The Epiphone SG-Special VE, seen here in a great Vintage Worn Heritage Cherry Sunburst, gives you awesome SG style with a worn finish and humbuckers with ceramic magnets
Vintage Edition SG
Originally released in the early 60s, the SG was intended to replace the famous Les Paul, with the new double cutaway adding increased upper fret access to name just one of the changes.
One of the most popular electric guitars on the market, the SG-Special returns in a Vintage Edition.
With the Epiphone SG-Special VE, you get classic SG style at an affordable price along with a beautiful new "Vintage Worn" colour and great ceramic magnet humbucking pickups.
Epiphone SG-Special VE Vintage Worn Heritage Cherry Sunburst Key Features:
- Vintage Worn Finish
- Ceramic Magnet Humbuckers
- ‘60s SlimTaper-D Profile Okoume Neck
- Classic and Iconic SG Style
- Premium Covered 14:1 Tuning Machines
Crafting a Classic
The body of the SG-Special VE has been crafted from Poplar and covered with a Mahogany veneer for a great look.
As with all genuine SG guitars, it is cut to the iconic double cutaway profile that provides enhanced reach of the higher frets – perfect for solos.
Attached to the body via sturdy bolt-on construction is an Okoume neck with a 1960’s SlimTaper D profile, giving you a fast and comfortable playing experience. Atop the neck, you’ll find traditional Pearloid “Dot” inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets.
Ceramic Magnet Humbuckers
Giving the SG-Special VE its powerful voice is a set of humbuckers featuring Ceramic-8 magnets.
Many owners of vintage SGs and Les Pauls like to remove the pickup covers to get better bass response and magnetic pull from the pickups, so the SG-Special VE comes with open-coil humbuckers.
Ceramic magnets are used, instead of Alnico magnets, to get higher output and they are designed to produce pronounced high end tone, smooth mid-range and tight low-end.
In the neck position, you’ll find a warm sounding 650R pickup while the bridge position holds a slightly hotter 700T.
A three-way pickup selector switch allows you to choose between either pickup or a combination of the two while Master Volume and Master Tone controls, using black “Speed” knobs, allow for quick and easy dialling in of your favourite tones.
Quality, All-Metal Hardware
To ensure rock solid performance, the SG-Special VE features all-metal hardware.
On the body of the guitar, you’ll the legendary Locktone Tune-O-Matic Bridge and Stopbar tailpiece allowing for quick set ups and perfect intonation.
Up on the headstock, you’ll find Premium Covered tuning machines offering a 14:1 ratio to give you extremely precise tuning.
Making A Classic Affordable
Used by legendary guitarists such as Angus Young, Frank Zappa and Toni Iommi, the SG is one of the most popular guitar styles in music history, and the Epiphone SG-Special gives you the opportunity to own one at a very affordable price.
Buy the SG-Special VE now to get classic SG style, great sound and playability along with the awesome new vintage worn finish.
Epiphone SG-Special VE Vintage Worn Heritage Cherry Sunburst Specs:
- Finish: Vintage Worn
- Body: Poplar with Mahogany Veneer
- Neck: Okoume
- Neck Shape: 1960’s SlimTaper; D Profile
- Neck Joint: Bolt-On
- Truss Rod: Adjustable
- Truss Rod Cover: “Bell” Shaped; 2-Layer; “SG” in White
- Scale Length: 24.75”
- Fingerboard: Pearloid “Dot” Inlays
- Fingerboard Radius: 14”
- Nut: 1-11/16”
- Neck Pickup: Epiphone 650R Humbucker; Open-Coil; Ceramic-8 Magnets
- Bridge Pickup: Epiphone 700T Humbucker; Open-Coil; Ceramic-8 Magnets
- Controls: 3-Way Pickup Selector, Master Volume, Master Tone, Black “Speed” Knobs
- Frets: 22; Medium-Jumbo
- Bridge: Tune-O-Matic
- Tailpiece: Stopbar
- Hardware: Nickel
- Output Jack: Epiphone Exclusive Non-Rotating, Heavy Duty Output Jack ¼” with Metal Output Jack Plate
- Machine Heads: Premium Covered: 14:1 Ratio
|Pickup Config||2 x humbucker|
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
|Guitar Style||sg style|
|Body Size||full size|
|Body Material||poplar body|
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