Originally Posted by j45
What a beautiful guitar. Gorgeous vintage cherry finish, the black soap bars, small guard, dots, and just a touch of nickel. The SG Special is such a clean, seductively designed guitar with that wide open neck access...... makes you want to reach right through the screen and grab it.
Thanks Kerry. I really am LOVING this guitar. Its got the perfect neck, nice and chunky and the P-90's just scream. It's been giving my PAF loaded 62 Standard a real run for its money. Between this and the 62 standard I'm in tone heaven.
Funny thing though. There was a thread on LPF about member Mapleflames restored 65 Special where there was a lot of talk about the neck pickups on these not giving a great sound because of it's location. I have had quite a different experience with this guitar. I have been almost living on the neck pickup. It just has this nice rich and creamy sound that I just don't think I will ever tire of. The bridge pickup sounds great too but man... that neck pickup is just