In '61, the SG Standard broke through traditional concepts of solidbody electrics to become an instant classic that's remained in production ever since. Three single-coil blade pickups elicit a twang ... Click To Read More About This Product
In '61, the SG Standard broke through traditional concepts of solidbody electrics to become an instant classic that's remained in production ever since. Three single-coil blade pickups elicit a twang that's bright and clear. Mahogany body gleams in Natural Satin.
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Gibson took a page from another well known manufacturer and gave us Gibson fans a nice compromise. The guitar plays well and has some non-Gibson tones that are very useful. Probably the most versatile SG out there right now. The tones are good but could've been better with a little extra meat in the cavities. It kinda' has a hollow resonance from all the empty space under the pickguard. They used the three 'bucker routing and there really is a lot of wood missing that doesn't need to be for three singles. The necks a bit heavy but the guitar probably would've balanced well had they not taken all that wood out for pups and controls. The control cavity is the same as those with 4 knobs and a switch. Why pay for wood if it's just going to end up as scrap? It's really kinda' sad because with a little extra care and the proper construction this guitar would've been great. As is it's a good guitar and the faded finish is a bit nicer than usual. The neck is nice and reminds me of my LP Classic. I can't help but think of how great it could've been...
I own this guitar and its is phenomanal. It has excellent action, and tone. The look of the guitar is awsome w/ the faded finish. The tone does not go away as you move up the fret board. You can change the sound any way you want but it sounds best clean. The guitar has a thick neck but not as thick as other gibsons, it is also a little neck heavy. This guitar is very well built and plays very well. I would recomend this guitar to anybody who is interested in something different than a standard SG.