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The SG Standard Exclusive was a limited run model produced exclusively for retailer Sam Ash in 2011 and had a limited production of 400 units.

Not to be confused with the 1979 SG Exclusive.

Features Edit

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  • $1,319 Street

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Honduran Mahogany body
    • Grade A Mahogany (Translucent finishes)
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Honduran Mahogany
  • Set-in construction
    • 5 degree angle
    • Titebond glue
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Rounded '50s profile
  • Baked Maple fretboard
    • Acrylic trapezoid inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Narrow Open Book headstock w/ fiber veneer
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl Gibson logo
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl crown
  • "Made in U.S.A." stamp
  • 17o headstock pitch
  • 22 frets
  • 24 9/16" scale
  • Corian nut
    • Cut by Plek machine
  • 1 11/16" nut width

Binding:

  • Neck, single-ply
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Electronics:

  • Two 490R/498T Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II (neck) & V (bridge) magnets
    • 7.4k (neck) & 9k (bridge) Ohms D.C.R.
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
    • CTS 300k volume, linear
    • CTS 500k tone, audio
    • "Quick-Connect" circuit board

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware (Pelham Blue)
  • Gold Hardware (Bullion Gold)
  • Grover Keystone tuning machines
    • 14:1 ratio
  • 5-ply "Batwing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply b/w with "SG" engraving
  • Black Reflector knobs (Pelham Blue)
  • Gold Speed knobs (Bullion Gold)
  • Zamak Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Zamak stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Pelham Blue 
  • Bullion Gold