Epiphone Masterbilt DR-500MCE Vintage Sunburst

Epiphone Masterbilt DR-500MCE Vintage Sunburst

The Epiphone Masterbilt series can trace its roots as far back as the early 1930's. Utilising historic construction techniques and materials, the Epiphone DR-500MCE is a modern electro acoustic with i...
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The Epiphone Masterbilt series can trace its roots as far back as the early 1930's. Utilising historic construction techniques and materials, the Epiphone DR-500MCE is a modern electro acoustic with its own vintage voice.

A distinctively vintage-sounding guitar with all-solid tonewoods

The solid tonewoods of a Mahogany body and a Sitka Spruce top ensures a deep, consistent tone, unlike cheaper artificial woods found in other guitars. The natural voice of a Dreadnought body offers plenty of low-mid warmth which sounds great when paired with a solo vocal, or as part of a band.

Budget-Friendly, with No Compromise on Quality

While many other guitars in this price class use pressed backs, spliced neck joints and even artificial wood backs and sides, you can be assured that every Masterbilt holds true to it's all solid wood promise.

As a modern touch on this classic acoustic, the Epiphone DR-500MCE features a sophisticated single cutaway for easy upper fret access, and comes with an eSonic2 preamp system.

Comfortable vintage-style neck

The 25.5" scale Mahogany neck joins the body at the 14th fret and is adorned with carefully cut "split-diamond" pearl fretboard inlays. The historic "off-set" headstock has a "stickpin" headstock inlay along with a 1.68" bone nut. Players looking for vintage tone and vibe will appreciate the handcrafted dovetail neck joint and hide-glue construction as seen in all classic '30s era acoustic guitars.

First released in June 1931, the original Epiphone Masterbilts made a big impression on musicians from all styles of music - and the new Masterbilts continue this legacy.

Epiphone Masterbilt DR-500MCE Specifications:

  • String Type: Steel
  • Number of Strings: 6
  • Body Shape: Dreadnought
  • Body Style: Single Cutaway
  • Left-/Right-handed: Right-handed
  • Colour: Vintage Sunburst
  • Finish: Satin
  • Top Wood: Sitka spruce
  • Back & Sides Wood: Mahogany
  • Body Bracing: X bracing
  • Binding: Binding on body, neck, and headstock
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany, set
  • Neck Shape: C
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Pearloid Split-Diamond Inlays
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Scale Length: 25.5"
  • Tuning Machines: Grover Sta-Tite 18:1
  • Bridge Material: Rosewood
  • Nut/Saddle Material: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.68"
  • Body Length: 20"
  • Body Width: 16"
  • Body Depth: 4.875"
  • Overall Length: 41.5"
  • Electronics: Shadow NanoMag neck and NanoFlex bridge pickups; eSonic-2 stereo preamp
  • Manufacturer Part Number: EMECVSNH3
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Manufacturer Epiphone
SKU 74721
Shipping Weight (kg) 8.000000
Colour sunburst
Series Masterbilt Series
Scale Length 25.5"
Nut Width 1.68"
Neck Wood Mahogany
Number Of Strings 6 string
Right / Left-Handed right handed
Guitar Style dreadnought
Body Size full size
Body Material mahogany body


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