Gibson SG Standard '61 Sideways Vibrola Electric Guitar (with Case)
With a classic side-pull vibrato arm, nickel-plated hardware, and fiery BurstBuckers, the Gibson SG Standard '61 Sideways Vibrola electric is ready to rock.
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Submitted July 15, 2021 by Jeffrey M in Greensboro, NC
"Not so hot . ."
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The tremolo rattles. (it's riveted so you can't tighten it) There is a harmonic sound that comes from the tremolo area on certain notes. . . Other than that, it's a beautiful guitar! The action is good. The finish is excellent (except for the neck binding which has turned pink from buffing I would guess) Stays in tune well (not excellent) Sounds great except for ringing harmonic. All in all, I like the guitar and the look of the sideways tremolo. The tremolo itself is hard to use and with the loose handle it's better to forget it. The guitar was shipped in the case in a Gibson box from zZounds but the bottom seal had been broken. Not sure if it was from their "setup" or if it had been returned. Anyway, I'm fairly happy. Note: I bought a cheap Chinese Hendrix SG copy ($400) and to be honest, it plays as well if not better than the "real" deal at 2g's . . go figure . . ..
former pro, playing 50 years . . .
Everything from smooth jazz to Chet including R&B
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