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The SG Special '70s Tribute was introduced in 2012. While it is not a reissue of any specific 1970s SG Special, it is generally inspired by the 1973-1978 Special.

Features Edit

70s trib2
  • $1,399 MSRP
  • $649 Street

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Honduran Mahogany body
  • Nitrocellulose lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc Maple
  • '70s profile w/ volute
  • Set-in construction
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Baked Maple fretboard
    • Acrylic small block inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Large 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 "Dual-Blade" Mini-Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II magnets
    • Chrome covers
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
70s trib3

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • TonePros Kluson-style tuning machines
    • 16:1 ratio
    • "Green key" buttons
  • Single-ply "Angel Wing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply b/w
  • Black Reflector knobs (Cherry, Silverburst)
  • Gold Reflector knobs (Vintage Sunburst, Ebony)
  • Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Satin Vintage Sunburst 
  • Satin Cherry 
  • Satin Ebony 
  • Satin Silverburst