Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard

CME Exclusive Short-Scale 4-String Bass Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard, Includes Hardshell Case. Made in the USA.
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Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard

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  • $1,799.00

Description & Specs

CME recently learned our special production run of Gibson USA SG Standard basses in Olive Drab and Pelham Blue were incorrectly built by Gibson without fingerboard binding. Some customers received instruments before we caught this error. We appreciate those that notified us right away and we greatly apologize for any trouble this may have caused. Anyone who purchased a bass while our advertisement described fingerboard binding is being contacted as quickly as possible.

Known for its double cutaway, the SG is the best-selling Gibson of all time, digging its horns deep into a wide variety of musicians since evolving out of the famed Les Paul in 1961. It continues to be a near-ubiquitous fixture of blues, rock, and popular music to this day, and now more so than ever with the Gibson USA Standard Bass. The SG Standard Bass features a solid mahogany body and neck with rounded profile, one-piece rosewood fingerboard, 30.5” scale length, Rhythm and Lead SG Bass pickups, and three-point adjustable bridge all for low end so low it’s downright devilish.

Body Material: Mahogany
Weight Relief: None

Neck: Mahogany
Profile: Rounded
Nut width: 1.6" / 40.64mm
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 30.5" / 774.7mm
Number of frets: 20
Nut: Graph Tech
Inlay: Acrylic Trapezoid

Bridge: 3-Point Adjustable
Knobs: Black Tophats w/ Silver Inserts
Tuners: Grover Shamrocks
Plating: Chrome
Pickguard: Tortoise

Neck pickup: Rhythm SG Bass
Bridge pickup: Lead SG Bass
Controls: 2 Volumes & 1 Master Tone

Case: Hard Shell Case
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I recommend this product

Fast delivery

Nice bass but humming is a little annoying

Braden D.
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Love it!

Super fast shipping, packed with the utmost care, and the setup was perfect out of the box! The bass plays and sounds fantastic, couldn’t be happier with this instant classic from CME and Gibson

Chicago Music Exchange Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard Review
James S.
United States United States
I recommend this product

CME is great!

The way the bass was packed and shipped was great, even including a warning about letting it get up to temp before opening the box. (And it shipped super fast.) The bass itself is so beautiful, included a great case and sounds great. I am looking forward to doing some online lessons and getting back into playing with this new inspiration. Thanks CME!

Chicago Music Exchange Gibson USA SG Standard Bass Olive Drab w/Tortoise Pickguard Review

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