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Epiphone Masterbilt Ames IA

The Masterbilt DR-500MCE ($999 retail) is built with one of the most classic tonewood combinations in the history of flat-top acoustic guitars—a solid bookmatched spruce top, solid mahogany back, mahogany sides and one-piece mahogany neck—all of which help it to produce a sweet, frequency-rich tone with excellent lows and plenty of warmth.

Als Music
(515) 232-1247
827 Kellogg Ave
Ames, IA
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral

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Ye Olde Guitar Shoppe
(515) 278-8780
3403 70Th St
Des Moines, IA
Types of Instruments Sold
Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Rays Mid Bell Music
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4230 So. Lancelot Lane
Sioux City, IA
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano, Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music
Lesson Information
Lessons: Yes
Clinics: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
Woodwind, Brasswind, guitar, bass


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J Frahm Music
(319) 338-4500
1841 Lower Muscatine Rd
Iowa City, IA

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Madsen Music Center
(712) 732-2081
Po Box 303
Storm Lake, IA
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano, Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, DJ Equipment

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Rieman Music
(515) 233-4203
409 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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M&J Mystic Drums
(641) 648-2019
16533 481St St
Mystic, IA
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Griggs Music Inc.
(319) 653-9000
120 W Main St
Washington, IA
Types of Instruments Sold
Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Kepharts Music Center
(563) 382-3684
4496 Dodge St
Dubuque, IA

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Foster Family Music Center
(563) 355-0647
2967 State St
Bettendorf, IA
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano, Digital Piano, Organs, Print Music

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Epiphone Masterbilt

Epiphone Masterbilt

 The Masterbilt DR-500MCE ($999 retail) is built with one of the most classic tonewood combinations in the history of flat-top acoustic guitars—a solid bookmatched spruce top, solid mahogany back, mahogany sides and one-piece mahogany neck—all of which help it to produce a sweet, frequency-rich tone with excellent lows and plenty of warmth.

The SlimTaper “D" neck profile and deep cutaway give you the superb playability required to make the most of all this tone, while the piece de resistance, a revolutionary new eSonic2 pickup and preamp system, takes it all over the top plugged in onstage or in the studio. Developed in conjunction with Shadow in Germany, the eSonic2 includes two acoustic pickups—a slimline magnetic Shadow NanoMag at the end of the neck and a piezo Shadow NanoFlex pickup under the saddle—which are blended according to your own settings of the eSonic2 preamp.

 In addition to its other professional control features, this preamp’s built-in feedback filter and tuner (which mutes the guitar output when engaged) make it a performance-ready tool for the gigging musician. On top of its astounding playability, the Masterbilt DR-500MCE looks every bit as gorgeous as it sounds. Its gloss Vintage Sunburst finish with soft feeling satin neck, multi-ply body binding and rosette, mother-of-pearl split-diamond fingerboard inlays, tortoiseshell pickguard and multi-bound Masterbilt headstock are total class all the way. Round it off with high-quality, open-gear Grover...

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