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Gibson Angus Young Signature SG Electric Guitar (with Case)

Capture Angus Young's sound with a recreation of his '68 SG. 57 Classic humbucker neck pickup and an Angus Young humbucker bridge pickup. (1) Rate and review this product
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The Gibson USA Angus Young SG not only captures the look, feel and sound of a classic SG, it also embodies some of the rare specs and qualities of Angus's own '68 model, known to be a stand-out example among a classic breed. It's light, all-mahogany body yields superb resonance, while it's extra slim, narrow neck provides unparalleled playability that is topped with an upgraded ebony fingerboard with lightning-bolt inlays, it also provides a look that will help any rocker stand out from the crowd.

Loaded with Gibson's popular 57 Classic humbucking pickup in the neck and an Angus Young humbucker in the bridge for added punch and sizzle, it also packs all the firepower a gigging guitarist needs to cut it on the big stage. Each guitar comes with a snug-fitting Gibson USA hardshell case.

Features
- Solid mahogany, just like the original SGs of the '60s

- Thin, flat-topped body that aids resonance and reduces weight

- Average weight is 4.95 lbs before pickups and hardware are added

- The neck is constructed from one piece of solid, quarter-sawn mahogany

- The neck profile is carved to Angus's own requirements

- Includes Black form fitting Hardshell Case with Gibson USA screenprint

Young's incendiary tone has inspired wave after wave of rock guitar heroes, and turned on countless players to the power of his seminal guitar of choice, the SG. Now the Gibson USA Angus Young SG, brings all the tone and playability of this classic double-cutaway made to Young's own specs within reach of the hard-working rock guitarist, giving you all the punch, crunch, and sizzle that Angus achieves with his own treasured instrument.

Tonal Characteristics
Mahogany is a medium-dense wood with excellent resonance and superior sustain, and it offers a rich, round, warm tone, but with plenty of high-end sheen and good midrange presence. The mahogany of the Gibson USA Angus Young SG also lends a percussive snap and some added clarity to the tone of the guitar.

The angled, classical-style peg head and mahogany neck work together to provide exceptional tonal richness and resonance from the neck, with outstanding string clarity definition from the maple.

Process
The Gibson USA Angus Young SG is hand-finished in nitrocellulose in a multi-step process that is carefully monitored to ensure minimum build-up, to produce a finish that breathes with the guitar and enhances natural resonance. Unlike many other manufacturers, who settle for a polyurethane finish, Gibson opts for a nitrocellulose finish that will encourage the natural vibration of the instrument for a purer tone. In addition, a nitro finish is very porous and actually gets thinner over time.

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- Body: Solid mahogany
- Design: SG Standard
- Finish Color: High-gloss Ebony black finish
- Surface Texture: 90-sheen nitrocellulose finish buffed to a mirror-like shine
- Neck and Headstock Wood: A solid piece of quarter-sawn mahogany

Profile:
- Super-slim
- 1st Fret: 0.775 inch
- 12th 0.850 inch

- Neck Pitch: 4-degree angle
- Headstock Angle: 17 degrees

Headstock Logo:
- MOP Gibson Logo
- Distinctive crown inlay in the center

- Neck Fit Joint: Mortise and Tenon
- Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
- Tolerance: within .005 of an inch
- Fingerboard Species: Ebony fingerboard
- Radius: 12 inch
- Frets: 22 jumbo frets
- Inlays: Acrylic lightning bolt position-marker inlays
- Nut Material: Corian
- Nut Width: 1.550 inch
- Neck/Rhythm Pickup: Gibson 57 Classic humbucking pickup
- Bridge/Lead Pickup: Gibson Angus Young model humbucker

Volume Controls:
- Individual volume control for each pickup
- High-quality linear 300K potentiometer
- Traditional SG wiring

Tone Controls:
- Individual volume control for each pickup
- High-quality non-linear 500K potentiometer
- 0.0223mf capacitor, for a smooth and gradual treble roll-off

- Toggle Switch: Three-way stainless steel toggle switch
- Output Jack: 1/4 inch output jack made by Switchcraft
- Tuning Keys: Kluson-style tuners with pearloid keystone buttons
- Tuning Ratio: Efficient 14:1 gear ratio
- Bridge: Tune-o-matic bridge
- Tailpiece: Stopbar tailpiece (chrome plated Zamak)
- Strap Buttons: Aluminum
- Control Knobs: Gibson's black witch-hat knobs with silver inserts
- Pickguard: Five-ply black/white/black/white/black pickguard
- Truss Rod Cover: Black and white vinyl plastic with Angus Young's signature- - Strings: Gibson strings, sizes .010 - .046
- Accessories: Black Gibson USA Hardshell Case
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-4GIBSON
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