The Gibson SG Special 2016 HP is the no-nonsense, hard rocking version of the SG Standard HP and includes all of the elements needed to rock in Gibson style! This new HP instrument adds signature features developed specifically for the Gibson USA High Performance guitar lineup. A new and exclusive fast-access heel allows unprecedented access to the high notes, and when combined with our new soloist neck width, provides the fastest and most comfortable SG neck you’ve ever played. Titanium metal for the saddles and the adjustable zero-fret nut delivers a bright, crisp tone, while being virtually indestructible and ensuring total, personalized control over the action. True mother of pearl inlays are a stunning visual signature and personal touch accompanying the classic look of this beautiful instrument. The Gibson SG Special HP arrives protected by a high-performance gig bag, and is already set up by expert luthiers for immediate playability.
Gibson 2016 HP SG Special Electric Guitar Features
- Tuners: Next-Generation Gibson G-FORCE
- Switch: Sturdier, noiseless toggle switch
- Bridge: Titanium saddles
- Carrying case: High Performance gig bag
- Neck width: Soloist neck width
- Inlays: Mother of pearl inlays
- Pickups: Mini-humbuckers
- Jack: Gold plated multi contact jack
- Neck heel: Fast-access heel
- Nut: Titanium adjustable zero-fret nut
This innovative alternative model retains the SG’s famously fast playing feel with a SlimTaper neck profile and our new soloist neck width, plus a fast-access heel for an easy reach right up to the 22nd fret. An adjustable zero-fret titanium nut allows for extremely low action when desired, making this the speediest SG you’ve ever experienced.
Incredible SG Tone
Two Mini-Humbucker pickups give a clear, focused twist on tradition while still translating the solid mahogany body and characteristic depth and richness perfectly. A titanium nut and titanium bridge saddles enhance ring and sustain for a superbly toneful SG.
Gibson USA pulls no punches in the quality department
G-Force automated tuners, a thicker one-piece fingerboard with hand-rubbed oil finish, genuine mother-of-pearl inlays, upgraded plastics, and an exclusive labor-intensive hand-applied process for tactile satin finish all add up to a superior American-made electric guitar.