Epiphone BB King Lucille Ebony


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B.B. King Lucille

A Lovingly Crafted Tribute to a Blues Legend


Based on the famously named guitars of blues legend B.B. King, the Epiphone B.B. King Lucille was inspired by the various Gibson ES™ models he played over the years - all of which were named Lucille. Standout features that make this Lucille such a stunning guitar and loving tribute include gold hardware, Grover® Rotomatic® tuners, a Graph Tech® nut, ebony fretboard with pearloid block inlays, a brass truss rod cover with B.B. King’s name engraved on it, mother of pearl Lucille inlay on the headstock face, multi-ply binding on the body and headstock, a TP-6 tailpiece with fine tuners, and a semi-hollow body with a maple center block to reduce feedback. Unlike most semi-hollowbody guitars, the B.B. King Lucille’s top doesn’t have any f-holes; B.B. himself requested this feature to help further reduce the possibility of feedback. The electronics are equally impressive, with a six-position Varitone switch, a pair of Alnico Classic PRO™ humbucking pickups wired to CTS® potentiometers, and stereo and mono output jacks for maximum flexibility. An EpiLite™ case is also included. Model IGBBKEBGH3.


Body Shape - ES-335
Body Material - 5-ply Layered Maple
Bracing - Spruce
Centerblock - Maple
Binding - Multi-ply Top, Back, and Headstock, Single ply Neck
Finish - Gloss


Material - Maple
Profile - Rounded C
Scale Length - 24.75"
Fingerboard Material - Ebony
Fingerboard Radius - 12"
Number Of Frets - 22
Frets - Medium Jumbo
Nut Material - Graph Tech
Nut Width - 1.693"
Inlays - Pearloid Blocks
Joint - Glued in, Set Neck


Finish - Gold
Tuner Plating - Gold
Bridge - Epiphone LockTone Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece - TP-6 Stop Bar with Fine Tuners
Tuning Machines - Grover Rotomatic with Keystone Buttons
Pickguard - 5-ply ES-335 style Bound Tortoise Pickguard
Truss Rod - 2-way Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover - Brass Bell; Engraved "B.B. King"
Control Knobs - Black Speed Knobs, Black Chicken Head Varitone Knob
Switch Tip - Cream
Switchwasher - Gold Varitone Washer
Control Covers - Black; PVC
Strap Buttons - 2 - Bottom and Back of Heel
Mounting Rings - Black
Pickup Covers - Gold


Neck Pickup - Alnico Classic PRO
Bridge Pickup - Alnico Classic PRO
Controls - 2 Volume, 2 Tone, CTS Potentiometers, 6 Position Varitone Switch
Pickup Selector - 3-way Epiphone Toggle
Output Jack - Two: Epiphone 1/4" Mono and Epiphone 1/4" Stereo


Strings Gauge - .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case - EpiLite Case Included