Epiphone Limited Edition WildKat Guitar Review :: Electric Guitars
semi-hollow body perfect for rock, blues and country.
Epiphone’s made the Wildkat even wilder with this Limited Edition version WidlKat guitar in gorgeous Sunrise Orange. With its vintage chrome P-90 pickups and Bigsby vibrato, this Epiphone original semi-hollow body is perfect for rock, blues and country. And, the highly Flamed Maple top sure looks good too! The Epiphone WildKat electric guitar – this wild guitar has a lot to catch the fancy of all kinds of players: chrome Vibratone tailpiece for vintage detail, flamed maple top for gorgeous looks, and 2 Alnico V P-90s for hot-rodded tone. Maple neck, rosewood fretboard, mahogany sides and back, and body and neck binding. Limited lifetime warranty.
Sound of Epiphone WildKat Limited Edition Electric Guitar
- the overall tone is rich, warm, and smooth, clean tone;
- you get great highs, lows and mids with it;
- a beautiful, airy, clear, tone with lots of high end extension and large component of nice accoustic character;
- dirty bottomend that growls but also able to play clean beautiful jazz parts and belt out the blues like a crying baby;
- the sound is huge and can be slightly boomy on the low end if playing with distortion;
- full but hot sound on the bridge that dosen’t get shrill.
Pros of Epiphone WildKat Limited Edition Electric Guitar
- a great guitar for the price;
- jazz box;
- the P-90’s work great for blues, jazz, country, rock-a-billy, jazz, swing, and even metal, punk;
- cool sound, great finish, easy action adjustment and high-end features for low-end bucks;
- awesome playability and the clean tone is wonderful;
- it can accurately produce thousands of tones;
- thin neck but with a thick feeling to it;
- you can reach all the frets;
- the body is surprisingly thin for a hollow body;
- very good for beginner students;
- the body materials and semi-hollow construction really add to the tone;
- stays in tune very well.
Cons of Epiphone WildKat Limited Edition Electric Guitar
- you can’t get too rough with the Bigsby but for subtle effect it works reasonable well;
- the strings it comes with break because of sharp tune-o-matic saddles and the saddles need springs to hold the screws in;
- knobs and pickups selector covers are cheap.
Suggestions for this Epiphone Guitar
- adjust the action slightly if you get fret buzz;
- it will go out of tune if you use the tremelo too much;
- use big, flatwound strings;
- TonePros locking bridge helps with tuning stability;
- you’d might as well consider Ibanez Artcore, Gretsch Tennessee Rose, Gretsch Nashville;
- change the saddles for Graph Techs.
Amps & Effects used by users – Roland Micro cube, Fender 2×12 Deville all-tube amp, Marshall
|Features + Technical Specs|
|Pickups:||2 alnico P90’s|