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The SG Special HH (sometimes referred to as the SG Special Humbucker) was released in 2012 as a Guitar Center exclusive for President's Day. Most were actually produced in 2011 though, because President's Day is in February.

Features Edit

Special HH 3
  • $899 MSRP
  • ~$539 Street

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Mahogany body
  • Satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish

Neck:

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

Electronics:

  • Two uncovered 490R/490T Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II magnets
    • 7.8k Ohms D.C. resistance
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 1 Tone
Special HH2

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • TonePros Kluson-style tuning machines
    • 16:1 ratio
    • "Green Key" buttons
  • Single-ply "Batwing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • Single-ply black
  • Black Bell knobs
  • Angled wraparound bridge/tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Dark Cherry
  • Dark Walnut