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Gibson J-15 Acoustic-Electric Guitar (with Case)
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on 8-18-2017.
Product Description
The Gibson J-15 acoustic-electric guitar gives you all the workmanship of a genuine USA-made Gibson acoustic for a more musician-friendly price. Gibson's J Series round-shouldered dreadnought body style resonates a big sound, and with a spruce top and walnut back and sides, your pickings and strums will consistently cut through the mix with warmth and overall tonal appeal. This American-made guitar features a walnut fingerboard, 20 frets with close and comfortable action, and Baggs Element electronics to capture and accurately replicate the natural tonal dimensions of your playing style. This acoustic-electric is great for large stages, small intimate performances, the studio, your bedroom, or pretty much any setting.

Intriguing Round-Shoulder Dreadnought Shape

Dreadnought body shapes usually feature broad shoulders and a somewhat larger size. Your Gibson J-15 has a slightly more petite rounded-shoulder shape that's instantly recognizable to Gibson acoustic guitar fans -- it's the same shape as Gibson's most popular acoustic, the J-45. In fact, your J-15 boasts the same bracing pattern as the J-45. As you'd expect from a Gibson acoustic, the J-15's dreadnought body brings out a large and powerful sound, so when you hit this axe hard, anyone within earshot hears it loud and clear.

Spruce and Walnut -- Bright and Tight

Spruce is an overwhelmingly popular tonewood choice for the tops of acoustic-electric guitars. It features an appealing linear grain pattern that's easy on the eyes, and it can handle scratches and dings better than other woods can. Sonically, walnut brings in an additional helping of brightness without neglecting the midrange. Overall, it's somewhere between mahogany and rosewood, though not quite as dark-sounding. It all adds up to a solid tonewood combination for the Gibson J-15 acoustic-electric.

Baggs Element Pickup System

The Baggs Element pickup system on your Gibson J-15 delivers a warm and well-balanced sound for the PA or your amplifier. A well-hidden under-saddle transducer holds up well to atmospheric changes, and remains stable and secure if you like to move around a lot while you play. This Baggs pickup delivers clean and consistently well-articulated output, strum after strum. A removable and unobtrusive volume control rests snugly inside the soundhole for easy access.

Walnut and Maple Neck for Smooth Melodic Sailing

Maple and walnut are a great tonewood pairing, bringing brightness and crispness to the game. Your fingers are in for hours of smooth sonic sailing as they navigate their way along the J-15's smooth walnut 20-fret fingerboard. Whether you're going for intimate folk-sounding chord changes, or looking to fly around the fretboard, this neck will always play with a welcoming and satisfying feel.


- Acoustic-electric guitar with hardshell case
- Round-shouldered dreadnought shape
- J-45 bracing for a midrange boost
- Dovetail neck joint and hide-glue construction for smooth transfer of sound
- Spruce top with walnut back and sides
- Dot fingerboard position inlays
- Baggs Element pickup for accurate capture and natural reproduction
- Maple neck with walnut stinger
- 20 frets with close action
- Smooth and buttery walnut fingerboard
- Scale length of 24.75"
- Mini Grover tuners
Reviews From Buyers
The Gibson J15 plays and sounds great rite out of the box. I will be making some small adjustments to soot my playing style, but nothing major, the guitar is beautiful and a great price for a Gibson. I've been playing for over 40 years and the customer service at zZounds is up there with the best of them. Thanks for a great deal. I will be back.
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Antique Natural
Shipping Weight: 20 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 49 x 20 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): RS15ANNH1
Blemished, Antique Natural
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 18 x 18 x 14 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): RS15ANNH1