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Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

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Gibson Vintage Hummingbird acoustic guitar
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Epiphone DR-100 Acoustic Guitar, Vintage Sunburst Epiphone DR-100 Acoustic Guitar, Vintage Sunburst
List Price: $182.00
Sale Price: $1.00
Used From: $85.99

The DR-100 features a Select Spruce top; Mahogany back and sides; and Rosewood fingerboard and bridge.

Epiphone EJ-200CE Acoustic-Electric Guitar, Shadow Preamp, Vintage Sunburst Epiphone EJ-200CE Acoustic-Electric Guitar, Shadow Preamp, Vintage Sunburst
List Price: $665.00
Sale Price: $399.00

We've modified the "King of the Flattops" by added a graceful cutaway for added fret access and a preamp EQ. The EJ-200CE gives you the features of the EJ-200 in an acoustic/electric, ourstanding projection and a great low-end response.

Gibson Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster Acoustic-Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst 888365222370 Gibson Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster Acoustic-Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst 888365222370
Used From: $1,999.20

The Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster Acoustic Guitar has a classic Gibson L-00 body and custom herringbone top trim, recalling the instruments played by some of the first blues artists in the Deep South of the United States. The custom neck shape and wider nut width give the Bluesmaster guitar easy playability. Tonal enhancements are created by a customized thinner top made of Adirondack red spruce for singing tone and sustain.The Keb' Mo' acoustic guitar's carved French heel neck shape means easy finger reaching up the neck for those high notes and vibrato. The 12th fret is joined to the guitar body for a warmer resonant tone and added playing comfort. Gibson gives the Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster guitar a special darker vintage antiquing of its authentic nitro-lacquer finish. Other embellishments include a Keb' Mo' Signature truss cover and L.R. Baggs Element pickup with soundhole volume control. Includes case.Body WoodThe top of the Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster is made from 2 pieces of solid Adirondack red spruce, a rare and highly prized tonewood that featured in the tops of many instruments from the golden age of the flattop acoustic guitar. The instrument's back and sides are made from solid mahogany.DesignThe Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster is made in the image of Gibson's small-bodied L-series guitars, such as the L-00. Its solid spruce top is sanded to a custom thickness and is supported by an X-brace pattern formed of scalloped spruce braces, all of which optimize its resonance and tonal richness. In the tradition of many small-bodied finger-style guitars, the Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster carries no pickguard, a feature which also further enhances the top's resonance.Tonal CharacteristicsDespite its small body dimensions, the Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster has a deep, rich, multidimensional tone, and a volume that belies its size. Its thin, lightly braced top aids its superb projection, while its solid mahogany back and sides add excellent definition and a velvety high-end shimmer to its tone.FinishThe Keb' Mo'

Gibson J-160E 1961 Special Edition Acoustic Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst 888365222318 Gibson J-160E 1961 Special Edition Acoustic Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst 888365222318
Used From: $2,159.20

From the orange label inside to the P-90 pickup and all-solid wood construction, the J-160E offers an amazing update to Harrisons 1961 classic. Constructed of solid Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides, this limited run guitar (only 75 were made) comes with a standard rosewood bridge, two-piece mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard with pearloid trapezoid inlays. Other appointments include a Vintage Sunburst finish, white bridge pins with black dots, vintage nickel Gotoh Keystone tuners, jumbo frets, tortoise shell pickguard and a bone nut and saddle.

Epiphone PR-150 Acoustic Guitar Vintage Sunburst Epiphone PR-150 Acoustic Guitar Vintage Sunburst
List Price: $249.99
Sale Price: $139.99
Used From: $120.00

