Gibson Round Shoulder; Auteur Message; Blinklibz Special Méga utilisateur. New Member; ... Having said that, today's Gibsons aren't the guitars that the 60's and earlier ones were. The Arlo Guthrie model wasn't impressive. FF- Zim offers that "the Hummingbird ..is more balanced' date=' at least to me." Gibson J45 - Retrouvez les 4 références de notre catalogue Gibson J45 et achetez moins cher ! They're both great guitars, you just have to go with the one that speaks to you. I beg to difer with you on the use of Maple in acoustic guitars. Creighton Member. Body size is pretty big but sound is weak. Also, based on that afternoon...... the Southern Jumbo and the Dove are fine guitars, just not a sound I prefer. Hummingbird Rosewood AG 2018 - antique natural . I have played the MC, and the bracing seems to look the same. It just sounds better. Loved it. I can say that as I had a 65 J45 and let it go. Product Registration Customer Service Repair and Restoration Report Counterfeits Serial Number FAQ Gibson Guitar Specs (2015-2019) Dealer Resource Center Locate A Author Topic: My Taylor 414CE vs. a Gibson Hummingbird Artist (Read 8883 times) rickvox. electricfactory Member. You can post now and register later. merci d'avance. buy an SJ-200 and let your worries fall by the wayside! I prefer a J-45 but I know a lot of people that go the other way. Available in both Antique Natural and Rosewood Burst finishes, as well as lefty! Available in both Antique Natural and Rosewood Burst finishes, as well as lefty! Reactions: Edmond and Burwabit. Search past threads. fuzz_factor. a guy in my songwriting group has a coveted '89 j200. Recommended Posts. I beg to difer with you on the use of Maple in acoustic guitars. Some folks just need reverb. Hummingbird . I couldn't go without either. The new Hog SJ100 is unbelievable, btw. The J45 records very easily for me and can sound pretty different depending on mic'ing habits. Sign up for the Letter! If I had none of the three, I'd hope for a chance to play all three before I picked one. THERE IS A DIFFERENCE! Both of course would be awesome at either job. The slope shoulder dreads, on the other hand, are darker and fuller. Trout Fishing In Norway, Vendakka Stir Fry, Bernat Star Afghan Pattern, Goumi Net Worth, Blue Striped Grunt Fwc, "> Gibson Round Shoulder; Auteur Message; Blinklibz Special Méga utilisateur. New Member; ... Having said that, today's Gibsons aren't the guitars that the 60's and earlier ones were. The Arlo Guthrie model wasn't impressive. FF- Zim offers that "the Hummingbird ..is more balanced' date=' at least to me." Gibson J45 - Retrouvez les 4 références de notre catalogue Gibson J45 et achetez moins cher ! They're both great guitars, you just have to go with the one that speaks to you. I beg to difer with you on the use of Maple in acoustic guitars. Creighton Member. Body size is pretty big but sound is weak. Also, based on that afternoon...... the Southern Jumbo and the Dove are fine guitars, just not a sound I prefer. Hummingbird Rosewood AG 2018 - antique natural . I have played the MC, and the bracing seems to look the same. It just sounds better. Loved it. I can say that as I had a 65 J45 and let it go. Product Registration Customer Service Repair and Restoration Report Counterfeits Serial Number FAQ Gibson Guitar Specs (2015-2019) Dealer Resource Center Locate A Author Topic: My Taylor 414CE vs. a Gibson Hummingbird Artist (Read 8883 times) rickvox. electricfactory Member. You can post now and register later. merci d'avance. buy an SJ-200 and let your worries fall by the wayside! I prefer a J-45 but I know a lot of people that go the other way. Available in both Antique Natural and Rosewood Burst finishes, as well as lefty! Available in both Antique Natural and Rosewood Burst finishes, as well as lefty! Reactions: Edmond and Burwabit. Search past threads. fuzz_factor. a guy in my songwriting group has a coveted '89 j200. Recommended Posts. I beg to difer with you on the use of Maple in acoustic guitars. Some folks just need reverb. Hummingbird . I couldn't go without either. The new Hog SJ100 is unbelievable, btw. The J45 records very easily for me and can sound pretty different depending on mic'ing habits. Sign up for the Letter! If I had none of the three, I'd hope for a chance to play all three before I picked one. THERE IS A DIFFERENCE! Both of course would be awesome at either job. The slope shoulder dreads, on the other hand, are darker and fuller. Trout Fishing In Norway, Vendakka Stir Fry, Bernat Star Afghan Pattern, Goumi Net Worth, Blue Striped Grunt Fwc, ">

