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1941 reissue SJ100


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Last week I swapped my J15 and LG2AE for a '41 SJ100, mainly because the neck profiles in the 15 and AE didn't fall comfortably in my hand and they weren't getting played.

 

Having gigged it twice now (just got back from the second gig!) and played it around the house quite a bit, I can say with confidence that I BLOODY LOVE the SJ100. It's absolutely knockout in every way. It's light, VERY resonant, loud as hell but very sweet, has one of the best necks I've ever played and looks beautiful too.

 

I was wary of trading initially as I already have a great SJ200 and I didn't really know if the 100 would be different enough to justify it, but it's a TOTALLY different beast, much more midrange murmuration and a gorgeous top end that sounds like sighing bells. The bottom end is slightly rounder and less thunderous than my SJ200 but is warm all day long and the guitar works brilliantly for vocal accompaniment.

 

I'm frankly astonished that Gibson have stopped making these...maybe there wasn't enough profit in them (mine has the best attention to detail of any Gibson I've owned and the finish is flawless from top to toe) but the fact there aren't any more makes me determined to hang onto mine and play it until it's Triggerised!!

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