Epiphone EB-3 5

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by nanook, Aug 2, 2000.

  1. nanook


    Feb 9, 2000
    This is major retro looking bass. I want one bad but don't know why???

    I bet Jack Bruce has one of these, maybe that is reason enough.

    Anyone ever actually have one of these in their hands?
  2. SMG

    SMG Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2000
    metro Detroit
    The Epi EB-3 5 as well as the Epi Les Paul 5 do look awfully cool. I noticed that they both have "Dual Rail" humbuckers, a 5 way rotary control, two volumes and a tone knob and I can't help but suspect that they have the exact same pickups and electronics that the Kramer Berreta's (sold by musicyo.com for Gibson) have. I have one of the Berreta 5's and for the price ($219) it is a pretty cool bas, plays good, sounds OK and has neck through construction, but don't know if I would pay big bucks for it. Anyone know if the electronics are in fact the same as are in the new Epi's or not?