Masterbilt® De Luxe Classic™ 4-String Acoustic/Electric Bass Guitar

Epiphone presents the newest member of the Masterbilt Century family, the Masterbilt® De Luxe Classic™ 4-String Acoustic/Electric Bass Guitar, featuring all of the Masterbilt Century’s critically acclaimed features including a Solid Spruce top with traditional longitudinal bracing, Ebony fretboard, and the eSonic™ and Shadow NanoFlex™ HD pickup system for true acoustic tone when plugged in.


Epiphone Masterbilt® De Luxe Classic™ 4-String Acoustic/Electric Bass At A Glance

  • Masterbilt Century Acoustic Bass with Solid Spruce Top and Ebony Fingerboard
  • Classic f-holes and Art Deco-era Inlay Inspired by Vintage Epiphone Archtops
  • Featuring eSonic™ HD and Shadow NanoFlex HD Pickup System
  • Tuned at the Factory with D'Addario EPBB170 Acoustic Bass Strings
FinishAged Gloss
TopSolid Spruce; Longitudinal Bracing
Body MaterialLaminated Flame Maple
Body Dimensions Lower Bout: 17"
Upper Bout: 12.6"
Waist: 10.25"
Body Length: 21
Neck Material5-pc Laminated; Hard Maple/Mahogany
Neck ShapeRounded "C" shape
Neck JointDovetail; Glued-In
Scale Length30.5"
HeadstockHistoric Epiphone Dovewing with Pearloid "Banner" logos
Headstock Inlay"Epiphone" logo in pearloid
Truss RodDual-Action
Truss Rod CoverBlack PVC "Bullet"; 1-layer
Fingerboard MaterialEbony
Frets20 Medium
Fingerboard Inlay Pearloid "Notched Diamond"
Binding Body Top: 3 layer
Body Back: 3 layer
Fingerboard: 1-layer
Nut Width1.65" (42mm)
PickguardImitation Tortoise (Installed)
HardwareAged Nickel
Machine HeadsEpiphone Historic Reissue Tuners with Marboloid "Crown" buttons; Improved to 18:1 ratio from vintage models
PreampeSonic™ HD (High Definition)
PickupShadow NanoFlex™ HD; Under-saddle
Power9 Volt Battery
Controls Master Volume
Master EQ
Pickup Selector3-way Toggle Switch, Epiphone All-Metal; Toggle Cap, White
KnobsBlack Tophats with metal inserts
BridgeFloating Adjustable; Ebonoid
TailpieceEpiphone Inspired By Bass Trapeze
Output Jack1/4"
SaddleCompensated; Artificial Bone
StringsD'Addario ETB92M Tape Wound Acoustic Bass Strings
Serial Number 1930's Era Replica Soundhole Label
OptionalMBC Collection De Luxe Bass Hard Case Part #940-DELCS
WarrantyEpiphone Limited Lifetime
Service1-800-4GIBSON (1-800-444-2766)
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