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Epiphone Sheaton II guitar setup

I'm searching for the standard factory setup (relief, action, pickup height etc) for a Epiphone Sheraton II electric-acoustic guitar. Can you help?
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This will help for starters:http://www.epiphone.com/images/EpiOwnrsManul.pdf This site has good info in the discussion:http://www.thefret.net/showthread.php?t=4728 There's info here too:http://epi.p3net.net/bbs/index.php.

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My output jack got inside the case of the guitar. Is there a simple solution of that? Best Regards Elsi Kongo

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Lookup serial numbers


Your guitar was made at the
Unsung Plant, Korea
May 2007
Production Number: 0790

Sep 05, 2014 | Epiphone Sheraton II Electric Guitar

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I am looking for a manual (if there is one) for the Epiphone Sheraton II. I need to know which knobs do what (and also the three way switch) on the guitar. The guitar came with no manual!!


Most likely it is wired like most Gibsons. The volume knobs are the two at the neck end, the tones are the two nearest the rear. The lower two are volume and tone for the bridge pickup, the upper two are for neck pickup. Switch down is bridge or lead pickup, switch up is for neck or rythym pickup, and centre position is both pickups one, where all knobs can be used together.

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Bass strings are too loud in comparison to treble strings whe played through the amp


Adjust this using the EQ on the amp and to a lesser extent the tone controls on the guitar.

Often people boost the bass way up causing this problem.

Feb 12, 2011 | Epiphone Sheraton II Guitar Electric...

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Intonation problems


Either take it to a guitar shop for setup or search YouTube for guitar setup... some excellent videos there of just how to do it !!!

Dec 28, 2010 | Epiphone Elitist Sheraton Electric Guitar

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What should be the height of the pickups on my sheraton 2?


Pickup height on electric guitars is an oft debated subject. It's more about personal preference, ..BUT there is a bit of science involved , and here is some real simple "String Theory" for electric guitars. Your pickups are magnets essentially, with little winds of copper wire - this is how a transducer (pickup) picks..up (hence PICKUP) the sound of the strings. Strings are steel , most brands have Steel wrap around a Nickle core, ..it is ALL attracted to magnetics. You've played with magnets before , right? What happens when you put a magnet close to metal? It...PULLS it , right? Now , here's the deal about THAT , for guitars. The closer you get a vibrating string to the pickups , the more signal the string will produce , BUT if you get TOO close, the pickup will start pulling on the string too much (remember..magnetics) and that will reduce the amount of sustain on a string(s), and may even hamper actual tuning depending how strong the pickups are. Of course there is the "Duh" factor - having your pickups so high that your strings actually rub them as you play , ...don't do THAT! Best advice: Keep the pickups about mid-way. Not high enough to cause any noticeable problems, but not too low to sink them below the pickup rings (the plastic rectangulars that surround the pickups.

Nov 02, 2009 | Epiphone Elitist Sheraton Electric Guitar

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Truss rods and dead frets- how do I adjust the guitar so the strings are close to the neck without getting dead frets?


I own an Epiphone Casino and if I needed to adjust the truss rod I would take it to a luthier (stinged instrument repair person). There is a good write up on it here. http://www.fretnotguitarrepair.com/trussrods.htm

Hope this helps.

Bob

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Strings are very far away from the last frets on the neck...


Sometimes the truss rod (nut you are referring to) will do the trick. The truss rod runs under the fingerboard and allows you to give the neck relief or tension. Some truss rods are dual action but I'm guessing yours is designed simply to give basic relief of the neck. I would make sure the truss rod is adjusted properly before sanding down the saddle. If you sight down the neck you should be able to see the relief in the neck - just use the string as your straight-edge. Most guitars need a slight amount of relief but higher-end guitars can be almost straight (better fretwork.) Once the neck has been adjusted correctly you can move forward with the setup.

Make sure the nut is also the proper height. If the nut is too low (1mm height between bottom of string and first fret) you should get it replaced by someone capable of doing such a thing. If the nut height is okay I would suggest moving forward cautiously by sanding the bottom of the saddle. Make sure this is done patiently and carefully as it can drastically change the sound and playability of the guitar. Hardly any material needs to be taken off to lower the action just a little. Error on the side of not-enough than too much. Make sure the bottom of the saddle remains flat! If the bottom isn't flat the guitar can sound horrible and if there is an undersaddle pickup it might not pick up evenly. The easiest way to do so is to tape some sandpaper rough side up on a flat surface (just don't pick something like mom's heirloom or something important in case it gets scratched.

If you'd like more detail check out http://www.fretnotguitarrepair.com/Repairs2.htm

Good Luck!

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Epiphone volume and tone controls


The controls should be setup in pairs (as long as the electronics haven't been modified. The two closest to the pickups are the volumes and the other two are the tone controls. The top knob set should be your neck pickup and the bottom set is for the bridge.

Schematics and wiring diagram for the typical les paul (sheraton) controls:
http://www.guitarelectronics.com/product/WDUHH3T2202

Good luck!

Oct 27, 2008 | Epiphone Music

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