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Subscribe. Again, the SJ-200 sounded fine, but not like the others. A more classic look, but similar in playability and sound to the J45, wouldn't mind having one, but that's down the line some barring a lottery victory. J45 vs. Hummingbird vs. Advanced Jumbo. The hummingbird is a REALLY good strummer and singer-songwriter guitar. Actually, I think maple is not so good for acoustic guitars. The Hummingbird Rosewood M is our powerhouse square-shoulder, rosewood cutaway guitar. For you pendants, I know that Gram spent more time playing an Epiphone Frontier but he also spent a great dealing of his recording time playing a 'Bird. Thread starter fuzz_factor; Start date May 23, 2008; 1; 2; Next. I have a friend with a $9,000 custom Taylor........ it's nowhere close to any of the Hummingbird or J-45 models. Besides, if a player longs for warmth, deep bass, and ringing trebles (as an affacianado of the Hummingbird might), then the J200 will not pass muster. "Finding a good SJ-200 is like falling out of a boat and finding water." It's not a case of which is better, but which you prefer, something you have to decide. Better than many comparably priced guitars, but not a Hummingbird or J-45. The unmistakable Gibson Hummingbird is followed by the masses as one of the most remarkable acoustic guitars ever built. GIBSON. As for the modern classic and true vintage models, I've played both side by side. Haut : millenofx77 Modérateur. Clear editor. If you like the J-45 you really can't go wrong with that either. Which do you like better? More lightly braced hence more responsive. Tell me your thoughts. This slim body depth guitar is handcrafted with the same time-tested build techniques as our most iconic models. Show 30 post(s) from this thread on one page, https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...8fef64dec6.jpg, https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...f913c9dd5f.jpg. Next Last. Again, not to take a thing away from the J-45. A lot more sound than you expect. Lots of singers/songwriters love the mellow warmth and low-tension feel of the Hummingbird and J45 varieties. I've wanted a J45 for some time now, and can't seem to find one that really speaks to me. I have the hummingbird but I'm crazy for a Dove. Gary Davis or Ernie Hawkins on YT. 2.390 € Gibson Hummingbird Original AN. Economisez sur la catégorie Guitare gibson j45 rosewood custom et achetez les meilleures marques comme Gibson et Fender avec Shopzilla 1 Finish Options . And I wonder if True Vintage is really a good deal or if Modern classics models are enough. Gibson Guitars began making flat top steel string acoustic guitars in the 1920s. What are the differences between both ?. 362 € 1 . 4 months ago. I own a Hummingbird, but the J-45 is an incredible instrument. Registered Member. The 45 is actually better balanced, string to string, but the stika/hog combo can be jangly, and is not for everybody. I guess its ace in the hole is that deep, dry thump you get from pickin' single notes on a J-200. The store I played them at had a great selection of both, and once there was a mobile Gibson truck that had stopped by on a day I visited. The two best sounding guitars I have ever owned by far are my current J50, and a Hummingbird Vintage - the new model that came out a year ago. For that music, you can't beat a Hummingbird. The J-200 is priced at $899. I guess with the scallop braces, one doesn't have to wait 40 years for it to sound "old". GIBSON. Upload or insert images from URL. 2387.00 € GIBSON. Gibson Hummingbird Studio Rosewood AN. Flamed Froggy, November 17, 2008 in Gibson Acoustic. A little bigger than I expected, and a lot bigger sound. The Golden Era returns with the Original Collection. Finally, I pulled the trigger and bought a MC Hummingbird in Vintage Sunburst from the USA. 2 Finish Options . Beefy neck and Hummingbird go together in my mind like cats and rats! World-renowned for its full, balanced expression, warm bass and excellent projection, the J-45 has … Martin D-18 vs Gibson J-45. I've got a Hummingbird - an HC not a MC. It sounds like you are looking for one very narrowly