Gary Clark Jr Signature SG

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  1. Breezin

    Breezin Senior Member

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    Cjsinla Premium Member

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    That one caught my eye too. I would be nicer if it was a "real" TV yellow.
     
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    Sweet spec's!

    24 frets, 3 p-90's.....
     
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    I love this thing! When I seen the concert of him playing it a while ago I loved it on first sight! Wasn’t expecting to see it as a Signature tho... wonder how much it will be.. I’m in Canada so I’m expecting probably a hefty price tag lol
     
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    I am knocked out by this version!
    So cool! Pondering which motorcycle to part with . . .
    Haven't felt the want~throb this strong inna while.
    I keep coming back to this thread, I hope it goes a couple pages back, soon
    :wow:
     
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    Lovely SG. He's just done everything right here. Deep bevels. Small pickguard. ABR1 bridge. 24 frets is a bonus. Unique with 3 P90s so it's not just a duplicate of a whole bunch of other SGs. This is a total win.

    Edit: and checking out a few live pics, it does seem to be TV yellow. I think Gibson's product pics are a bit washed out colour-wise.
     
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    Well, if you sincerey want us to try to counter your GAS on this one, I'll give it a shot (for which I will likely get flamed):
    -- don't like the new TV Yellow
    -- 24 frets takes the weakest part of the SG and makes it weaker
    -- prefer HBs on an SG
    -- don't care for Gary Clark all that much (surprisingly boring for someone who plays that loud)
    Does that help? (Truth be told, lots of people will love that guitar!)
     
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    I've come to the conclusion that Gary must love the sound from P90s.
     
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    Thanks, that helps a little.
    I will hopefully get one someday, If I come across a good deal.
    I'm at the point now that I'll only buy if its a steal.
     
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    it passes the first test i have for all SGs. deep cut horn bevels....
     
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    Lol.
    -- in other pics, it's clearly standard TV Yellow
    -- Adding an inch to the fretboard that rides on top of the body makes it weaker how exactly?
    -- Your preference is your own, for sure
    -- I wasn't the biggest Les Paul fan. Neither, I'd imagine is Slash. Or Peter Green. Or...
     
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    Love the look. I don't like slim taper necks. Is there ever a fat neck SG, like a '58? Havn't tried a P90 with a slug magnet. I would likely want to put aftermarket P90s in.
     
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    They came out as the new Les Paul around 1961. Slim taper came about around 1960 from what I understand. Others who know more can shime in. The newer guitars all have thicker necks now I notice in many cases even by Fender, etc.
     
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    That thing is pretty hot. I wonder how they will do the switching.
     

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