Epiphone J-200 Jumbo Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Get that big-bodied sound at an incredible price! This Inspired by Gibson J-200 combines beautiful maple back and sides with stylish appointments throughout.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Solid Sitka spruce top Projects rich, crisp and responsive tone
Solid figured maple back and sides Beautiful grain, clean and clear resonance
Laurel fingerboard Chocolate hue; similar feel and tone to rosewood
Fishman Sonitone preamp Soundhole mounted with volume and tone controls

The Epiphone Inspired by Gibson J-200 is a stunning homage to the King of the Flat-Tops - the world-famous Gibson SJ-200. Since its introduction in 1937 it has been the choice of "singing cowboys" like Tex Ritter and Gene Autry, as well as folk, rock and country royalty, including Emmylou Harris, Elvis, Jimmy Page, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, The Edge, and many more.

Featuring a Super Jumbo non-cutaway solid figured maple body, solid Sitka spruce top, and two-piece maple neck with a mahogany center strip, the Epiphone J-200 is built with all solid woods for outstanding tone. The visual elements have always been a big part of the J-200's appeal, and the Epiphone J-200 includes a Moustache bridge with curved block inlays, Crown headstock inlay and Graduated Crown mother of pearl fingerboard inlays, and a J-200 style pickguard with two-color graphics. Available in Aged Antique Natural Gloss and Aged Vintage Sunburst Gloss finishes.

9V battery not included.

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Body Shape: Super Jumbo Non-Cutaway
Material: Solid Figured Maple
Back: Solid Figured Maple with center strip
Sides: Solid Figured Maple
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Binding:6-ply (top) and 4-ply (back)
Neck: Two-piece maple / mahogany center strip Prole Rounded C
Nut Width: 1.693" / 43mm
Fingerboard: Indian Laurel
Scale Length: 25.551" / 649mm
Number of Frets: 20
Nut: Bone
Inlay: Mother of Pearl Graduated Crowns
Bridge: J-200 Moustache
Tuners: Epiphone Deluxe with Keystone buttons and press in bushings
Plating: Gold
Under Saddle Pickup: Fishman Sonicore
Controls: Fishman Sonitone Soundhole mounted Volume and Tone
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Aged Natural Antique
Shipping Weight: 9.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 21 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IGMTJ200ANAGH1
Blemished, Aged Natural Antique
Shipping Weight: 9.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 21 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IGMTJ200ANAGH1
Aged Vintage Sunburst Gloss
Shipping Weight: 9 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 19 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IGMTJ200AVSGH1
Scratch and Dent, Aged Vintage Sunburst Gloss
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 18 x 14 in

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

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-4GIBSON
Web: https://www.epiphone.com/en-US/Support/Contact

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (9 ratings)
Submitted March 31, 2022 by David Fain in St Augustine, FL
"J-200 IBG - Just what I expected / needed"
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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I really dig this guitar. Been playing for many years, mostly dreadnaughts on and offstage. Martins, Yamahas, Epiphones, Taks, etc. Never played a jumbo but I've wanted one for a while - especially the Gibson SJ-200. That particular guitar sells for $6,199 - way out of my budget. This one comes in at just below $1k - Bingo. I half expected to find some faults with this when I received it yesterday and began to play. It was love at first sound. Mids, Highs and lows all what I expected from having listened ton hours of SJ-200 and J-200 demos. I especially like holding it close while playing and feeling the deep vibes of the maple back. This is the unique playing experience these jumbos offer - among others. Playing feels different than what my Yamaha dread offers and takes a bit getting used to but offers what I need when flatpicking. Neck is easy to bar and action and intonation were accurate. No need for me to have this set up. I only gave the ease of use 4 stars because of the 9v battery pack that velcros to this inside of the guitar for the electronics. when it comes lose, it dangles behind the sound hole. There's a slight hassle of having to reach in and pull it past the strings to change the 9v battery. Something I hadn't considered when buying but overall, compared to the rest of the quality of the instrument is not a deal breaker. If you expect a close-second "Jumbo" sound and feel of a Gibson because this is constructed similarly with solid spruce and maple - you probably read more won't be disappointed. I also had an Epiphone EJ-200, the jumbo cousin to this with laminate woods and it doesn't even come close to the sound on this one. I was also very happy with the satin finish on this. Didn't think I would be, but I am. Overall it is an excellent investment.Also - Shipping was good with zZounds. I've been buying with these guys for years.

Musical Background:
Old Player - 40+ years

Musical Style:
Classic rock, folk
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