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Hi all,
Recently I bought a brand new Gibson J35 and I've noticed from the get go something seems off with the intonation.

Essentially, I can't get my low E string in tune with the rest of the guitar. When I tune the low E and play a G chord, (I really notice it with a G chord) it sounds awful. I had this problem with a cheapo tradition guitar but didn't expect this with a Gibson.
Should I take it back to L&M? Please help..
Also, it's treated well, kept in a case with a humidifier at all times.
 

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Have you checked the intonation at the 12th fret.
What about nut height.
Sometimes you have to tune the low E a little bit flat because it can go sharp on the G fret.
Take it back anyway - they usually do a free set up after you buy the guitar.
 

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I agree with Wardo. Take it back.
 
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I've been told that Gibson's generally come with the worst factory setups in the biz. Get a pro setup and it should be fine.
I have never owned one of these but there was a similar question on the Acoustic forum last week or so and the replies confirm what Butterknucket says.
 
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