Gibson SG Faded HP Left Handed, Worn Cherry (2017)

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  • Equipped With 61R & 61T Humbuckers for PAF Inspired Tone
  • New Faded Gloss Finish Process for an Authentic Worn-In Look
  • Includes HP Padded Gigbag, Strap and Polishing Cloth
  • Slim-Taper Neck with a Fast-Access Neck Heel, Perfect for Soloists
  • G Force Auto-Tuning System for Effortless Tuning

Gibson SG Faded HP Left Handed, Worn Cherry (2017)

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The Gibson SG Faded HP Left Handed Electric Guitar, Worn Red features the classic SG appearance with modern improvements. Equipped with 61R and '61T humbuckers, the SG delivers that classic PAF tone with added projection and versatility. Along with providing the ultimate sound, the Gibson SG Faded HP sports a mahogany body and maple neck, and finished in an authentic worn-in faded finish. Ideal for soloists, the 2017 SG features a fast-access neck heel for smoothly reaching those top frets. If that's not enough, the SG also features the innovative G-Force auto-tuning system, allowing a speedy set-up and eliminates the need for a tuner pedal. Transported in a high performance padded gigbag and including a strap and polishing cloth, the Gibson SG Faded HP Guitar is perfect for any fan.

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A Classic Look For The Modern Player

The Gibson SG Faded HP Left Handed Electric Guitar is manufactured to the highest standard, and includes a lightweight mahogany body, along with a maple neck. The use of mahogany provides a great amount of sustain, and a quality tone. Finished in a vintage-style worn cherry, the Gibson SG looks as if it has a well-used heritage. In addition to this, the SG Faded HP Electric Guitar is equipped with classic appointments including a double-cutaway design, black pickguard, mother of pearl inlays, a rosewood fingerboard, and many more.

Slim Taper Neck

The 2017 Gibson SG Faded Guitar features a slim tapered neck, perfect for players with small hands and younger players. Its slim taper makes it easier and more ergonomic to reach certain chords, as it allows the player's fingers to be perpendicular to the fingerboard. This design offers increased accuracy and clarity. The Gibson guitar is also equipped with a fast-access neck heel and a double-cutaway design, providing you with the ultimate access to the higher frets.

61T & 61R Humbuckers For PAF Inspired Tones

As well as offering a classic SG appearance, the SG Faded HP Electric Guitar is equipped with 61R and 61T humbucker pickups. This powerful duo of humbucker pickups are perfect for achieving that classic PAF tone, and offers extra projection for solos. Controlling these pickups are easy with the independent volume and tone controls, along with an upgraded and durable aviation grade toggle switch.

G Force Auto-Tuning System

Unlike other guitars from Gibson, their High Performance range all feature the G force self tuning system. This innovative system features a mechanical device, that is secured to the headstock. Each machine head contains a small servo motor that can wind the string up or down. Simply push the on button and strum to see this device in action and perfectly tune your guitar. Not only does the G force tuning system provide standard tunings, it also offers alternate and custom tunings, tuning to instruments that are in tune with themselves but not to concert pitch, adding pitch offsets to individual strings, and tuning with a capo. Powered by a rechargeable battery, the G force system provides up to 100 tunings on one single charge, and also allows for manual tuning.

Titanium Zero-Fret Adjustable Nut

The Zero-Fret adjustable nut is a superior nut design in Gibson’s High-Performance series of guitars, due to its exceptional adjustability to match various playing styles. This innovative nut benefits from an all-titanium construction for extreme durability, and a retaining screw so the nut stays in place when you change strings. Like with bridge adjustments, the Zero-Fret nut allows you to adjust the height and angle for the optimum feel.

Aluminium Tune-O-Matic Bridge Enhances String Resonance

The Left Handed SG Faded Guitar features an aluminium tune-o-matic bridge, which is an extremely popular fixed bridge type due to its stability, reliability, comfortable playing position and impressive sustain. Adjusting the string action and intonation is extremely simple with a tune-o-matic bridge. Simply adjust the height of the bridge with the mounting rods to alter the action, and screw in or out the bridge saddles to achieve perfect intonation.

Features

  • New Faded Gloss finish process for an authentic worn-in look
  • Equipped with 61R and 61T humbuckers for PAF inspired tones
  • Slim-taper neck with a fast-access neck heel, perfect for soloists
  • Especially designed for left handed players
  • Titanium bridge saddles
  • G FORCE™ auto-tuning system
  • Upgraded electronics and wiring
  • Includes HP padded gigbag, a strap and a polishing cloth
  • Mahogany body offers a high quality performance

Specifications

Body

  • Series:Core HP
  • Body Style: SG
  • Body Material: Mahogany
  • Body Colour: Worn Cherry

Neck

  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Shape: Slim Taper
  • Neck Width: 1.745"
  • Heel: Fast-access
  • Scale Length: 24. 75
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Nut: Titanium zero-fret adjustable nut
  • Position Inlays: Mother of Pearl

Harware & Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup:61T
  • Neck Pickup: 61R
  • Controls:2 volumes, 2 tones
  • Pickup Switching: 1 aviation grade toggle switch
  • Bridge: Aluminum TOM with titanium saddles and steel locking thumbwheels
  • Tailpiece:Aluminum Stop Bar with steel locking studs
  • Tuning Machines: G FORCE™ with improved gears
  • Case: HP padded gigbag