Product Ref: 25595
Loaded with a pair of Alnico Classic PRO Humbuckers, the 1966 G-400 PRO SG produces a balanced, vintage 60s tone that is packed with plenty of high end sparkle and low end warmth. The versatile PRO pickups offer the iconic SG sound that works well with a whole variety of different styles and genres. The controls include a Tone and Volume for each pickup, as well as Push/Pull coil splitting for turning the humbuckers into single coil pickups to achieve tight, crisp tones for even more flexibility.
The mahogany body gives the 1966 G-400 PRO SG a warm and resonant tone with great sustain, as well as plenty of depth. Mahogany delivers good levels of grind and bite, which works exceptionally well with punchy rock music. The mahogany body also provides durability, and a tone that will mature over the years for a long lasting investment.
The Epiphone 1966 G-400 PRO SG guitar's neck is made from mahogany which is sturdy and provides good durability. The mahogany gives the guitar a richer focus, with warm and full undertones; and it is coupled with an equally as warm rosewood fingerboard, ideal for creating articulate tones that are soft yet punchy.
The Epiphone 1966 G-400 PRO SG is equipped with rock solid hardware, consisting of a Locking Tune-O-Matic bridge and StopBar tailpiece which is fully adjustable. They are locked in place, which works to keep your tone reliably in tune, and improves sustain. There are also Epiphone Deluxe 18:1 Tuners onboard for stability, and the metal 3-way toggle switch ensures years of sturdy use and performance.
The 1966 G-400 PRO SG is inspired by the 60s era, with its 60s style black pickguard, classic SlimTaper D neck profile, clipped dovewing headstock and 60s era logo. The cherry finish adds to the vintage aesthetics for an SG that will take you back to the classic decade that helped shape British music.
The SG series came onto the scene after the Les Pauls, from 1961 to 1968, with its 'Solid Guitar' body for enhanced power and sustain. The light weight and incredible power of the SG, took the music world by storm and it has been used by many legendary rock players such as Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers, Tony Lommi of Black Sabbath, and Pete Townshead of The Who. The SG was hailed a 'fretless wonder', with its small heel and slender neck profile providing smooth and fast playability.