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      Epiphone SG-Special Electric Guitar (517239)
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A gutsy rock machine.

Now you can enjoy the classic style and killer performance of the famous Epiphone SG-Special Electric Guitar without destroying your budget. Features include two open-coil humbuckers, an innovative integrated killswitch/tone pot (push in the tone knob to activate killswitch), LockTone tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece for more sustain and easier string changing, chrome hardware, and rosewood fingerboard. Limited lifetime warranty.

Check the drop-down menu to the right to select colors and/or other options.

Epiphone SG-Special Electric Guitar Features:

  • KillPot switch
    LockTone tune-o-matic bridge
    Affordable SG-style


Epiphone SG-Special Electric Guitar Specifications:

  • Body: mahogany
    Neck: Hard maple
    Neck Profile: SlimTaper™ “D”
    Neck Joint: Bolt-on w/tapered heel, 4-bolt recessed
    Scale length: 24.75”
    Fingerboard: rosewood with “dot” inlays
    Nut width: 1.68
    Fingerboard Radius: 12”
    Neck Pickup: 650R humbucker
    Bridge Pickup: 700T humbucker
    Pickguard: 2-layer, black/white
    Controls: 1-master volume, 1 master-tone with KillPot™
    Bridge: LockTone™ Tune-O-Matic
    Tailpiece: StopBar
    Hardware: Nickel
    Tuners: Premium 14:1


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  • Epiphone Masterpiece

    As reviewed by Thomas on 5/12/2009

    This guitar is simply AMAZING! It stays in tune for a long time. It sounds GREAT! I got this guitar for my birthday a few months ago and when i played it i was speachless! This is a great starter guitar and it's great for expierienced people. You REALLY should get this guitar!

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  • SG=SUPER GUITAR!

    As reviewed by master0fpuppets014 on 12/30/2008

    I got this SG and it sounds great. It stays in tune, it looks great, and it will last for a VEY long time. I would recommend this guitar to anyone who plays a lot of Metallica, AC/DC, and Black Sabbath like me. This guitar is freakin' awesome and is worth every penny.

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  • Epiphone SG Special: Great Guitar!

    As reviewed by JJ on 8/2/2011

    Been playing over 40 years, but consider myself an intermediate since I don't play for a living. I've owned 10 electric guitars, high end Fenders and Rickenbackers--and I'll put the Epiphone SG up against anything! I love this guitar! It's simple, fast, feels good and has great sustain, with a LOT of rich mid-range. I play a lot of surf and soft rock, and some hard stuff too; this guitar is at home across the board and no more of a "student" or "beginner" type than Fender's Mustang. Don't think you have to have a Gibson Les Paul to be great. The player is 80% of what a guitar does. I saw Patrick Simmons of the Doobie Bros take a $35 Sear Silvertone single pickup electric by Danelectro and make that thing sound out of this world. Get yourself an Epiphone SG--and shoot for the stars! If you don't hit them, you'll still land very high anyway with this guitar!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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