Offered here is an SG fit for the likes of Derek Trucks, or anyone for that matter who wants one of the best SG's on the planet.
This guitar started as a 2012 Gibson Custom Shop '60 SG Reissue. It was sent some months ago to Historice Makeovers for one of their $4K Deluxe Makeovers, a process which includes a stripping of the finish, a complete and historically-correct rebuild, including the installation of a Brazilian Rosewood fretboard. It was then refinished and aged to produce the magnificent result shown in these photos. I continue to be incredibly impressed with the amazing work of Kim LaFleur and his talented staff at Historic Makeovers. They do some of the best vintage-accurate finishing and distressing anywhere.
This beauty has a neck which is typical for an SG; it is a relatively flat, wide C-shape, in this case with depth measurements of .840" at the 1st fret increasing to .950" at the 12 fret. The guitar has a total weight of just 6.3 pounds (6 pounds, 5 ounces) and is perfectly balanced.
This was a great SG even before it's reconstruction, so all of the guitar's original components and electronics were used in it's makeover. With it's new fingerboard and frets it plays magnificently and the tone sounds like the Allman Brothers, which to my old ears, is what an SG should sound like.
This guitar is in virtually unplayed condition having just had it's makeover completed a couple of weeks ago. It comes in it's original black Custom Shop case with both the Gibson and the Historic Makeover certificates. I've never played a better SG and certainly not one with the vintage look, feel and vibe of this one. It is an incredible guitar. Make it yours....
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