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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

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/ 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
  • 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:

  • Beveled, solid 2-pc Korina body
  • 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