The easy-to-afford dreadnought Epiphone PR-150 is the perfect instrument to get started on. It has classic looks, great tone, and is made to be road tough. Like all worthy acoustic guitars, it begins and ends with tonewoods, and the PR-150 Epiphone chose a select spruce top and mahogany body for a classic sound that's balanced, clear, and will only get better with age and lots of playing. The rosewood bridge and synthetic bone saddle are a perfect match for the resonant profile of the select spruce top. The vintage-style soundhole is supported by a tortoiseshell-style pickguard with the '60s era "E" logo. The SlipTaper 25.5" scale mahogany neck has a rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, a 12" radius, a 1.68" nut, premium die-cast 14:1 tuners, and the classic '60s era Sloped Dovewing headstock. The Epiphones all-nickel hardware will last as long as you play the guitar and the PR-150 comes in two color finishes, Natural (NA) and Vintage Sunburst (VS). Choose the finish you want in the drop down menu above.Check the drop-down menu to the right to select colors and/or other options.

Gibson J-45 True Vintage Vintage Sunburst Acoustic Guitar Gibson J-45 True Vintage Vintage Sunburst Acoustic Guitar
List Price: $3,991.00
Sale Price: $3,499.00
Used From: $2,899.00

J-45 True Vintage Gibson’s J-45 True Vintage captures the original spirit of Gibson’s most popular acoustic. Nicknamed “The Workhorse” for its reliable, rock-solid construction, the J-45 True Vintage offers the build, materials, looks, and tone of this legendary guitar as it was the day it was first introduced in 1942. Body and Neck The J-45 True Vintage has an Adirondack red spruce top with scalloped bracing and mahogany back and sides that produce the warm, expressive tone this guitar is famous for. The mahogany neck is fitted to the body with a compound dovetail joint at the 14th fret and secured with hide glue. The Vintage Sunburst finish is hand-sprayed and Gibson's signature nitrocellulose lacquer allows the tone to mature with age. True Acoustic Sound The J-45 True Vintage has incredible tone and projection from the Adirondack red spruce top. Hardware High-quality hardware including 3-in-line tuners with cream buttons. Protective case The J-45 True Vintage comes with a period correct True Vintage Gibson Hardshell case with pink fabric interior. About Gibson Acoustic Gibson Acoustic continues the tradition of innovation, premium quality, and made-in-America hand-craftsmanship that began in 1894. With iconic instruments like the SJ-200, Hummingbird and J-45, Gibson Acoustic instruments are “American made, world played. ” Gibson J-45 True Vintage At a Glance 100% American-made quality Gibson handcrafted constructionSolid Adirondack red spruce top with mahogany back and sidesMahogany neck with dovetail neck-to-body joint, secured with hide glueRosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl inlayNickel vintage 3-in-line tuners with cream buttons

Gibson Acoustic J-45 Min-ETune - Vintage Sunburst Gibson Acoustic J-45 Min-ETune - Vintage Sunburst
List Price: $3,440.00
Sale Price: $2,699.00

Nicknamed "The Workhorse" and first introduced in 1942, Gibson's most popular round-shoulder dreadnought guitar is world-renowned for its full, balanced expression, warm bass, and excellent projection. Subtle changes to the bracing of its predecessorthe J-35made Gibson's J-45 Standard one of most technically advanced acoustic electric guitars of its time.Min-ETuneMin-ETune is a compact, battery-powered robot tuner that tunes your guitar in secondsand delivers 80-100 tunings on one charge. Adjust the tuning pegs manually, turn on the Min-ETune to tune all six strings to perfect pitch automatically, or select any of 12 popular alternate tunings (including six you can program yourself). You can even adjust your guitars tunings to match other instruments.A guitar with Min-ETune feels the same, looks the same (the unit mounts onto the back of your guitars headstock), and plays the same. But most importantly, it sounds the sameMin-ETune works by tuning the physical strings, not by digital trickery that degrades your tone.Save time and money in the studio, keep the flow going onstage, enhance your creativity with new tunings, and more

Gibson J-45 Standard Acoustic-Electric Guitar, Vintage Sunburst Gibson J-45 Standard Acoustic-Electric Guitar, Vintage Sunburst
List Price: $3,165.00
Sale Price: $2,199.00
Used From: $1,849.80

The J-45 has been Gibson’s top-selling acoustic guitar for years. Nicknamed “The Workhorse” and first introduced in 1942, Gibson’s most popular acoustic is now the icon of its round-shoulder, dreadnought line, world renowned for its full, balanced expression, warm bass, and excellent projection. Subtle changes to the bracing of its predecessor—the J-35—made Gibson’s J-45 one of most technically advanced guitars of its time.

