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Gibson Angus Young SG Electric Guitar

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Classic rock doesn't get much bigger than AC/DC, and no one wails out massive, bone-crunching tone like Angus Young on his Gibson SG electric guitar....Click To Read More About This Product

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Classic rock doesn't get much bigger than AC/DC, and no one wails out massive, bone-crunching tone like Angus Young on his Gibson SG electric guitar. Young's incendiary tone has inspired wave after wave of rock guitar heroes, and turned on countless players to the power of his seminal guitar of choice, the Gibson SG. Now the Gibson USA Angus Young guitar, brings all the tone and playability of this classic double-cutaway made to Angus Young's own specs within reach of the hardworking rock guitarist, giving you all the punch, crunch, and sizzle that Angus achieves with his own treasured Gibson guitar.

Way back in 1961 the Gibson SG electric guitar replaced the under appreciated Les Paul Standard, and while the Les Paul would surface later in the decade as a rock and blues classic, the Gibson SG (originally named Les Paul/SG) was an instant hit in its own right. Its simple yet inspired ingredients of thin, all-mahogany body and neck and two Gibson humbucking pickups gave it a snappy attack with a muscular punch, and its slim, fast neck yielded unprecedented playability. The Gibson SG Angus Young guitar not only captures the look, feel, and sound of a classic SG, the Gibson electric guitar also embodies some of the rare specs and qualities of Angus Young's own '68 guitar, known to be a standout example among a classic breed. The Angus Young guitar's light, all-mahogany body yields superb resonance, while its extra slim, narrow neck provides unparalleled playability”and, topped with an upgraded rosewood fingerboard with lightning-bolt inlays, it features a look that will help any rocker stand out from the crowd. Loaded with Gibson's popular '57 Classic humbucking pickup in the neck and an Angus Young humbucker in the bridge for added punch and sizzle, it packs all the firepower a gigging guitarist needs to cut it on the big stage. Each Gibson Angus Young guitar comes with a snug-fitting Gibson USA hardshell electric guitar case.

Body: Solid mahogany
Finish: High-gloss ebony black
Neck and headstock: Solid, quartersawn mahogany
Truss rod
profile: Super-slim, 0.775" thick at the 1st fret, and 0.850" thick at the 12th.
Neck pitch: attached at a 4-degree angle
Headstock angle: Gibson's traditional 17 degrees
Logo: Gibson logo, inlaid in mother-of-pearl, Gibson's crown inlay in the center of the headstock
Neck Joint: Mortise and tenon
Fingerboard: Rosewood with single-ply antique plastic binding
Radius: 12"
Frets: 22 jumbo
Inlays: Acrylic "lightning bolt" position-markers
Nut: Corian
Nut width: 1.550"
Pickups: Gibson '57 Classic humbucking pickup (neck); Angus Young humbucker (lead)
Volume Controls: individual volume control for each pickup, high-quality linear 300K potentiometer
Tone Controls: high-quality non-linear 500K potentiometer, 0.0223mf capacitor
Toggle Switch: three-way, stainless steel with cream plastic tip and cream trim ring
Output Jack: 1/4"
Tuning Keys: vintage-Kluson-style tuners with pearloid keystone buttons, 14:1 gear ratio
Bridge: Tune-o-matic, zinc with chrome plating
Tailpiece: "stopbar," made from Zamak then plated with chrome
Strap Buttons: aluminum
Control Knobs: Gibson's black witch-hat knobs with silver inserts
Pickguard: five-ply black/white/black/white/black
Truss Rod Cover: black and white vinyl plastic, with Angus Young signature
Hardshell Case: black, form-fitting hardshell with Gibson USA screenprinted on the outside

Get down to business with your new Gibson Angus Young guitar. Own it today!


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GibsonAngus Young SG Electric Guitar

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(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)


Perfect For Studio and Stage!

By Mark John Sternal

from Crystal River, FL

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Comments about Gibson Angus Young SG Electric Guitar:

Gibson sent us this guitar to use on the new Phrase By Phrase Guitar Method: AC/DC DVD, (Musicians Friend Item # 620550). I had been rehearsing for the DVD on other SGs that I own and was struggling to match Angus' style and tone. The minute this guitar arrived, I knew we had a winner. Gibson has matched Angus Young's iconic guitar and tone to perfection. Also, outside of playing AC/DC, this guitar can capture it all. The playability of the neck, the look and feel of the guitar and the tone combinations between the neck and bridge pickup win my highest possible rating for a professional instrument. Play one and you'll be hooked!

(6 of 9 customers found this review helpful)


Simple the Best!!

By Timo-TqMTs

from Austin,TX

Comments about Gibson Angus Young SG Electric Guitar:

Just got my Angus and man its awesome. Best feeling neck ever. Just as I expected. The narrow neck is perfect for my Angus sized fingers. They naturally fall right on target without effort. Man the guitar resonants!!! Loudest guitar I've owned when it's unplugged, Gibson, Kramer, cheap or expensive. Even louder than the 70s LP Custom I used to own. Best Gibson model at this price or any price!!

(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)


Great overall tone!

By RonG420

from Northfield, NJ

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Comments about Gibson Angus Young SG Electric Guitar:

This new Angus guitar is pretty impressive right out of the case, before I ever plugged it in, I must have played 30 minutes, sounds better than my acoustic guitar, if your playing styles include tapping and sweeps this sounds incredible once its plugged in. I played all the Ac/Dc I know and it sounds like Gibson got it right with this guitar.

(4 of 9 customers found this review helpful)


Angus Young Gibson sg

By logan murphy

from Baton Rouge,LA

Comments about Gibson Angus Young SG Electric Guitar:

Overall, It's an awesome guitar.
it has pretty good features. But, it doesn't have a Bigsby.Don't get me wrong I like the features but it would be better with a Bigsby.
It has a good quality no wait it has an amazing quality.
Oh it's valuble. but it's not the exact same g used by angus young. But, still amazing

(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)


Hats off to Gibson

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Gibson Angus Young SG Electric Guitar:

Super sleek with unrivaled playability on the slimmer "Angus Neck". 57 neck pours out warm sustained tones while the Angus bridge gives you that ac/dc snarl. Beautiful workmenship throughout and an instant eye catcher to anyone who is semi familiar with the history of rock and roll! Would recommend to anyone who loves a guitar packed with tone.

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