Gibson 2016 SG Standard T
The new Gibson 2016 SG Standard T embodies all the tone, feel, and look of the original rendition of this legendary guitar, all wrapped into a design that remains one of the most versatile guitars ever. The tuners are smooth, efficient performance with a vintage vibe. The neck width replicates the legendary feel of the original SG‘s lightning-fast neck. The nut density for solid sustain, self-lubrication for exceptional tuning stability – even with heavy string bending. Period-correct knobs, Period-accurate controls complement this original-spec SG. Carrying case, padded protection guards your guitar. Inlays inherited from the Les Paul Standard, these inlays underscore the SG‘s legendary lineage.
The pickups experience definitive PAF-like tone in both the neck (490R) and hotter bridge (498T) positions. The fingerboard has the classic binding for traditional looks, one-piece design for inspiring tone and sustain. Expert setup makes this handcrafted, American-made guitar ready for immediate action. Exclusive labor-intensive finishing process isn’t just about look and feel, but superior tone.
The Gibson 2016 SG Standard T comes in 2 different colors:
- Heritage Cherry
Characteristics of the Gibson 2016 SG Standard T:
- Tuners: Traditional tuners
- Neck width: Historic original 1 11/16″ neck width
- Nut: TekToid nut
- Period-correct knobs: Black Top Hat knobs with silver inserts
- Carrying case: Padded gigbag
- Inlays: Traditional trapezoid inlays
- Pickups: Versatile 490R and 498T humbuckers
- Fingerboard: Thicker rosewood fingerboard
- Setup: Comprehensive hand-finished setup
- Finish: High-gloss nitrocellulose 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 Standard 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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