defined sound and all others are not worthy. The bass thumps, the trebles die quick, the overtones are MIA. For more guitar gear news, click here. Gibson G-45 Standard Antique Natural. Here a Hummingbird TV costs €3,000 it means about $3800 so I have to be sure. Gibson Hummingbird Studio Walnut AN. 5.399 € 15 . I bought a second hand '06 J45 and couldn't stand it, so I had to sell it. cosmetics of the Hummingbird. (Any model) The MC is very nice. Privacy Policy | Pretty comfortable to play for a big box. Economisez sur la catégorie Gibson j45, Gibson et achetez les meilleures marques comme Gibson avec Shopzilla They are both great guitars in their own way. However, with regards to the Hummingbird, my artists series sounds closer to the true vintage than the modern classic. The Blues King is a top notch guitar. J45 vs J15. Go. × 3.222 € 3.807 € 1 . It will be my next one lord willing and the river don't rise. I worked with Graham Gouldman from 10CC recently, and he has a great SJ200 from '07, which sounds terrific but very light on the bottom end. Gibson L-00 Studio Rosewood RB. Gentlemen, please. $1,999.00. I have never had that with another guitar, an actual physical yearning in my fingers to pick it up. Can anyone tell me some about these two guitars and thier tonal differences? to play but there isnt one within 3500K of here. It's a wonderful strummer, but I also enjoy for fingerpicking. While it would appear M. Flame has made up his mind, it might be worth pointing out that while, yes, the AJ puts out the basses (+), its top end and chord sound can be a bit, uhm, bracing (-). From my own personal experience, I owned a Hummingbird for several years and it had more of a wider sound but still had a decent bass thump, just not as pronounced as a great sounding J45. lol. Similar to an old Epiphone Frontier. I have not played a real old one - anyone here have? 2.035 € 2.149 € Gibson 60s J-45 Wine Red. 489 articles. I have narrowed it down to two choices, Taylor 814-CE and Gibson Songwriter Deluxe. If you play strictly acoustic , TV is worth it, if you can come up with the $$. I think a Hummingbird is a great all-round choice...special looks, knockout tone and wonderful playability. Sign Up for Gibson News & Special Offers. Doc, dont think you are alone about maple. I think you are missing out on a lot of other wonderful sounds. So, this means, Dove is more expensive between these two. Takamine EF340STT. Gibson j 45 et hummingbird; Gibson j 45 et hummingbird. They were before the MC and I don't think they were made for very long. 1 of 3 Go to page . One thing that's worth mentioning: the J-45, with it's sloped shoulders, is a smaller guitar. Ovation 2078KK-5S Kaki King Elite. It had that rock and roll pedigree, mellow mahogany tone, and just enough flamboyance to make it a legendary instrument. All guitar companies make a few duds. Considering all three are in mint condition, the playability of each guitar would be the big thing for me. I think you are missing out on a lot of other wonderful sounds. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Prev ; 1; 2; Next; Page 1 of 2 . Very interesting...the 45 is more direct and growly in the mids and the Bird is more three dimensional and refined. Listen to samples on Ytube. When I say the sound was wider, it had a way of spreading out the sound more and had more sustain. May 23, 2008 #1 In general, what are the tonal differences between slope-shouldered J-45s (and Southern Jumbos, etc). Well, my preference for the Hummingbird is relegated to sound mostly. Coming back to the acoustic guitars by Gibson, the Gibson Guitar’s legacy of “King of the Flat-Tops” lives on in this J-200 Gibson Guitar. Our friend M. Frogg is entitled to his preferences. Wow, you must have tried the only SJ-200 dud in existence! Gibson SJ-200 Deluxe Rosewood. Gibson Dove and Gibson Hummingbird. 5.799 € 7.139 € 2 . http://acousticletter.com/join Interested in either guitar? As for SJ 200' date=' I already tested one and I didn't like it. An SJ-200 may be a lot of things, but "weak" is not one of them!! Now, Gibson is the most reputed name when it comes to acoustic or electric guitars. 1046 articles. I got one in April and I’ve loved it ever since! Marian Seraph AD2 MWX. By submitting this form you are agreeing to the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy. I am a confirmed SJ nut, my SJ200 is very balanced and is a great all-rounder, but I have played some that are very bass-light. The slim body depth allows for increased comfort underarm and the flatter fingerboard allows a finer playability. 