Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Epiphone Tak Matsumoto DC Custom Guitar



Tak Matsumoto’s Epiphone DC only available in Japan


- Double Cutaway Mahogany body [glued-in Mahogany neck using a Long-Neck-Tenon (Deep Set)]

- Traditional Les Paul Custom "Split Diamond" Inlay

- Multi-bound headstock [gold metal trussrod cover, "Tak Matsumoto" engraved]

- Bound Rosewood fingerboard

- Multi-bound body

- "Gibson USA Burstbucker 2" (Neck) and "Gibson USA Burstbucker 3" (Bridge) [BurstBuckers feature unpolished magnets and non-potted coils]

- Gold hardware

- Vintage style tuners with "tulip" buttons

- Epiphone PAF LockTone tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece

- Custom hard case featuring the "Tak Matsumoto" signature on it


Gibson Version


Tak Matsumoto with his McSwain Machine


Real Heavy Metal Guitar

Old aircraft aluminum, riveted on tone chambered mahogany with .357 and .38 Special bullet shell casings.  The gauges are illuminated by pushing in the volume knob.  The fret markers are 9mm bullet shell casings


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