Gibson SG Modern Electric Guitar (with Case)

An SG design with Les-Paul-like tone, the Gibson SG Modern has a maple top for resonance and sustain, plus push-pull coil tapping for tonal versatility.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Burstbucker Pro pickups Alnico 5 magnets for smooth, even vintage tone
Ebony fretboard Dark color, tight grain; premium fretboard wood
Flamed maple top Premium wood grain with bright, projecting tone
Mahogany body Rich, warm, focused sound; added sustain
The Gibson SG Modern incorporates many contemporary updates that players have embraced and it’s much more than a classic “solid guitar”; it’s a hybrid between an SG and a Les Paul. Shaped and scarfed like a classic SG, the body is crafted with a AA maple top and mahogany back, characteristic of a Les Paul. This combination is renowned for its resonance and sustain. The genuine ebony, 24 fret compound radius fingerboard and asymmetrical, slim taper neck allow fast and silky access to the highest frets. A pair of calibrated BurstBucker Pro Alnico V humbuckers deliver fire power and the push-pull controls allows you to switch between the Gibson humbucker and the single coil P90 sounds, both of which have defined so many genres of music across multiple generations since we invented them. Upscale appointments include genuine mother of pearl inlays, Grover Mini Rotomatic tuners, and clear top hat knobs.
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Profile: Asymmetrical Slim Taper
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Fingerboard Material: Ebony
- Fingerboard Radius: Compound
- Number of Frets: 24
- Frets: Medium Jumbo
- Nut Material: Graph Tech
- Nut Width: 1.695"
- End of Board Width: 2.26"
- Inlays: Mother of Pearl Trapezoids
- Body Material: Mahogany
- Top: AA Figured Maple
- Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Hardware Finish: Chrome
- Bridge: Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic
- Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
- Tuning Machines: Grover Mini Rotomatics
- Control Knobs: Clear Top Hats
- Switch Tip: Black
- Jack Plate Cover: Chrome
- Neck Pickup: Burstbucker Pro Rhythm
- Bridge Pickup: Burstbucker Pro + Lead
- Controls: 2 Push/Pull Volumes (Coil-Tap), 2 Tones & Toggle Switch
- Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
- Case: Hard Shell Case
- Accessories: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Blueberry Fade
Shipping Weight: 18.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 18 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): GIB SGM00 U8CH1
Transparent Black Fade
Shipping Weight: 18 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 17 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): GIB SGM00 E8CH1
Blemished, Transparent Black Fade
Shipping Weight: 18 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 17 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MBP GIBSGM00E8CH1
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: (800) 444-2766
(4 ratings)
Submitted December 5, 2019 by Gerald Baer in Raymond, CA
"Not your ordinary SG"
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Gibson hit a home run wth the SG Modern, Maple top, 24 frets, mother of pearl inlay, Burstbucker pro in the neck, Burstbucker pro + in the bridge, coil tapping, this SG is the best playing and sounding SG I have ever played in my 45 years of playing, Ive played many SGs over the years but none like this one, the neck feels amazing, different than other slim tapper profile necks, has more beef. Finish looks awesome on the blueberry fade I purchased, love this guitar.
Musical Background:
Been playing guitar professionally for over 45 years
Musical Style:
Classic rock, UFO, MSG, Scorpions, Deep purple, Rory Gallagher, Pat Ravers, rick Derringer,Judas Priest, Ect.......
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