Gibson - SG Special 2016 T

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Great value in an American-made guitar!

The 2016 SG Special T offers all the legendary playability that has made Gibson famous. Topped by a no-nonsense attractive appearance, the 2016 SG Special is an outstanding value in a genuine American-made Gibson guitar.

Tuners: Traditional tuners
Neck width: Historic 1 11/16" neck width
Nut: TekToid nut
Body: Solid mahogany body
Carrying case: Padded gigbag

Inlays: Block fingerboard inlays
Pickups: mini-humbuckers
Fingerboard: Thicker rosewood fingerboard
Setup: Comprehensive hand-finished setup
Finish: High-gloss nitro finish


Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: Multi-matched
Density: C
Binding: None

Average Weight (body only): 3lbs. 9.9oz

Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50

Body Contour
Carve: Flat


Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 1

Truss Rod: SG
Profile: SG70
Thickness at Fret 1: 0.800"
Thickness at Fret 12: 0.963"
Average Weight: 1.2lbs

Peg Head
Type: SP2
Inlay: None
Peg Head Binding: None
Logo: Gold Silkscreen
Silkscreen: Gold "Gibson"
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Volute

Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 4.0 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortise and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge, Alignment Gauge

Style: Nut
Material: TekToid
Width: 1.695"
E: 0.046"
A: 0.036"
D: 0.026"
G: 0.016"
B: 0.011"
e: 0.009"

Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Light

Fingerboard Details
Radius: 12
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.3053cm / 1.695" @ nut, 5.7404cm / 2.260" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865cm / 24.75"
Binding: None
Side Dots (Color): White

Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Small Block
Material: Acrylic
Dimensions: Large: .768x.500
Small: 1.007x.244
Average Weight: 117.93 g / 4.16 oz


Tuning Keys
Style: Green Key
Material: Zamak
Weight: 1.0oz

Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 14:01
Gear Type: Worm
What is allowable turn: /- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Chrome
Part numbers: 430-14139, 430-14140

String Dimensions
E: 1.1684mm / 0.046"
A: 0.9144 mm / 0.036"
D: 0.6604 mm / 0.026"
G: 0.4064mm / 0.016"
B: 0.2794mm / 0.011"
e: 0.2286mm / 0.009"

Style: Tune-o-matic
Material: Zamak
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-10119
Weight: 72.5748 gm / 2.56 oz

Dimensions of String Slots
E: 1.4732mm / 0.058"
A: 1.2192mm / 0.048"
D: 0.9652mm / 0.038"
G: 0.7112mm / 0.028"
B: 0.4826mm / 0.019''
e: 0.3556mm / 0.014"

Style: Stop Bar
Compensated: No
Material: Zamak
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-10135
Weight: 82.21 g / 2.9 oz.

Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono with dual tip contact

Jack Plate
Style: None
Material: n/a
Part Number: n/a
Weight: n/a

Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 430-19160E
Weight: 4.0 g / 0.14 oz.


Pick GuardStyle: SG 70
Part Number: 380-12970C

Truss Rod Cover
Style: B/W blank bell
Part Number: 430-19382

Style: Gold top hats w/inserts
Part Number: 430-19211/212

Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No

Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: SG
Part Number: 430-19386

Switch Washer
Style: Cream hot stamp gold
Part Number: 430-19293

Trim Rings
Style: Cream
Part Number: 430-13946


Style: Gig bag
Color: Black w/Gibson USA logo

Strap Locks: No
Tools: Truss Rod Wrench
2.5mm Hex adjustable wrench, polishing cloth
Manual: Yes
COA/Other: None


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