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Gibson J 45 Guitar

Gibson J 45 Guitar

Now the j45 guitar Mystic Rosewood makes the full potential of this legendary acoustic guitar available today while celebrating the original with custom appointments and exotic tonewoods. The J-45 Custom Mystic Rosewood has an exotic appearance and an exquisite voice. This guitar is part of a limited run of only 50 guitars supplied exclusively to Gibson’s Five Star Dealerships. Five Star Dealers are the experts on Gibson Acoustics. All have trained and certified Gibson Acoustic Specialists on staff to ensure the finest experience and service to players and collectors looking for premium Gibson acoustic guitars.

In keeping with the status of this run of instruments, the gibson j45 guitar Mystic Rosewood is crafted from the finest traditional tonewoods, including a solid top made from Adirondack red spruce, a rare and highly prized wood that harkens back to the golden age of Gibson acoustic guitars. The back and sides are made from luthier-selected Mystic Indian Rosewood, which offers both an elegant, exotic appearance and a sweet, rich tone. The top is supported by an X-brace made from scalloped spruce for superior resonance and dressed in a hand-sprayed nitrocellulose finish in Vintage Sunburst. Bound by a classic cream body binding with herringbone trim on top, the J-45 is finished with an abalone soundhole rosette, and a traditional tortoise pickguard. The neck is carved from solid mahogany to a comfortable modified “V” profile, attached with a compound dovetail joint and secured with hot hide glue. The select ebony fingerboard is inlaid with mother-of-pearl dots, and finished with the mother-of-pearl Gibson headstock logo. Offering the superb playing feel to which Gibson lovers are accustomed, the guitar is built to the popular 24-3/4″ scale length, with a neck width of 1.725″ across the nut. A black truss-rod cover engraved with the word “Custom” is a subtle reminder of this special guitar’s unique status.

The J-45 Custom Mystic Rosewood comes equipped with an L.R. Baggs™ Element® pickup with end-pin jack to accurately amplify the acoustic tone, making this exotic and exclusive guitar a stage-ready performer. Gold vintage-style Rover™ Rotomatic® tuners ensure smooth action and an efficient performance, while a traditional belly-up rosewood bridge with a Tusq™ saddle provides optimum resonance at the body end. All in all, the J-45 Custom Mystic Rosewood is a gorgeous recreation of one of Gibson’s most prized acoustics, perfect for the 21st century player and collector. This special model is limited to 50 guitars worldwide, so see a Gibson Five Star Dealer today to inquire about availability.

J-45 Custom

J-45 Custom

There is plenty of variation in what we want from our Gibson slopeshoulders, so the main thing is that you have a clear idea of what you like to hear from them. The TV is, however, not really that true to the way that J45s were built originally in the period. It has the banner and scroll headstock of that era, but its neck is much slimmer than vintage examples, and one of its big selling points is the forward-positioned or ‘advanced’ X-bracing which supposedly gives it a more open tone from the off than it would otherwise have (i.e. without ageing and being played in). Such bracing was not the norm in the original generation of J45s, apparently.

That said, the TV has an adirondack spruce top, which many consider very desirable. So it sits on one side in terms of construction (materials and bracing), while the 45 Standard, gibson j-45 ヴィンテージ where available, Woody Guthrie Southern Jumbo and standard Southern Jumbo where available sit on the other (non-advanced bracing, sitka spruce top). Those models are essentially the same thing dressed up differently. The Aaron Lewis Southern Jumbo and Southern Jumbo TV will give you a halfway house, as they combine advanced bracing with a sitka top, I believe. While saving, try as many as possible, as many times as possible. I didn’t and couldn’t given my location, but got lucky with an online purchase. You have a 5-star dealer locally, so you can and should. If the TV you tried sells before you can buy, then be patient because you will surely find another that gets you the same feeling, just not necessarily straight away. If you want really true to original spec, then you will need to save for longer and buy a gibson custom j45 Legend.Applying a nitrocellulose finish to any Gibson acousti guitar–including the J-45 Standard–is one of the most labor-intensive elements of the guitar-making process. Unlike the polyurethane finishes used by many guitar manufacturers, a nitrocellulose lacquer finish is porous when cured, allowing the wood to naturally “breathes and mature. Microscopically thin, the finish on a Gibson acoustic guitar first requires seven main coats of nitrocellulose lacquer. After drying overnight, the initial seven coats are then level sanded and given two additional coats.

