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A Modern Jumbo Acoustic

A more compact J-185 with all the beauty and style Gibson has to offer. The slightly slimmer body depth delivers an unsurpassed balance of lows, mids, and highs, with equal response to every note on the fretboard. The J-185 EC Modern is perfect for powerful rhythm guitar, studio recording, and live acoustic-electric performances. Hand built using beautiful rosewood back and sides and a Sitka spruce top.
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J-185 EC Modern Rosewood Specifications

Body

Body Shape
J-185
Top
Sitka spruce
Back
Rosewood
Side
Rosewood
Bracing
Traditional hand-scalloped X-bracing
Binding
Multi-ply top, single-ply back
Finish
Nitrocellulose

Neck

Material
Mahogany
Profile
Advanced Response
Scale Length
24.75" / 628.65mm
Fingerboard Material
Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius
16"
Number Of Frets
20
Frets
Standard
Nut Material
Tusq
Nut Width
1.72" / 43.81mm
Inlays
Mother-of-pearl Single Parallelogram
Joint
Compound Dovetail Neck-to-body

Hardware

Tuner Plating
Gold
Bridge
Traditional belly up
Saddle Material
Tusq
Tuning Machines
Mini Grover Rotomatic w/ kidney buttons
Pickguard
J-185 Modern
Truss Rod Cover
B/W
Bridge Pins
Tusq

Electronics

Under Saddle Pickup
LR Baggs™ VTC
Controls
1 Volume, 1 Tone

Miscellaneous

Strings
0.053, 0.042, 0.032, 0.024, 0.016, 0.012
Case
Gibson Hardshell
Accessories
Includes Gibson Accessory Kit

In order to continually improve the design, quality and performance of our products and instruments and to make use of the best materials at all times, Epiphone reserves the right to change specifications without notice.