The Yamaha SG-800, is the little brother of the famous Yamaha SG-2000, Yamaha SG-1000, and the lesser known Yamaha SG-1500. All top class vintage instruments and getting increasingly harder to find.
The SG-800 was introduced as the follow up from the Yamaha SG-700 and was produced from 1979-1981. It was the successor to the SG-700 which was released in 1976. Like its heavier predecessor the Yamaha SG-700, it has excellent playability and low action with great tonal range, due to Coil Tapping options. Weight of guitar approx. 3.8 Kgs, neck width at nut approx. 4.4 cm.