J-45 Standard

J-45 Standard

I’ll have my J45 for one year as of July 5th. Got it at GC’s 4th of July sale. I went up there specifically to buy a Gibson CJ165. A J45 was not even on my radar scope at the time. They brought the J45 to the floor while I was there. They tuned it and I reached for it to play. Primarily because it was brand new and I just wanted to play it. Soon as I played it I think I knew…lol…It was instantaneous. I wanted that guitar. I played it for a while and took it home. No regrets. It’s as easy-to-play as any guitar I’ve ever owned and/or paid extra money to have professionaly setup. It came that way straight from Gibson. I’ll still get a CJ165, but am definitly glad I have the J45. The way things happened that day, I suspect it was just meant to be that I bought a gibson j-45 1967.

in all sincerity, I would not get wrapped-up in any kind of thinking that says you should only use certain kinds of guitars for certain kinds of music. Some guitars, due to their volumn, tone, physical appearance, etc. may be better suited for a particular genre of music/songs than others, but your gibson custom j-45, etc. can play pretty-much whatever you want to play on it……I hope you get the guitar you need.BTW, a sweet guitar like a Gibson will make you want to play it. It’s easier to make yourself practice on an instrument you can bond with.

The TV line does seem to be the most widely appreciated here, and there are some nice recordings posted which indicate why. There certainly is an impression of good consistency in the line, but there are several comparative reviews which found in favour of a Standard model over a TV. Depends what you like, really. Definitely worth trying as many slopeshoulders as you can manage. Despite certain broad similarities between models of a given design, Gibson acoustics are very much individuals. If the one you tried really spoke to you, then that is probably the individual guitar you want. If the process of saving makes it unlikely that you’ll get that particular 45 TV, at least you have a yardstick by which to judge others.

Gibson J 45 Review

Gibson J 45 Review

The pickguard for the Gibson J 45 Review is Gibson’s standard plain tortoise tear drop shape, which has been used on the J-45 since its introduction in 1942. As with all of Gibson’s pickguards, the coloring and binding are all done by hand.

A rosette is the beautiful, hand-crafted circle around the soundhole, and can be one of the most ornamental elements of any acoustic guitar. It is also one of the most subtle and complicated woodworking decorations on any acoustic guitar. The rosette on the J-45 is a simple single-ring rosette consisting of three-ply binding, adding a stylish, understated elegance to the gibson j 45 custom vintage sunburst Standard.

The fingerboard of Gibson’s J-45 is constructed from the highest grade rosewood on earth, which is personally inspected and qualified by Gibson’s team of skilled experts before it enters the Gibson factories. The resilience of this durable wood makes the fingerboard extremely balanced and stable, and gives each chord and note unparalleled clarity and bite. The J-45’s dot inlays are made of genuine mother of pearl, measuring approximately 1/4-inch in diameter, and are inserted into the fingerboard using a process that eliminates gaps. The fingerboard also sports a rolled edge–instead of the usual right angle where the fingerboard surface meets the neck, Gibson Acoustic’s rolled edges are slightly beveled for an extremely smooth and comfortable feel, enhancing the playability of the J-45.

Gibson Acoustic’s J-45 comes equipped with the popular Element Active Acoustic Pickup System from L.R. Baggs, which features a low-profile undersaddle element–or transducer–that’s proven more stable and durable than many standard ribbon-type pickups. Combined with an onboard preamp with an unobtrusive volume control mounted just inside the soundhole, the Element delivers performance not previously attainable from an undersaddle pickup. Its sleek and effective design removes unnecessary internal components to enhance the coupling between the pickup and the guitar, and improve the sensitivity of the transducer for a robust, lively, and natural acoustic sound with excellent dynamics and delicate high end. The Element works with a standard 9V battery, which is housed inside the guitar in L.R. Bagg’s new “Battery Bagg.”

