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The 2017 Limited Edition SG Custom was limited run of only 300 units. The most notable features that differentiate it from a regular SG Custom are the Maple top, 490R/498T pickups, Richlite fretboard and lack of a third pickup, among other smaller differences.

Features Edit

17 sg cst
  • $3,299 Street

Body:

  • Solid 1-pc Honduran Mahogany body
  • Two-piece Maple top
  • Historic deep beveling
  • Tapered horn tips
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Honduran Mahogany
  • Medium/Slim C profile
  • Set-in construction
    • Hot hide glue
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Richlite fretboard
    • Mother of Pearl block inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Open Book headstock w/ Holly veneer
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl Gibson logo
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl split diamond
  • 17headstock pitch
  • 22 frets
    • Leveled by Plek machine
  • 24 5/8" scale
  • Corian nut
    • Cut by Plek machine
  • 1 11/16" nut width

Binding:

  • Single-ply, neck
    • Thin vintage style
    • "Rolled"
  • Multi-ply, headstock
17 sg cst 2

Electronics:

  • Two 490R/498T Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II (neck) & V (bridge) magnets
    • 7.4k (neck) & 9k (bridge) Ohms D.C.R.
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
    • CTS 500k pots

Hardware:

  • Gold hardware
  • Grover Rotomatic tuning machines
    • 14:1 ratio
  • 5-ply "Angel Wing" pickguard
    • Wide bevel angle
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply, blank
  • Single-ply black tenon cover
  • Black Bell knobs
  • Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Aluminum stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Ebony