Gibson SG Light 7

By February 1, 20162016, 7 string, New Release
Gibson SG Light 7

Gibson USA release new SG Light 7 The Angel of Death (Metal) 7 string! Seymour Duncan Humbuckers pickups, White & Chrome! This is the light-side limited edition (just like the Force there is also a Dark-side 7 SG) – only 300 pieces worldwide…

Is this the first SG Gibson have made commercially available that has 7-strings? Apparently Tony Iommi has some specially commissioned custom 7-string SG’s but no other 7-string model has been made. If you know differently please comment below.

  • Grover tuners- ultimate precision and long-lasting tuning
  • Tektoid nut – dense and self-lubricating for great sustain and accurate return to pitch
  • Richlite fingerboard – comfortable, classy and tonaly superior
  • Mother of Pearl traps with custom “VII” inlay on the 7th case- luxurious custom inlays celebrating 7 stringed guitars
  • Artic white binding- completing the all-white look
  • Fast-access heel – for ultra-easy access to the high notes
  • Seymour Duncan humbuckers 7 strings Seymour Duncan pickups SH-1n and SH-4
  • 7 strings – for additional depth
  • Chrome hardware – for tone and looks
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Gibson SG Light 7
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Weight (body only): 4.2 lbs (1.90 kgs)
  • Body Contour Carve: Flat Top
  • Neck: 1-piece Mahogany
  • Truss Rod: standard 18.125″
  • Neck profile: rounded
  • Thickness at Fret 1: .800″
  • Thickness at Fret 12: .875″
  • Fretboard inlay: 7 string
  • Logo: None
  • Silkscreen: Gibson
  • Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
  • Nut: Tektoid
  • Nut width: 1.695″
  • Fingerboard: 1-piece Richlite
  • Fingerboard radius: 12 inch
  • Frets: 24
  • Scale length: 24.75″ (628.65mm)
  • Binding: White
  • Side Dots (Color): Black
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Mother of Pearl trapezoids with VII on the 7th fret
  • Number of Pickups: 2
  • Pickup (rhythm): Seymour Duncan SH-1n
  • Pickup (lead): Seymour Duncan SH-4
  • Controls: 1 x Lead Volume, 1 x Lead Tone, 1 x Rhythm Tone, 1 x Rhythm Tone, 3-way pickup selector
  • Bridge: Tune o Matic
  • Bridge Material: Zamak with Chrome plating
  • Tuning Keys: Grover
  • Tuning Ratio: 0.750694444
  • Plating specs: Chrome
  • Tailpiece: Stop Bar
  • Knobs: White Speed Knobs
  • Colors: Alpine White
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