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Rating and Reviews: Gibson 2016 J-45 Standard

Dubbed "The Workhorse," the Gibson J-45 guitar is a time-honored classic. This modern reincarnation is outfitted with an LR Baggs Element VTC pickup system.

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"Simply outstanding" submitted July 28, 2016

By Gary Tinsley in Rogue River, OR
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Musical Background: 40 years of guitar
Music Style: Folk, blues, rock
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Sound: This Baby just booms. Fantastic bottom end with equally resort middle and upper. Feature: When you hold this one in your hand, you know you had better hang on. You are in for one helluva musical ride. It improves your playing due to the fact you cannot put it down. Ease of Use: The playability of the J-45 is unmatched by any guitars I have ever played, including some way upper-end Martins. The setup was absolutely perfect. Quality: When you hold this guitar in your hand you know you have hold of one first quality musical instrument. The feel and appearance is unlike any guitar I have ever owned. ( I would probably say the same about the J-15 also) Value: This product is well worth zZounds selling price and then some. Oh, a word about zZounds. You will never find a better company to deal with, from order to delivery. Fine bunch of folks. Manufacturer Support: Haven't had to deal with the manufacturer and don't anticipate having to. The Wow Factor: Recently went on vacation from Oregon to Michigan. Jammed with him and his friends and they could not keep their hands off the Gibsons. I was lucky to get home with my J-45. My Son saw fit to relieve me of my J-15. Overall: Ten months ago I bought a Gibson J-15 because I really could not decide between it and the J-45. Absolutely loved the sound of the J-15. Great kids and uppers with adequate bottom end. I loved the J-15 so much I became a Gibson convert after many Martins. Enter the J-45. Bought it 3 months ago and was even more impressed.
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