The DR-212 is a true 12-string acoustic guitar with the big sound and fine engineering you expect from Epiphone. The DR-212 is not just a dreadnought with 6 extra strings. We designed the DR-212 to take the stress of extra strings and not just support the Spruce top but provide the proper bracing so what you hear is a balanced, cutting, and attention-getting tone. The 12-string dreadnought has often been thought of as the classic-go to guitar for blues, folk, rock, country, and everything in-between.
We know you want your 12-string acoustic guitar tone to be distinctive and for your instrument to not come unglued. A lot of 12-string guitar makers expect you to be satisfied with an ‘ok’ sound hoping that the novelty of having a 12-string will detract from the fact it sounds thin.
The DR-212 is the only classic 12-string dreadnought that comes with a Limited Lifetime Guarantee and Gibson 24/7/365 customer service along with the experience of a century of guitar making. Start with the best. Make a statement. Visit your Authorized Epiphone Dealer today and pick up a DR-212.
Select Spruce For A Select Instrument
The DR-212 features a Select Spruce top. Spruce is a rich and complex tonewood that begins to breath and improve with age the more its played. So play the DR-212 everywhere! The body is made from solid mahogany and the bridge is made from solid rosewood, properly sized and braced for the extra tension of 12 strings tuned to standard tuning. There is a lot of stress put on a 12-string guitar between the nut and bridge and rosewood has proven to be both a long lasting and a perfect compliment to a Select Spruce top. The classic black vintage style pickguard is easy to spot on stage or across the room and has the iconic "Epiphone" E.
The DR-212 mahogany neck is glued-in at the 14th fret and features a 25.5" scale, a SlimTaper™ shape, and a rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays. Our iconic Sloped Dovewing headstock completes the look with twelve premium tuners. The DR-212 is available in Natural (NA).
- Body: Mahogany
- Top: Select Spruce
- Neck: Mahogany
- Nut width: 1.75
- Scale: 25.5”
- Fretboard: rosewood with dot inlay
- Hardware: Nickel
- Color: Natural (NA)
- Typical Weight: (+/- 5%) 5.3 lbs
- Strings: D’Addario® 12, 16, 25, 34, 41, 53