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The SG Classic Custom was the featured model in week 38 of the 2007 Guitar of the Week series, with production limited to 400 units. This model uses the body and neck design of the contemporary SG Standard. It is not a Custom Shop model.

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07 classic custom-0
  • $3,099 MSRP
  • $1,859 Street (est.)

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Honduran Mahogany body
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Honduran Mahogany
  • Set-in construction
    • 3 degree angle
    • Titebond glue
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Rounded '50s profile
  • Ebony fretboard
    • Mother of Pearl block inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Narrow Open Book headstock w/ fiber veneer
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl Gibson logo
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl split diamond
  • "Made in U.S.A." stamp
  • 17o headstock pitch
  • 22 frets
  • 24 9/16" scale
  • 1 11/16" nut width

Binding:

  • Neck, single-ply
  • Headstock, multi-ply
  • Fret-edge binding

Electronics:

  • Two '57 Classic/Classic Plus Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II magnets
    • ~7.9k (neck) & 8.5k (bridge) Ohms DCR
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone

Hardware:

  • Gold hardware
  • Grover Rotomatic tuning machines
    • 14:1 ratio
  • 3-ply w/b/w "Batwing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • Gold plated with "SG" engraving
  • Black/Gold Reflector knobs
  • Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Aged Cherry