Any other Greco SG owners out there?

Discussion in 'SG Copies' started by Strange Brew, Sep 20, 2007.

  1. KidStratocaster

    KidStratocaster New Member

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    In the early '70s I purchased a Greco SG... In 77 or 78 I put a custom pickguard on it, and shortly after that it was stolen... I am always looking for it online. I have some pictures of me with it when I was 15 or so...
     
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    Talk about a blast from the past!
     
  3. Udonitron

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    I have only one Greco SG but it is a later 80s Mint Collection rarity, I have only seen one of of this model all original.
    Might be a Greco SS-855.
    All 3 of these pups sound awesome and totally different.
    Nice dark board and quality inlays along with a fatter wide neck.
    Love this guitar.

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  4. eS.G.

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    WELCOME! frig man that is a GORGEOUS guitar!!!!
    Congrats and enjoy. ANd enjoy the forum :)
     
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  5. Udonitron

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    Cheers mate, have a couple of SG's and I am active over on MLP so thought I might as well join here. :thumb:
     
  6. PermissionToLand

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    Beautiful! Seems like a well made guitar, and nice fretwork, too. That's one you hold on to!
     
  7. BGD

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    Hi, Udo!
     
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  8. Udonitron

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    Hey man :D
    Long time no see! Haha
     
  9. bwotw

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    Gorgeous guitar Udonitron!!
     
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  10. Udonitron

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    Cheers mate
     
  11. WillyWP

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    020_zpsa645c626.jpg I just bought this 76 Greco SG and love it. Its got a slim 60s style neck profile, a volute, and amazingly barely went out of tune on its journey to me in the US from the seller in Japan.
     
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  12. PermissionToLand

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    Ooh that looks tasty! I love the finish. What do the pickups sound like? I've heard good things about the Japanese lawsuit pickups but what other pickups would you compare them to?
     
  13. Matt K

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    Hi, sorry to revive an old thread, but I recently bought this 1979 Greco SG and it has quickly become my go to guitar. Although since this picture the corroded bridge and tailpiece have been swapped out with newer ones for the time being and I replaced the pickguard screws, trying to stay as close to the original ones as possible, just cleaner.
     

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  14. pancake81

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    I do t have one nor have I played one. To be completely honest, I have never even seen one in real life.

    All that being said I think it’s one of the few, if not the only, replica I would buy. Quality definitely sounds like it’s there, at least when I listen to owners talk about them. And they got the curves and color down to a T.

    Not sure how the pick ups are but that’s the least of my worries on a copy. Electronics can be changed to whatever tickles your fancy.a good majority of gibson owners take Stock electronics out too
     
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  15. guildstarfire

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    I have a 1981 greco ss-700. Beautiful guitar finished in nitro. I'v replaced the electronics and fitted ox4 pick ups. I might sell the original pick ups if anyone is interested.

    One of the best SGs I have owned, and I'v had a lot over the last 25 years. It sounds and plays just as good as my 1964 SG.
     
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    Those are really impressively accurate copies of a '63-ish SG. They got more details right than Gibson's '61 RI.
     
  19. pancake81

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    If your looking st that and thinking it’s anything short of drop dead gorgeous, you are insane
     
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  20. Stark Naked

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    I'd like to hear some feedback from anyone owning an Oscar Schmidt OS-50. I think their actually made by Washburn and look great on the website. Price as low as $195.
     

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