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NEW Epiphone Masterbilt J-45EC - Aged Vintage Sunburst Gloss (812)

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Article number: 20092309812

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. Optional hardshell or EpiLite™ case available separately.

Body
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

Neck
Material: Mahogany
Profile: Rounded C
Scale Length: 24.72" / 628mm
Fingerboard Material: Indian Laurel
Fingerboard Radius: 12.01"
Number Of Frets: 20
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1.69" / 43mm
Inlays: Mother of Pearl Dots
Joint: Tapered Dovetail

Hardware
Finish: Nickel
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

Electronics
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

Miscellaneous
Strings: Gibson Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Strings .012, .016, .024w, .032, .042, .053
Case: Optional

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