60. Good luck!! What's more, I think the look is classic, without the flashy (bold?) I'm going to buy a guitar for a very good friend of mine. Messages 2,048. I used to think the Hummingbird was downright fugly. 1.944 € Gibson Firebird AC. and square-shouldered Gibsons like Hummingbirds? Messages 2,091. However, I may end treating myself to a Martin D-18 or Hummingbird someday. Just make sure it can be returned if it's not what you thought it would be. Actually, I think maple is not so good for acoustic guitars. (I also have an '04 J-45 'hog and love it to death.) As the owner of a J-45 and Martin HD-28V, I've sorta convinced myself that I really don't need any more acoustic guitars. I have to get many details beacause as I said before, here it's impossible to play them in a store because no one has them. Silver Supporting Member . 1.299 € 1 . I am a confirmed SJ nut' date=' my SJ200 is very balanced and is a great all-rounder, but I have played some that are very bass-light. There are lots of versions of J-45's, and Gibson's have been all over the map in recent years, as far as tone and quality. Amazing sound! I'd really like to know. The Hummingbird and Dove are iconic guitars, perhaps based more on their cosmetics than their sound. Body size is pretty big but sound is weak. Forget about it! Blindfolded, his and mine would seem to be utterly different guitars. He's one of my favorite players, and frankly, I'm not crazy about Gibson using his name like they are on the guitar when he probably paid $20 bucks for his, but it's an incredible sounding guitar. Messages 4,030.   You cannot paste images directly. They are totally different guitars, both are wonderful in their own right. If you want big bass, get an AJ. Hey, why not get both?? Here in France it's pretty hard to find these guitars. Martin Lefty. bonjour, j'aurais aimé connaître la différence entre la gibson j 45 et hummingbird svp? I may be completely off base here, but it won't be the first time if I am. The only other option was a J45 which was about $2200, $800 cheaper than the other two. Paying tribute to our iconic past, the Original Collection brings back the classic guitars that shaped sound across all generations and genres of music. They both sound great but the 45 is more agricultural and the Bird more metropolitan. I bought it. My experience has been that folks that really like the Gibson tone and vibe will usually be drawn to a J-45 when comparing the two, but folks that are more comfortable with the Martin family tone will be drawn to a Hummingbird. Gibson Southern Jumbo vs J45. If that's the case it's not the same thing as a Hummingbird!! Gibsons are also notoriously hit or miss in tone. Followers 0. The only thing I can say based on the information is that you may like a custom J-45 (spruce/rosewood) more than a standard J-45 (spruce/mahogany). Froggy--an often discussed topic. Taylor Builders Edition 717e WHB. I was about to buy one when an 05 J-45 Historic surfaced on Graig's List for a grand less. he paid $1900cdn for it in 1990. this is the most gigantic guitar i've ever heard. A used 90s 45 is fairly safe. The true vintages sound even better. Balance generally refers to string to string volume across the tonal spectrum. Willie summed it up admirably when he wrote: ... if the Hummingbird blows you away and the J-45 doesn't, why would other opinions matter? ... but I would guess Gibson acoustic got a new CNC for necks in time to make my 2010 Gibson J45 Standard with black Tusq nut and white Tusq saddle with half the amount of wood they used on my 2002 Gibson J50, not a ‘beefy’ neck but way chunkier than the Standard slim taper whatsamacallit. Pretty comfortable to play for a big box. MackTheKnife. Copyright ©2000 - 2020, The Acoustic Guitar Forum. Places where, guitaristically, less is more. Jerry K6. Love me, hate me, I don't care. OM Mada Emeric Beaujouan * Maurice Dupont nylon CFN28 custom * Gibson Hummingbird * Jazz J. Favino * Taka EAN1012. I have never had that with another guitar, an actual physical yearning in my fingers to pick it up.