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Gibson Custom unveils Robby Krieger SG

Gibson Custom has lifted the veil on its latest signature instrument, the Inspired by Robby Krieger SG.

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Based on several of The Doors' axeman's guitars, the model will have a limited run of 150, with each instrument coming with a letter of authenticity personally signed by the musician.

The electric guitar has many of the same features as a Gibson SG Standard, including an ABR-1 Bridge and a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard.

It also comes with '57 Classic humbucker pickups, the Aged Dark Heritage Cherry of Krieger's 1967 SG Standard and a hybrid neck bringing together qualities from that instrument and a 1961 Gibson SG.

According to the Gibson website, the guitar "may just be the most comfortable-playing SG that Gibson Custom has ever produced".

Earlier this month, Gibson declared the SG Standard, which has been in production for approximately 48 years, to be its best-selling instrument ever, ahead of the Les Paul Standard.

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Posted on 24 Apr 2009 16:16 to category : Instruments News

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