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Behold the J-45 Standard 12-string acoustic-electric guitar. This limited-edition version of "The Workhorse" delivers the coveted tone and playability of Gibson's most popular acoustic shape—now with the shimmering 12-string sound that brings tracks to life. Handcrafted from premium solid tonewoods, the J-45 12-string offers balanced, punchy tone with a dynamic range ideal for any playing style. The LR Baggs VTC pickup system provides natural stage and studio tone.

Legendary Round-Shoulder Shape

The J-45's round-shoulder dreadnought shape produces a robust, balanced tone with tight bass and ringing trebles. Its broad dynamic range handles both gentle fingerpicking and aggressive strumming with ease. The J-45 12-string's shape and solid tonewood construction have made it a studio and stage staple for over 70 years.

LR Baggs VTC Pickup System

The J-45 12-string comes equipped with LR Baggs' popular VTC pickup system for natural-sounding amplification ideal for both live performance and recording. An under-saddle transducer enhances coupling for a full acoustic tone with excellent dynamics and clarity. An unobtrusive volume control located inside the soundhole provides simple, uncluttered operation.

Premium Solid Tonewoods

A solid mahogany back and sides provide punchy midrange and focused tone. The solid Sitka spruce top offers strength and elasticity for broad dynamic range and crisp articulation. Together, these tonewoods yield a 12-string tone with outstanding projection and balance.

High-Grade Rosewood Fingerboard

The J-45 12-string's rosewood fingerboard provides a stable, durable playing surface for enhanced clarity and note definition. Plek Pro fretwork ensures ideal action, minimized fret buzz and no fretting out when bending strings. Every note rings loud and clear in every position.

Gibson J-45 Standard 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst Vintage Sunburst
Gibson J-45 Standard 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst Vintage Sunburst
Gibson J-45 Standard 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst Vintage Sunburst

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  • Spruce top and mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck with SlimTaper profile
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • L.R. Baggs VTC soundhole mounted preamp
  • Vintage Sunburst finish

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm

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  • Body type: J-45
  • Top wood: Spruce
  • Back & sides: Mahogany
  • Neck shape: Slim Taper
  • Nut width: 1.875"
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Saddle & nut: Bone
  • Pickup/preamp: L.R. Baggs Soundhole mounted preamp
  • Tuning machines: Sealed High-ratio
  • Orientation: Right-handed
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Hardshell Case
  • Country of origin: United States

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