[/quote']. Gibson Brands, Inc. respects your right to privacy. The SJ200 Vine...........the most beautiful guitar I have ever laid eyes on! All the newer ones now have scalloped bracing. What about either of the … The J45 should have incredible bass thump and a somewhat drier sound with less sustain or quicker decay on notes. 3.169 € 4.045 € 2 . By Salfromchatham, March 15, 2014 in Gibson Acoustic. Registered Member. 347 articles. Hummingbird Studio Rosewood. In '63 and part of '64 there were batches of Hummingbirds which had maple back and sides (which are probably quite sought after now), this occurred because Gibson found that they had built more Dove bodies than they had orders for, so batches of partially built Doves were completed as Hummingbirds. 1.215 € Gibson J-45 Studio Rosewood RB. Taylor 814ce V-Class. I also have a Taylor 410ce for comparison. That is all from my side resolving the issue of Gibson vs Martin . Gibson Dove vs Hummingbird: Price. The new Hog SJ100 is unbelievable, btw. I tried to find some test on YouTube but no one has both so I heard one with one guy and the other with another man so it's impossible to compare. The slim body depth allows for increased comfort underarm and the flatter fingerboard allows a finer playability. You won't be disappointed!! I say if you want a hummingbird, then order one. in a jangly/pop song with other instruments. Apr 26, 2018 #1 Good demo here. 3.777 € 1 . 60s J-45 Original - wine red . Couldn't have said it better! The Gibson Hummingbird stands as one of the most iconic acoustic guitars of all time. I don't care for the square shoulders, parallellogram inlays, heritage cherry burst, or the enormous etched pickguard. I really like the Gibson acoustics and have narrowed it down to 2, the Gibson J45, which I would get used, or the Gibson Hummingbird Pro (used also). Actually I need a powerful sound, with a lot of bass and a lot of brightness, you know what I mean. It's not just a simple version of the Hummingbird, it's different!! More sustain ? Please take a look at the Sheryl Crow model as well. Balance generally refers to string to string volume across the tonal spectrum. Makes for a great rhythm box (think Stones), not so great for other uses (not that you cant; just not optimal). My experience has been that folks that really like the Gibson tone and vibe will usually be drawn to a J-45 when comparing the two, but folks that are more comfortable with the Martin family tone will be drawn to a Hummingbird. A lot depends on what you play: strum fingersytle, folk rock etc---? Martin Lefty. What is it about the Standard Hummingbird that it lists for a grand more than the Standard J45? × There’s just one catch, it’s really expensive. Post Jul 14, 2019 #2 2019-07-14T17:27. Do they sound the same? The unmistakable Gibson Hummingbird is followed by the masses as one of the most remarkable acoustic guitars ever built. But really, you can't go wrong either way. For me it had too much trebles and no (or little) bass.   Your link has been automatically embedded. Gibson Dove vs Hummingbird: Price. So both guitars will cost me anywhere from $1,450 to $1,800, with the J-45 … I read that the original H'bird from the early 60's were built to replicate Martin's D body style, and did not have scalloped bracing. J'ai dû en essayer 3 ou 4 (standard) et le rendu était assez variable à mes oreilles. These are the main two characteristics I look for when considering these two models. I want to own one day own one along with a J-200, but for my money, hands down, the best sounding guitar I have heard or played, is the Hummingbird. It sounds like you are looking for one very narrowly defined sound and all others are not worthy. I had tried it before, but it seemed dark sounding. As for SJ 200, I already tested one and I didn't like it. The Bird, like most square shoulder dreads, accentuates low tones, so what Z is saying is that he appreciates the "bass bias" of the bird. It has a tonal quality that is unmatched. Hummingbird Studio Walnut. Gibson Hummingbird was the second most expensive acoustic guitar until the Gibson Dove arrived. hmm........ are you sure you played an SJ200???? I don't mind admitting it: I am not a maple fan. I had a Hummingbird, once upon a time, but couldn't get past the bling, was afraid I might scratch it or something. I have played various Gibsons, Taylors and Martins. I prefer a J-45 but I know a lot of people that go the other way. 3.999 € 4.759 € Gibson Firebird AC. Finished with a Fishman Sonitone pickup for easy studio quality plug and play anywhere. Different bracing, different guitar. lol[/color']. The Gibson Hummingbird has always been my dream guitar. 