Gibson 2016 SG Standard P-90 T
When the original Les Paul evolved into the Les Paul/SG Standard in 1961, it ushered in a new lineup of sleek double-cutaway guitars that would become legendary in their own right, with rock and blues players in particular.
Decked out in the upmarket features of the original SG Standard, but with a twist, the Gibson 2016 SG Standard P-90 T carries a pair of screaming P-90 pickups like those used on the original SG Special of the ’60s, a favorite of Pete Townshend, Robby Krieger, and other rock greats.
The result is a popular alternative tone in a guitar with classic looks and specs, all at an unbeatable price for a genuine American-made Gibson electric guitar.
The Gibson 2016 SG Standard P-90 T comes with a mahogany body and neck. It weights 4 lbs, the neck has a rounded profile, the Gibson 2016 SG Standard P-90 T also comes with a TekToid nut, 22 frets and a rosewood 12″ radius fingerboard.
The Gibson 2016 SG Standard P-90 T has trapezoid, made of acrylic, inlays, comes with P-90s pickups in the neck and 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 Standard P-90 T comes with a black pickguard and a black gig bag.
The Gibson 2016 SG Standard P-90 T comes in only one finish, Heritage Cherry.
Characteristics of the Gibson 2016 SG Standard P-90 T:
- Tuners: Traditional tuners
- Neck width: Historic original 1 11/16″ neck width
- Nut: Traditional TekToid nut
- Body: Solid mahogany in original SG style
- Knobs: Black Top Hats with silver inserts
- Inlays: Acrylic trapezoid inlays
- Pickups: Two P-90 single coils
- Fingerboard: Thicker one-piece rosewood fingerboard
- Setup: Comprehensive hand-finished setup
- Finish: High-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
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 Standard P-90 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.
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