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Epiphone 'Inspired By Gibson' J-45 Acoustic Electric Guitar

Introducing the Epiphone 'Inspired By Gibson' J-45 Acoustic Electric Guitar, a faithful recreation of Gibson's legendary J-45 model. This iconic instrument has been the choice of legendary musicians since its introduction in 1942, earning its reputation as The Workhorse. Now, Epiphone brings you the Inspired By Gibson J-45, equipped with all the features players desire. With its solid wood construction, comfortable rounded C neck profile, and stunning Aged Vintage Sunburst finish, this guitar captures the essence of the original while offering modern versatility. Complete with a Fishman Sonicore under-saddle pickup and Sonitone preamp, the J-45 is ready to hit the stage.

The Epiphone Inspired By Gibson J-45 features a solid Sitka spruce top and solid mahogany back and sides, delivering a warm and resonant tone with excellent projection. The mahogany neck with a rounded C profile provides a comfortable playing experience, while the Indian Laurel fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlays adds a touch of elegance. With 20 medium jumbo frets and a bone nut, this guitar offers superb playability and a balanced tonal response across the entire fretboard.

Equipped with a Fishman Sonicore under-saddle pickup and Sonitone preamp, the J-45 ensures a natural and accurate reproduction of its acoustic sound when amplified. The Fishman Sonitone Soundhole mounted Volume and Tone controls allow easy access for making adjustments on the fly, providing versatility and control over your amplified tone.

With its solid construction, vintage-inspired aesthetics, and stage-ready electronics, the Epiphone Inspired By Gibson J-45 is the perfect companion for both studio recordings and live performances. Whether you're strumming chords or fingerpicking melodies, this guitar will deliver a rich, balanced sound that captures the spirit of the original J-45.

Experience the timeless sound and beauty of the Epiphone 'Inspired By Gibson' J-45 Acoustic Electric Guitar, available now at Acoustic Centre, your trusted guitar shop. Embrace the legacy of The Workhorse and let your music soar to new heights.

  • Body/Back/Sides: Solid Mahogany w/ Aged Gloss Finish
  • Top: Solid Sitka Spruce w/ Aged Gloss Finish
  • Neck: Mahogany w/ Rounded C Profile
  • Scale Length: 24.72" / 628mm
  • Fingerboard: Indian Laurel w/ 12.01" Radius & Mother-of-pearl dot inlays
  • Frets: 20 Medium Jumbo
  • Nut: Bone, 1.69" / 43mm
  • Bridge: Reverse Belly, Indian Laurel w/ Bone Saddle
  • Tuning Machines: 3 on a plate with Ivory buttons and press in bushings
  • Under Saddle Pickup: Fishman Sonicore
  • Controls: Fishman Sonitone Soundhole mounted Volume and Tone
  • Preamp: Fishman Sonitone

Acoustic Centre offers free shipping on all new items to most locations within Australia on all orders over $99, excluding Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland. Used items have a flat rate shipping fee of $59 within our usual shipping locations. We also offer competitive Express shipping options at checkout.

Customers located in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland recieve free shipping on all accessory orders over $99, but will incur a flat rate instrument or large item shipping charge of $179 (or $299 for Express shipping).

Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage. We reserve the right to retract the offer if freight costs exceed 15% of your purchase. We will always notify you if there is an issue and offer a full refund or arrange alternative delivery options.

All strings and accessories will be shipped with tracking via courier or Australia Post. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery.

The Acoustic Centre ships goods Australia-wide, however at this time we are unable to accept international orders.

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