5.399 € 1 . Wow' date=' you must have tried the only SJ-200 dud in existence! Turn heads with this unique J-45 Studio, hand-built using rosewood back and sides with a Sitka spruce top. Paying tribute to our iconic past, the Original Collection brings back the classic guitars that shaped sound across all generations and genres of music. What else might one expect in a big maple box? For ex-check out Rev. "maple jumbos at dawn it is then." It's not a case of which is better, but which you prefer, something you have to decide. My buddy owns one, and damned if it isn't one of the most spectacular-sounding guitars I've ever played. Hey everybody, wanted to see which one you guys prefer and why. I have never heard such an imposing wall of tone in all my days. Since these are high-end guitars, expect that they’ll cost a few grand. Framus FD 14 S D Legacy Series. 1.944 € 1 . Gibson SJ-200 Deluxe Rosewood. Taylor 914ce V-Class Bracing. Perhaps a smaller-bodied rosewood guitar would also be a good choice. Epiphone Inspired By Gibson Hummingbird. Taylor 714ce V-Class. In short, it's dry as the desert in June. I know it's very difficult but I haven't the choice. Fender CD-140SCE Sunburst. The 45 is actually better balanced, string to string, but the stika/hog combo can be jangly, and is not for everybody. Beyond that, I'm just giving an opinion. It also comes with a built in pickup without any exterior signs, which was a plus for me. The Hummingbird Rosewood M is our powerhouse square-shoulder, rosewood cutaway guitar. Try to be straight when you describe the sound : no impression, no feeling just what you hear. The J45 is warm, clear and organic sounding where the Taylor has a very pop-shimer sound to it. Hummingbird Sustainable. More bass ? A great marketing idea, as I played guitars I had never seen in stores. Gibson is more of a high end guitar brand than Martin guitar and both are great in terms of high quality guitars. I play at home and I don't need a pream. Hogs are great for balance, rosewood is king for warmth, but maple? I don't have a Hummingbird, but I traded a worn 1971 Martin D-18 that was bordering on needing a neck reset for an extremely clean "banner" Montana J-30 from the early 1990s. I know there's no preamp on TV models and I like that but is it really interesting for me since TV are more expensive than MC ? The Bird moves more air and has a deeper sound than the J45, but less cut/brilliance. The J-45 is Gibson's best-selling acoustic of all time. Its the dry amp of acoustics. 629 € 2 . Each Gibson Acoustic is full of expression, character, and exquisite beauty and this new modern styled instrument is no different. 60. It is not that the J45 sounded bad, it is that I prefer the sound of the HB... Couldn't have said it better! 1.399 € 1.742 € 1 . Registered Member. Learn more at epiphone.com. I fell in love with the Gibson back in my teens, and more than 20 years later, I finally have one (used, of course, I’m not crazy). Un écart d'un an (voir même de plusieurs mois) peut signifier un écart de valeur à quatre chiffres. Those suckers moves the air, but they are more resoundin' than ringin'. 659 231 1. Regardless of the model or style, I have played all of those and in my opinion they are in the elite class of guitars that my money could ever buy. So for music which is more straight ahead rock, I'd take a Hummingbird. First, you won't regret the purchase of either. I challenge you to a duel!! This square-shoulder dreadnought is most commonly found with mahogany back and sides and a distinct cherry sunburst finish. An SJ-200 may be a lot of things, but "weak" is not one of them!! By They are relatively rare over here in Austria. However........... if you plan on gigging, recording, etc. Although there are modern models of these guitars, still, their prices won’t go below $1000. Now I have a Takamine Jumbo EN 20 and when I record a song I use a microphone (Shure SM 57). 