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    Murphy Lab Finish Question - Use of Poly - Custom Shop SG Junior

    Hi All, I'm posting this so that people more expert than I may respond. I just took delivery of a new Gibson Custom Shop SG Junior Murphy Lab Ultra Light treatment. I purchased this from the Chicago Music Exchange and their description of the finish was: Iverness Green Poly Checked Lacquer I...
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    Recommendation for Truss Rod Cover Engraving - Irish 4 Leaf Clover

    Hi All, I just purchased a Custom Shop SG Jr in Inverness Green and want to get an Irish four leaf clover engraved in the truss rod cover. Can anyone recommend a good company for this? Thanks!
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    FS: Mint Gibson Custom Murphy Lab SG Special 1963 Reissue

    I have this beautiful SG Special 1963 reissue in classic white (cream) for sale. MINT, with all the case candy and the ML booklet. $3500 including shipping. PM me, and the guitar is also for sale on TGP at "lawrev."
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    Custom Shop Case Problems?

    Hi All - Last month I purchased a new Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1963 SG Special in classic white, which looks like creme. A beautiful guitar - great checking on the body! I know....I haven't done a NGD yet. The problem is the case. I noticed this morning that the bottom of the case has separated...
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    Hard Shell Case - 1963 SG Special Ultra Light Aged Classic White

    Hi All, I took delivery last Thursday of a brand new SG Special Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged 1963 reissue. I have to do a NGD post and that is coming soon. It is a fantastic guitar - the color of butter - more like creme than a classic white. Looks like butter and plays like butter! My question...
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    Murphy Lab SG

    Has anyone here purchased a Murphy Lab SG?
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    Lightning Bar Tailpiece - Custom Shop 1963 SG Junior

    Hi All, I'm a very happy new owner of a Custom Shop SG Junior. The question I have has to do with the lightning bar tailpiece. I checked the Gibson site and can't find a description of the metal for that part. Is it aluminum or base metal? I was thinking of upgrading that part if it isn't...
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    NGD: Gibson Custom Shop 1963 SG Junior in Bright TV Yellow

    Hi All, Thought I would share some initial photos of my new guitar, an SG Junior 1963 reissue in Bright TV Yellow. Purchased from a music store in Japan. Balanced, light, neck feels great in the left hand. Had an issue with U.S. Customs that took a day to resolve, but the guitar got here with...
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    Custom Shop SG Junior

    Has anybody purchased a new Custom Shop SG Junior? They list at $2999. I'm interested in feedback and observations for the future. :smile:
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    SKB Case for SG - Replace Handle Only?

    The SG I recently purchased came with a SKB hardshell case, which is great except that the handle is broken and comes off. Is it possible to purchase the handle only, rather than another case? Thanks!
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    2006 SG Junior Corona Yellow (Yamano Order)

    Well, I took delivery of the Corona Yellow SG Junior last night. This is truly an international guitar - built in Nashville, shipped to Tokyo for Yamano music stores, at some point it travels to Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, where I purchase it. Then shipped as follows: Hobart - Melbourne - Hong...
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    2006 SG Junior with Batwing Pickguard

    Hi All - I'm in the process of purchasing a 2006 Gibson USA SG Junior with a batwing pickguard. This pickguard is creme (factory order) but I want to purchase a black one to go on this yellow Junior. Does anyone here have a 2006 Junior like mine (a USA model, not Custom Shop) with that...
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    Waiting on NGD - 2009 SG Classic

    Last night I sold the SG Standard I had in favor of a 2009 SG Classic in Heritage Cherry. I had been checking this line out and love that it has slight more bling than the SG Special Faded, and less than the Standard. It has 2 P-90s and I'm planning on pulling those in favor of Seymour Duncan...
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    Open Humbucker Covers

    Hi, All: How many of you have/had open humbucker covers on your SG? I've been thinking of getting a nickel pair on mine. I know they look cool - I've seen them on the web - but what has your experience been with sound, if any? Thanks.
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    2003 SG Faded - Ebony Fingerboard

    Hi All, Did 2003 SG Faded models come with ebony fingerboards? I'm thinking about one. I know the 2002 crescent moons had ebony....
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    Pickguard Racing Car Flag Design - 2017 SG Standard

    Hi All, I have a 2017 SG Standard T in Pelham Blue, and I'm looking to have a pickguard made that has racing flags as the design. Does anyone know of a vendor or vendors who makes such a design? Thanks!
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    Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates Pickups in their SG

    Hi All, Any of you have the PG pickups in your SG? What is your impression of them? I know The Reverend loves his SGs but also his 1959 Les Paul that he calls PG. I'm thinking about putting them in down the road. Any thoughts are greatly appreciated!
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    NGD: 2017 SG Standard Pelham Blue

    Well, I took delivery of my Gibson USA SG Standard in Pelham Blue. A beautiful guitar, and more importantly, it plays great! I had a spare Cream Tone SG/Les Paul tenon cover lying around, so I already put that on. Same with reflector knobs. Dial pointers to come. The guitar sounds great with...
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    NGD on the way - 2017 SG Standard T Pelham Blue

    I've been looking at the PB SGs on this site and always wanted one. I found a slightly used one at a good price and in excellent condition. More on that guitar soon, but it is highly likely that I will be selling my 2018 SG Junior as a result. If there is anyone that would be interested in the...
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    Your Thoughts - 2017 Pelham Blue SG Standard T

    Hey all, I'm looking at purchasing a Pelham Blue SG T. What are your thoughts on them and can you share some pictures?


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