Epiphone Masterbilt DR-500MCE 6 String Acoustic-Electric Guitar
The Masterbilt DR-500MCE comes with an all solid wood construction and a look which harks back to their early Masterbilt guitars which they first released in the early 1930s.
Epiphone provides a Limited Lifetime Warranty on the guitar and Shadow provides a 5 year warranty on the electronics.
St. Vincent is known to play a Masterbilt DR-500MCE.
This was placed on our recommended list as one of the best Acoustic-Electric Guitars Under $1,000 on November 16th 2016 and the only reason it was removed is because in January 2018 we restructured our guide to The Best Acoustic Guitars leaving out acoustic-electric guitars.
Based on our research, and the resulting high Gearank Rating score, the vast majority of people who have bought the Epiphone Masterbilt DR-500MCE are more than satisfied with their purchase.
- Body Shape: Dreadnought
- Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
- Body: Solid Mahogany back & sides
- Finish: Satin - Vintage Sunburst
- Bridge: Rosewood
- Neck: Mahogany
- Neck Profile: SlimTaper “D” profile
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 14"
- Number of Frets: 20
- Scale Length: 25.5"
- Nut Width: 1.68"
- Electronics: Shadow NanoFlex bridge pickup and Shadow NanoMag neck pickup with eSonic-2 Stereo Preamp