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): SGM01U8CH1
Transparent Black Fade, 18-Pay-Eligible
Shipping Weight: 18 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 17 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SGM01E8CH1

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Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. (6 ratings)
Submitted February 8, 2020 by Dave M in Bayville, NJ
"Gibson sg modern"
Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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The day i got the guitar, i had a hard time putting it down, imany complain about the burstbucker pickups . saying they are harsh sounding..but for hard rock , or heavy blues, they are perfect. The sound packs a serious punch. The push/ pull knobs are brilliant, you have the choice of a humbucker , or a p-90 tone at your finger tips. This guitar is actually lighter then a standard sg. But plays more like a les paul.Making this guitar a hybrid. If you play rock. or blues, i highly suggest this guitar. Jazz players may want to avoid.
Sound
For hard rock and blues, the bright , punchy tone is perfect. I listen to all kinds of music , but i enjoy playing rock , blues, and a bit of metal. So this guitar fits me like a glove.
Features
The push / pull pots are great. Keep them down and youll have a classic humbucker sound, lift the knobs, and a good single coil sound . very very versatile.
Ease of Use
Once you get the hang of the push / pull pots..the sky is the limit. And without the les paul weight.
Value
Well...yes this guitar comes with a hardshell case. And yes its worth the $$
Manufacturer Support
N/a
The Wow Factor
Hmmm....well. Ill idmit , its not a " flashy " guitar, its simple and practical. But the maple finish is pleasant to look at.
Musical Background:
Been playing about 15 yrs. I play guitar and a little bass
Musical Style:
Rock , hard rock, blues , some metal. And rockabilly
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