Instrument Details

2004 Kim Walker SJ Brazilian/Adirondack (Red)
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Specs
Status
Sold
Brand
Walker, Kim
Product Year
2004
Model
SJ
Serial #
182
New/Preowned
Preowned
SKU
4845
Condition
Mint
Body Type(s)
Large, SJ
Back & Sides
Rosewood - Brazilian
Top
Spruce - Adirondack (Red)
Neck Wood
Mahogany
Bridge
Ebony
Rosette
Black/White/Black
Top Trim
Maple
Fingerboard
Ebony
Fingerboard Bindings
Ebony
Fret Markers
Side Dots Only
Frets to Body
14
Headplate
Rosewood - Brazilian
Headstock Inlay
Builder Logo
Body Bindings
Rosewood - Brazilian
Tuners
Waverly
Tuner Finish
Chrome
Cutaway
None
Pickup
None, we can install one
Body Length
19.25 in
Upper Bout
11.25 in
Lower Bout
15.75 in
Body Depth Heel
3.5 in
Body Depth Tail
4.375 in
Scale Length
25.5 in
Scale Length (mm)
647.7 mm
Nut Width
1.75 in
Nut Width (mm)
44.5 mm
String Spacing
2.31 in
String Spacing (mm)
58.7 mm
Weight
0 lb. 0 oz.
Case
Hardshell - Cedar Creek
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Description

The dizzying number of wonderful guitars that we have on our walls might lead some to think that after a while, all these amazing guitars would sound alike. However, when a true heavyweight like the 2004 Walker SJ we have here today enters the fray, there's just no competition. Kim Walker's name is synonymous with unparalleled quality and tone--and we've got one of his masterpieces in the shop, begging to be played. A stunning Brazilian Rosewood set comprises the back and sides with a richly colored Adirondack Spruce top and Brazilian Rosewood bindings. In Kim's hands, these woods have been given a rich, powerful voice. The low-end is charged and enveloping, while the trebles have a warm, complex tonality and sweet sustain. When played fingerstyle, the middle registers exhibit a smooth sinuosity and have mellow overtones. Overall, the registers are perfectly--and we mean perfectly--balanced, and the SJ body gives this guitar heaps of projection. Kim's appointments are graceful, from his contemporary-inflected asymetrical Ebony bridge to the hairline curves of the headstock and the minutely curved body bindings. This is one of the lightest SJs you'll find, but the build is nevertheless rock solid: this guitar exudes an aura of strength and longevity. If you are at all interested in owning a Walker, give this guitar a look, because let's face it: they're very rare, and will only become rarer with time. This is the guitar of a lifetime--don't miss your chance.

Kim Walker is one of the finest acoustic guitar builders I know. Consider this a masterpiece: immaculate condition Brazilian Rosewood and Adirondack Spruce, ridiculously complex tonality, true one-of-a-kind calibre lutherie. A part of me hopes no one buys this SJ, so I can.
 
Nice even tone and response characterize this Walker SJ. It's also very beautifully appointed.
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SCALE LENGTH 25.5 in
NUT WIDTH 1.75 in
STRING SPACING 2.31 in
WOODS SPRUCE - ADIRONDACK (RED),
ROSEWOOD - BRAZILIAN

The dizzying number of wonderful guitars that we have on our walls might lead some to think that after a while, all these amazing guitars would sound alike. However, when a true heavyweight like the 2004 Walker SJ we have here today enters the fray, there's just no competition.
 

Kim Walker is one of the finest acoustic guitar builders I know. Consider this a masterpiece: immaculate condition Brazilian Rosewood and Adirondack Spruce, ridiculously complex tonality, true one-of-a-kind calibre lutherie.
 
Nice even tone and response characterize this Walker SJ. It's also very beautifully appointed.
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