Gibson SG-61 Reissue (Cream White, 2002)

New great guitar from the Gibson stable, the Gibson SG-61 Reissue, body and neck crafted from high quality mahogany, usual double-cutaway style with bevelled edges. Great  playing guitar, very resonant and lots of sustain.  Dark rosewood fingerboard with a traditional SG look and feel, two PAF-style ’57 Classic humbucking pickups, and historically accurate plastics.

Guitar is finished in high-gloss Heritage Cream white finish nitrocellulose, giving this guitar a great vintage feel, despite it being a re-issue .

Pickups are period accurate PAF-styled humbuckers ’57 Classics, both  neck and bridge positions.  Alnico II magnets, wound with enamel-coated wire. Additionally , the coils are wax potted to combat micro phonic squeal. Routed through the classic configuration of an independent volume and tone control for each pickup and a three-way toggle switch. Tune-o-matic bridge and vintage-style tuners with pearloid buttons, and a period correct Vibrato for accurate return-to-pitch capabilities. Cream binding, black top hat with silver volume and tone inserts, an early ’60s style five-ply black plastic pickguard, and traditional  “bell” truss rod cover stamped with “Les Paul”