659 231 1. I played both of these guitars NEW yesterday and I was surprised how much I liked the Pro, maybe better than the J45. They're great at holding down a rhythm, esp. The back opened up and they had a few dozen guitars on disply, tuned up and let anyone strolling by play what they wanted to. I desperately want an SJ-200, but the Hummingbird and J-45 outperform it according to my ears. Inscrit le: 09 Mar 04 Localisation: lille # Publié par millenofx77 le 29 May 08, 02:23 pm. The more recent Montana models seem to have standout sound as well. FF- Zim offers that "the Hummingbird ..is more balanced, at least to me." A quick sum up: J45 Id wager is the most versatile: tubby bass, good bark, clear singing top end top. This slim body depth guitar is handcrafted with the same time-tested build techniques as our most iconic models. 2.045 € 1 . I think a Hummingbird is a great all-round choice...special looks, knockout tone and wonderful playability. I think that the HC is half way between the MC & TV, because there is no pickups in the HC's. Just not as good as the Hummingbird in my opinion. However, they don't have pickups. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Weak.......?????????????????????????????????? Stupidest thing I ever did. The Golden Era returns with the Original Collection. Gibson est l'une des marques les plus anciennes et les plus reconnues de l'industrie de la musique et a fabriqué certains des instruments les plus appréciés de tous les temps. The Hummingbird Pro , even if used, won't be aged much at all since it's fairly new. Still i would recommend you to read the genuine customer reviews before making up your mind. One day I went trying to really make a decision on which one to buy. Economisez sur la catégorie Gibson j45 mystic rosewood et achetez les meilleures marques comme Gibson et Triumph avec Shopzilla Maybe a modestly sized Collings? Display as a link instead, × 1,418 865 4. Intereested in … I've played a half dozen or more, and have played it side by side to the J-45 and Hummingbird and both had more bass and were louder. Flatpick, fingerpick, works in a lot of styles (Blues to Beatles to Bluegrass to Busking). Play as many as you can and pick the one that sings to you. Hummingbird vs J45 . i hope to see one at the michigan guitar show on the 30th. I worked with Graham Gouldman from 10CC recently, and he has a great SJ200 from '07, which sounds terrific but very light on the bottom end. Lol. I absolutely LOVE my J45. There's no power nor bass. It's doesn't overpower the voice, allowing the song to shine through. Each Gibson Acoustic is full of expression, character, and exquisite beauty and this new modern styled instrument is no different. Salfromchatham 232 Salfromchatham 232 Ordinary Member; All Access; 232 5,632 posts; Report post; Posted March 15, 2014. Thread starter Creighton; Start date Apr 26, 2018; 1; 2; 3; Next. I have both too, and wouldn't be without either. The Hummingbird has always seemed to me to be tight and bright compared to a good J45. Your Hummingbird is... essentially a Dove. Powerful sound ? The new Hummingbird Original blends vintage appointments and today's modern, high-quality build construction. I want one! Copyright 2019 Gibson Brands, Inc. All rights reserved. Post Jan 02, 2008 #1 2008-01-02T21:59. that hog (remember that tree guy that gave us heck for saying "hog"?) Epiphone’s take on one of Gibson’s most recognisable acoustics adheres closely to the original in both looks and construction. I have never heard such an imposing wall of tone in all my days. I went more or less through the same process ( I live in Spain, very difficult to try this kind of guitars), so I asked a lot of questions about the Hummingbird in different forums (including this one). The Robert Johnson model......I hate to say it almost, but it's a gem. 333 € 3 . The guitar you mention however (I think) is from a period where Gibson moved to a long (25.5") scale on their acoustics. Find what works for you. But if you like it dry--that thump can be great for comping chords and intricate fingerstyle runs. Call me shallow, but my objections to the Hummingbird are almost entirely cosmetic. good one! It is not that the J45 sounded bad' date=' it is that I prefer the sound of the HB... My J-45 (2007) was purchased new but needed a good deal of fret work due to a bump in the neck. J45 studio. Also, I've always been curious regarding the Dove. Gibson Hummingbird was the second most expensive acoustic guitar until the Gibson Dove arrived. Hummingbird Mahogany M - Light Cherry Burst . A quick sum up: J45 Id wager is the most