Gibson J45 Standard 2016- Vintage Sunburst w/pickup
The J-45 is Gibson’s best-selling acoustic of all time. Nicknamed “The Workhorse” and first introduced in 1942, this iconic acoustic has become the cornerstone of its round-shoulder, dreadnought line. World renowned for its full, balanced expression, warm bass and excellent projection, the 2017 J-45 has been refined to carry this legacy to new heights.
Tonewood: The J-45 is hand built using the classic tonewood combination of Sitka spruce and mahogany
Tuners: The precise Grover Rotomatic tuners offers superior tuning stability
Neck Profile: The slim taper neck profile allows easy playability anywhere on the neck
Inlay: Hand inlaid mother-of-pearl details the headstock, fingerobard, and bridge
Pickup: LR Baggs™ Element VTC for ultimate plug and play ease with sound hole mounted volume and tone controls
Improved Feel: Fingerboard edge is softened to comfortably fit the contour of the player’s hand.
Enhanced Finish: Finer grit sandpaper and polishing compounds for high gloss finish.
Premium Setup: Utilizing state-of-the-art German engineered Plek technology to create the finest playing surface possible. Hand finished for the world’s finest feel and playability.
Smoother hand rubbed and oiled fingerboard and bridges: New penetrating and finishing oil last longer and maximizes woods natural vibrancy
Wood Species: Sitka Spruce
Binding: 4 ply top
Wood Species: Mahogany
Binding: 1 ply
Average Weight (body only): 1.025 kg /2.26 lbs
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Radiused top with scalloped bracing for projection and resonance
Color Code: VS
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: SNBST YELLOW / ANY0033, TBCO BROWN / NAB0531
Top Coat: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut