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Sharp

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Played my ‘66 SG Custom at rehearsal tonight.
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The pickup selector was changed at some point, and I guess I changed the trem screw, but otherwise original. I’ve owned it since 1981 and I love it. It’s a fretless wonder, has a narrow nut and a fat neck.

It plays great, really full sound; deep base to hot treble notes up the neck. I haven’t done anything to it over 40 years and it plays a dream.

It’s got nylon saddles, corroded screws, laquer cracking all over, yellowing headstock, gold’s flaking off. The actual colour is whiter than this image.
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That’s my cigarette burn on there. The case is original and in good shape.

Just thought I’d document this for you.
 

Nick-O

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That is gorgeous....obviously plays great or you wouldn't still be in love.

Awesome to see this stuff getting used too....

How bout dem Leafs!!!
 

Juan Tumani

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I’d rather break it or lose it than not use it!
This is my opinion on guitars too.

Though they can be pretty and or expensive, ultimately they are a tool. Tools that can't be used may have financial value but have no value at all as a tool.

I have a distant descendant of your guitar. Checks a lot of boxes for me.
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I really like the idea of a narrow nut with a beefy profile. I’ve only played a few narrow nut gibsons and they’ve all had pretty slim necks. I thinks it’s a winning combo for comfort and ‘speed’ though.
 

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I got it when I was 19, I didn’t know anything about guitars except how to play. Now I’m partial to batwing SGs.
 

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