Inspired By Gibson Epiphone J-45 Review

Acoustic Review takes a look at this Inspired by Gibson, Epiphone J-45. Find out what we thought when we headed to the studio.


Epiphone ‘Inspired by Gibson’ J45

  • Body Shape: Sloped Shouldered Dreadnought
  • Body Material: Solid Mahogany
  • Top: Solid Sitka spruce top
  • Back: Solid Mahogany
  • Side: Solid Mahogany
  • Binding: Top – 4-ply Ivory and Back – 1-ply Ivory
  • Finish: Aged Gloss


  • Material: Mahogany
  • Profile: Rounded C
  • Scale Length: 24.72″ /628mm
  • Fingerboard Material:Indian Laurel
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.69″/ 43mm
  • End of Board Width: 2.26″ / 57.35mm
  • Inlays: Mother of Pearl Dots


  • Finish and Tuner Plating: Nickel
  • Bridge: Reverse Belly, Indian Laurel
  • Saddle Material: Bone
  • Tuning Machines: 3 on a plate, Ivory buttons
  • Pickguard: Tortoise Shell, J-45 Shape
  • Truss Rod: Dual Action
  • Truss Rod Cover: 2-ply, Bell
  • Bridge Pins: Ivory


  • Under Saddle Pickup: Fishman Sonicore
  • Preamp: Fishman Sonitone
SRP £649