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The SG Special '60s Tribute was introduced in 2011 and produced into 2012. While it is not a reissue of any specific 1960s SG Special, it is generally inspired by the 1961-1965 Special.

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  • $1,239 MSRP
  • $799 Street

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Honduran Mahogany body
  • Nitrocellulose lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Honduran Mahogany
  • Slim taper profile
  • Set-in construction
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Indian Rosewood fretboard
    • Acrylic dot inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Open Book headstock
  • Silkscreened Gibson logo
  • 17headstock pitch
  • 22 frets
  • 24 5/8" scale
  • Corian nut
    • Cut by Plek machine
  • 1 11/16" nut width

Electronics:

  • Two "Soapbar" P-90s
    • AlNiCo V magnets
    • ~7-8K Ohms DCR
    • Black plastic covers
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
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Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Grover Kluson-style tuning machines
    • 14:1 ratio
    • "Green key" buttons
  • Single-ply "Angel Wing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply b/w
  • Black Bell knobs
  • Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Worn Natural 
  • Worn White 
  • Worn Cherry 
  • Worn Ebony