was easy to setup.
By Barry Blackpool Store
The Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar is a reliable and affordable instrument with a versatile and expressive sound. Featuring a solid Sitka Spruce top and select Mahogany back and sides, along with the unique "Advanced Jumbo" body shape, the guitar delivers a powerful yet focused sound ideal for players of all styles.
The guitar's bell-like "Advanced Jumbo" body - similar in size to the popular Dreadnought profile but with a more rounded shape - gives it a wonderfully balanced tone, with a powerful low end and crisp, clear highs. The solid Sitka Spruce top adds brightness and definition to the guitar's sound, perfectly complimented by the mellow warmth of the select Mahogany back and sides, making this guitar ideal for virtually any situation.
The Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar offers a lot to both beginners and professionals at a price you wouldn’t believe.
Epiphone’s latest addition to the Advanced Jumbo series the Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar features a unique ‘bell’ shape, with larger lower bout and round upper bout, to bring a new voice to the family. Epiphone’s quality construction, sound and looks come as standard.
That much-sort-after balance of deep bass tone with loud projection and clarity is evident with the Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar, allowing you to be heard in any acoustic ensemble. What’s more the guitar is easily set up and will stay in tune; keeping up with your performance.
The solid sitka spruce top sings with a clear, meaty tone and strong projection. What’s more this wood lends itself well to being played with force, cutting through any mix. Sitka also improves in tonal character the more it is played in, so you have a great excuse to keep playing your Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar.
Also adding to the Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitars tonal colouration are the select mahogany back & sides. Giving the guitar a natural, warm tone the mahogany brings focus to the treble and bass as well as adding to the powerful projection of the AJ-220S.
A rosewood bridge glued at a precise point brings stable intonation and tone to the Epiphone AJ220S Acoustic Guitar. As well as coping with the strain of the guitars main stress point the rosewood also complements the spruce top to further enhance the instruments tone.
The Epiphone AJ 220S Acoustic Guitars natural finish is offset beautifully by a black binding and a classic tortoiseshell pickguard adorned with the iconic Epiphone ‘E’.
With the spruce top responding well to being played hard and the rosewood bridge keeping intonation in check the Epiphone AJ-220S Guitar needed a neck that was going to keep up. Epiphone have therefore supplied the AJ-220S with a mahogany neck that has been glued in with a dovetail joint at the 14th fret.
The Epiphone AJ-220 S Acoustic Guitar’s 25.5” scale neck also features Epiphone’s SlimTaper shape that’s both comfortable and more than capable of being played with speed. Topping this is a rosewood fingerboard with Mother-of-Pearl dot inlays. The Epiphone AJ220 S Guitars headstock features the classic Sloped Dovewing shape and comes with premium tuners.
Neck & Fingerboard
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