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  1. phylodog

    phylodog New Member

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    Hello Ladies & Gents, I just traded into my first SG and I love it much more than I thought I would. I've been a Les Paul fan since I was in high school and always just had a mild interest in an SG. Over the past few months I'd been thinking about it more and more and I had someone offer to trade one of my Les Paul Studios for this beauty I jumped on it, couldn't be happier with it! 99 SG Special Limited Edition
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    Here's the LP I traded off
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  2. Chuteboxehero

    Chuteboxehero Well-Known Member

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    Nice trade! Looks good with the gold hardware.
     
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  3. Dangerhouse77

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    Gotta love the looks of a white sg!
     
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  4. SG standard

    SG standard Well-Known Member

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    Yup, great trade - and white is the colour for SGs.... :)
     
  5. Matt748

    Matt748 New Member

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    You have done a very good thing.
    Enjoy.
     
  6. Demon Dave

    Demon Dave Active Member

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    Great trade, beautiful SG congrats
     
  7. Mike Bennett

    Mike Bennett New Member

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    Looks great!
     
  8. Neezduts89

    Neezduts89 Member

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    Nice looking SG for sure. I’m glad you love it. They really are a one of a kind guitar. I couldn’t be happier with mine
     
  9. PermissionToLand

    PermissionToLand Well-Known Member

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    Luxurious looking! IMO some gold pickup covers would really set it off.
     
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  10. Huntroll

    Huntroll Active Member

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    Good deal man !
    That things in great shape for over 20 years old.
    Definitely a keeper !
    It has the old style larger control cavity cover.
    Be super careful with it.
     
  11. cerebral gasket

    cerebral gasket Well-Known Member

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    Nice!
    Pickup covers will make it look more finished IMO.

    Had a 2000 SG Special Limited Edition in the past.
    Previous owner changed hardware to chrome.
    I added covers when I got it.

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    arcticsg Well-Known Member

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    Ooooooo.... that’s gorgeous! :smile:

    Congrats and welcome to the board! :cheers:
     
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    PGSG New Member

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    Agree that it would look so awesome with gold covers!
     
  14. Flaps

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    Nice guitar! I also agree on the covers. The gap around the humbuckers on my Special seemed HUGE, that's all gone now though and I think it looks a lot better.
     
  15. No Talent

    No Talent New Member

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    Beautiful guitar and one of my favorite color combos aged white or cream with an ebony board!

    Welcome to the forums.
     
  16. PermissionToLand

    PermissionToLand Well-Known Member

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    Here's its spiritual ancestor; a 1987 Special in Alpine White w/ Gold hardware & Ebony FB:

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  17. Col Mustard

    Col Mustard Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to ETSG! That's a beauty you have there.

    SGs and Les Pauls are similar in tone, but have subtle differences that make each one
    appropriate for different songs. There's a lot of discussion sometimes about how the
    two platforms differ, but IMHO: Vive la difference!

    If you already own Les Pauls, you should be comfortable playing an SG and
    aware of how the tones can complement each other. I think it's great to own both.
    But since I have a pair of SGs, I've never felt that I needed a Paul.
    That's just me, I'm sure. And it's why I hang out here sometimes.
     
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  18. Dave

    Dave Well-Known Member

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    Beautiful guitar.
    Congrats!
     
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    Beautiful SG! Congrats on a nice trade. Have fun!
     
  20. Darryl Fisher

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    Good move! I'm not saying the Les Paul wasn't nice, I'm saying the SG is so much nicer...and I'm a 'Paul advocate...had an SG Special, too.
    I DID have an Ibanez SG in white found at a pawn shop. I liked the look.
     

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