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Gibson SG Standard Heritage Cherry

Gibson SG Standard Heritage Cherry

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Gibson SG Standard Short Scale Bass Ebony

Gibson SG Standard Short Scale Bass Ebony

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Gibson SG Standard 61 Vintage Cherry

Gibson SG Standard 61 Vintage Cherry

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Gibson SG Standard 61 Sideways Vibrola Vintage Cherry

Gibson SG Standard 61 Sideways Vibrola Vintage Cherry

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Gibson SG Standard 61 Maestro Vibrola Vintage Cherry

Gibson SG Standard 61 Maestro Vibrola Vintage Cherry

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Gibson SG Standard Short Scale Bass Heritage Cherry

Gibson SG Standard Short Scale Bass Heritage Cherry

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Gibson SG Standard Ebony

Gibson SG Standard Ebony

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Gibson Custom Shop 1961 Les Paul SG Standard Reissue Stop-Bar VOS

Gibson Custom Shop 1961 Les Paul SG Standard Reissue Stop-Bar VOS

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Gibson SG Standard Heritage Cherry Left Handed

Gibson SG Standard Heritage Cherry Left Handed

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Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1964 SG Standard Reissue with Maestro Ultra Light Aged Cherry Red

Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1964 SG Standard Reissue with Maestro Ultra Light Aged Cherry Red

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Gibson Custom Shop 1964 SG Standard Reissue with Maestro Vibrola VOS

Gibson Custom Shop 1964 SG Standard Reissue with Maestro Vibrola VOS

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Gibson SG Standard 61 Vintage Cherry Left Handed

Gibson SG Standard 61 Vintage Cherry Left Handed

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Gibson Custom Shop 1961 Les Paul SG Standard Reissue Stop-Bar VOS (Ex-Demo) #003662

Gibson Custom Shop 1961 Les Paul SG Standard Reissue Stop-Bar VOS (Ex-Demo) #003662

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Gibson Custom Shop 60th Anniversary 1961 SG Les Paul Standard Cherry Red VOS

Gibson Custom Shop 60th Anniversary 1961 SG Les Paul Standard Cherry Red VOS

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Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1964 SG Standard Reissue with Maestro Vibrola Ultra Light Aged Pelham Blue

Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1964 SG Standard Reissue with Maestro Vibrola Ultra Light Aged Pelham Blue

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Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1964 SG Standard Reissue with Maestro Ultra Light Aged Pelham Blue #008032

Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1964 SG Standard Reissue with Maestro Ultra Light Aged Pelham Blue #008032

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Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1964 SG Standard Reissue with Maestro Vibrola Heavy Aged Faded Cherry

Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1964 SG Standard Reissue with Maestro Vibrola Heavy Aged Faded Cherry

£6,299.00
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Gibson SG Standard 2018 Heritage Cherry (Ex-Demo) #18041466

Gibson SG Standard 2018 Heritage Cherry (Ex-Demo) #18041466

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About Gibson SG Standard

The Gibson SG Standard is the most popular version of Gibson's famous design. Its iconic slim body with a double cutaway horn shape and its substantial dual humbucker sound sets it apart from other guitars. It has become a favourite across many styles of music but especially Rock. The Standard comes in a few variations, with vintage spec guitars from the Gibson Custom Shop and a model available for bassists too, the SG Standard also has a variety of left-handed options. While some traditional SG Standards come with a Maestro Vibrato, the Stopbar version is the one most recognised and is favoured for its excellent dependability.

The Gibson SG Standard is a relatively simple design. The body is a flat piece of Mahogany with heavily contoured edges. The neck is also Mahogany, glued in place to make the guitar one singular mass of vibrating wood. Two humbucking pickups supply the devastating crunch. The slightly slimmer body size allows a little more top end bite than other Gibson solid body guitars. This slimness also makes the Gibson SG a light weight guitar to hang from your shoulders, another big reason for its success!

Why Should I Choose a Gibson SG Standard?

  • One of the most recognisable shapes ever made
  • Excellent tone thanks to its construction and pickups
  • Great for Rock but can also do Blues and other styles

Frequently Asked Questions about Gibson SG Standard

Question: What's the difference between Gibson SG Standard and SG Special?
The Gibson SG Standard features a pair of humbuckers while an SG Special takes a more stripped-back approach with a pair of P-90s and wraparound bridge.
Question: Which artists play a Gibson SG?
Many guitarists choose an SG but some of the best-known names include Angus Young, Tony Iommi, Frank Zappa and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
Question: What type of pickups are on the current Gibson SG Standard?
The most current Gibson SG standard has a pair of Gibson 61 humbuckers. These Alnico 5 magnet pickups have one overwound coil in each pickup to counteract the extra magnetic pull from the coil with the slug in it, achieving a tone that is more balanced and hence thicker.
Question: Does the Gibson SG Standard sound 'heavier' than a Les Paul Standard?
This type of question is very subjective since it depends on so many factors, not least the type of amplifier and FX used. What we would say is that the Les Paul Standard is traditionally known to have a thicker sound with more low end. We would also note that the Gibson SG is used by a huge amount of guitarists who play really, really heavy music. We will compromise by saying that both guitars are a very wise choice for any guitarist planning on bringing some heavy sounds to the table.
Question: What is the difference between a Gibson SG Standard and a Gibson SG Standard HP?
There are actually quite a number of differences between these two models! The Gibson SG Standard (2018 model) is what most guitarists will think of in reference to the SG. It is the classic design with the smaller, 61-style pickguard and a pair of 61R & T pickups. It is available in a trio of classic finishes including Heritage Cherry and Ebony. The Gibson SG HP (2018 model) by comparison has a thicker body with a figured Maple top & no pickguard. It also offers G Force automatic tuners, a set of 57 Classic humbuckers and some extra switching available for more sounds. It is available in an array of completely different finishes. Essentially these two guitars are both SGs but, apart from that, not really all that similar at all!