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Gibson Custom Shop 1964 SG Standard Reissue With Maestro Vibrola

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1964 SG Standard Reissue With Maestro Vibrola

The Newest Member of the Reissue Family

Gibson Custom

 

Gibson Custom Shop is the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. Each instrument celebrates Gibson's legacy through accuracy, authenticity and attention to detail.

Regardless of the fact that George Harrison and Eric Clapton rocked a '64 SG™ Standard, that model year was clearly a standout for SGs in general. The clunky side-pull vibrato had been replaced by the dependable Maestro Vibrola. The neck profiles had increased in size, resembling the profile found on 1959 Les Pauls™. And the balance, playability and look of the SG seemed to come into its own. For all those reasons, the Gibson Custom Shop is proud to present the newest member of the Historic Reissue family -- the 1964 SG Standard Reissue. Along with the Maestro™ Vibrola and chunky neck profile, it has all the hyper-accurate vintage specs one could possibly want -- original construction methods, a real red aniline dye finish, chemically-recreated plastics, replica electronics, and more. The result is perhaps the best looking, feeling and sounding SG Reissue yet. Model SGSR64VOCHNM1.

Detailed Specifications

Body

Body Shape - SG
Body Material - 1-Piece Solid Lightweight Mahogany
Weight Relief - None
Finish - Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)

Neck

Material - Solid Mahogany
Profile - Authentic '64 Medium C-Shape
Scale Length - 24.75"
Fingerboard Material - Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
Fingerboard Radius - 12"
Number Of Frets - 22
Frets - Authentic Medium-Jumbo
Nut Material - Nylon
Nut Width - 1.687"
End of Board Width - 2.24"
Inlays - Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
Joint - Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit

Hardware

Finish - Nickel
Tuner Plating - Nickel
Bridge - ABR-1
Saddle Material - Nickel-plated Brass
Tailpiece - Maestro Vibrola
Tuning Machines - Kluson Single Line, Double Ring
Pickguard - Black Multi-Ply
Truss Rod - Authentic 1950s No-Tube
Truss Rod Cover - Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
Switch Tip - Cream
Switchwasher - Silkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Control Covers - Black
Strap Buttons - Aluminum
Mounting Rings - M69 Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Pickup Covers - Authentic Profile Nickel Silver

Electronics

Neck Pickup - Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
Bridge Pickup - Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
Controls - CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Black Beauty Capacitors
Pickup Selector - 3-Way Switchcraft
Output Jack - Switchcraft

Miscellaneous

Strings Gauge - .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case - Custom Shop Hardshell
Accessories - Certificate of Authenticity Booklet, Historic Reissue Hang Tags



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