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The SG Standard 61 returns to the classic design that made it relevant, played and loved - shaping sound across generations and genres of music. In 1961, the Les Paul model was put on hiatus and an all new design evolved into what is today known as the SG or solid guitar. The Gibson SG Standard '61 retains the styling of the original featuring a slim taper mahogany neck and a bound rosewood fingerboard. The mahogany body features deeply sculpted body, a 5-ply teardrop pickguard and a 22nd-fret neck joint. The nickel plated hardware includes a classic-style Tune-O-Matic bridge and keystone tuners. The pickups are 61R and 61T humbuckers for a classic voice with added power and top end. Controls feature audio taper potentiometers and orange drop capacitors.

Finish Available: Vintage Cherry

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• Body: Mahogany
• Neck: Mahogany
• Profile: Slim Taper
• Nut width: 1.695" / 43.05mm
• Fingerboard: Rosewood
• Scale length: 24.75" / 628.65mm
• Number of frets: 22
• Nut: Graph Tech
• Inlay: Acrylic Trapezoids
• Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
• Tailpiece: Aluminum Stop Bar
• Knobs: Black Top Hats with Silver Inserts
• Tuners: Vintage Deluxe w/ Keystone Buttons
• Plating: Nickel
• Neck pickup: Burstbucker 61R
• Bridge pickup: Burstbucker 61T
• Case: Gibson Hard Shell

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Closest StorePeterborough, Ontario
I bought the "b-stock" SG that was listed here at a slight discount. It was the only one in stock. There is a small halo in the finish around the bottom strap button - that's it! The rest of the guitar is more perfect than my other 3 "a-stock" Gibsons - (including a 2018 SG I bought new which came with the logo 1/4 off centre on the head and two non-working tuners among other things). It's a beautiful guitar. Excellent job on the mirror like finish. Perfect job on cutting the rolled binding. The neck is right between my 97 LP special and my '18 SG special. It's not a butter knife. It's perfect. The finish on the neck feels good. My last gloss nitro gibson took 10 years to feel good. This one feels good on day one. What makes this different from the standards? Not a whole lot. One big thing that stands out is the neck join. The standards are smooth while the '61 has about 1/8 inch lips on the body at the neck join. Some other things like the pearl tuners and slotted pickup height screw. The back plastic service plate is smooth instead of grainy anti-static like newer models. (no static detected). I love that it doesn't have PCB and instead has good old point to point wiring which makes it easy to change parts and wiring layout. The '61 buckers it comes with sound ok. The bridge is good with some bite, but not saturated. Lots of dynamic range and top end. The neck pickup acts like it's got a band cut on the top end - I still have to sort that one out. I'm used to p90s for the last 10 years or so. Conclusion : This Gibson is so much better than an SG I bought last year under previous management that faith in Gibson is restored. I love it to death and I love L&M for bringing me such wonderful toys over my life time.
Posted by anonymous on Jul 17, 2020
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Closest StoreAbbotsford, British Columbia
I got this guitar unseen due the covid19 and was kinda nervous about ordering a guitar without taking it for a test drive first. To say the least I was blown away with it , the 61’ pickups sound great ! The bridge is a rock machine and the neck is super smooth. The pots control is super responsive at 10 it rocks at 8 it mellows even with full distortion it cleans up nicely. It stays in tune unbelievably well and I’ve not had to do any adjustments to the guitar at all !!! Gibson has done an awesome job with the 2020 line of all their guitars !!! If your an SG fan you won’t be disappointed!
Posted by anonymous on May 19, 2020
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