We use cookies to understand how you use our site, give you an awesome experience, and deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use
Browse the 2016 Model Year
Choose a Finish to Display
Facebook
Share on Tumblr
Reddit
Email To
Buy
J-45 Red Spruce Figured Mahogany Special
J-45 with upgraded tonewoods
$3,149
Our iconic J-45 model with many added custom appointments. This Limited Edition model offers a select Adirondack red spruce top, known for its sonic complexity, and beautifully figured mahogany back and sides for a truly unique J-45. Abalone is hand inlaid into the headstock, fingerboard, and bridge for added customization. Supreme gold Grover open-back tuners enhance the elegance. Built with the added versatility of an LR Bags VTC pickup for easy plug and play anywhere, this J-45 is sure to be a coveted model and is limited to only 65 handmade instruments, all hand-built in Bozeman, Montana.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Adirondack Red Spruce
Pieces: 2
Grade: AA
Binding: 4 ply
 
Back
Wood Species: Figured Mahogany
Pieces: 2
Density:
Binding: 1 ply
Weight
Weight Relief:
Average Weight (body only): 1.555kg / 2.547lb
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Radiused top with scalloped bracing for projection and resonance
 
Body Contour
Carve: Radiused
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: single action
Profile: Slim Taper
Thickness at Fret 1: 1.998cm / .787"
Thickness at Fret 12:
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50, hot hide glue neck joint
Average Weight: 1.27 kg / 2.80 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: CF-100
Inlay:
Peg Head Binding:
Silkscreen:
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Compound Dovetail neck joint for resonance distribution throughout guitar
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 3 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance:
Type: Compound Dovetail
Adhesive: Hot hide glue
Gauges Used: Short Scale Pitch Guage
Nut
Style: Traditional
Material: Black Tusq
Width: 4.38 cm / 1.725"
Slots: E: .053
A: .042
D: .032
G: .024
B: .016

e: .012
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade:
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 20
Nut/End of Board: 4.38 cm / 1.725" @ nut, 5.70cm / 2.245" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865cm / 24.75"
Binding:
Side Dots (Color): White
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: 1/4" dots
Material: Abalone
Dimensions:
Average Weight: 117.9 gr / 4.16 oz
Finishes
Color Code: AN - Antique Natural
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler:
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top:
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style:
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side:
Material of Wire (gauge):
Coil Dimensions (per coil):
Coil Material:
Coil Winding Process:
Pole Piece Material:
Pole Piece Position from Nut:
Slug Material:
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length):
Magnet Material:
Magnet Position from Nut:
Magnet Dimensions:
Polarities:
Cover:
Qfactor:
ResistanceDC:
Resonant Frequency:
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Vintage Gold open back
Material:
Weight: 46.72 g / 1.648 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 14:01
Gear Type:
What is allowable turn:
Plating specs: Gold
Part numbers: 140-130-670
 
String Dimensions
E: 0.053
A: 0.042
D: 0.032
G: 0.024
B: 0.016
e: 0.012
 
Bridge
Style: Belly up traditional
Material: Rosewood with Tusq saddle
Plating Specs:
Part number: 140-120-915, 140-130-866
Weight: 1.22gr / .043oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono
 
:
Plating Specs:
Part numbers:
Weight:
Plastics
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Custom
Part Number: 140-130-843
 
Style:
Part Number:
 
Accessories
Case
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Black
 
Strap Locks:
Tools:
 
Manual: Gibson Acoustic Owner's Manual
COA/Other: COA