Rare or unique SGs

Discussion in 'Gibson SG' started by PhoenixFear, Jul 31, 2015.

  1. RobV

    RobV Active Member

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    1 tone & 2 Volume :)
     
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    I modded my HH strat to have 2V1T. welcome to the 2V1T club!

    Did you know that 2V1T naturally is '50s wired?
     
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  3. RobV

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    I did not actually,lean something new everyday :p
     
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    This SGII looks unique to me, not sure how many were finished this way. I rather like the look. Somehow the odd control plate doesn't look so out of place:
    http://www.guitarmotel.com/guitar/aOqLnl
     
  5. RobV

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    That is a crazy SG!
     
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    Very nice, and I like it, too. The back of the body, neck, and headstock is painted like that, too... :cool:
     
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    I'd guess this is a customized early 70's (1972 ??) Gibson SG II.

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    That front control plate is the dead giveaway. Looks like the pickguard got ditched & the plastic covered mini-humbuckers were tossed & she was routed out for full size tone busters.

    Many of these guitar met similar fates as they were cheap & unpopular for years & honestly just a great format to build 'your guitar' off of!
    I mean, just look what this person was able to do with it.

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    Not bad!
     
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    SG standard Well-Known Member

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    The site says it's a '75, and from what I can tell the SGII was in production till '76, with a small number made in '75 with twin humbuckers, so I guess it may have started life with 'em.
     
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  9. RobV

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    Why did they decide to put a LP PG on those:shock:
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    This was done when they stopped making LPs and got this SG idea out (I think ...). I guess they had a pile of these ugly pickguards they woudn't throw away.
     
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    No, that was a decade earlier, when the SG was introduced. The LP had returned to their range by the time these came out, but I guess it could've been a cost cutting measure - using the same style on both models. Many of the changes at this time are hard to understand as anything but cost cutting, certainly they did nothing for aesthetics. :)
     
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    My number one (love, love, love .. )


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    ;);) GAS

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    Norlin SGIIs are proof rarity endows no special value(s).
     
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    SG Custom Showcase


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    Rare Ebony Stain SG Classic :cool:


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    Nice SG Standard


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    Hubba Hubba!

    I'm no fan of middle humbuckers, but wow!
     
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    Hmmm ?


    Ah ... the one to be ignore must have posted one of his princesses.
     
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