The J-45 has been Gibson's top-selling acoustic guitar for years. Nicknamed "The Workhorse" and first introduced in 1942, Gibson's most popular acoustic is now the icon of its round-shoulder, dreadnought line, world renowned for its full, balanced expression, warm bass, and excellent projection. Subtle changes to the bracing of its predecessor--the J-35--made Gibson's J-45 one of most technically advanced guitars of its time. The Workhorse. Nickel Grover Rotomatic Tuners Grover's original Rotomatic tuners are an engineering marvel, with abundant style and performance exactly suited for the J-45. With a gear ratio of 14:1, the Rotomatics deliver precision tuning in a durable housing that provides maximum protection for the gear and string post. All moving parts are cut for exact meshing, eliminating the possibility of slippage. A countersunk tension screw lets players regulate the tuning tension to any degree. A special lubricant inside the gear box provides smooth and accurate tuning stability. Body Tonewoods (back, sides and top) The top of the J-45 is made from AA-grade Sitka spruce, while the back and sides are constructed from pattern grade Honduras mahogany, giving the J-45 its world renowned full, balanced expression, warm bass, and excellent projection. Selecting the right wood, and the formula to dry it out, are two of the most central procedures to Gibson's guitar-building process. Beginning with its first catalog in 1903, Gibson has assured its customers that every guitar would be built using woods with "the most durable, elastic, and sonorous qualities," and today's guitars from Gibson Acoustic are no different. Tapered dovetail neck joint allows the body and neck to become one solid piece of resonating wood. Features a a radiused, or "tuned" top. Body binding adds a subtle elegance. Pickguard The pickguard for the J-45 is Gibson's standard plain tortoise tear drop shape, which has been used on the J-45 since its introduction in 1942. As with all of Gibson's pickguards, the coloring and binding are all done by hand. Rosette A rosette is the beautiful, hand-crafted circle around the soundhole, and can be one of the most ornamental elements of any acoustic guitar. It is also one of the most subtle and complicated woodworking decorations on any acoustic guitar. The rosette on the J-45 is a simple single-ring rosette consisting of three-ply binding, adding a stylish, understated elegance to the J-45 Standard. Rosewood Fingerboard with Rolled Edges and Dot Inlays The fingerboard of Gibson's J-45 is constructed from the highest grade rosewood on earth, which is personally inspected and qualified by Gibson's team of skilled experts before it enters the Gibson factories. The resilience of this durable wood makes the fingerboard extremely balanced and stable, and gives each chord and note unparalleled clarity and bite. The J-45's dot inlays are made of genuine mother of pearl, measuring approximately 1/4-inch in diameter, and are inserted into the fingerboard using a process that eliminates gaps. The fingerboard also sports a rolled edge--instead of the usual right angle where the fingerboard surface meets the neck, Gibson Acoustic's rolled edges are slightly beveled for an extremely smooth and comfortable feel, enhancing the playability of the J-45. L.R. Baggs Element Active Acoustic Pickup System Gibson Acoustic's J-45 comes equipped with the popular Element Active Acoustic Pickup System from L.R. Baggs, which features a low-profile undersaddle element--or transducer--that's proven more stable and durable than many standard ribbon-type pickups. Combined with an onboard preamp with an unobtrusive volume control mounted just inside the soundhole, the Element delivers performance not previously attainable from an undersaddle pickup. Its sleek and effective design removes unnecessary internal components to enhance the coupling between the pickup and the guitar, and improve the sensitivity of the transducer for a robust, lively, and natural acoustic sound with excellent dynamics and delicate high end. The Element works with a standard 9V battery, which is housed inside the guitar in L.R. Bagg's new "Battery Bagg." Bracing Every acoustic guitar made by Gibson features hand-scalloped, radiused top bracing inside the body, a feature normally found only in limited run, hand-made guitars. By scalloping each brace by hand, the natural sound of the acoustic is focused more toward the center of the body, enhancing the instrument's