versatile: tubby bass, good bark, clear singing top end top. Do you have one of them? Post Jul 14, 2019 #1 2019-07 -14T16:51. $2,499.00. Absolutely gorgeous, and a great sound, it and the true vintage sounded better than the modern classic or the Montana Gold editions. Thanks everybody. I 'think" from reading todd's post that he has a "Hummingbird Artist"? First introduced in 1942, this iconic acoustic has become the cornerstone of its round-shoulder, dreadnought line. Don't know much about Gibson - obviously. The Gibson J-45 can heard across decades of recordings in the hands of country stars, folk legends, singer-songwriters and solo instrumentalists. Gibson's have been all over the map in recent years, as far as tone and quality. Anyway I hate preamp sound and I'm happy that better sound is on TV models. Terms & Conditions | Registered Trademarks. When I haven't picked mine up for a day or two, my fingers LONG to play it. When I first played a J-45 I thought that it was closest in having that big bass sound and so forth, and it is, but the Bird's is just a little more and has a warmth to it, that I don't know how to explain. So if you like the sound of the '74, that might factor in. j100 is on my short list (what isn't?) I want one. Next Last. A hand-built Gibson Workhorse Turn heads with this unique J-45 Studio, hand-built using rosewood back and sides with a Sitka spruce top. The songwriter and songwriter deluxe......excellent guitars!   Pasted as rich text. Really the differences in tone compared to the Hummingbird were minor. Paste as plain text instead, × The six- and 12-string Hummingbird are retail for $799 and $849, respectively. Frankly, I just don't get it. When I haven't picked mine up for a day or two, my fingers LONG to play it. Very tinny, perhaps if you are into folk more than I am. I like that a lot as I'm not a huge guy. I play mainly rock, pop and folk, strumming, not so much fingerpicking. Economisez sur la catégorie Gibson j45 mystic rosewood et achetez les meilleures marques comme Gibson et Epiphone avec Shopzilla Livraison gratuite dès 49€. Publié dans guitare acoustique et électro; Autres catégories > Gibson Round Shoulder; Auteur Message; Blinklibz Special Méga utilisateur. New Member; ... Having said that, today's Gibsons aren't the guitars that the 60's and earlier ones were. The Arlo Guthrie model wasn't impressive. FF- Zim offers that "the Hummingbird ..is more balanced' date=' at least to me." Gibson J45 - Retrouvez les 4 références de notre catalogue Gibson J45 et achetez moins cher ! They're both great guitars, you just have to go with the one that speaks to you. I beg to difer with you on the use of Maple in acoustic guitars. Creighton Member. Body size is pretty big but sound is weak. Also, based on that afternoon...... the Southern Jumbo and the Dove are fine guitars, just not a sound I prefer. Hummingbird Rosewood AG 2018 - antique natural . I have played the MC, and the bracing seems to look the same. It just sounds better. Loved it. I can say that as I had a 65 J45 and let it go. Product Registration Customer Service Repair and Restoration Report Counterfeits Serial Number FAQ Gibson Guitar Specs (2015-2019) Dealer Resource Center Locate A Author Topic: My Taylor 414CE vs. a Gibson Hummingbird Artist (Read 8883 times) rickvox. electricfactory Member. You can post now and register later. merci d'avance. buy an SJ-200 and let your worries fall by the wayside! I prefer a J-45 but I know a lot of people that go the other way. Available in both Antique Natural and Rosewood Burst finishes, as well as lefty! Available in both Antique Natural and Rosewood Burst finishes, as well as lefty! Reactions: Edmond and Burwabit. Search past threads. fuzz_factor. a guy in my songwriting group has a coveted '89 j200. Recommended Posts. I beg to difer with you on the use of Maple in acoustic guitars. Some folks just need reverb. Hummingbird . I couldn't go without either. The new Hog SJ100 is unbelievable, btw. The J45 records very easily for me and can sound pretty different depending on mic'ing habits. Sign up for the Letter! If I had none of the three, I'd hope for a chance to play all three before I picked one. THERE IS A DIFFERENCE! Both of course would be awesome at either job. The slope shoulder dreads, on the other hand, are darker and fuller.

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