Born Under a Bad Sign
Back in 1961, the folks at Gibson decided it was time to refresh and re-imagine the Les Paul, and boy did they ever hack and slash! In order to freshen things up, they did away with the maple top and the sunburst finish. Instead of Les's design, they presented Mr. Paul with a sleek, contoured horned devil made out of lightweight mahogany. 'Ol Les was NOT pleased and asked them to kindly take his name off the truss rod cover. This left the Gibson marketing team in a bit of a lurch, so they scrambled to find a name for their new ax and landed on "Solid Guitar."

After its inauspicious birth, the SG did indeed prove itself to be a Solid Guitar in every sense of the word (who knows, maybe the SG works so well for rock and roll because it was born under a bad sign--it does have horns, after all!). Its aggressive styling and muscular tone quickly made it a favorite of a whole host of guitarists from Angus Young to Pete Townshend to Tony Iommi to Dickey Betts. When you step back and think about it, it's pretty wild that the dude from Black Sabbath played the same guitar as the dude in the Allman Brothers! A staggering amount of players in many genres have made classic records using an SG. The length and breadth of the list of SG aficionados is a testament to its incredible versatility and universal appeal.
  • Model: Custom Color Series SG Standard
  • Finish Color: Silver Mist
  • Weight: 7.10 lbs.
  • Body Wood: Mahogany
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: Rounded
  • Neck Dimensions: .850 1st - .980 12th
  • Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood w/Single-ply Cream Binding
  • Inlays: Acrylic Trapezoids
  • Scale Length: 24.75"
  • Width at Nut: 1.694"
  • Frets: 22
  • Pickups: 490R (Neck), 490T (Bridge)
  • Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, Toggle Switch
  • Nut Material: Graph Tech
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Bridge: Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
  • Tuners: Grover Rotomatics with Kidney Buttons
  • Pickguard: 5-Ply Black Full-Face
  • Case: Softshell Case

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Brand
Model
  • SG Custom
Finish
  • Custom Color
Categories
Made In
  • United States
Model Sub-Family
  • Gibson SG Custom
Body Material
  • Mahogany
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Offset Body
  • No
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Color Family
  • Black
Model Family
  • Gibson SG
Number of Frets
  • 22

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Wildwood Guitars

Louisville, CO, United States
Sales:4,437
Joined Reverb:2014

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