sound projection. The J-45 features a variation of Gibson's "X" bracing pattern situated behind the soundhole, with a set of tall and thin braces for the back, and scalloped tall and thin braces for the top. This legendary bracing design delivers a balanced expression, with punchy, deep lows, warm mids, and clear, crisp highs. When pushed for more volume, the J-45 projects a natural compression, which helps it blend nicely with any accompaniment. Tapered Dovetail Neck Joint The dovetail neck joint is one of the oldest--and best--ways of securely joining the neck to the body of a guitar. It is also a complex and expensive neck joint to build, but the result is a tight, locking connection that supports the neck at the proper neck-pitch angle, allowing the body and neck to become one solid piece of resonating wood, with no metal to impede vibration. This process is done entirely by hand, requiring patience and skill. Radius Top The top of many "flat-top" guitars are under a lot of stress from the pull of the strings, which can eventually compromise the top. So, while most acoustic guitars are true "flat-top" guitars, all of the acoustics produced by Gibson in Bozeman, Montana have a radiused, or "tuned" top. Instead of being perfectly flat, a radiused or "tuned" top is raised slightly, and a special instrument is used to shape the top braces to the radius of the top. This process adds tension and strengthens the top, creating a less stressful joint where the top meets the sides and reducing the stresses of string pull. It also results in a "speaker cone" effect that maximizes sound projection, adding a significant boost to mid-range levels for a more balanced acoustic tone. Nitrocellulose Finish Applying a nitrocellulose finish to any Gibson acoustic guitar--including the J-45 Standard--is one of the most labor-intensive elements of the guitar-making process. Unlike the polyurethane finishes used by many guitar manufacturers, a nitrocellulose lacquer finish is porous when cured, allowing the wood to naturally "breathes and mature. Microscopically thin, the finish on a Gibson acoustic guitar first requires seven main coats of nitrocellulose lacquer. After drying overnight, the initial seven coats are then level sanded and given two additional coats. Left to dry for five additional days, the finish is then wet sanded and buffed to its final glass-like sheen. The time-consuming nature of applying a nitro finish has been employed ever since the first Gibson guitar was swathed with lacquer back in 1894. Why? For starters, a nitro finish means there is less interference with the natural vibration of the instrument, allowing for a purer tone. It's also a softer finish, making it easily repairable. You can touch up a scratch or ding on a nitro finish, but you can't do the same on a poly finish. Body Binding In general, a guitar's binding serves as a cosmetic feature, adding a subtle elegance to any Gibson acoustic while hiding the joints between the top, back, and sides, and helping to protect the guitar's body from any nicks or dings. But to see the process of putting the binding on a Gibson acoustic is to really appreciate the effort and attention put into each instrument. After the body has been glued together, the excess from the top and back are trimmed off and a groove is cut for the binding. The binding is then glued on and held on to the body using tape, and left to dry. When the tape comes off, any excess glue is removed and the body is moved into the next phase of production. It has been done the same way for over 100 years, and is a fundamental part of Gibson Acoustic's rich guitar-making history.

Gibson Western Classic Prewar 200 Vintage Sunburst Acoustic Guitar Gibson Western Classic Prewar 200 Vintage Sunburst Acoustic Guitar
List Price: $8,077.00
Sale Price: Too low to display

During the mid-1930s, Ray Whitley—one of the original singing cowboys—approached Gibson to build a custom acoustic. The result was the first J-200 in 1937, which Whitley used exclusively for many years, and is now displayed at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee. Gibson’s Custom Western Classic J-200 is a painstaking recreation of that celebrated guitar



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Best acoustic guitar to get for around £ 500?

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Incredibly Rare 1936 Vintage Gibson Trojan Acoustic (Pre J-35/J-45) Demo

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