The Epiphone SG Standard Electric Guitar in Ebony is part of the Inspired by Gibson collection aimed at recreating the 1960s classic that was the power behind the first generation of hard rock and heavy metal bands, featuring in such famous hands as Tony Iommi, Pete Townshend, Eric Clapton and of course, Angus Young. Packed full of features and functionality Epiphone SG Standard manages to cram in high-quality features at an incredibly low price.
The iconic look of the Mahogany horns is known the world over, synonymous with a wide array of players from a variety of styles. The solid Mahogany guitar construction ensures you get warmth and depth of tone alongside the legendary sustain this tonewood is known for. Thanks to its density, whether you're playing metal, hard rock or even jazz this guitar can handle anything you throw at it.
Slim Taper Neck
Joined to the double-cutaway body is a Slim Taper profile Mahogany neck. Working in conjunction with the body the neck allows bends to ring out, fast legato to come with ease and riffing aplenty. The Indian Laurel fretboard is smooth and comfortable under your fingers, with 22 frets marked by Trapezoid inlays to mark your way.
Alnico Classic PRO Pickups
The SG Standard comes loaded with two Alnico Classic PRO pickups that give you a nice even tone that will work with both dirty and clean styles. With a very even sound and a PAF-like tone and output, these pickups will give you a warm guitar sound. The SG Standard also has CTS electronics for vintage tone aplenty, with two volume and tone knobs that allow you to sculpt the sound that suits you.
The SG Standard has a LockTone ABR Tune-o-Matic bridge with a Stopbar tailpiece to ensure fantastic intonation and an easily adjustable action. Working in conjunction with the Grover Rotomatic 18:1 tuning machines you get tuning stability that won't let you down no matter how hard you strum. All the hardware is nickel-plated, completing the classic look of this amazing guitar.
The Epiphone SG Standard Electric Guitar in Ebony gives you classic SG guitar aesthetic without the price tag. Combining premium hardware with a classic look makes this guitar an attractive proposition for those who want the old school look and sound but don't want to remortgage their house to get it. The timeless look and sound of the SG will be a worthy addition to any discerning guitarists rig.
Manufacturer Epiphone Model SG Standard Body Mahogany Neck Material Mahogany Profile 60s SlimTaper Nut width 1.693-inch / 43mm Fingerboard Indian Laurel Scale length 24.75-inch / 628.65mm Number of frets 22 Nut Graph Tech Inlay Trapezoid Bridge LockTone ABR Tune-o-matic Tailpiece Stopbar Knobs Black Top Hats Tuners Grover Rotomatic 18:1 Plating Gold Neck pickup Alnico Classic PRO Bridge pickup Alnico Classic PRO Controls 2- Volume, 2- Tone CTS electronics
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