The SG Special guitar comes equipped with a pair of mini-humbucking pickups delivering bright, crisp tones. The SG stands for “solid guitar.” An SG isn’t a real SG if it’s not a slab of mahogany with a couple of humbuckers wedged in – this reviewer’s favorite type of guitar! Original owner, never abused, smoke free environment excellent overall condition. Support independent music stores & gear makers. The SG body shape first appeared in 1961, with the intention of it replacing the Les Paul model. Alnico mini-humbuckers vintage look with modern features. Subscribe. I have an SG Classic w/P-90 's also, and have been curious to see what a set of mini-humbuckers would sound like. Gibson SG Special 2018 Mahogany w/ Mini Humbuckers. Wrap your hand around the unique thin-to-thick neck carve of the SG Special ’70s Tribute—with a profile that starts out slim at the lower frets and becomes increasingly chunky as you slide toward the joint—and you’re rocketed straight back to an age of fierce, fast soloing. As close to new as you’re going to find. This 2017 spec Limited Run SG Special is the perfect guitar for the player who desires vintage looks and authentic Gibson tones, but also wants to get the best that Gibson's modern construction methods have to offer. Obviously, there are a couple of corners cut to keep the cost lower than the SG Standard. Vintage looks with Mini Humbuckers but not Mini Tone.. By contrast, a Les Paul tends to have a denser, heavy body, which means more low-end and sustain. Message Seller. The Dual Blade Alnico mini-humbuckers are the star of the show here with vintage tone and retro look. There's something special about those Les Paul Deluxe guitars with mini-hums. Make an Offer. Setup includes new strings (9s or 10s depending on what the nut is cut for), overall polish, cleaning any gunk off fingerboard, oiling neck, and polishing frets when necessary. 75. Like many great Gibsons of the ’70s, the neck is made from maple and carved to a profile unique to the era, which measures .800” deep at the 1st fret and increases to .963” at the 12th, with a volute behind the nut to both strengthen the headstock joint and enhance neck resonance. Like the most revered vintage SGs, the SG Special ’70s Tribute starts with a solid mahogany body. Watch. Topped by a no-nonsense attractive appearance, the 2016 SG Special is an outstanding value in a genuine American-made Gibson guitar. The SG Special ’70s Tribute offers all the quality and performance that has made the guitar so popular with hard-gigging guitarists since its introduction in 1983, with crucial updates that ally it to many legendary Gibson guitars of the 1970s. Some members have modded their SG specials to include both. Sonically, the combination of set neck Mahogany construction and mini humbuckers reveals a sound that is thick and tight with plenty of attack. The SG also has better upper-fret access, with a 22nd fret neck join compared to the Les Paul's 16th fret. And here's one more feature: under the mini hum there is a steel plate. Awesome neck, especially with the mini block inlays and bigger old school headstock. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging. Gibson SG Special T, Mini Humbuckers, Left Handed - Cherry w/Gig Bag - 2nd Hand £699 Sold Out. This guitar plays excellent and sounds great with those mini humbuckers. An awesome bargain if you're looking for the 24 fret Special. Gibson SG Special '70s Tribute Guitar Capture the sounds of rock titans like Pete Townshend, Tony Iommi, and Angus Young with the Gibson SG Special '70s Tribute. Ships Free Mini humbuckers are still humbuckers. Basses get the same treatment minus the string change. Since setup is highly subjective you may need to get it set to your particular needs by your personal luthier. Thanks for checking Jahmo’s Axe n Amp. Plug into a good tube amp and let your Frampton come alive. BTW, from little I've researched I wonder if you can't get a better deal than that on a special or faded SG. Your purchases help youth music programs get the gear they need to make music. Mahogany body and baked maple fretboard with rectangle inlays. Gibson's 495R and 495T mini-humbuckers are each constructed with coils wound directly around their dual ceramic magnets for added clarity and definition. Gibsons SG Special Mini Humbucker Satin Cherry combines the agile doublecut design of the SG with the character-strong sound of two Mini Humbucker . In stock and shipping now. Pre-Owned. Shipped From. The 2014 SG Special Bass rounds up all the legendary features of a long line of solidbody Gibson electric basses, enhances the tone and versatility, then delivers all this at a truly astounding price for an instrument that’s hand-crafted in America by the world’s most respected guitar maker. Hey! NO pickguard. Gibson's SG has been legendary since it first arrived as the replacement for the original single-cutaway Les Paul in 1961. So far, so SG really. Quick Shipper. By clicking Subscribe, I agree to the processing of my data in order to receive emails. Gibson SG Special Mini Humbucker 2017 with mahogany body, Palisander fingerboard, Mini humbuckers and Tune-o-Matic bridge, including Gig Bag . Gibson Brands, Inc. respects your right to privacy. 1963 SG Special Reissue. Guitar SetupAll our setups are done by our in-house trained luthier. ... Sign Up for Gibson News & Special Offers. What You Get-- Full setup, cleaning, and new strings.-- FREE USA shipping.-- Full 30-day return policy.-- Ship within 1 business day--pro packing. If you prefer single coil sound, look for p90s. Pictures tell the story. Gibson SG 70s Tribute in black Satin finish. Yeah, the routing out mini humbuckers for full size humbuckers in the '70s was all about people buying used Deluxes and trying to turn them into Standards/Customs on the cheap. Reverb is a marketplace bringing together a wide-spanning community to buy, sell, and discuss all things music gear. Condition is used but good. 70s Tribute SG! Strange thing, Gibson's website has no info on this 2017 variant, just the Special "T" model with full size humbuckers and a pickguard. Oops, looks like you forgot something. That doesn't seem to be a thing they make outside the expensive models. orig. There are no options for us Classic/p-90 owners as far as pickup swaps without major surgery. They will break up nicely but can also achieve great clean tones. Please contact them to ask about shipping. