G&L JB - Tobacco Sunburst - Lightweight Empress Body #7198

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G&L JB - Tobacco Sunburst - Lightweight Empress Body #7198 Item #7198
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Upgraded with a Satin Vintage Tint neck finish, and an amazingly lightweight, resonant body made from Empress.

Model: JB
Body Wood: Empress
Body Finish: Tobacco Sunburst
Pickguard: 3-Ply White Pearl
Bridge: Saddle-Lock
Neck Wood: Hard Rock Maple
Fingerboard Wood: Maple
Neck Profile: #8 G&L Medium C (.820"-.920")
Neck Finish: Satin Vintage Tint
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5"
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1 1/2"
Fretboard Inlay: Black Pearl Face Dots
Tuners: G&L Ultra-Lite
Pickups: G&L JB Alnico 5 Single-Coil
Setup: PLEK
Case: Deluxe Black Tolex



Players fond of the old adage "if it ain't broke…" haven't played a JB. You see, the G&L JB is all about refinement, blending "holy grail" Alnico single-coil tone with modern improvements and superb craftsmanship. The JB's classic Alnico V pickups have tone reminiscent of the best examples from the early '60s, thanks to the work of Paul Gagon, G&L VP Engineering.

The JB projects a time-honored yet subtly progressive vibe, embracing the past yet unafraid of moving forward. The slim, hard-rock maple neck features an easy-playing satin finish, while its contemporary 12" radius and Plek-dressed medium-jumbo nickel frets deliver silky playability. What's more, the JB features an innovative Leo Fender-designed Saddle-Lock bridge to transfer string energy right into the body end-grain for an incredibly resonant instrument. The moment you open the deluxe Tolex hardshell case made by G&G Quality Case, you'll be greeted with an instrument of timeless elegance and a delicious aroma that'll have your pulse racing.