Note: To see larger images, 'right-click' the thumbnail image and select 'open in new tab'. This will open the full hi-res image in a new tab on your browser. This Gibson SG has a solid mahogany body, with a black "bat-wing" pickguard.
The hollowbodies and semis are frequently pristine, possibly because the players that owned them were often jazzers who tend to be quite careful with their gear and more restrained in performance. The single line Kluson tuners are in great shape and feature period correct double ring keys. The colour is a vibrant dark cherry and although there is all-over lacquer checking, there are only three areas where the finish shows any sign of wear. One thing the chips reveal is that Gibson was spraying its finishes quite thick during this era.
Even so, Fender was helping itself to a big slice of the guitar pie and there is a clear sense that Gibson felt itself struggling to adapt. In an attempt to appear less stuffy and conservative, Gibson went from the sublime to the outlandish, and in shocked the guitar world with the Flying V and Explorer models. Neither proved successful commercially, so after a brief pause Gibson tried again and the body shape we now associate with the SG made its debut in
I had owned previously a mint example of a SG Standard. Got stolen. I built one from scratch recently, assembling parts over the years, but it turned out the wood body is not a it is a
New and modern improvements include locking tuners and white fingerboard binding on a solid rosewood fingerboard. The powerful,…. When an original sounds as good as the SG, the best thing to do from there is making it as comfortable to play as possible.
If the standard guarantee with the product is 2 years, by adding this Extended Guarantee the total period of cover would be 5 Years. If the standard guarantee is currently 5 years, by adding this Extended Guarantee the total period of cover would be 8 Years. What are the benefits? Covers The Cost of Parts: Depending on the issue parts can be very expensive.
To this day, the streamlined looks and sharply defined double-cut body of the SG has maintained its position as a thoroughly modern-looking axe. While sharing much of the warmth of the LP's sound, the SG is appreciated by many rock guitarists for its more articulate "snap", and a little more jangle on the top end. Because of the way the neck meets the body, the SG offers excellent access to the entire fretboard, making it great for soloing and upper-register chord work.
Activate social media for sharing. Data will only be sent via social networks with your consent. Accordingly, the classic mahogany body of the SG Standard '61 features the original body scarfing of the early sixties, while the mahogany neck with its proven slim taper profile conjures up a classic SG feeling in all registers.