A Workhorse With Improved Upper Fret Access
The legendary Gibson™ J-45™ has been a favorite of musicians ever since it was first introduced in 1942. Now Epiphone has released a new Inspired by Gibson™ J-45 Cutaway that gives players improved access to the upper frets while retaining all of the features that make the J-45 special to begin with, including the Sloped Shoulder body with a solid Sitka spruce top and solid mahogany back and sides, a comfortable rounded C neck profile, Fishman® Sonicore under-saddle pickup and Fishman Presys II preamp with volume and tone controls, and a beautiful Aged Vintage Sunburst finish.
Profile: Rounded C
Scale Length: 24.724"
Fingerboard Material: Indian Laurel
Fingerboard Radius: 12.01"
Number Of Frets: 20
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1.693"
Inlays: Mother of Pearl Dots
Joint: Tapered Dovetail
Body Shape: Sloped Shouldered Dreadnought Cutaway
Body Material: Solid Mahogany
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Back: Solid Mahogany
Side: Solid Mahogany
Bracing: Quarter Sawn Spruce
Binding: Top - 4-ply Ivory and Black: Back - 1-ply Ivory
Finish: Aged Gloss
Tuner Plating: Nickel
Bridge: Reverse Belly, Indian Laurel
Saddle Material: Bone
Tuning Machines: 3 on a plate: Ivory buttons, press in bushings
Pickguard: Tortoise Shell Tear Drop, Epoxy Style
TrussRod: Dual Action
Truss Rod Cover: 2-ply Bell
Bridge Pins: Ivory
Strap Buttons: 2 - end pin jack and back of heel
Under Saddle Pickup: Fishman Sonicore
Controls: Fishman Presys II with Volume, Bass and Treble controls, Phase Switch, and a built-in tuner with LED display
Output Jack: End pin Jack
Preamp: Fishman Presys II