Gibson J 45 Custom

gibson j45 custom

Descending from Gibson’s large HG Hawaiian guitar in 1929, and the original “Jumbo,” introduced in 1934, Round Shoulder Dreadnoughts are steeped in Gibson tradition and lauded for their pure, rich tones, and impressive volume. With smooth lines, and a curvaceous shape, Round Shoulder style guitars invite a close relationship with their respective guitarists: their body shape makes these guitars easier to hold and more comfortable to wrap your arms around.

Gibson’s reputation as a fine guitar builder dates back to the late 1800s. Handcrafted since day one by some of the most skilled luthiers around, Gibson acoustic guitars have inspired countless players around the world. When you pick up a Gibson acoustic, you know you’re getting the finest tonewoods, quality hardware, and incredible attention to detail – these instruments are built to sound great and stand the test of time. After moving from Kalamazoo, MI, to Nashville, TN (where gibson j-45 2014 continue to be made), Gibson finally settled their acoustic operation in Bozeman, MT, where they continue making some of the finest guitars on the planet by hand.

Every acoustic guitar made by gibson aj 45 features hand-scalloped, radiused top bracing inside the body, a feature normally found only in limited run, hand-made guitars. By scalloping each brace by hand, the natural sound of the acoustic is focused more toward the center of the body, enhancing the instrument’s sound projection. The J-45 Custom features a variation of Gibson’s “X” bracing pattern situated behind the soundhole, with a set of tall and thin braces for the back, and scalloped tall and thin braces for the top. This legendary bracing design delivers a balanced expression, with punchy, deep lows, warm mids, and clear, crisp highs. It also projects a natural compression, which helps the J-45 Custom blend nicely with any accompaniment.

Every acoustic guitar made by Gibson features hand-scalloped, radiused top bracing inside the body, a feature normally found only in limited run, hand-made guitars. By scalloping each brace by hand, the natural sound of the acoustic is focused more toward the center of the body, enhancing the instrument’s sound projection.

Gibson J-45 Standard

Gibson J-45 Standard

The top of the J-45 Custom is made from AA-grade Sitka spruce, while the back and sides are constructed from pattern-grade Indian rosewood, giving the model the same full, balanced expression, warm bass, and excellent projection that earned the original J-45 its much-heralded reputation. Selecting the right wood, and the formula to dry it out, are two of the most central procedures to Gibson’s guitar-building process. Beginning with its first catalog in 1903, Gibson has assured its customers that every guitar would be built using woods with “the most durable, elastic, and sonorous qualities,” and today’s guitars from Gibson Acoustic are no different.

A rosette is the beautiful, hand-crafted circle around the soundhole, and can be one of the most ornamental elements of any acoustic guitar. It is also one of the most subtle and complicated woodworking decorations on any acoustic guitar. The rosette on the gibson acoustic j-45 standard is one of Gibson’s finest. It is a double-ring rosette with an abalone-fille iddle. The main ring consists of seven-ply binding, and the second ring is three-ply binding, adding a stylish, understated elegance to the J-45 Custom.

The Gibson J-45 Custom sits at the top of Gibson’s top-selling J-45 “The Workhorse” line, first introduced in 1942. This round-shoulder, dreadnought acoustic guitar is known for its full, balanced expression, its warm bass, and its excellent projection – much of which came through subtle changes to the bracing of its forefather, the J-35. The J-45 Custom features all that rich tone, thanks to its AA-grade Sitka spruce top and Indian rosewood body. And, for unbelievable onstage tone, there’s a premier active pickup system installed on the Gibson J-45 Custom.

The gibson j 45 electric acoustic Custom comes with LR Baggs’s popular Element Active Acoustic Pickup System, which features a low-profile undersaddle transducer that’s proven more stable and durable than many standard ribbon-type pickups. Combined with an onboard preamplifier with an unobtrusive and removable volume control, mounted just inside the soundhole, the Element is a tremendous performer. Its sleek and effective design removes unnecessary internal components to enhance the coupling between the pickup and the guitar and improve the sensitivity of the transducer for a robust, lively, and natural acoustic sound with excellent dynamics and delicate high end. The Element works with a standard 9V battery, which is housed inside the guitar in L.R. Bagg’s new “Battery Bagg.”

