Jim Hurst Signature
Retail Price: $5,450 (Jim Hurst standard model, $4,400)
Jim Hurst is an extraordinary musician of many talents. Jim plays a wide variety of different styles of guitar from flatpicking to fingerstyle. In 1988, a group of Jim’s friends wanted to get him a nice guitar and gave Jim a Gallagher Doc Watson model. In 2008, Gallagher decided to honor Jim Hurst’s long tradition with Gallagher with his own model. This signature edition honors Jim’s playing style and is truly a performer’s guitar.
- Mahogany Back and Sides
- Adirondack Spruce Top
- Slope Shoulder Body with Built-In Armrest
- 1 3/4″ Neck
- Fishman Auro Pro Pickup with Onboard Preamp
With the help of Jim Hurst, Gallagher designed a model to fit the needs of a versatile guitar player like Jim! The Jim Hurst Signature is a slope shoulder body with mahogany back and sides and an Adirondack spruce top. The body, fretboard, and headstock are bound with tortoiseshell and the body has a built in armrest. The neck has a 1 3/4″ nut spacing and big C-shaped profile. The ebony fretboard is inlayed with 3mm abalone dots and the ebony headstock is inlayed with an abalone G. The Jim Hurst Signature is fitted with nickel Schaller tuners. A label with Jim Hurst’s signature is inside the sound hole.