Gibson 2016 SG Faded T

The Gibson 2016 SG Faded T uses the same supreme tonewood combination as its predecessor of nearly 50 years ago, carries the same rock-solid, time-tested hardware complement as the legendary SGs of the ’60s, and offers all the legendary playability that has made Gibson famous.

The Gibson 2016 SG Faded T comes with a mahogany body and neck. It weights 4 lbs, the neck has a rounded profile, the Gibson 2016 SG Faded T also comes with a TekToid nut, 22 frets and a rosewood 12″ radius fingerboard.

Gibson 2016 SG Faded T

The Gibson 2016 SG Faded T has dot made of acrylic inlays, comes with a 490R pickup in the neck and a 490T pickup in the bridge, it also has a a volume and tone control for each pickup and a toggle switch pickup selector, Grover Green Key tunning machines, a stop bar tailpiece and a Tune-o-matic bridge. Finally, the Gibson 2016 SG Faded T comes with a black pickguard and a black gig bag.

Gibson 2016 SG Faded T Gig Bag

The Gibson 2016 SG Faded T comes in 2 different colors:

  • Worn Cherry
  • Worn Brown

Gibson 2016 SG Faded T

Characteristics of the Gibson 2016 SG Faded T:

  • Tuners: Traditional tuners
  • Neck width: Historic original 1 11/16″ neck width
  • Nut: TekToid nut
  • Body: Carved from solid mahogany
  • Carrying case: Padded gigbag
  • Inlays: Dot fingerboard inlays
  • Pickups: 490R and 490T humbuckers
  • Fingerboard: Thicker one-piece rosewood fingerboard
  • Setup: Comprehensive hand-finished setup
  • Finish: Worn satin nitro finish

Of course, nothing that we or a video can say will be better than going to your local music shop and see and feel and test a Gibson 2016 SG Faded T by yourself, nothing can be better than your own judgement. With our review, we try to help you make a decision but we always advise you to try the guitar by yourself before buying.

Check the video below for more information and to hear the different sounds you can get from the Gibson 2016 SG Faded T.



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