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The SG Standard Korina was introduced as a 1993 limited run model, with a total production of 500 units (which was said to have not been reached due to supply constraints). In 2001, and again from 2009-2012, it returned as a Custom Shop limited run.

1993 Edit

93 korina

Body:

  • Beveled Korina body
  • "Pancake" construction w/ Redwood center strip
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 3-pc laminated Korina
  • Set-in construction
    • 3 degree angle
    • Titebond glue
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Rounded '60s profile
  • Indian Rosewood fretboard
    • 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
  • 1 11/16" nut width

Binding:

  • Neck, single-ply

Electronics:

  • Two '57 Classic Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II magnets
    • ~7.9k Ohms D.C. resistance
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
    • CTS 300k volume, linear
    • CTS 500k tone, audio

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • Kluson Keystone tuning machines
    • 14:1 ratio
  • 5-ply "Batwing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply b/w with "Limited Edition - X of 500" engraving
  • Black Reflector knobs
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Natural 

2001 Custom Shop Edit

01 korina CS

Despite being built in the Custom Shop, this model does not feature Historic beveling or other features from those models, except the thin vintage-style neck binding and Holly headstock veneer. The body design is the same as the SG Standard.

Body:

  • Beveled, 1-pc Korina body
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Korina
  • Set-in construction
    • 3 degree angle
    • Titebond glue
    • Slightly larger heel
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Rounded '60s profile
  • Indian Rosewood fretboard
    • Trapezoid inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Narrow Open Book headstock w/ Holly 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
  • 1 11/16" nut width

Binding:

  • Neck, single-ply
  • Thin, vintage-style

Electronics:

  • Two '57 Classic Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II magnets
    • ~7.9k Ohms D.C. resistance
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
    • CTS 300k volume, linear
    • CTS 500k tone, audio

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • Grover Rotomatic tuning machines
    • 14:1 ratio
  • 5-ply "Batwing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply b/w
  • Black Reflector knobs
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Natural 

2008-2009 Historic Custom Shop Edit

08 korina 2

Antique Pelham Blue

Body:

  • Solid 2-pc Korina body
  • Historic deep beveling
  • Tapered horn tips
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish
    • Aniline dye (Faded Cherry)

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Korina
  • Medium profile
  • Set-in construction
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Indian Rosewood fretboard
    • Cellulose trapezoid inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Open Book headstock w/ Holly veneer
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl Gibson logo
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl Crown
  • 17headstock pitch
  • 22 frets
    • Leveled by Plek machine
  • 24 5/8" scale
  • Nylon nut
    • Cut by Plek machine
  • 1 11/16" nut width

Binding:

  • Single-ply, neck

Electronics:

  • Burstbucker 1 & 2 Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II magnets
    • 6.5k (neck) & 7.0k (bridge) Ohms DCR
    • Nickel plated covers
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
    • CTS 500k pots
08 korina

Inverness Green

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Kluson Deluxe tuning machines
    • 12:1 ratio
    • "Green Key" buttons
  • 5-ply "Angel Wing" pickguard
    • Wide bevel angle
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply, wide bevel angle
    • "Les Paul" engraving
  • Black Reflector knobs w/ pointers
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Aluminum stopbar tailpiece
  • Optional Maestro vibrola

Finishes:

  • Faded Cherry
  • Antique Pelham Blue
  • Inverness Green
  • Classic White
  • Ebony