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BrentD
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Harumph.
Nov 3rd, 2017 09:17 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Very nice! I love SGs.

Hammond101
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Nov 3rd, 2017 10:02 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Beautiful instrument! Enjoy!

pombrio

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Nov 3rd, 2017 10:03 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Ooo, me likey. And I do like that color. Nice change from cherry.

I like my '83 SG and would love to try one with P90's. Nice find. Enjoy.

woody
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The prairie

Nov 3rd, 2017 10:10 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Sweet SG! I have an '07 that is my favorite. It has the rounded 50's neck. What year is that?

RDR
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Nov 3rd, 2017 10:19 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

It's a 2013. Wonder if Gibson was plekking them back then?

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It's all gravy from here on...
Nov 3rd, 2017 10:30 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I have two S/G's. One with 57 Classics and one with P90's. The SG with P90's is my favorite.

Cal-Woody

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Why do I keep fixing things that work?
Nov 3rd, 2017 10:55 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Not sure if it's just me but I think that SG is the Gibson cherry finish and the photo taken is not really showing up very well.
But not to detract from your picture, Yes, that is a sweet guitar!
My 78' is one of the walnut colored ones and is a sweet guitar also.
Enjoy your new guit-fiddle and rock out to some ACDC tunes, Immediately, or it will just stop making music of any kind! Lol

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El Californio

Nov 3rd, 2017 11:20 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I prefer a nat finish on an SG to cherry. Not sure why. Yours looks great.

RDR
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Nov 3rd, 2017 12:48 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Mine is called "Natural Burst". I don't see any burst but it is nice.

jhawkr
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It's all gravy from here on...
Nov 3rd, 2017 12:50 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Looks like a faded cherry finish.

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Nov 3rd, 2017 01:00 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I'm an SG freak. But then I'm a guitar freak and I like 'em all!

Your Gibson is the SG Standard model with a natural finish. The giveaways are

- Keystone inlays on a bound fingerboard
- MOP Gibson logo and frog the headstock
- Small multi-ply scratchplate
- Covered humbuckers
- Light brown stain with gloss finish

This beast. Looks like yours.

Therealfrogman
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illegal is a sick bird....
Nov 3rd, 2017 04:18 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Its a beauty!

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Nov 3rd, 2017 04:44 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Allright! Nice one. Yep, I love SG's I'm taking my Cherry one to a gig I'm playing at tonight. I also have a black one with min E-tune for slide work, both have "Classic 57" Pup's (yours probably does too) Both play and sound great, Congrats!

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Nov 3rd, 2017 05:17 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

You can rock, blues, jazz, and swing with an SG. Super versatile guitar.

pombrio

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Nov 3rd, 2017 05:51 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Peegoo, was there a P90 SG in that color or brown in the last few years? I'd like one with the 50's neck and similar inlays. No robot e-tuners. The only model I recall was the SG Classic but they were mostly cherry.

(This message was last edited by pombrio at 10:02 PM, Nov 3rd, 2017)

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juneau ak.

If you must smoke, please smoke salmon!
Nov 3rd, 2017 06:17 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

The 2018 SG Jr's are showing up. Sweetwater had a few Dandys last week. Weighing in a little over/under 6 lbs. P90 snarl with the old style smooth top bridge/tailpiece. Thought I'd pass that along. Cheers!

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Nov 3rd, 2017 06:25 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Very nice. Actually, VERY nice! There are hordes of cherry ones out there. This one is nice 'cause it's different. Really classy looking. Good score.

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Fear the Klinkhammer
Nov 4th, 2017 03:37 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Nice!

I agree with stratcowboy. There are tons of cherry models. This one looks great.

JJuran
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Nov 4th, 2017 10:41 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Gorgeous guitar! Enjoy it. If I had to live without all but one guitar, I'd keep my SG. And I've got a dozen or so very nice guitars. Many that cost alot more than my SG.

If this is your first one, you may soon wonder why you never owned one sooner. On the other hand, if it doesn't do it for you, don't worry. You'll likely get what you paid for it.

As Peegoo said, they are versatile. Surprisingly so. My SG is like my favorite pair of jeans... it's just right. Tone, balance, weight, play-ability ... Mine comes through for me with anything I play. Through any amplifier.

I believe Gibson started Plek'ing production guitars (e.g. - not custom shop) around 2006.

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Nov 5th, 2017 04:08 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

The SG was my very first Gibson and gave me that Gibson ease of playability that a Fender feels nothing like. They never received the same respect that Les Pauls receive, maybe because of the looks alone. Otherwise they are light and easy to play and give you all of the Gibson goodness that they are known for.

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