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2016 SG Special T Electric Guitar

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Overview

Great value in an American-made guitar.

The 2016 SG Special T is an affordable option for the mini-humbucker enthusiast. Reminiscent of Tribute models of the past, this is an exceptional value. It's made of the same vibrant materials as its predecessor with a solid mahogany body and set maple neck. It comes in an assortment of eye-catching finishes, all hand-sprayed to preserve its distinct resonance.

The neck marks the return to Gibson's traditional neck width, using a self-lubricating Graph Tech nut for better sustain and improved intonation when bending notes. The rosewood fingerboard is thicker than last year's, offering a more solid playing feel, traditional tone and better sustain. Electronics feature Alnico-powered Rhythm and Lead Tribute humbuckers that produce everything from warmth to searing leads in a more compact package, that also allows you to swap in P-90s if you so choose down the road.

Chrome hardware includes a tune-o-matic bridge with stopbar tailpiece and traditional manual tuners that add a vintage note, but with performance that is smooth and efficient. The 2016 SG Special T comes fully set up and ready for action, and includes a nice gig bag.

Key features
Smooth, efficient performance with a traditional appearance
Period-accurate width re-ceates the SG's legendary playing feel
High density for great sustain, coupled with self-lubrication for superior tuning stability
Traditional asymmetrical double-cutaway body, with a beveled edge for maximum playing comfort
Designed for utmost protection and easy transportability
Understated elegance fits the essence of this special guitar
From sweet warmth to searing leads, the Alnico-powered Rhythm Tribute (neck) and Lead Tribute (bridge) pickups lay down the sound
Solid playing feel, traditional tone, and more sustain than ever
Expert setup makes this handcrafted, American-made guitar ready for action
The eye-catching, hand-sprayed finish looks superb - and preserves your guitar's unique resonance

Features

  • Tuners: Traditional tuners
  • Neck width: Historic 1-11/16" neck width
  • Nut: Graph Tech nut
  • Body: Solid mahogany body
  • Carrying case: Padded gigbag
  • Inlays: Mini block fingerboard inlays
  • Pickups: Rhythm and Lead Tribute humbuckers
  • Fingerboard: Thicker rosewood fingerboard
  • Setup: Comprehensive hand-finished setup
  • Finish: High-gloss nitro finish

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