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#218423 by t-Roy and The Smoking Section
Thu Jul 11, 2013 5:04 am
way kewl, Jimmy. Mazal Tov!


:D



That a heavy one? Close up of the wood reminded me of my old Melody Maker, which was light as a feather but screamed with a DiMarzio distortion pickup.

#218436 by jimmydanger
Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:14 pm
No this guitar is light as a feather! Ultra thin body, as opposed to the Les Paul I traded for it. The color is slightly more red than my Les Paul Special.
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#218439 by GuitarMikeB
Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:20 pm
How's the balance when strapped on? I've noticed that that SGs tend to be neck heavy due to the light body.
Nice axe, but not crazy about the color of the case 'fur'! :wink:

#218442 by jimmydanger
Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:39 pm
All Gibson cases came like that from that period, my 2000 Les Paul case was almost identical. This case has a sticker that says made in Canada.

I plan to use this guitar for special tunings, my Strat and LP still do the heavy lifting.

#218443 by jw123
Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:41 pm
With that guitar you got all the bases covered for rock as far as Im concerned!

Good Looking Guitar Jimmy!

#218458 by Cajundaddy
Thu Jul 11, 2013 5:23 pm
A great looking axe Jimmy. Enjoy! Many excellent live music memories with my SG.

#218464 by Kruliosis
Thu Jul 11, 2013 6:41 pm
That thing is in better condition than mine. How'd that get accomplished?

Very nice SG! It will grow on you.

#218465 by jimmydanger
Thu Jul 11, 2013 6:50 pm
A doctor bought it and never played it. In fact the plastic was still on the pick guard. I guess he collected 15 great guitars with the intention of learning someday and never did.

#218475 by Motion to the Faceless
Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:18 pm
Wow! That's a great looking guitar! I have always liked the SG look and sound. Send us a live sound recording (or vid) when you have it!

#218477 by Kruliosis
Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:37 pm
Jimmy, you scored big time!

#218482 by MikeTalbot
Thu Jul 11, 2013 11:49 pm
Very sweet guitar - just damn! The SG stands out with a few other guitars like LP, Strat and Tele, as one of the big ones. You can't go wrong with any of them. And SG has a very classic sort of look as if artists designed it.

And I like pink case interiors. 8)

Talbot

#218507 by sanshouheil
Fri Jul 12, 2013 1:35 pm
Very nice guitar Jimmy . . . 8)

#218509 by jimmydanger
Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:37 pm
Thanks fellers. I played it at rehearsal last night; plays great but I notice that my guitars with EMGs sound a lot louder than the SG at the same volume. Yeah I could just turn the amp up but I would love to buy a guitar someday that already has hot pickups stock.

#218511 by jw123
Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:53 pm
I hear ya Jimmy.

Ive got an old LP with p-90s in it, and there is a big volume difference in it and my other lps, even my strat doesnt have the volume of my lps.

I guess thats why I always mainly use my two LP Classics, they have the same pickups and I dont have to noodle with the guitar amp to change guitars, you might look into some sort of booster for the SG unless you are going to change the pups out on it.

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