Looking for long lost SG copy

Discussion in 'SG Copies' started by Rjm, Sep 5, 2018.

  1. Rjm

    Rjm New Member

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    I’m looking for the brand of an SG copy that was my first guitar. Unfortunately I don’t remember the name and have no pictures that I can find. It was a natural finish with a short tremolo. It had a clear pickguard that was raised up above the body. I’ve never seen a clear pickguard like this on any other SG. I’m guessing it would’ve been made in the 70’s or 80’s. I also believe it had a bolt on neck. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    Hmmm ... no pictures ... good luck.
     
  3. Six Stringed Demon

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    Sorry.... but without pictures or a brand, it’s gonna be really hard to identify.

    I’d suggest either googling Sg copies and looking through the pictures or even Reverb.
     
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  4. Norlin SG

    Norlin SG Well-Known Member

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    Sometimes, things we remember from the good ol'days are just that, old and not necessarily good. It's kinda like those guys that just have to have a 68 Camaro because in their feeble mind, it was the do all be all car of their youth.
     
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    PermissionToLand Well-Known Member

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    Don't cut yourself on that edge!
     
  6. Daniel.S

    Daniel.S Well-Known Member

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    Haha, but unless those old cars are updated with newer tech then they’re just pigs.
    Anyways, perhaps the guitar is some sort of Japan made Gibson copy.
     
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    PermissionToLand Well-Known Member

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    Well, in the corners maybe, but they were no slouches power-wise, even by today's standards.
     
  8. Daniel.S

    Daniel.S Well-Known Member

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    Hah! I’m not even going into this on this guys thread.
     
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    I so wanted a '68 Camaro when I was in high school.

    If I had the means I'd still get one.
     
  10. cerebral gasket

    cerebral gasket Well-Known Member

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    Was it a Guild?
     
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    You are probably looking for a cheap japanese copy of the SG. Google images is your friend.
     
  12. Norlin SG

    Norlin SG Well-Known Member

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    I'm all about the concept of Restomods, although the execution of most I see are pretty tasteless. Modern driving dynamics with classic styling is the perfect combination.

    That one is actually pretty nice, even the wheels aren't too large or ugly, but they need to be anything other than chrome.
     
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    I really hate to drag this thread back on topic, but I was wondering the same. I recall the S-100 having a clear pick guard, and whilst i wouldn't quite describe it as an SG copy, it could be thought of that way. But I'm not sure they ever had a vibrato, and the pick guard wasn't raised... but then again, memory can be a funny thing.
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    They did have a really good bridge design, I wish I could get these today as T-o-M replacements. Sadly Guild seem to be using the regular T-o-M design on their current range.
     
  15. Lynurd Fireburd

    Lynurd Fireburd Active Member

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    Oh, that SG from way back. Yeah. I remember it. I have it.

    I have the Squier version of that Guild. Nice guitar.
     
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    1 in a million shot:

    My first electric guitar brand:

    Lyle
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