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The Robot SG Special was a limited edition model produced in 2008 that used the same technology that debuted on the first Robot guitar. The first version was introduced in April and discontinued by July, when it was replaced by the second version.

Version 1 Edit

Robot purp 3
  • $3,599 MSRP
  • $1,499 Street

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Mahogany body
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Mahogany
  • '50s Rounded profile
  • Set-in construction
    • Franklin Titebond 50 glue
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Ebony fretboard
    • Acrylic trapezoid inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Open Book headstock
  • Mother of Pearl inlaid Gibson logo
  • Mother of Pearl inlaid Crown
  • "Made in U.S.A." stamp
  • 17o headstock pitch
  • 22 frets
  • 24 9/16" scale
  • 1 11/16" nut width

Binding:

  • Single-ply headstock and neck
Robot green

Electronics:

  • Two 490R/498T Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II (neck), V (bridge) magnets
    • 7.8k (neck), 8.5k (bridge) Ohms D.C. resistance
    • Chrome covers
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
  • Push/pull "Multi-Control Knob"
    • Pull to engage automatic tuners
  • Neutrik output jack
Robost sg silv

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • Powerhead locking automatic tuning machines
    • Similar weight to standard tuners
    • Satin nickel finish
  • Carbon-fiber "Batwing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply b/w
  • Black Reflector knobs
  • "Tune Control" bridge
  • Data transmitting stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Metallic Purple 
  • Metallic Green 
  • Metallic Red 
  • Silverburst 
  • Ebony 

Version 2 Edit

Robot special

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Mahogany body
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Mahogany
  • '50s Rounded profile
  • Set-in construction
    • Franklin Titebond 50 glue
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Indian Rosewood fretboard
    • Acrylic dot inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Open Book headstock
  • Silkscreened Gibson logo
  • "Made in U.S.A." stamp
  • 17o headstock pitch
  • 22 frets
  • 24 9/16" scale
  • Corian nut
  • 1 11/16" nut width

Electronics:

  • Two uncovered 490R/498T Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II (neck), V (bridge) magnets
    • 7.8k (neck), 8.5k (bridge) Ohms D.C. resistance
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
  • Push/pull "Multi-Control Knob"
    • Pull to engage automatic tuners
  • Neutrik output jack
Robot natural-0

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • Powerhead locking automatic tuning machines
    • Similar weight to standard tuners
    • Satin nickel finish
  • 5-ply "Batwing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • Double-ply b/w
  • Black Reflector knobs
  • "Tune Control" bridge
  • Data transmitting stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Cherry 
  • Natural Burst