The SG Faded 2016 T uses the same supreme tonewood combination as its predecessor of nearly 50 years ago, carries the same rock-solid, time-tested hardware complement as the legendary SGs of the ’60s, and offers all the legendary playability that has made Gibson famous.
Tuners: The vintage tuner vibe with smooth, efficient performance.
Neck width: Retains the celebrated feel of the SG’s lightning-fast neck .
Nut: Density for solid sustain, self-lubrication for accurate return-to-pitch after bending – without string stick.
Body: The traditional, asymmetrical double-cutaway body and beveled edge define comfortable playing.
Carrying case: Guard your guitar with padded protection.
Inlays: Subtle inlay elegance matches the guitar’s essence
Pickups: From purring warmth to sizzling leads, the Alnico-powered 490R (neck) and 490T (bridge) pickups deliver true tone
Fingerboard: Traditional tone, solid playing feel, and more sustain than ever
Setup: Expert setup makes this handcrafted, American-made guitar ready for immediate action
Finish: Capture a vintage guitar’s timeless look with the beautifully faded, hand-sprayed satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Tuners: Traditional tuners
Neck width: Historic original 1 11/16″ neck width
Nut: TekToid nut
Body: Carved from solid mahogany
Carrying case: Padded gigbag
Inlays: Dot fingerboard inlays
Pickups: 490R and 490T humbuckers
Fingerboard: Thicker one-piece rosewood fingerboard
Setup: Comprehensive hand-finished setup
Finish: Worn satin nitro finish
Wood Species: Mahogany
Weight Average Weight (body only): 4lbs. 3.2ozs
Includes Gibson Gigbag
Our PRO-SCM adds the finishing touch to what is truly a player’s guitar!