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I don't own an SGJ... but I do own an SG faded special.
I'll say this: These are the workingman's Gibsons.
My SG faded special was the first electric guitar that I owned
since I was twenty something. I played most of my career
with acoustic guitars and...
oh yeah, and one really important modification
that can really unleash your SG's savage bite
and growl, and free your SG's banshee wail...
I have been known to remark that
the human hand is perfectly capable of playing
any instrument from a Mandolin to a Double Bass
with no problems....
ETSG wisdom in the question "Gibson or Epiphone" states:
I own both. I have recently needed to cut down my collection, and what...
Welcome to ETSG!
You really do have to play it before you buy it
especially if you want to be picky about neck shapes.
Gibson necks involve hand...
For posterity, I will attest that my heavily modified SG Faded Special
can take her place onstage alongside instruments costing ten times
+1 on that. Lots of new members come aboard talking
about how their pickups are muddy, or they are too
tinny sounding... or both. None of this...
Thanks Jean. It's one day at a time here... we are hunkered down.
Your poll would give a lot better info about SG players'
preferences if it included two more things to vote:
•Both (which is likely the approved...
Future tribute is an excellent guitar concept,
and Gibson executed the concept very well IMHO.
don't forget about:...
Yes... Sg with P-90s has to be considered
one of the classic guitar tones of the world.
Not only that, but it's still current, and can be
I have always regarded Gibson's SG '61 ReIssue as one
of the best guitars that Gibson makes.
That may or may not be true any more. *shrugs
that's a rocker!
I cut my strings off right near the posts
and bend them over with a needle nose
so they don't cut me.
I learned this the hard way, of...
Good luck in your quest, and welcome to
Not only do you take your life in your hands
buying a guitar that other gorillas have been
pawing and sneezing over, but where I live
Sorry I was so far wrong on new Fenders.
Listen to these guys, they know their stuff.
But I have nothing against Polyurethane anyway.
Welcome to ETSG
one of ETSG's proverbs is:
YOU HAVE TO PLAY IT
BEFORE YOU BUY IT.
None of us can tell you whether the feel
of the neck is what...
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