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differences between the Fodera Imperial and the Emperor???

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jerry J, Jan 2, 2003.

  1. Jerry J

    Jerry J Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2000
    P-town, OR
    Are there any Fodera-philes here that explain the differences between the Imperial and the Emperor?

    I'm specifically looking at the 6 string model. I looked at the Fodera website and there really isn't much specific info on each of the basses.

    Any help is appreciated.
  2. Andrew Jones

    Andrew Jones Banned

    Feb 28, 2001
    Northampton Mass
    Emperor, sometimes comes in bolt on version.
  3. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    The body shape.

    Emperor can be bolt on if wanted.

    They really aren't that different aside from asthetics...just like all their basses.
  4. geshel


    Oct 2, 2001
    The Imperial is the single-cutaway version of the Monarch. The Emperor II is the single-cutaway version of the Emperor.

    The only real difference between the Emperor and the Monarch is the body shape. Though there are some differences in options generally, ie you don't see too many PJ Emperors out there.
  5. Jerry J

    Jerry J Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2000
    P-town, OR
    I checked the site again and now I see the differences.

    Thanks so much for the photos Andrew. That really helped.