 

J 45 Gibson

J 45 Gibson

The gibson j 45價格 name has graced the most innovative and revolutionary acoustic guitars of our time, including the J 45 Gibson. There is no mistaking the classic block logo, inlaid in beautiful mother of pearl, representing more than a century of originality and excellence. There is simply no equal. The headstock also features a new flower and vine abalone pearl inlay designed by Gibson Acoustic’s longtime master luthier, Ren Ferguson. The elegance and stunning detail of this new hand-engraved figured design gives the J-45 Custom a distinct identity, ensuring its rightful place among the finest Gibson designs of the past.

Grover’s original Rotomatic tuners are an engineering marvel, with style and performance exactly suited for the J-45 Custom. With a gear ratio of 14:1, the Rotomatics deliver precision tuning in a durable housing that provides maximum protection for the gear and string post. All moving parts are cut for exact meshing, eliminating the possibility of slippage. A countersunk tension screw lets players regulate the tuning tension to any degree. A special lubricant inside the gear box provides smooth and accurate tuning stability.

The pickguard for the J-45 Custom is Gibson’s standard fire stripe tortoise tear drop shape, exactly as it appeared on the very first J-45 in 1942. As with all of Gibson’s pickguards, the coloring, inlay, and binding are all done by hand.

The gibson j-45 2014 comes equipped with the popular Element Active Acoustic Pickup System from L.R. Baggs, which features a low-profile undersaddle element–or transducer–that’s proven more stable and durable than many standard ribbon-type pickups. Combined with an onboard preamp with an unobtrusive and removable volume control mounted just inside the soundhole, the Element delivers performance not previously attainable from an undersaddle pickup. Its sleek and effective design removes unnecessary internal components to enhance the coupling between the pickup and the guitar and improve the sensitivity of the transducer for a robust, lively and natural acoustic sound with excellent dynamics and delicate high end. The Element works with a standard 9V battery, which is housed inside the guitar in L.R. Bagg’s new “Battery Bagg.”

The dovetail neck joint is one of the oldest–and best–ways of securely joining the neck to the body of a guitar. It is also a complex and expensive neck joint to build, but the result is a tight, locking connection that supports the neck at the proper neck-pitch angle, allowing the body and neck to become one solid piece of resonating wood, with no metal to impede vibration. This process is done entirely by hand, requiring patience and skill.

Gibson J 45

gibson j 45

The Gibson 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.

Each guitar includes a black hardshell case with plush-lined interior, owner’s manual, Gibson’s Gold Warranty and Gibson’s 24/7/365 Customer Service. a J-45 to add to my guitar collection and so I did quite a bit of research on Gibson acoustics. All this chatter about poor quality & dog guitars and yet there are folks who love them. I had to separate fact from fiction. Two things I learned; 1) apparently the only good Gibsons are very old ones. I tried 10 new Gibsons in various stores and found all sounded “eh” and half of those needed repair right out of the box (like, malfunctioning tuner, chipped bridgeplate, blemished finish….). Three J-45s were so bad they were not even playable (strings buzzed on one and the other two were out of intonation).

The salesman try to brush it under the rug with “humidity, shipping, people playing them” type excuses but funny how Taylors, Martins and others don’t have the same problem? Poor quality product – fact. Turns out the J-45s pros e seen with are really old, no new ones anywhere. 2) Gibson is an absolute mess as an acoustic guitar company. With novelty products being made for private parties and then not available to the public but on their website, or products they make but are not on their website, it’s most confusing to the consumer.

Customer service is like asking for a tongue lashing from a teacher. Either they don’t want to hear what your concerns are or simply have no information at all. Forget about asking them to build a guitar to your liking because they’ll tell you to go somewhere else. Stores complain that Gibson does not support them with quality product and so consequently sales are low. Gee, I can’t understand why! I think some of the Gibson models are gorgeous but I can’t afford a 1951 model in great condition so Gibson won’t be in my guitar stable. You feel like you just want to slap them across the face to wake them up and get with the program!