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The SG Special Platinum is a variant of the SG Special introduced in 2003 and produced until 2005.

Features Edit

2003 platinum

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Mahogany body
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Mahogany
  • '50s Rounded profile
  • Set-in construction
    • Franklin Titebond 50 glue
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Ebony fretboard
    • No inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Open Book headstock
  • Silkscreened 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/490T Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II magnets
    • ~7.25k Ohms D.C. resistance
    • Silver bobbins
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone

Hardware:

  • Brushed Chrome hardware
  • Grover tuning machines
  • Single-ply silver "Batwing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • Double-ply b/w (1992-2001)
    • Single-ply black (2002-2013)
  • Silver Bell knobs
  • Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece
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Finishes:

  • Platinum 

Case:

  • Special Platinum case