SG Neck Question

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I'm looking at the new SG standard and it says (long tenon 19th fret neck join).Has this been done on previous models and is it really stonger?
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I'm looking at the new SG standard and it says (long tenon 19th fret neck join).Has this been done on previous models and is it really stonger?
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My main guitar for the past 11 years has been a 61 reissue SG. I had heard the neck joints weren't very strong and started off really babying the guitar. But I naturally flex the neck for slight vibrato and soon noticed I'd begun doing it to this guitar too.

So far so good. If I'm not breaking mine I highly doubt the longer tenon will be an issue.
 

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Early 60's - neck joins body at 22nd fret and the horns are thin.
Late 60's - neck joins body at 19th fret and the horns are thicker.

If the SG Standard '61 with small guard is supposed to be an early 60's model and the SG Standard with batwing is supposed to be a late 60's model, the current SG Standard is completely wrong. They used an early 60's style body with thin horns and combined it with late 60's features of a batwing and neck joint at the 19th fret.

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I'm looking at the new SG standard and it says (long tenon 19th fret neck join).Has this been done on previous models and is it really stonger?
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In no way is it going to come apart on you. Trust and believe that.
 

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I presently have a SG Tribute and wondering if the neck join is as strong as the standard?
I don’t see why not.
Both guitars have the neck join the body at the 19th fret.

Standard has a mahogany neck.
Tribute has a maple neck.
 

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