J-45 Standard

The workhorse… 

The J-45 is one of Gibson’s best-selling acoustics of all time. Nicknamed “The Workhorse” and first introduced in 1942, this popular acoustic is now the icon of its round-shoulder, dreadnought line. World renowned for its full, balanced expression, warm bass and excellent projection, the J-45 is one of most technically advanced guitars of its time.

J-45 Standard technical specifications

Manufacturer Gibson
Series J-45 Series
String Number 6
Body Type Family Dreadnought
Body Type Round Shoulder
Cutaway? No
Solid/Laminate Wood Solid Body, Solid Top
Top Material Sitka Spruce
Body Material Mahogany
Fretboard Material Rosewood
Neck Material Mahogany
Number of Frets 20
Neck joint at 14th fret
Scale Length (inch) 24.75
Nut Width (inch) 1.725
Finish Vintage Sunburst
Amplification Piezo
Pickup Active/Passive Active
Pickup Brand L.R. Baggs
Pickup Model Element Active System VTC
Left-Friendly? Yes
Left/Right Handed Right Handed
Famous Users John Lennon, Bob Dylan, Buddy Holly
Made In USA
GTIN 14 00711106105765, 00711106109169, 00711106108414, 00711106111018, 00711106111063, 00711106111056

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