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J-185EC Bhilwara Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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A Gibson classic with modern appointments and elegant appeal.

The legacy of Gibson’s line of celebrated Jumbos is not lost in the J-185 EC. This eye-catching Gibson J-185 EC acoustic-electric builds on the traditional foundation of Gibson’s J-185 body style and moves into the present vanguard with a cutaway design for easier playability. Along with several elegant but modern appointments for increased aesthetic appeal, the sound is everything you expect from a Gibson: warm, huge low-end with ringing, harmonically rich treble response, capable of achieving pure dynamic contrast, which makes it the perfect acoustic for just about any musical genre.


  • AA Sitka spruce top, AA Bhilwara back and mahogany sides
  • 24.75" scale mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard and belly up bridge
  • L.R. Baggs Element VTC pickup system
  • Nickel Grover Rotomatic tuning machines

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J-185EC Bhilwara Acoustic-Electric Guitar Specifications:

  • Body type: J-180, Round Cutaway
  • Top wood: AA Sitka spruce
  • Back & sides: AA Bhilwara back and mahogany sides
  • Neck shape: V
  • Nut width: 1.725”
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 24.75" 
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Saddle & nut: TUSQ
  • Pickup/preamp: L.R. Baggs Element VTC
  • Tuning machines: Grover Rotomatics
  • Orientation: Right Handed
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Case: Included
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