The SG is one of the most iconic guitars that Gibson has produced. Its well-loved shape and profile has made it an incredibly popular choice amongst guitarists of all styles since its creation in 1961. This 2016 traditional rendition pays tribute to the SG's roots to give a whole new generation of players a touch of vintage class.
The body is crafted from solid mahogany and has bevelled edges along with a double cutaway meaning the SG Standard 2016 gets naturally close to your body and opens up the ability to hit the highest of notes. The body is then finished in a gloss lacquer which compliments the finish excellently.
Good looking comfort
The neck of the Gibson SG Standard 2016 Electric Guitar is also made with premium quality mahogany. This is then shaped to the SG slim profile that so many guitarists know and love. This is then topped off with a cream bound rosewood fingerboard sporting classic pearl trapezoid positional inlays and the all important 22 frets. The playing experience is fast and smooth as you would expect from a Gibson.
Traditional pickup power
To give the Gibson SG Standard 2016 its versatile, powerhouse of a sound, you get a 490R humbucker in the neck position and a 498T in the bridge position, both with alnico magnets offering a rich and customisable tone to impress players of many styles. For total control, each pickup has its own independent tone and volume controls as well as the 3-way master pickup selection switch.
Other premium hardware includes a chrome tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar as well as a tidy. multi-ply black pick guard and traditional green finish tuning pegs. The Gibson 2016 SG Standard Electric Guitar is a guitar to be treasured and delivers versatility with vintage appeal.
Manufacturer Gibson Model SG Standard 2016 Body Material Mahogany Neck Material Mahogany Neck Profile SG Slim Profile Fingerboard Material Cream Bound Rosewood No. of Frets 22 Position Inlays Pearl Trapezoid Pickups Neck: 490R Humucker
Bridge: 498T Humbucker
Pickup Config HH Active/Passive Passive Controls Volume 1 Volume 2 Tone 1 Tone 2 3 Way Pickup Switch Bridge Chrome Tune-o-Matic Hardware Finish Chrome Pickguard Small multi-ply, black Control Knobs Top Hat Tuners Traditional green Included Accessories Hard Shell Case
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