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The SG Special New Century was a variant of the SG Special produced from 2006-2008.

Features Edit

2008 new century 2

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Mahogany body
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Mahogany
  • Slim Taper profile
  • Set-in construction
    • Franklin Titebond 50 glue
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Madagascar Heather Ebony fretboard
    • Mirror dot inlays
  • 12" fretboard radius
  • Open Book headstock
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl Gibson logo
  • "Made in U.S.A." stamp
  • 17o headstock pitch
  • 22 frets
  • 24 9/16" scale
  • 1 11/16" nut width

Electronics:

  • Two uncovered 490R/498T Humbuckers
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • Grover Kidney Bean tuning machines
  • Gibson Deluxe tuning machines
    • 14:1 ratio
    • "Green Key" buttons
  • Full-body mirror pickguard
  • Bell shaped mirror truss rod cover
  • Black Reflector knobs
  • Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Ebony