Gibson 2015 Limited Edition SGS3 with Sideways Vibrola in Ebony

Gibson 2015 Limited Edition SGS3 with Sideways Vibrola in Ebony

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£1,899.00

Overview

Why did it take this long? It just seems like such an obvious and perfect idea - The SGS3 takes the timeless elegance of the “Black Beauty” and applies it to the iconic SG body style to create a stunning homage to this early-’60s rocker. This is a fantastic guitar is perfect for anyone who loves the gold & black combination that made the Les Paul Black Beauty such an iconic instrument.

The classic SG body is crafted from solid mahogany, with asymmetrical pointed horns and a beveled edge for comfort, and looks absolutely killer in Ebony nitro with 5-ply black pickguard and black Top-Hat knobs.

Gold-plated hardware—including a vintage-style Sideways Vibrola updated for improved performance—completes the Custom look, while three of Gibson’s popular ’57 Classic humbuckers ensure unparalleled tone. The glued-in mahogany neck has a SlimTaper profile for that fast, slick playing feel that rockers have come to know and love, with a bound one-piece rosewood fingerboard with acrylic trapezoid inlays. Protect it in a Vintage Brown hardshell case from gig to gig, and you’re ready to rock out in grand style.

Main features:

  • Pickups: two ’57 classic humbuckers in the neck and middle position, with a hotter 57 classic plus in the bridge.
  • Body: select mahogany, a time-tested tonewood, lends superb depth and resonance.
  • Hardware: a tune-o-matic bridge and improved sideways vibrola, all gold plated.
  • Controls: three independent volume controls with master tone and with switchcraft™ three-way switch.
  • Neck: solid glued-in mahogany neck with one-piece rosewood fingerboard, inlaid with acrylic trapezoids.
  • Tuners: gold-plated vintage-style tuners with pearloid buttons.

Specs:
Body

  • Body Mahogany
  • Weight Relief None
  • Adhesive Franklin Titebond 50Body

Neck

  • Species Mahogany
  • Profile Slim Taper / .800" - .900"
  • Truss Rod SG
  • Adhesive Franklin Titebond 50Neck

Neck Fit

  • Joint Mortise & Tenon
  • Adhesive Franklin Titebond 50
  • Joint Angle Tolerance +/- .005"Neck Fit

Fingerboard

  • Species Dark Rosewood
  • Frets 22
  • Radius 12"
  • Binding Cream
  • Inlays Acryllic Trapezoid
  • Nut/E.O.B 1.695" / 2.260"Fingerboard

Nut

  • Material Tektoid™
  • Width 1.695"
  • Slots Gibson PLEK System

Headstock

  • Logo Mother of Pearl "Gibson"with Holly
  • Truss Rod Cover Black and White Bell With Hot Stamped "SG"
  • Angle 17 DegreesHeadstock

Tuners

  • Model Vintage with Tulip Buttons
  • Tuning Ratio 14:1
  • Material Zamak
  • Plating GoldTuners

Bridge

  • Type Tune-O-Matic
  • Material Zamak
  • Plating GoldBridge

Tailpiece

  • Type Sideways Tremolo
  • Material Steel
  • Plating GoldBridge

Hardware

  • Knobs Black and White Top Hats with Gold Inserts
  • Pickguard N/A
  • Pickup Mounting Rings Black
  • Strings .009" - .046"
  • Strap Buttons Aluminum End Pins

Pickups

  • Rhythm 57 Classic / Alnico #2
  • Middle 57 Classic / Alnico #2
  • Lead 57 Classic / Alnico #2
  • Covers Gold Plated
  • Coil Wiring Machine WoundPickups

Electronics

  • Potentiometers 3 Volume Controls
  • 1 Tone Control
  • Type 500K Non-Linear
  • Switches Three-Way Pickup Selector
  • Output Jack Traditional 1/4"Electronics

Finish

  • Ebony
  • Sealer Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Surface Texture Smooth / Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
  • Sealer 1 - 1.5 mils
  • Top Coat Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7 - 8 mils

Case

  • Type Hardshell
  • Case Exterior Historic Brown

Accessories

  • Additional Materials Truss Rod Wrench, Gibson USA Owner's Manual

Specification

SKU129399
Weight4.0000
MPNSGS315EBGT1
Case Includedhard case
Warranty2 years
Pickup Config3 x humbucker
Number Of Strings6 string
Right / Left Handedright handed
Fingerboardrosewood fingerboard
Guitar Stylesg style
Body SizeFull SIze
Body Materialmahogany body

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