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Gibson Announces 2014 SG Special Bass

This year marks Gibson’s 120th anniversary and they’re celebrating with a plethora of new and upgraded models including the 2014 SG Special Bass. The 30-inch scale bass incorporates features from several of Gibson’s electric basses to create a unique and affordable bass.

Gibson Announces 2014 SG Special Bass body

Starting with a solid mahogany body in the classic SG shape, the bass is built with a glued-in mahogany neck topped with a rosewood fingerboard. Its dot inlays are complemented with a special 120th Anniversary inlay at the 12th fret.

The SG Special has a T-Bird Plus pickup in the neck position with a T-Bird mini pickup in the bridge position. Controls are configured with separate volumes and a master tone knob. Hardware includes a T-Bird three-point bridge and Grover Shamrock tuners. It comes in Cherry Stain Satin, Fireburst Satin, and Chocolate Satin finishes.

The 2014 SG Special Bass comes in a vintage Gibson hardshell case. It will be available soon with a street price of $699.

Gibson 2014 SG Special Bass Specs:

Pickups:T-Bird Plus pickup at neck, T-Bird Mini pickup at bridge
Bridge:T-Bird 3-point
Tuners:Grover Shamrock
Finishes:Cherry Stain Satin, Fireburst Satin and Chocolate Satin

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