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care. The defining feature of the Special, over any other SG model, is the twin P90 pickup configuration. Gibson SG Special 2019 Vintage Sparkl 190034226 w/Hard Case Good Used From Japan. The Special has a lack of binding on the neck, simpler inlay shape, different pickups, and a lower grade tonewood. The guitar has very minimal players wear. I'm currently skint but hankering for a Gibson SG. The problem either way is that if you don't like it you can't switch them to a different style without rerouting the body, AFAIK. Very versatile. Always kind of bums me out when I see that people "ruined" a Deluxe with a router. Mahogany body, neck, rosewood board, mini humbuckers, vintage tuners, case candy, gig bag, and made in the USA. Thin finish won't impede your tone, so expect plenty of sustain, which will only increase as time goes by and the finish continues to wear. Each coil of the 495R (rhythm) in the neck position is wound with 7,000 turns of 44-gauge wire, while the 495T (treble) has coils wound with 8,500 turns each of thinner 45-gauge wire for a hotter response in the bridge position. THERE IN ONE PIECE...How to Pack a Guitar" you will find it. I have a very high rate of successful guitar and bass shipping (meaning few damaged instruments). $799. Excellent. This is a 2016 Gibson SG 70s Tribute in Ebony black finish. Gibson SG Special T 2016 Mini Humbuckers. The likes of Pete Townshend,Thin Lizzy, Johnny Winter, Eric Clapton, Joe Bonamassa and Roxy Music all love that mini-bucker tone. Mahogany body and baked maple fretboard with rectangle inlays. These have a thin satin nitro finish to let the tone come through and quickly achieve a relic look. It's an easy mod if you want an SG with P-90s and the minis don't float yer boat. The mini-humbuckers are known for a clear brilliant tone. chunky neck, block neck inlays, thin satin matte finish case Rare 1973 Gibson SG Special in Cherry finish in all original, great condition for its age. This is a 2016 Gibson SG 70s Tribute in Ebony black finish. The Pelham Blue special with P90s looks nice - would it be worth putting mini humbuckers in it? Going to try to sell some bits to pay for it. Not much else to say here. 40+ Joined Reverb. Payment & Returns. I have been doing this 10 years and know how to pack well--with or without a hard case. A Slim Taper neck delivers increased comfort and ease for faster playing. 1963 Les Paul SG Custom Reissue with Maestro Vibrola. A chocolate-brown baked maple fingerboard carries small block inlays, and terminates in a PLEK-cut Corian™ nut with a width of 1-11/16”. This part will accept either a mini hum bucker or a P-90 pickup. Gibson 2013 SG Standard - Autumn Shade w/ Hard Case - 2nd Hand £399 Sold Out. The most recent SG Special has cool features including mini humbuckers and small block inlays - all features of older Gibson guitars such as the Firebird and the ES-335 - to discern it from other SG models. This seller has not set a shipping cost for Singapore. To top it off, the SG Special ’70s Tribute looks great in your choice of Vintage Sunburst, Cherry, Ebony Black or Silver Burst finish, all in grain-textured satin nitrocellulose lacquer. sticker on their backside. 24 fret Grover nickel tuners TV Jones nickel control knobs and switch tip imported from the USA (4 spare TV Jones knobs included) Control cavity cover - cheap plastic cover replaced with luthier made mahogancy cover (original cover included) Impressive looks via small-block inlays in an un-bound rosewood fingerboard, teardrop pickguard and a satin-nitro finish that perfectly blend style and simplicity. The 2016 SG Special T offers all the legendary playability that has made Gibson famous. See our other listings —————-—————- Near mint 2016 SG special with nice epiphone branded hardshell case. Mini Humbuckers on an SG like the 2016 70s Special will give you great clean tone that surprisingly has a good amount of low end clarity yet distorts nicely. 2014. Gibson PU´s with "Pat.Nr." About This Listing. Usually the SG Special versions came equiped with P-90 pckups, only a few where built with Gibson "Mini-humbuckers". Please check the fields highlighted in red. $6,699.00. B-Viggy Guitars. A mini on a Firebird will be very similar to an SG but with a bit more low end. The SG Junior was similar, but having just one P90. The neck profile is a medium C I would say, deeper than most thin Sg necks. TONEMini-humbuckers are known for a clear brilliant tone. Quick Responder. Just screw it in, solder a couple of joints and rock. Payson, UT, United States. All electronics, neck, frets are solid. This classic tonewood offers superb depth and balance, and is extremely light for optimum playing comfort. Sales. Listing Sold. Gibson USA Limited SG Special with Mini Humbuckers Overview by GAK:. In the tone department, it carries a pair of new Dual Blade Alnico Mini Humbuckers for great, vintage-edged tones with plenty of contemporary versatility. Based on your location, we've changed your settings: As close to new as you’re going to find. The devil is in the detail really. We spray out any pots that are noisy, turn the truss rod (if necessary) and set string height at low-to-medium action depending on string buzz present. This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Carved to the traditional asymmetrical double-cutaway shape, the SG also offers outstanding upper-fret access. C $1,722.00. SG bodies are normally quite a bit smaller/lighter with less mahogany in them - this often means a brighter sound with more midrange emphasis. This vintage-style SG features two versatile mini-humbuckers, an ultra-comfortable neck, and a full complement of old-school appointments. The mini humbucking pickups found on classic Les Paul Deluxes and Firebirds have their own unique tone yet are still 100% Gibson! Free Shipping. 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