The Gibson 2019 J-45 Walnut Avant Garde Electro Acoustic in Walnut Burst offers a sophisticated model that draws on classic styling and pairs it with modern performance for an unbeatable combination. Each model comes with a Gibson hardshell case to keep it safe at home or on the move, as well as a Gibson accessory kit to help keep it in pristine condition at all times.
The Gibson 2019 J-45 Walnut Avant Garde adheres to the classic J-45 round shoulder dreadnought body shape, which features a delicately carved single-cutaway to afford improved upper fret access. The body back and sides are constructed using walnut, which works well with the generous dreadnought body shape to generate immense warmth. The body top is built using Sitka spruce, which is reinforced using traditional hand-scalloped X-bracing for stability whilst promoting resonance for emphatic projection.
The body is finished in a glorious walnut burst, which is protected by a coating of nitrocellulose to preserve it for as long as possible whilst allowing the woods to breathe and resonate. Multi-ply binding around the top single-ply binding around the back to complement the understated finish, whilst the decorative soundhole rosette and tear drop pickguard provide a tasteful touch.
Steadfast neck design
Connected to the body via a compound dovetail neck-to-body joint is two-piece maple neck, which has been shaped to the advanced response profile for a slimmer and faster feel in the hand. Extending over a generous 24.75-inch scale length, the neck promotes a warm-sounding response from each string. Married to the neck is a cool richlite fingerboard, which is home to 20 frets that are adorned with mother of pearl dot position inlays to guide your way. The 16-inch fingerboard radius offers a flatter feel to ensure that technique can be executed in comfort and with minimum resistance from fretting complex chord shapes to laying down smooth string bends.
L.R. Baggs Element pickup system
Equipped with the award-winning L.R. Baggs Element electronics' system, you can take to the stage in effortless style and plug directly into the amp or P.A. of your choosing, safe in the knowledge that the acoustic character of your guitar will be translated transparently. The pre-attached Element pickup, and all-discrete endpin preamp are controlled using the soundhole-mounted volume and tone controls. The built-in low frequency crossover prevents any unwanted low-end grunt from over-powering your signal and allows the natural timbre of the J-45 to sing with the utmost clarity.
The headstock is home to mini Grover Rotomatic tuners, which work dutifully to uphold tuning integrity throughout the most energetic of performances. The body is home to a traditional belly-up richlite bridge, which anchors each string securely to optimise intonation and sustain. Whether you're practising at home, recording in the studio, or wowing audiences on stage, the 2019 J-45 Walnut Avant Garde Electro Acoustic in Walnut Natural is the ideal choice.
Manufacturer Gibson Model 2019 J-45 Walnut Avant Garde Electro Acoustic Body Shape J-45 Top Material Sitka Spruce Back & Side Material Walnut Bracing Traditional Hand-Scalloped X-Bracing Body Binding Multi-Ply Top, Single-Ply Back Finish Nitrocellulose; Walnut Burst Neck Material Two-Piece Maple Number of Strings 6 Neck Profile Advanced Response Neck Joint Compound Dovetail Neck-To-Body Joint Scale Length 24.75-inch Nut Tusq Fingerboard Material Richlite Fingerboard Radius 16-inch Number of Frets Radius 19 Position Inlays Mother of Pearl Dots Tuners Mini Grover Rotomatics Plating Nickel Bridge Traditional Belly Up; Richlite Pickups LR Baggs Element Control Volume Included Accessories Gibson Hardshell Case
Gibson Accessory Kit
Gibson Acoustic Owner's Manual
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