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Gibson Montana J-45 Vintage - Vintage Sunburst



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New for 2016, this model stays true to the original in every way, including the same round-shoulder dreadnought body design, an enhanced top made from Thermally Cured Adirondack red spruce, custom vintage hide glue top bracing, and back and sides constructed from genuine mahogany.

New and Improved for 2016

    • Thermally Aged Top: This allows us to replicate the aging process on the cellular level for that legendary Gibson Acoustic vintage sound and appearance
    • New Tuners: Period correct style tuners for added authenticity
    • Improved Feel: Fingerboard edge is softened to comfortably fit the contour of the player's hand
    • Enhanced Finish: Finer grit sandpaper and polishing compounds for smooth VOS finish
    • Premium Setup: Utilizing state-of-the-art German engineered Plek technology to create the finest playing surface possible. Hand finished for the world's finest feel and playability
    • Smoother hand rubbed and oiled fingerboard and bridges: New penetrating and finishing oil lasts longer and maximizes wood’s natural vibrancy



    • Wood Species: Thermally Cured Adirondack Red Spruce
    • Pieces: 2
    • Grade: AA
    • Binding: 4 ply top


    • Wood Species: Mahogany
    • Pieces: 2
    • Binding: 1 ply
    • Weight: Average Weight (body only):
    • 1.025 kg /2.26 lbs
    Materials Used
    • Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
    • Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Radiused top with scalloped bracing for projection and resonance. Hot hide glue top bracing for highest level of sound transferrsance

    Body Contour

    • Carve: Radiused


    • Wood Species: Mahogany
    • Pieces: 1


    • Truss Rod: Single Action
    • Profile: Round
    • Thickness at Fret 1: 2.04cm / .803"
    • Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50, hot hide glue neck joint
    • Average Weight:
    • 408.23 gr / 14.4 oz

    Peg Head

    • Type: CF-100
    • Logo: Gibson script and banner decal
    • Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
    • Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Compound Dovetail neck joint for resonance distribution throughout guitar

    Neck Fit

    • Joint Angle: 3 degrees
    • Type: Compound Dovetail
    • Adhesive: Hot hide glue
    • Gauges Used: Short Scale Pitch Guage, Rule


    • Material: Bone
    • Width: 4.38 cm / 1.725"


    • Wood Species: Rosewood
    • Pieces: 1

    Fingerboard Details

    • Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
    • Frets: 20
    • Nut/End of Board: 4.38cm / 1.725" @ nut, 5.70cm / 2.245" @ end of board
    • Scale: 62.865cm / 24.75"
    • Side Dots (Color): White

    Fingerboard Inlays

    • Style: Dots
    • Material: Mother of Pearl
    • Average Weight: 117gr / 4.128oz

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